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Black-Owned Hair Care Brand Aaron Wallace Takes Home Ask Men’s 2020 Grooming Award for Best All-Natural Beard Oil

London, United Kingdom – Ask Men, an international men's lifestyle outlet, released its 2020 best-of grooming product awards, where Black-owned men's haircare brand Aaron Wallace's all-natural beard oil took home gold in its category. Aaron Wallace's line of premium hair and skincare products blend natural ingredients like mango, shea, castor and coconut that replenish moisture without stripping away hair's natural oils. Their unique formula strengthens even the coarsest of hair types whilst drawing attention to a demographic often forgotten by a multi-billion dollar grooming product industry. 

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Black History Month – Black Barbershops Through The times

Every Black person knows and understands the importance of Barbershops in our community and that they are so much more than just places we go to, to get our hair cut. Barbershops are the central hub of the Black community. This is where we congregate, connect, share, learn, laugh and feel a strong sense of belonging. For many of us it is a haven with lively debates, comedy and authentic Black-male friendship. Here we explore some of the history associated with the Black barbershop culture in the...

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Black History Month – Afro Hair Through The Years

Black afro hair has been an integral feature of black history - from African tribal styles to dreadlocks and the afro. In this post, we explore the rich history that is behind our hair and our styles. In early African civilisations, hairstyles could indicate a person's family background, tribe and social status. "Just about everything about a person's identity could be learned by looking at the hair," says journalist Lori Tharps, who co-wrote the book Hair Story about the history of black hair.

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6 Black Owned Shops to Buy From This Father’s Day

This Father’s day we are spoiling all Black dads and showing them that they matter, that they are valued and that they are appreciated beyond measure. Our fathers, husbands, brothers, uncles, sons and father-figures deserve the best of the best. We work with so many fantastic retailers, big and small, and we appreciate them all equally. This year we wanted to take the time to shed some light on a few of our Black owned retail partners who are doing a fantastic job of giving Black brands like us, opportunities to...

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How We As Black Men Can Protect Our Mental Space

There is so much going on at the moment, we are in the middle of a global pandemic which is completely reshaping the world we live in and altering our reality in so many ways. That in itself comes with it’s own challenges. Add to that the fact that Black people are dying from Covid-19 at higher rates and are disproportionately more affected, both economically and health wise by this pandemic. Throw on top of that the recent death of George Floyd at the hands of police and it quickly becomes clear why 2020 can be seen as...

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30 Day Beard Growth Plan for First Time Growers

Growing a beard is for the dedicated and consistent of men amongst us. We at Aaron Wallace are big believers in team #BeardGang. One of the many questions we often get from customer is: How do I start growing my beard? To help you on the way, we have put together a handy 30-day plan you can instantly implement so that you too can be the proud owner of a thick, healthy and full beard. Let’s start with an inventory check list, these are the must have products for...

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Why All Black Men Need Hair Conditioners

Washing your hair is important and black men should try to make sure they shampoo their hair at least twice a week to prevent product build up, which in turn affects your hair growth. What often gets overlooked is the importance of conditioning your afro textured hair. Ideally you should be conditioning it daily, either using a washout or leave-in conditioner. The reason conditioners are so essential to black hair is because it locks in much needed moisture, nourishes the follicles and repairs/prevents damage to the hair. Afro hair is...

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7 Vitamins & Nutrients For Better Hair Growth

There are thousands of blogs and products that are geared towards improving healthy black hair growth and while many are true and will indeed go a long way to improving hair growth. Never forget that it all starts from the inside. Hair, just like the rest of your body depends on specific vitamins and minerals to grow and remain healthy. What you eat matters a lot when it comes to hair growth. Below is a list of 5 best vitamins for hair growth and 3 nutrients you should include in your diet to improve your...

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How To Comb Your Hair Properly

When it comes to grooming your hair and beard the key thing to remember is that combing is for detangling and styling. Brushing is for stimulating the scalp and improving the look and feel of your hair. This matters no matter how long or short your hair is. Ok, remember that  and let’s dive a little deeper. All too often in the barber shop and at home I’ve seen folks tak an Afro comb and simply yank it through their hair, this can be extremely damaging. Our coily hair often interlocks...

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