The Hairoine

"Internatural' Woman

When I moved to Berlin, Germany in the fall of 2004, there was only 1 'official' black hair salon in the entire city. When I moved to Geneva, Switzerland in 2006 there were a couple more salons but most of them you went to at your own risk. When I moved to Brixton, London in 2007, it was just getting its first natural hair salon. And let's not even talk about products. My visiting family and friends became my mules, filling their luggage with my wishlist from The States. 
What was a natural hair wearing girl to do? I knew there were other black and biracial women in the same situation who were also dealing with the same issues. Why weren't there any products for our kinky, coily, curly hair? Why was it so hard to find resources and support groups where we could talk about this seemingly superficial yet very important subject of hair care? 
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New Year, New Me

These past years have been an adventurous whirlwind and as I try balance my role as a wife, mom, daughter, sister, friend, colleague, entrepreneur and citizen of the world (you name it!), I'm realizing that it's ok to admit that I won't always get it right all the time.

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December 28, 2016


April 29, 2016


Join The Hairoine at L'Afrique C'est Chic 30 April 2016

Geneva's biggest event this year! An African fashion market filled with fun, food, fashion and of course fantastic natural products.

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March 27, 2016

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Geneva Black Hair Meetup 20 March 2016

The Natural Hair Movement is alive and well in Switzerland. I run a monthly meetup in Geneva where ladies can come to a safe space to discuss what! Last week we had the pleasure of having the super sweet and fashionable Freddie Harrel as our special guest. Check out more pics on our group: 


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