AJANI Handmade was privileged to have participated in the Naturals in Nairobi Curl Talk event with celebrity natural hair stylist, Felicia Leatherwood held in November 2015! Felicia is hailed as the Natural … Read More
Yellow, to me, is laughter, light, and energy. It reminds me of sunny beaches in Kenya…of sunrises and sunsets in Johannesburg…of sunflowers and daffodils at Oxford’s Covered Market…and of Massachusetts’ lemon tarts and Thai curry… … Read More
Another quick DIY for the days when you are absolutely stranded and your hair needs an immediate deep condition, or for the curiosity of trying out a home-made conditioning recipe. This recipe … Read More
The HCD group promotes dialogue between academics, practitioners and marginalised communities, in the interests of developing the theory and practice of collective action for health and well- being. … Read More
At the end of October, AJANI Handmade participated in part of a week-long cancer awareness campaign by Pinkconcepts Kenya as an initiative to participate and close Breast cancer awareness month … Read More
I stumbled upon this panel discussion with bell hooks, Anna Czarnik- Neimeyer, Lynee Denise and Stephanie Troutman that recently took part at the Eugene Lang College, New School for liberal … Read More
Beauty was not a thing that I could acquire or consume, it was something that I just had to be. You can’t rely on how you look to sustain you. What actually sustains us, what is fundamentally beautiful, is compassion--for yourself and for those around you. That kind of beauty inflames the heart and enchants the soul.
AJANI Handmade is a social enterprise aimed at empowering African women through self acceptance and self esteem through redefining standards of beauty by celebrating differences in physical make up. Our business is grounded in empowering African women through care & acceptance of their natural beauty through our natural based handmade hair & body products.
By developing health conscious products, we promote a natural approach to hair care and self expression through natural hair styling and beauty practices.