Throw back to 2010 when I did a big chop.. I must say, It was way more than just a hair cut. To me, my big chop represented change, resilience, authenticity and most importantly, acknowledgement and acceptance of myself. I was literally returning to my roots. I know a lot of women have reservations about having short hair. Especially if you grew up in the Christian church, we were taught that long hair was closer to God’s glory. And also that longer hair was more feminine and desirable. My mom put my first relaxer in when I was seven years old. That was her choice, not mine. I was excited about starting over again without chemicals because...
Join Bourn Beautiful Naturals in a month-long challenge of healthy natural & curly hair. 7th August to 4th September
When I had a perm, oh man! When I was in my senior year in high school, I was saving up the whole year and letting my hair grow out because I wanted to start my locs when I was…
With heatstroke, the danger is not just for the elderly and young children. In no time at all you can find yourself suffering dreaded heatstroke. Learn what it is, how long it can take to properly recover from it, and how to avoid...
Why you should make the effort to shop at a zero waste retailer.
At BBN, we have been inspired by pivotal women who have made our 5 years in business more impactful than we could’ve imagined. So, it is with a heavy heart that we share that our friend, Dr. Nicole Andrews, succumbed to her battle with cancer this March. In addition to being one of the kindest, most thoughtful and light-radiating people I knew, she's also an enormous inspiration behind Bourn Beautiful Naturals. Nicole was one of the first friends I truly bonded with after moving to the UK. It took me a few years to feel that connection with someone here. It has been just over a week since I received that horrible early morning phone call about her death, but it...
I may not be a mother to human children (sorry, Pope), but I have all the maternal instincts for these little hellion Maltese-Shih Tzus, Bobigny (gift giver) and Livvie. They got me the perfect gift.
Bourn Beautiful Naturals is celebrating five years. Here are some weird and wonderful things that have happened between 2017-2022. Things like Samuel L. Jackson buying our products?
I've lived with Raynaud's disease for over 20 years. Here are very practical some tips I have learned to ease my suffering and prevent Raynaud's attacks.
To paraphrase Adele—you had good intentions and the highest hopes. But sometimes major economic, political and sociological shifts can impact our lives, causing us to struggle to make changes in order to keep up. Life is hard, don’t make make it unbearable by being your worst enemy.
Company Number: 12514187 | VAT Number: 383 5788 45 | EORI: GB07679964100
Registered Address: Suite 2A Blackthorne House, St. Pauls Square, Birmingham B3 1RL UK