Author Archives: Aphro


My current hair care routine

I’ve created and am joining #GrowthChallenge2015. So I’m bumping up my hair care routine cause I want to grow my hair to Armpit Length by the end of next year. This is my current length (I now experience shrinkage!) I will be retouching my hair (remember it’s texlaxed) in January. Oh … and I’ve also […]


Grow your hair the right way in 2015

Haven’t been seeing results on your hair journey? You keep struggling to get your hair to grow past a certain length?

Team Pony Shungu


Quick Update: I allowed my South African hairdresser to trim my hair. I’d been cutting it all these months – trying to get rid of my bone straight ends. And I succeeded … Then I started looking at women with short cuts. All of a sudden I missed my short hair. So I cut my […]

May 2014 - Trim and Blow Out

Yet another trim

I would like to say that I have a sure strategy of the fail safe way to trim hair … but let me take you through my morning. I woke up to hair that was matted down, the ends looked so thin (cause I still have bone straight hair as I transition to texlaxed) and […]

Texlaxed Low Manipulation

Post Relaxer Growth Management (phase 2)

We are now between the 8 and 12 week mark. Your growth is becoming tougher to manage. You need to adopt a new approach. This may be contentious for some … and I know others will have questions, but this is working really well for me. Here goes. As you all know, I’m on my […]


Cause it was my birthday

Thank you so much for dropping me a line and asking how I can help you with your very personal hair journey. My hair challenges were created to introduce you to tried, tested and working hair care philosophies. They are designed to get you on the right track in effectively managing the care of your […]

Letting a lil hair show while protecting the rest with this new dhuki style

Post Relaxer Growth Management (phase 1)

I’m six weeks post my relaxer and the growth is starting to mess with my hair routine. My routine, which I’ve been using since I created it 3 years ago is the Back to Health routine. It’s a basic hair routine that has given me the discipline and tools to shampoo, condition and moisturise my […]


February 2014 Health and Length Check

Apologies for not keeping you up to date on my hair journey. It’s been a busy few months .. no more neglect. I’ll give you a summary of what’s been taking place with my hair so far: I did another bone straight hair big chop Mid February. In 2013, my hair grew back to Bra […]

The creation of something new

…and now there’s Phro Group

WELCOME TO PHRO GROUP – WWW.PHROGROUP.COM – GO CHECK IT OUT AND TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK! Phro Group is a culmination of the work you have been asking me to do since we started talking in 2010. I started sharing my hair journey with a few friends on Facebook which quickly grew into providing […]

My ends are healthy - no splits, no dryness. They are just thinner and fewer in existence than the healthier texlaxed hair. This is why I'd like them to go

Six Steps to a Perfect Trim

I chopped 95% of my bone straight hair off in February. I’m enjoying my new hair … it’s looking fuller, is easier to manage and I feel like it’s gained new life! You’ve been asking how I trim my hair. I wish it was really technical … but it’s really very simple … so here […]


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