Kinky Curly Hair

Lack of Hair Representation for Textured Hair, and Black and Brown Actors in Hollywood s

she's gotta have it actors talk about the lack of representation when it comes to hair tools, beauty, makeup and stylists who know how to do textured hair, especially those of kinky curly hair
As apart of our mission here at Hair By Akoni, we design hair tools for textured hair. We are aware of the lack of hair tools necessary for textured hair, especially those of black and brown actors, in professional spaces. It doesn't stop there, many of the hair stylists, although professional, have little to no experience with textured hair. Even further, certain makeup and beauty products are void as well.

Hair Biz: Hair Ethnicity... Where is Your Hair From?

Hair Biz: Hair Ethnicity... Where is Your Hair From?
Do you ever wonder where your hair comes from? Does Brazilian hair mean it is from Brazil? What about Peruvian hair? I'm going to educate you about hair ethnicity and dispel all rumors.

5 AMAZING Styling Gels That You NEVER Heard Of!

5 AMAZING Styling Gels That You NEVER Heard Of!
These are 5 styling gels that work A LOT better than Eco styler Gel!
These products work great for my type 4 hair and don't leave my hair flaky or leave any residue behind. What are some of your styling gels that are hidden gems?

Hair Biz: Hair Industry Gems: The Difference Between Single Drawn and Double Drawn

Hair Biz: Hair Industry Gems: The Difference Between Single Drawn and Double Drawn
Hair by Akoni educates you on the difference between single drawn and double drawn in video series Hair Industry Gems.

Hair Biz: Hair Industry Gems: Sourcing from India or China?

Hair Biz: Hair Industry Gems: Sourcing from India or China?
Hair by Akoni educates you sourcing hair from India and China in this series of Hair Industry Gems.

Hair Biz: Hair Industry Gems 101: Hair, A Scarce Commodity

Hair Biz: Hair Industry Gems 101: Hair, A Scarce Commodity
This week, Hair By Akoni educates you on how and why hair is a scarce commodity, and how manufacturers operate within such scarcity.

Hair Biz: Hair Industry Gems: Virgin Hair Vs Remy Hair

Hair Biz: Hair Industry Gems: Virgin Hair Vs Remy Hair
Hair By Akoni teaches you the difference between Remy and Virgin Hair. In this series, we educate our audience on hair essentials that are imperative to start your hair business. Being that we live in China and travel around southeast Asia visiting hair factories, we have learned the following.

Hair Biz: How to Find a Hair Factory

Hair Biz: How to Find a Hair Factory
In this hair education series, we educate our audience on hair essentials that are imperative to start your hair business like finding a hair vendor. Being that we live in China and travel around southeast Asia visiting hair factories, we have learned the following:

Hair Biz: How To Start Your Hair Business. Be an Informed Consumer About Hair

Hair Biz: How To Start Your Hair Business. Be an Informed Consumer About Hair

Hair By Akoni educate you on the hair factors you should know in order to be a more informed consumer when navigating the hair industry as a buyer or consumer through the following topics: how to find a vendor, buying India or China, virgin vs remy hair, hair density, hair origin and ethnicity, hair grades, and human hair- a scarce commodity.

 

Hair Biz: Real HD Lace is made in Europe and Not China

Hair Biz: Real HD Lace is made in Europe and Not China
A Hair By Akoni insider exclusive to the hair industry. We talk to a major Chinese hair manufacturer who tells us the true origin of real HD lace also known as transparent lace on our video blog.

Philippino Hair Factory Visit

Philippino Hair Factory Visit
On our south east Asian hair tour, we stop in the Philippines first and visit some hair factories. Go behind the scenes with us as we look at virgin filipina hair and check out factory conditions. This is all apart of our hair factory tour. Subscribe to our vlog and blog to find see more of our factory visits.

Hair Busness 101: Black Hair Market

Hair Busness 101: Black Hair Market
The black hair market is worth half trillion, 500 billion dollar. It consists of general market brands, appliances, styling tools, e-commerce, dist...