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Hair + Scalp Heritage necessary rants

Beauty May Be Subjective, but Equality Cannot Be

The beauty and cosmetic industry is a major driver of international cultural norms, and it’s time its prejudices were exposed and erased. Curly hair is normal. I’ll venture further into the truth: curly hair is the dominant global hair type. Surprised? I will get to the point through what will surely not be the last […]

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Family life Hair + Scalp Hair story Heritage Uncategorized

I (finally) Love My Fine, Thin Hair

learning to love my fine and thin hair

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Ethical Business Heritage Ingredients

Statement on Ethical Business Practises

Blue Mountain Apiary, Jamaica  One of the sites farmed by our friends at Blackbirds Farm, producers of our beeswax and honey infused with Blue Mountain coffee, ginger, and cinnamon notes. Sargasso sources raw ingredients from proven, reputable, and independent suppliers in the UK and around the world, especially in the Caribbean, where we are committed to doing business. […]

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Family life Hair + Scalp Heritage

The Family Hair

She was the toddler with a mohawk, the one who hated getting her hair combed, the kid who ran away screaming at the sight of a comb, and the beautiful child who her dad called the kid with the “dynamite hair style.”

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Caribbean life + art Heritage Sea-worthy

A Tale of a Vanishing Caribbean Tradition

Every island has fishing villages that feel centuries old, shores that are littered with broken boats (schooners), nets, and memories of the days of great catches. It’s the proud and dying life memorialised in the late Derek Walcott’s poem, The Schooner Flight. I know these islands from Monos to Nassau, a rusty head sailor with sea-green […]