38 episodes

#TextureTalks is an honest, insightful and often hilarious deep dive into the ups and downs of daily life for the curly, kinky and afro hair community fronted by a straight talking, dry humoured black female host with over 15 years experience caring for her afro hair with a hell of a lot to say about it! You'll get the real on Paige's first hand experiences, unpopular opinions, and heartfelt truths. Expect a mix of gritty guest interviews and solo storytelling like you've never heard before.

Texture Talks Paige Lewin

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

#TextureTalks is an honest, insightful and often hilarious deep dive into the ups and downs of daily life for the curly, kinky and afro hair community fronted by a straight talking, dry humoured black female host with over 15 years experience caring for her afro hair with a hell of a lot to say about it! You'll get the real on Paige's first hand experiences, unpopular opinions, and heartfelt truths. Expect a mix of gritty guest interviews and solo storytelling like you've never heard before.

    Stop Using 4C, Black Salon Trauma, And Is Black Hair Difficult? - Texture Talks x Mixed Up Podcast

    Stop Using 4C, Black Salon Trauma, And Is Black Hair Difficult? - Texture Talks x Mixed Up Podcast

    WATCH PART 1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqlE8Ke9uK0&t=15sLISTEN TO PART 1 - https://open.spotify.com/episode/4hHyO6ZvKBsj8HicNPnBCQ?si=Xwr6cSQDQwS97fN_z-8dpwWATCH PART 2 - https://youtu.be/bi9KHGvSyeYJoin me on this special BONUS crossover episode of Texture Talks and Mixed Up Podcast as I sit down with hosts Emma Slade Edmondson and Nicole Ocran, of The Mixed Up Podcast and multi-passionate creative Oneness Sankara to discuss and debate CANDIDLY the issues with the curl...

    • 58 min
    #10 PLAYING SPORT WITH NATURAL HAIR AND THE IMPORTANCE OF SEEKING PROFESSIONAL HELP WITH SIMI PAM

    #10 PLAYING SPORT WITH NATURAL HAIR AND THE IMPORTANCE OF SEEKING PROFESSIONAL HELP WITH SIMI PAM

    I speak to professional Rugby Player, and Junior Doctor Simi Pam, who after realising the serious harm the sport was inflicting on her natural coils, was forced to make serious changes to protect her afro, leading her on a journey where everything from her femininity and sense of self to her understanding of what professional help was available was challenged.Playing any sport will always have a natural impact on how you are able to care for and maintain your natural hair, especially when you...

    • 51 min
    #9 UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF CHILDHOOD HAIR CARE TRAUMA WITH LEKIA LEE FOUNDER OF PROJECT EMBRACE

    #9 UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF CHILDHOOD HAIR CARE TRAUMA WITH LEKIA LEE FOUNDER OF PROJECT EMBRACE

    I speak to Lekia Lee Founder of Project Embrace about how we feel about our hair, the rituals and routines we practice, the terminologies we use, and our perceptions of beauty, start incredibly young. As children we take in our surroundings in a very matter-of-fact way, often times internalising what we see, experience, or hear and carrying these themes long into adulthood, without necessarily even realising their impacts.I talk to Lekia about her childhood journey with her hair, her sel...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    #8 THE PROBLEM WITH AFRO HAIRDRESSING AND THE IMPORTANCE OF TRICHOLOGY FOR THE BLACK COMMUNITY WITH OWNERS OF FULHAM SCALP AND HAIR CLINIC TERESA AND ELEANORE RICHARDSON

    #8 THE PROBLEM WITH AFRO HAIRDRESSING AND THE IMPORTANCE OF TRICHOLOGY FOR THE BLACK COMMUNITY WITH OWNERS OF FULHAM SCALP AND HAIR CLINIC TERESA AND ELEANORE RICHARDSON

    Teresa Richardson has spent over a decade building one of the few black, female led trichology clinics in the country that specialise in afro and curly hair, with her daughter Eleanore Richardson. On this episode we will be talking about Teresa Richardsons journey from afro hairdresser to highly esteemed consultant Trichologist and worked tirelessly against all odds to create a clean, safe environment for our community to get the help they need and deserve. We also unpack why tricho...

    • 45 min
    #7 NATURAL HAIR IN BROADCAST MEDIA AND WHY VISUAL REPRESENTATION IS SO IMPORTANT WITH TV PRESENTER AND HOST SCARLETTE DOUGLAS

    #7 NATURAL HAIR IN BROADCAST MEDIA AND WHY VISUAL REPRESENTATION IS SO IMPORTANT WITH TV PRESENTER AND HOST SCARLETTE DOUGLAS

    Having the freedom to explore new hairstyles is a huge part of a black womans creative self expression. However, when working in TV and Broadcast Media, creating content promoted to millions of viewers from both inside and outside of your own community, the question of how you want to be perceived and understood is one that will have to be asked.During this interview I will unpack the experience of popular black British female TV Presenter, Scarlette Douglas, who much like many of us, wants t...

    • 52 min
    #6 WHY IS BARBERSHOP THERAPY SO IMPORTANT FOR BLACK MEN? WITH MARK MACIVER

    #6 WHY IS BARBERSHOP THERAPY SO IMPORTANT FOR BLACK MEN? WITH MARK MACIVER

    For many men they often feel unable to be as vulnerable and open with their thoughts and feelings as their female counterparts. This feeling of quiet isolation is only further exacerbated in the black community, but with mental health becoming more of a topic of conversation for black men than it's ever been before, more spaces for discussion and vulnerability are presenting themselves. On this episode we will speak to Mark Maciver, to get his perspective as a barber and mental hea...

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

Yourroberta ,

Obsesseddddd

Miss Paige I am obsessed!! Your podcast was referred to me, and I instantly started listening and following you on IG. Your topics are insightful, and they leave lots of room for research after the fact. I appreciate how you bring guests on that understand Hair down to the science. You have a way of discussing OUR topics while still being inclusive and welcoming. KEEP IT UP!!!!

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