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Afro Hair

Afro Hair Experts in Peckham

We understand it can be difficult to find a hairdresser who truly understands afro hair. But search no more because we have afro hair stylists who love caring for and styling curly and coily hair. 

Perhaps you want to celebrate your natural curls, add some colour, cornrows or extensions, or get rid of frizz with a hair smoothing treatment.  We work with the best products designed especially for curly and coily afro and multi-textured hair. 

All haircuts begin with an in-depth consultation so we can fully understand what you are after.  We will shampoo your hair and may recommend a hair or scalp treatment depending on your needs.  Once your haircut, colour or treatment is complete, your hair will be styled as you wish.

This will be done in front of art rather than a mirror - although mirrors are available if you wish.  If opting for a mirror-less hair service, we will reveal the final look at the end of your service.   

Mirror-Less Haircuts

People go to the hair-salon for many reasons. One of the biggest reasons is to feel good about themselves. But only 10% of our clients said they enjoyed sitting in front of a mirror... which is why we are here for the rest of you! Instead, our clients sit in front of art in a calming and caring atmosphere.

Talk-Free Haircuts

We celebrate all personality types at DKUK, prioritising making everyone feel welcome and comfortable. There is never any pressure to be chatty. You can even book a ‘Talk Free Haircut’. During your consultation, the stylist will ask you how you would like your hair - but after that, your ears can relax!

Pay What You Can

New guests visiting us for the first time can either pay the usual amount for their service or opt for our Pay What You Can.  This is available on appointments booked Monday to Friday from 12-4pm and only with our stylist level.  Call 020 36090920 to book and please mention that you are a new client.

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Protective Styling (with or without Extensions)

When you want to change your hair look, protective styling is an easy option which can be carried out with or without extensions.  This is a convenient way to switch up your look for those with a busy lifestyle who want a low-maintenance hairstyle.

Suitable for all hair textures, your hair must be in good condition and at least 4-5 inches long for braid hair extensions service.

Our extensions can last from 2-4 weeks depending on your hair texture. We will also recommend a weekly scalp cleanse to avoid product build-up and ensure your braids and cornrows look fabulous for as long as possible.  

Did you know? Black hair is the only natural hair type that needs its own specific type of shampoo

Afro Hair Smoothing 

If you are frustrated with frizzy hair, it may be time to try our Design Essentials hair smoothing treatment that transforms hair for up to 12 weeks by losing the curl and adding shine and definition to curls and coils.

This amino-acid-infused smoothing and thermal therapy system straightens and smooths frizzy, naturally curly and coily, transitioning, and chemically treated hair. 

Your hair will be smoother, shinier and healthier and will behave in all weather (so no more frizz and a lot less time spent on styling your locks).

Make sure you book a consultation with our Afro Hair Experts Wendy or Idi so we can better understand the look you desire - from smoothing out tight afro curls to a completely poker-straight hairstyle. 

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Afro Hair Experts

Cutting & Styling Afro Hair

When it comes to curly and coily hair, we are experts in cutting, colouring, relaxing and braiding afro hair types. 

Our stylist Wendy is a master when it comes to cutting and styling curly and coily hair. Cutting curly and coily hair requires a different approach to cutting straight hair due to factors such as the curl pattern, shrinkage, density, texture, and styling techniques.

Wendy will use her experience in cutting curly hair to create a style that complements the natural shape and texture of your hair, resulting in a beautiful and manageable style.

Wendy has showcased her work in magazines including ‘Black Beauty and Hair’, ‘Hairdresser’s Journal’, and various hair competitions, and is a qualified and certified trichologist, understanding and studying the hair and scalp.

78% of our clients said they preferred the experience of a haircut with no mirror

Colouring Afro Hair

Afro hair comes in various textures and densities, making it crucial to choose coloring techniques that cater to its unique needs.

When it comes to colouring afro hair, we find that deep colours such as reds, browns and golden blondes work particularly well.  If you desire a bold fashion colour or a brighter blonde, your appointment will take a little longer as we will need to bleach your hair to reach your hair goals,  depending on the strength and condition of your hair. 

If you are new to hair colour or have not visited us in the past 6 months+, we will ask you to come in for a quick patch test so we can test for any sensitivities to the products we use. We aim to use gentle colouring products to maintain the health of your hair and scalp. 

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Book Your Hair Appointment at DKUK Salon in Peckham

Start your journey to having fabulous hair by booking an appointment at DKUK in Peckham today.  Call us on 020 3609 0920 or book online.