The Salon Edit with Marlene: Styling a TWA with Flora & Curl Products

Presenting "The Salon Edit" - how-to videos featuring expert techniques combined with only the best hair care products as sold on 

Marlene Abuah is an award-winning stylist and the founder of the Natural Gloe Hair and Beauty Salon, and she was our natural pick to create the content for our new Antidote Street feature - The Salon Edit!

At Natural Gloe, their motto is #WeCelebrateCurls - which is so true to Marlene's passion for celebrating and enhancing the uniqueness of every individual when creating hair and beauty solutions. With over 20 years of self-taught experience styling for fashion shoots, film, TV, weddings, and more, Marlene never compromises on curl health and perfection when it comes to giving clients what they want.

Marlene's expertise with curly and multi-textured hair types is widely recognised- she is is well known for being a Curl Specialist, has won several awards for her services, and was also first runner up on BBC 'HAIR' Season 2. Natural Gloe was voted Best Afro Salon in the UK during Natural Hair Week 2013 (now known as 'Curly Treats') and has been awarded Best Natural Hair Professional for 5 years running, by No Scrunchie (a customer review website).

We were absolutely keen to bring Marlene's exprtise and experience to bear, and so we have partnered with her to create "The Salon Edit", where she will be showcasing some of our fantastic brands and giving you a hands-on tutorial on how best to use the products for your particular hair type and texture. 

As always, we've listened to your feedback and questions, so the first edition focuses on styling 'Teeny Weeny Afros' or TWAs which so many of you have sought advice on.

The products selected are from the incredible Flora & Curl line. Marlene used their:

We'll let the results in the video speak for themselves! 

Check out the tutorial below.

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Our mission is to arm you with the best products for textured hair and to guide you in finding the best routine for YOU.

Winnie Awa, founder of Antidote Street