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Leanne Alie

Welcome to Coiled! The documentary podcast that explores Black Afro Hair in all it’s forms and textures. This podcast follows the journey... more

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8. The Next Generation

The ban on Olympic swim caps for afro hair shows that we still have to fight for the protection of... more

19 Nov 2021 · 51 minutes
7. Black Men Don’t Cheat...On Their Barbers!

We cannot underestimate the relationships that Black men have with their hair. Getting a fresh trim is very important and... more

12 Nov 2021 · 53 minutes
6. The Science of Afro Hair and Tips & Tricks

Welcome to the Coiled School of Black Hair Studies! In today’s class, led by Trichologist Ebuni Ajiduah we cover the science... more

05 Nov 2021 · 50 minutes
5. The Natural Hair Movement, Texturism and The Big Chop!

The Natural Hair Movement has thrived online in the last 10 years which has empowered Black women all around the... more

29 Oct 2021 · 58 minutes
4. The Truth About Hair Relaxers

Hair Relaxers; a way to chemically transform your hair from curly to straight but are relaxers a modern cosmetic science... more

22 Oct 2021 · 48 minutes
BONUS: Black Owned Hair Brands We Think You'll Love

If you listened to the last episode we learned that Black people own a really small percentage of the Black... more

21 Oct 2021 · 13 minutes
3. Who Owns The Black Hair Industry?

The Black hair industry is worth an estimated £88 million in the UK, with Black Women spending 6 times more... more

15 Oct 2021 · 59 minutes
2. Where Does Human Hair Come From?

Black women have been wearing wigs for centuries and today the human hair trade is big business. Black women can... more

08 Oct 2021 · 40 minutes
1. The History of Afro Hair

‘How did our African ancestors look after their hair? I’m sure they didn’t use 5 products!’ Black hair is a... more

01 Oct 2021 · 57 minutes
Welcome to Coiled

Join Leanne Alie in this 8 part documentary series as she goes on a journey to transition from chemically straightened... more

13 Sep 2021 · 4 minutes
8. The Next Generation