ABOUT CORDINA HAIR™
We are passionate about all things hair and beauty. We innovate and create heatless hair styling solutions and hair care products for women who are on a journey to healthy, beautiful hair. With multiple awards, patents and protected designs to our name, our hair curlers are unique and delicately handmade in the United Kingdom.
Meet the Founder
Yanika Cordina, Founder of Cordina Hair and inventor of the hair styling inventions; Flower Curl and Waver Bun.
The hair tools have been featured on Dragons Den UK, BBC ONE, GOV.UK and named by the Independent as ''the most comfortable heatless hair curler''.
She launched her hair tools to the public in late 2018 after spending months of prototyping in her trusty old shed and has since earned multiple patents and awards.
Originally from Malta, Yanika ventured to the UK at the age of eighteen and now resides in Dorset, UK.
The Journey so Far!
- by YANIKA CORDINA
1990s - Back in the 90s, my mother was on a mission to strengthen my very fine hair by cutting it short (above my shoulders) up until the age of six.
When I started to realise how short my hair was, I asked if I could grow my hair longer and my father encouraged me to do so until my hair reached my thighs!
2015 - On Tuesday 10th November 2015, I was on my way to my office job when an idea for a new heatless hair curler popped up in my head.
As soon as I got to my office desk, I grabbed a piece of paper, drew what I had in mind and put it in my handbag. I could not wait to get back home to start testing and making prototypes in my trusty old shed.
After creating and testing numerous prototypes, I started turning up to my office job with the most amazing curls!
My colleagues started to notice my new look and kept asking me what I use to curl my hair and how I find the time to curl it every day. I knew then, that I was off to a good start!
Back in 2015 during the testing stage.
2018 - The Flower Curl was launched to the public in November 2018 and has since earned multiple patents and featured in various press including, BBC UK, Dragons Den, GOV.UK, The Independent and The Tmes, to name a few.
Three months after launching the Flower Curl, I fell pregnant and welcomed my son in November of 2019. I was then approached by Dragons Den UK when my little boy was only a month old and decided to go for the opportunity!
After nearly 10 months of preparation and back & forth communication with the BBC UK, I attended the famous TV filming studio in October 2020.
I demonstrated and pitched my patented heatless hair curler, the Flower Curl to a panel of serial investors on primetime TV show, Dragons Den UK and walked out with a deal with British businesswoman, entrepreneur, and television personality, Sara Davies.
The episode aired on national TV in June 2021.
The Flower Curl went viral on social media, in January 2021, gaining more than 3M views on TikTok and again in October 2021 gaining over 7M views, which resulted in multiple sell outs and hundreds of people pre-ordering.
We have since reached over 100 million views on social media and earned multiple awards for our remarkable growth and achievements.
We are currently busy growing our team and developing new products! Stay tuned!