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Jillaine // 3C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! J: My name is Jillaine. I’m American, of Irish, and Jamaican descent. I grew up in both the Bronx, New York and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida where I currently reside. Why did you make the decision to go natural? J: I’ve been natural since birth! My mom didn’t want to get my hair... Continue Reading

Ashley // Transitioning Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! A: Hello my curlies! My name is Ashley and I’m a naturalista from New York. My natural journey began on August 10, 2013 and ever since then I’ve been empowered physically, mentally, and emotionally. Why did you make the decision to go natural? A: Transitioning has probably been one of the hardest things... Continue Reading

Anastacia // 4A Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! A: My name is Anastacia (some may know me in the natural hair community as Nicapinica). I’m from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Why did you make the decision to go natural? A: I’ve been wearing my natural hair loose since 2005. Actually, my last relaxer was applied when I was 16-17 years old.... Continue Reading

Fifi // 4B Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! F: Hello everyone. My name is Fifi also known as Blackbeauty Kween. I was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. I now reside in London, United Kingdom. Why did you make the decision to go natural? F: I made my five-year mark in February 2014, how amazing is that? It’s been one... Continue Reading

Nichole // 3C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! N: My name is Nichole and I’m currently living in Houston, TX. I moved here in June from the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Why did you make the decision to go natural? N: My last relaxer was in January of 2009 and I big chopped in May 2009. I went natural because I was... Continue Reading

Diamond // 3C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! D: My name is Diamond Dorris, I am 23 years mortal and I am from San Jose, CA (BAY AREAAA! Lol). Why did you make the decision to go natural? D: I have been natural most of my life. I did get a perm once when I was 14, though. I was sick... Continue Reading

Jessica // Multi-Texture Style Icon

Introduce yourself! J: My name is Jessica Fraser also known as Thee Shopaholic. Why did you make the decision to go natural? J: I have been natural since January 1, 2012. I went natural because I wanted a new look. I didn’t experience a bad relaxer, I didn’t experience breakage, and I didn’t do it... Continue Reading

Néhémie // 3C/4A Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! N: Hello Beautiful people! My name is Néhémie Nelcidor, born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. I now reside in South Florida :) Why did you make the decision to go natural? N: I have been natural for most of my life really. I had a texturizer that lasted for a couple of years... Continue Reading

Kristen // 3B/C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! K: Hello there! My name is Kristen Douglas. I was born and raised in New York City and I still call it home. I am an artist of life. Living to spread love and creativity. Why did you make the decision to go natural? K: I was natural up until twelve years old... Continue Reading

Brooke // 3A/B Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! B: My name is Brooke Slade. I am a Philly native, but these days I call Bed-Stuy home. Why did you make the decision to go natural? B: For the majority of my life I have had natural hair. My mother always encouraged me to wear my hair curly, styling it in “Shirley... Continue Reading

Koku Gonza // 4B/C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! K: My name is Koku Gonza from Chicago. Why did you make the decision to go natural? K: I’ve been natural since 2005. I decided to go natural because my hair started to thin out. I also hate the smell of relaxed hair. I wanted to explore my hair in its natural state... Continue Reading

Courtney // 3B/C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! C: My name is Courtney, and I was born and raised in Georgia. I currently live just outside Atlanta with my husband and our two sons. Why did you make the decision to go natural? C: I started transitioning in October 2008 and did the big shop in June 2009, so I’ve been... Continue Reading

Carmella // 4A/B Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! C: Hey BGLH! My name is Carmella Nicholson but everyone calls me Carm. I was born and raised in Akron, Ohio (What up LeBron! Lol) but honestly I consider Heaven my true home. Why did you make the decision to go natural? C: About 4 ½ years ago I decided to go natural.... Continue Reading

Marva // 3B/C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! M: My name is Marva and I’m from London, England. My parents are from the wonderful little island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean. Why did you make the decision to go natural? M: My last relaxer was in 2003. I turned to the relaxer in secondary school. I believe I was trying... Continue Reading

Jess // 4B Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! J: Hola everybody! I’m Jess, I’m cuban and I live in Belgium, so I apologize for my english!!! Why did you make the decision to go natural? J: Well, I used to put cornrows in my hair all the time during my early school years cause my mum, the poor thing, didn’t have... Continue Reading

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