Medium Length

5 Medium Length Afros You’ll Love

Medium length afros don’t receive nearly as much love as they should. If you ask some naturals, this length can be a little awkward at times. These four ladies prove that even during that awkward phase, medium length natural hair... Continue Reading

5 Simple Styles for Medium-Length to Long Kinky Natural Hair

It is a new year and time for some new looks.  For this natural hair style edition, we are including five simple options for medium-length to long kinky natural hair. 1. Twisted Updo Though the holidays are officially over, I thought... Continue Reading

5 Protective Styles for Short and Medium-Length Natural Hair – 2014 Edition

Naturals with short to medium-length hair may find protective styling to be a challenge given their length.  (I’ve been there so I can definitely relate.)  Here on BGLH, we have showcased a number of style options for you ladies and here... Continue Reading

Style Icons are BACK! Shenique from Jamaica // 3C/4A Natural Hair

Yes, it was gone for a minute, but now it’s back; the most comprehensive and sought-after compilation of real-world naturals online — our style icon series! Our beloved style icon coordinator, Meosha, left our team for new opportunities at the... Continue Reading

Courtney // 4C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! C: Hi! I’m Courtney and I’m from the great state of New Jersey ^_^ Why did you make the decision to go natural? C: After countless times gripping the salon chair as the burning sensation of the perm... Continue Reading

Débora // 4A Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! D: My name is Débora, I’m 23 years old and I’m from São Paulo/Brazil. Why did you make the decision to go natural? D: I’ve been natural since 2012. I started my transition in July 2012 and continued... Continue Reading

Jaleesa // 4B Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! J: My name is Jaleesa and I’m from Rotterdam in the Netherlands. I’m originally from Suriname (a wonderful country just above Brazil). Why did you make the decision to go natural? J: I really wanted to feel my... Continue Reading

Chelsea // Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! C: Hey there! My name is Chelsea and I’m from Houston, TX but I’m currently attending school in San Marcos, TX. Why did you make the decision to go natural? C: I went natural because relaxed hair was... Continue Reading

Karla // Multi-Texture Style Icon

Introduce yourself! K: Hello, everyone! My name is Karla and I was born in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic to be exact. I left my country when I was 10 years old and I now live in Rhode Island where... Continue Reading

Ashlie Ayanna // Multi-Texture Style Icon

Introduce yourself! A: My name is Ashlie Ayanna and I was born in the beautiful city of Kingston, Jamaica. I left Jamaica with my family at the age of 3 and have been living in Miami, Florida ever since. Why... Continue Reading

Aiesha // Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! A: Aiesha Letman from Queens, NY. Why did you make the decision to go natural? A: I’ve been natural for 4 years now. My daughter is almost 4, and I big chopped when I was pregnant out of... Continue Reading

Amma // 4C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! A: My name is Amma and I am from Ghana. I reside in Maryland. Why did you make the decision to go natural? A: I have been natural for four years. I did the big chop on October... 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... Continue Reading

Nyasha // Multi-Texture Style Icon

Introduce yourself! N: Hi! My name is Nyasha Johnson and I’m from Zimbabwe! Why did you make the decision to go natural? N: I was natural my whole life until I turned 17 in high school. I always had a... Continue Reading

Jillian // Multi-Texture Style Icon

Introduce yourself! J: My name is Jillian Knox and I am originally from Washington, DC. I have lived in Chicago, IL, Atlanta, GA and Savannah, GA (where I went to school at SCAD). I currently live in San Francisco, CA... Continue Reading