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Chauntalia from Atlanta // 3C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself. C: My name is Chauntalia Wise. I am from Atlanta, GA. Did you transition or big chop? C: I transitioned for 8 months (March 25, 2013-Dec 3, 2013) and then I did the BC. I chose to go natural after I bleached my hair honey blonde February 2013 and I began to see it... Continue Reading

Yasmin from St. Croix // 3B/4C Natural Hair Style Icon

  Introduce yourself. Y: My Name is Yasmin Mitchell and I currently live in Queens, NY. My family is from Trinidad, however I was born in St. Croix, VI. I currently work at BET Networks and have been in the Television Advertising industry for over 15 years. Did you transition or big chop? Share your... Continue Reading

Romance from Cleveland // 3C/4C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself. R: My name is Romance (Hey Curlie) and I am from Cleveland, Ohio. Did you transition or big chop? Share your natural hair journey with us! R: I did the BIG CHOP on November 1, 2011. I have been natural for 3 yrs and I LOVE every bit of it. Its been a very... Continue Reading

Aboyowa from Nigeria // 4C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself: A: Hiii! My name is Aboyowa Adjuah Oritsegbubemi Wood (try pronouncing that lmao) and I’m 19 yrs. old. I’m Nigerian with a slight Ghanaian tint but I currently reside in Chicago IL. Did you transition or big chop? Share your natural hair journey with us! A: I transitioned for 8 months then big... Continue Reading

Janae from Houston // 3C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself. J: My name is Janae Miller. I am 27 years young and I’m a licensed cosmetologist, located in Houston, TX. Did you transition or big chop? J: I have been naturally curly for over 10 years. My transition to natural hair came about by me cutting my hair into a nice bob hair cut. Although... Continue Reading

Fedorah from Queens // 3B/3C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! F: My name is Fedorah and my family is from Haiti, but I was born and raised in Queens, New York. Did you transition or big chop? Share your natural hair journey with us! F: I would say I did a little bit of both- I have been natural all my life but I started... Continue Reading

Jay from Connecticut // 4A Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself. J: Hey all! My name is Jalisa (Literally the name Lisa with a “Jah” sound in front of it) Williams, I go by Jay for short & I’m a senior majoring in Philosophy at the University of Connecticut, College Basketball Champions of the Nation – Go Huskies! Did you transition or big chop?... Continue Reading

Christian from Barbados // 4C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself. C: My name is Christian Gibbs and I’m from Barbados. 246 stand up!! Share your natural hair journey with us! C: I did a big chop. I never had any problems with my chemically treated hair(it was never damaged, grew quickly and I loved it) but couple days before a long overdue hair appointment,... Continue Reading

Andrea from Houston // 3B/C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself. A: My name is Andrea Denise Alexander and I am from the GREATEST city in the world! If you answered that with anything other than Houston, Texas, then there is a chance your Geography teacher was not well versed in his/her craft! ;) Did you transition or big chop? Share your natural hair... Continue Reading

Luna from Phoenix // 3A Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself. L: Luna from Phoenix Arizona. I lived part of my childhood in Mexico where my mother is from. Did you transition or big chop? Share your natural hair journey with us! L: I transitioned, I did relaxers for years because I wanted smooth straight “good” hair. Of course my idea of good hair was... Continue Reading

Chole from Atlanta // Multi-Texture Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! C: My name is Chole Ike. I am originally from Columbia, SC, but I have been living in Atlanta now for over 10 years. Did you transition or big chop? Share your natural hair journey with us! C: I decided to go natural because I was bored with my hair. I found myself... Continue Reading

Kapri from Alabama // 3C/4A Natural Hair Style Icon

What is your Name / Where are you from? K: Hey everyone, I’m Kapri! :) I’m originally from Maryland, but I currently reside in Huntsville, Alabama. Did you transition or big chop? Share your natural hair journey with us! K: I was inspired to return natural by a good friend of mine, and went on to... Continue Reading

Alesha from Nashville // 4A/4B Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself. A: My name is Alesha Sullivan. I am from Memphis, TN and currently reside in Nashville, TN. Did you transition or big chop? Share your natural hair journey with us! A: I decided to go natural in March of 2011. I felt that I had mastered my hair in its relaxed state. I... Continue Reading

Mildred from New Jersey // Silver Natural Style Icon

  What is your Name / Where are you from? M: My name is Mildred also known as Natural Silver Sista, and I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY.   I currently live in Northern NJ. Did you transition or big chop? Share your natural hair journey with us! Be sure to include how long... Continue Reading

Aprecia from Columbus // 4A Natural Hair Style Icon

What is your Name / Where are you from? A: My name is Aprecia, and I’m from Columbus, Ohio. Did you transition or big chop? Share your natural hair journey with us! A: I’ve always been natural so I neither transitioned or big chopped, but I didn’t start taking my natural hair journey seriously until I... Continue Reading