Super Long Hair

Luna from Phoenix // 3A Natural Hair Style Icon

What is your Name / Where are you from? 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... Continue Reading

3 YouTubers with REALLY Long 4B/4C Natural Hair and Simple Regimens

Growing your 4B/4C natural hair to waist length is NO small feat. After all, learning your natural kinks after years of relaxing them takes both time and a shift in the way you think about hair care. However, I do want to acknowledge those who have surpassed waist length because such a milestone further demonstrates... Continue Reading

True Life: I Wear A Wig Even Though My Natural Hair Is Tailbone Length

by Cassandre of cassandrebeccai.com Huh? Who in the world is screaming at me?? I heard the voice again. “Your hair F*#!’in ROCKS!!!” I looked around. It was then that I finally spotted the Caucasian male who had to poke his head out from the driver’s seat window, in traffic, to pay me that compliment. It’s probably... Continue Reading

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

Introduce yourself! M: My name is Mariah Peart and I am from Brunswick, GA. Why did you make the decision to go natural? M: I returned to natural because at the age of 14 years old I wasn’t taking care of my hair very well. One day my mom was styling my hair and she... Continue Reading

Linea // 4A Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! L: Linea Johnson, I’m a first generation American. I’m of South American and British Descent. I currently reside in North Carolina but I was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Why did you make the decision to go natural? L: I’ve been natural all of my life. My mother dreaded my hair... Continue Reading

Lexi // 3B Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! L: My name is Lexi Marcel Jackson. I’m 19, from Los Angeles, California, and I am African American and Mexican. Why did you make the decision to go natural? L: I have been natural all my life. When I was younger I really wanted a relaxer but my mom would never allow me... Continue Reading

Kara // 4A Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! K: Hi Curlies, my name is Kara and I am from London! Why did you make the decision to go natural? K: I have been natural since birth, but after endless run-ins with bad hairdressers and incompetent advice, I turned to the gurus of natural hair on YouTube in 2009. When 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

Melissa // 4C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! M: Hello, My name is Melissa. I live in Florida now, but I’m from California and Puerto Rico. Why did you make the decision to go natural? M: I’ve been natural now for 13 years and I love it! I chose to go natural because I couldn’t remember what my natural hair looked... Continue Reading

Florence // Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! F: Hello beauties! My name is Florence Marie Williams. I am a 21 year old half Bajan and half Filipina attending Valdosta State University. Why did you make the decision to go natural? F: I’ve been natural most of my life, but there was a period in my adolescence when I thought straight... 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

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

Tasha // 4B Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! T: My name is Tasha Branham. I am originally from St. Louis, Missouri. I now live in Columbus, Ohio. I am the Founder of MILK + HONEY, which specializes in natural hair care products for kinky and coarsely textured hair. I am also a Creative Designer and Brand Strategist for beauty, fashion and... Continue Reading

Ana // 3B Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! A: My name is Ana Iris Santos Batista and I’m from the capital of the Dominican Republic. Why did you make the decision to go natural? A: I’ve been a natural for around 2-3 years. I didn’t really decide to become natural. At a certain point, I just stopped using relaxers and hair... Continue Reading