4C Natural Hair

Does the Curly Girl Wash-and-Go Method Work on Kinky, Type-4 Hair? *Update*

*Dawnyele, the second YouTuber referenced in this article, passed away on October 19, 2012, shortly after giving birth. To support Dawnyele’s young son, Zaylen, consider donating here.* Photo Credit: Going-Natural.com By Loo of HealthandHair.blogspot.com What is the Curly Girl Method?  It is method developed by Lorraine Massey and Deborah Chiel to help care for curly hair.... Continue Reading

Nneka // 4C Natural Hair Style Icon

*Prepared for BGLH by Meosha Tall of 1MeNaturally Introduce yourself! N: My name is Nneka (everyone calls me Nika). I was born in Jamaica, and I am currently living in White Plains, NY hoping to make my move into the big city in a few years. Why did you make the decision to go natural?... Continue Reading

Rodgerika // Natural Hair Style Icon *Update*

*Prepared for BGLH by Meosha Tall of 1MeNaturally Rodgerika was originally featured on January 24, 2011. She caught up with us to give us an update on how her natural hair journey is coming along. Introduce yourself! R: Hello! My name is Rodgerika and I’m from Louisiana! Why did you make the decision to go... Continue Reading

Shamekia // 4C/B Natural Hair Style Icon

*Prepared for BGLH by Meosha Tall of 1MeNaturally Introduce yourself! S: My name is Shamekia and I am originally from Shreveport, Louisiana but I live in Montgomery, Alabama. Why did you make the decision to go natural? S: I decided to go natural due to severely damaged hair and the need for something new in... Continue Reading

Chanel // Multi-Texture Style Icon

*Prepared for BGLH by Meosha Tall of 1MeNaturally Introduce yourself! C: My real name is Chanel, but I’m known as ImOnlyBlessed or Complete Blessings on the internet. I was born and currently reside in New York City. Why did you make the decision to go natural? C: I was on a healthy (relaxed) hair care... Continue Reading

Keisha // 4B/C Natural Hair Style Icon

*Prepared for BGLH by Meosha Tall of 1MeNaturally Introduce yourself! K: Hello, My name is Keisha and I’m from Jamaica, but currently live in Brooklyn, New York. Why did you make the decision to go natural? K: I got tired of wearing weaves and felt like since I am getting “old” why not embrace my... Continue Reading

Channing // Multi-Texture Style Icon

*Prepared for BGLH by Meosha Tall of 1MeNaturally Introduce yourself! C: Hi ladies! My name is Channing; I currently reside in Tampa, FL but D.C. where I lived while attending the BEST university on the planet, Howard University (HU, You Know!!) is my heart. I’m a current student of Computational Linguistics with dreams of being... Continue Reading

Corinne // 4B/C Natural Hair Style Icon

*Prepared for BGLH by Meosha Tall of 1MeNaturally Introduce yourself! C: Hi everyone! My name is Corinne and I am 20 years old. I was born on the island of Grenada and have been here all my life. Recently, I graduated with a Bachelor degree of Science in Biology at St. George’s University, and I... Continue Reading

Brownskin2601 // 4B/C Natural Hair Style Icon

*Prepared for BGLH by Meosha Tall of 1MeNaturally Introduce yourself! E: Hi, I’m Brownskin2601, 23 years old and I’m from France. I study law, but I write articles for a women’s magazine, “Culture Femme”. Moreover I have a blog and a YouTube channel about hair and fashion. Recently I started sewing and making jewelry. I... Continue Reading

Teesha // 4C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! T: Hello my name is Teesha aka Tee!  I currently live in Atlanta but am from Southern California:)  I’ve been natural for 8 years and have been fortunate to display the beauty of natural hair as a natural hair model, including for Jamaican Mango & Lime. I have transitioned in my journey to living a... Continue Reading

Aiysha // Multi Texture Style Icon

*Prepared for BGLH by Meosha Tall of 1MeNaturally Introduce yourself! A: My name is Aiysha and I currently live in NYC. Why did you make the decision to go natural? A: My last chemical treatment was in December 2006. Within the next couple of months my hair started to thin/fall out. I actually had bald... Continue Reading

Geri // Multi-Texture Style Icon

Introduce yourself! G: Hello! My name is Geri. I’m a Naija American aspiring healthcare professional, makeup artist, and newbie blogger. You might recognize my article, What Does it Mean to Look African. I’m from Atlanta, Georgia, but I currently live and work in NYC. Why did you make the decision to go natural? G: I decided to... Continue Reading

Lybra // Multi-Texture Style Icon *Update*

*Prepared for BGLH by Meosha Tall of 1MeNaturally Lybra was originally featured on April 16, 2010. I caught up with her to get the deets on her day to day natural hair regimen. Introduce yourself! L: My name is Lybra and I’m from DC, but I’m currently living in Atlanta. Why did you make the... Continue Reading

Ebele in London // 4C Natural Hair Style Icon

My name is Ebele and I live in London. I am currently studying four A levels (Chemistry, Biology, Economics and English Literature) at King Edward VI Grammar School in Chelmsford. How long have you been natural? E: I’ve been natural my whole life! My mum never relaxed my hair and left it up to me... Continue Reading

How to Handle Wet 4C Hair Without Causing Breakage

By Jc of The Natural Haven Bloom One of the most important lessons that I now know is that my hair will always behave in a fixed and reproducible manner depending on how wet or how dry it is. My epiphany came during a PhD seminar on smart materials (i.e materials that give you a  set response... Continue Reading

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