4A Hair

Andrea // 4A/B Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! A: Hello everyone! My name is Andrea and I’m from Houston, Texas. One of the most humid places, so you can imagine how my hair reacts. Why did you make the decision to go natural? A: I’ve been natural for two years and two months exactly. I chose to go natural because I...... Read More...

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

Introduce yourself! F: My name is Fatimah Austin and I’m from St. Louis, Missouri but I currently live in Atlanta. Why did you make the decision to go natural? F: I’ve been natural all my life, but I’ve had locs for around 15 years (got them when I was 5). My mom had locs when...... Read More...

Ev’Yan // 4A Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! E: Hello, sisters! My name is Ev’Yan Whitney. I’m originally from a small desert-town in Southern California (Victorville, if you must know), but I consider Portland, Oregon to be my home, which is where I’m living now. Why did you make the decision to go natural? E: My parents slapped a texturizer on...... Read More...

Jonna // Multi-Texture Style Icon

Introduce yourself! J: My name is Jonna and I’m from Newport News, VA aka Bad News. Why did you make the decision to go natural? J: I’ve been natural for almost 5 years. I decided to stop relaxing my hair in an effort to live a healthier lifestyle and because I was inspired by other...... Read More...

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

Introduce yourself! J: Hey! My name is Janelle and I was born and raised in Inglewood, CA. I am currently living in New Hampshire completing my senior year of school at Dartmouth College. Why did you make the decision to go natural? J: I’ve actually been natural my entire life. I’ve never had a perm....... Read More...

Angela // 4A/B Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! A: My name is Angela Sims, and I’m from Kansas City, MO. I currently live in New York, NY. Why did you make the decision to go natural? A: I’ve been natural for three years in November 2013. I originally stopped relaxing my hair because I was a broke college student who couldn’t...... Read More...

Tenesha // 4A Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! T: My name is Tenesha, most people call me ‘T’, and I’m from Chicago, IL. Why did you make the decision to go natural? T: I have been natural for 3 years now! I celebrated my Natural-versary on August 4th. I went natural because I was curious about what my hair would look...... Read More...

Latoya and Latana // Multi-Texture Style Icons

Introduce yourself! Latoya: My name is Latoya (right) and I am from New Jersey. I graduated nursing school as a Licensed Practical Nurse. I am currently practicing to take my state boards exam. I am also a Fashion Designer, and I model with my sister. Latana: My name is Latana (left) and I am from...... Read More...

Farah // 4A Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! F: My Name Is Farah Fanta Diop. I am a Cosmetic Chemistry Analyst. I am also a hair vlogger/blogger and hardcore cooking-addict. I am a North-West-African who lives in South Africa, Schoemansville-NW. I am a proud Fulani woman, born almost 25 years ago by a “first generation Ivorian” Ghanaian mother and Moroccan/Malian/Mauritanian father....... Read More...

Chandra // 4A/B Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! C: My name is Chandra Hawthorne and I am from Dallas, Texas. Why did you make the decision to go natural? C: I have been natural for 4 years. I decided to go natural for two reasons. I was tired of getting it relaxed, and bored with my relaxed look. Also I had...... Read More...