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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...

8 Beautiful Styles for Fine, Thin (Low-Density) Natural Hair

By Chinwe of Hair and Health This article was highly requested after my last natural hair styles post, so here we go! Many people err on the side of equating “natural hair” with having “thick, full, BIG” hair.  In reality, some naturals have thin (i.e., low density) hair.  Some also have fine strands (i.e., strands with...... 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...

Style: Rene Daniella in Paris

Introduce yourself! R: What ever you do, Own It. That is my mantra, my style, my piece of advice, and my motivation; all in one. My name is Rene Daniella. I am half English/ half American and have lived in both places so I can’t quite put a finger on the one I am “from”....... 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...

5 Reasons Not to Big Chop Again

Are you frustrated and think that your hair needs a cut in order to become healthy? Are you tired of breakage, unable to get products to work well or do you have unexplained shedding? If you are in this group you may just be thinking that the only thing for it is to get rid...... 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...

How I Lost 50 Pounds Without Going to the Gym

Re-posted from NapturalNicole.com Curlies!!! You have all been SO supportive of my healthy changes and I thank you!!! Some of you have expressed wanting to give Weekday Veg a try and I am SO excited about it! However, many of you couldn’t imagine giving up meat for 5 days- “What would I eat? Salads everyday?!”...... Read More...

Alicia Key’s and Son Egypt’s Matching Curly Fros

Alicia Keys and her son Egypt are fast becoming our favorite natural celebrity mommy-baby duo. The gorgeous songstress has never been shy about showcasing her curls (remember cornrow Alicia?) and she seems to be passing that on to her 3-year-old son Egypt! For his 3rd birthday party in Hawaii, Egypt rocked a curly fro with...... Read More...