Medium Length

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...

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...

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...

Kivvi // 3C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! K: My name is Kivvi Rachelle. I’m originally from Louisville, Kentucky and I am currently a Keyholder for A.P.C. (it’s a French clothing brand). Why did you make the decision to go natural? K: I have been natural now for a little over 2 1/2 years. It was a combination of a curiosity,...... Read More...

Ijeoma // 4C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! I: Hey BGLH fam, I’m Ijeoma, a Nigerian-born, New Jersey bred gal currently living in New York City! I’m technically supposed to be pursuing a doctoral degree in history of public health, but I pretty much blog at Klassy-Kinks.com while going to school on the side! Why did you make the decision to...... 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...

Tae’Lor // 4A Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! T: Hey! My name is Tae’Lor Roots and I am originally from Washington, D.C. however, I now reside in NYC where I am a Fashion Merchandising student at LIM College. Why did you make the decision to go natural? T: I actually only had a perm for about 3-4 years. I decided to...... Read More...

6 Gorgeous Updos for Short to Medium-Length Natural Hair

By Chinwe of Hair and Health Take your updos to the next level with these six styles: 1. Classic Pompadour Even though this updo may be a classic for some, it can be daring and new for others. Reminiscent of Janelle Monáe’s look, this style can be done on short or medium-length stretched natural hair....... Read More...

Holly Tiara // Multi-Texture Style Icon

Introduce yourself! H: Hello my name is Holly Tiara! I am a full-time college student residing in North Carolina. Why did you make the decision to go natural? H: I have been fully natural for 1 year and six months, but I transitioned to natural for a year before BCing. I was inspired by my...... Read More...