Are You Obsessing Over Retaining Length?

I confess, I am guilty of obsessing over length at times. At one point, it was a priority bullet point in my journey, but now I understand that length retention isn’t possible without healthy hair and healthy hair begins with … Continue reading

Breaking Natural News // U.S. Army Revises Restrictions on Hairstyles to Be More Inclusive of Natural-Haired African-American Women

The U.S. Army released its latest policy on hairstyles for women in uniform today. Priorly, hairstyles were strictly limited to a handful of styles, the majority of which were noninclusive of African-American women with natural hair. The concern then was … Continue reading

Be Honest, Have You Ever Wished You Had a Different Curl Pattern/Texture?

Let me start of by emphasizing that I LOVE my hair and that going natural was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. However–and I’m certain I’m not the only one–there are times where I wish I had a … Continue reading

I’m Natural Now! Meet my Kinky-Coily Hair!

Hello 2KL family! I have a special announcement to make on here and that is I am natural now! I just wanted to share this wonderful time with all of you and a little bit about my transition journey. My … Continue reading

My Daughter’s Hair is Not My Own

“She’s all John. I mean, she looks like you, yeah, but she looks like John,” people would often say after my daughter was born. In my na├»ve way of thinking, they were simply saying she looks like both of us … Continue reading

Natural Hair Problems // Natural Nazis

We’ve all come across them. Maybe we haven’t interacted with them personally, but we’ve seen the out-of-line, rude, ridiculous, and misinformed comments on numerous blogs from these women (and sometimes men), regulating what is and isn’t within the parameters of … Continue reading

White People & Locs: Is it Acceptable?

Chances are you’ve come across one or two white women or men with their hair loc’d. You may have even caught yourself staring. Most people in general give them the side-eye for being suspected pot-smoking, pseudo-Rastafari, anti-establishment hippies, which isn’t … Continue reading