4-Year Natural Anniversary // My Transitioning & Big Chop Experiences

Today is–as the title states–my fourth anniversary of being natural! Four years ago today, I cut the last of my relaxed ends off. This year I wanted to do something a little different; I decided to write a post telling … Continue reading

Featured Naturals // Rochelle Graham (BlackOnyx77), CEO of Alikay Naturals

From where do you hail and how long have you been natural? Rochelle “BlackOnyx” Graham. I am from Jamaica and currently reside in Fort Myers, FL. I have been natural for 5 years. What prompted your decision to go natural? … Continue reading

10 Things You Thought Would Happen When You Went Natural That Didn’t

This is an amusing, but true list of things I thought would happen when I went natural. I’m sure many of you can relate. 10.) You were going to magically swell with confidence and have this spectacular increased sense of … Continue reading

Aevin Dugas Has the World’s Largest Afro

Aevin Dugas, from my hometown of New Orleans, LA (Happy Mardi Gras, y’all!), holds the Guinness World Records title for the world’s largest afro at a 4’4″ circumference. She has been natural for twelve years and started wearing an afro … Continue reading

BAA Status// 90 Days of Updos, Day 68

I couldn’t help myself. I took my bun down to do my pre-poo and this was the result. It looks a lot bigger, to me, in person, but doesn’t it always look bigger to us than what it is at … Continue reading

Natural News// Tennessee Lawmaker Advocates Establishment of Natural Hair Care Schools in TN

A lawmaker in Tennessee, State Rep. Antonio Parkinson, is assisting Tennessee stylists in creating cosmetology schools centered solely around natural hair care. Brinetta Carlton, a stylist who owns her own natural hair salon, cites her experience during her days as … Continue reading