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Janibell on Finding Her Power After the Big Chop
Janibell on Finding Her Power After the Big Chop
Instagrammer Janibell shares with us some details about her natural journey, her favorite products, tips and more!
THIS is Why a Woman Cuts Her Hair Off During a Major Life Event
THIS is Why a Woman Cuts Her Hair Off During a Major Life Event
Cutting your hair can be letting go of what has felt safe and embracing change and the unknown.
Texture Tales: Lori Shares Her Journey to Embracing Her Naturally Curly Hair After Years of Using Relaxers
Texture Tales: Lori Shares Her Journey to Embracing Her Naturally Curly Hair After Years of Using Relaxers
Growing up in '70s, she shares her experiences learning to care for her natural hair as an adult and reminds us that it's never too late to reclaim your power.
How to Fix Severely Heat Damaged Hair
How to Fix Severely Heat Damaged Hair
Used the flat iron one too many times? Here is what you should consider to get your hair back healthy.
Texture Tales: Chloe on Why She Decided to Big Chop & Her Holy Grails
Texture Tales: Chloe on Why She Decided to Big Chop & Her Holy Grails
Read more about her natural hair journey and how she styles her beautiful 3c curls.
9 Amazing Deva Cut Transformations
9 Amazing Deva Cut Transformations
Don't believe the Deva Cut hype? Wait till you see these clients' after photos.
What it Looks Like to Be One Year into a Natural Hair Journey
What it Looks Like to Be One Year into a Natural Hair Journey
Trying to decide to go natural? Here's what you could look like in one year. Read about 9 women's natural hair journeys!
Hey Girl, It's Time to Branch Out of the "Ethnic" Hair Care Aisle
Hey Girl, It's Time to Branch Out of the "Ethnic" Hair Care Aisle
Once I did the big chop in 2011 and began to embrace my natural hair texture, I discovered a whole new world.
Texture Tales: Lee Shares Her Natural Hair Story After Transitioning
Texture Tales: Lee Shares Her Natural Hair Story After Transitioning
Lee Thomas , a curly girl from Guyana, South America, tells us what made her decide to put down the relaxer and embrace her type 4 coils.
I Chose Not to Big Chop, This is What I Learned
I Chose Not to Big Chop, This is What I Learned
Doing a big chop is a big step, but it is the only way to get rid of your relaxed strands quickly.
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Transitioning
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Transitioning
The transitioning process is a long journey filled with hurdles, moments of self-acceptance and moments in which you will acquire new knowledge. Keep these in mind.
Texture Tales: Tiffany Tells Us Why She Decided To Big Chop
Texture Tales: Tiffany Tells Us Why She Decided To Big Chop
Short hair is making a comeback! If you're on the fence about taking the plunge, read this.
10 Tips for Transitioning to Natural Hair
10 Tips for Transitioning to Natural Hair
Thinking about transitioning to natural hair? Here are 10 tips to help you grow out your natural texture.
How to Style a Tapered TWA, According to a Stylist
How to Style a Tapered TWA, According to a Stylist
Styling creams will certainly offer lots of definition and hydration to super short curls--just make sure you are using one that is silicone-free.
Why Nia the Light's Big Chop is "A Ticket to a Different Career" | Interview
Why Nia the Light's Big Chop is "A Ticket to a Different Career" | Interview
"My relationship with my hair became less about self-love and more about validation. I couldn't go out without my hair big, all my pictures had to have hair covering my face and ultimately I became my hair" – Nia The Light
You Need to Watch The Best Big Chop Reaction - EVER
3 Editors Share What It REALLY Feels Like to Big Chop to Short Hair
3 Editors Share What It REALLY Feels Like to Big Chop to Short Hair
NaturallyCurly Editors Cristina, Gerilyn and Alexandra describe the joy that came when they decided to take the plunge and cut all of their hair off.
There's a Short Film Dedicated to 'The Big Chop' Experience
There's a Short Film Dedicated to 'The Big Chop' Experience
This HBO short follows the journey of a 10-year-old girl who decides to relax her hair after once having great love for her afro. Have you seen it?
How I'm Growing Out My Natural Hair After My Big Chop
How I'm Growing Out My Natural Hair After My Big Chop
Every day won't be a good hair day, but here's how you can make it count!
Nikki's Natural Hair Journey
Nikki's Natural Hair Journey
NaturallyCurly Video Producer Nikki shares her motive for the big chop and the importance of community.
15 Natural Hair Salons in Chicago
15 Natural Hair Salons in Chicago
Are you a Chicago curly girl looking for a salon that caters to natural hair?
Are You Ready to Quit Your Natural Hair Forever?
Are You Ready to Quit Your Natural Hair Forever?
If you are struggling to keep the faith while your natural hair grows past your shoulders, you're not alone.
Exclusive: The Natural Haired Bride Whose Wedding Went Viral
Exclusive: The Natural Haired Bride Whose Wedding Went Viral
Exclusive: I chatted with the natural-haired bride whose wedding pics went viral. "I asked all my bridesmaids to have their hair fro'd out."
7 Reasons Your Next Makeover Should Be a Big Chop
7 Reasons Your Next Makeover Should Be a Big Chop
Are you playing with your self expression? Consider doing another big chop instead of a hair color change.
How to Find the Right Barber in 5 Easy Steps
How to Find the Right Barber in 5 Easy Steps
5 things to do before scheduling an appointment with your new barber.
Considering Attending A Barber Or Beauty Institute in the U.S.?
Considering Attending A Barber Or Beauty Institute in the U.S.?
How to fund your barber/beauty school education and the top institutes in the United States.
Let's Discuss: Have You Experienced Natural Hair Discrimination at Work?
Let's Discuss: Have You Experienced Natural Hair Discrimination at Work?
How do you respond when another Black female colleague tells you that "some hairstyles are just not appropriate for the workplace"?