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Lauren's Natural Hair Journey
Lauren's Natural Hair Journey
NaturallyCurly Editor Lauren shares how her family reacted once she went natural as well as the realization of all that a short cut entails.
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.
Alexandra's Natural Hair Journey
Alexandra's Natural Hair Journey
Naturallycurly Editor, Alexandra, shares how her big chop empowered her to live fearlessly and authentically.
Evelyn's Natural Hair Journey
Evelyn's Natural Hair Journey
Naturallycurly video producer, Evelyn shares her journey of becoming the Magical Black Girl we all love plus holy grails she can't live without.
What is protective styling?
What is protective styling?
Protective styling shields hair from external factors like environmental conditions, such as humidity and heat - both of which are enemies of natural, textured curls.
These Products Make Transitioning SO Much Easier
These Products Make Transitioning SO Much Easier
Transitioning to natural can be tough, but time, patience, and these products make it easier.
This Is How You Can Embrace The Awkward Phase of Transitioning
This Is How You Can Embrace The Awkward Phase of Transitioning
It took me two years to transition from relaxed hair to natural, which may seem like a long time to many curlies, but for me, it was very necessary.
The Powerful Lesson My Natural Hair Journey Has Taught Me
The Powerful Lesson My Natural Hair Journey Has Taught Me
Many times you only see the highlights of someone’s natural hair journey and never get to see or hear about the styles that were a fail or products that didn’t quite work the way you thought they would.
Can You Reverse Heat Damage?
Can You Reverse Heat Damage?
Heat damage is the enemy of progress in the natural hair community. So can you reverse it?
5 Reasons Why Your Transition is So Rough
5 Reasons Why Your Transition is So Rough
Has your transition been rough?
4 Signs It's time to Cut Your Transitioning Hair
4 Signs It's time to Cut Your Transitioning Hair
There aren’t enough trims, protein treatments, or low maintenance styles to make it cease.
4 Reasons Why Transitioners Fail (And How to Avoid Them)
The 6 Emotional Stages Every Transitioner Goes Through
The 6 Emotional Stages Every Transitioner Goes Through
You may have gone into this thinking that your hair would look like a certain YouTuber...
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.
Should You Twist Your Hair Every Night?
Should You Twist Your Hair Every Night?
Do you still rely on two-strand twists every night for definition?
How My Hair Changed After Transitioning
How My Hair Changed After Transitioning
Are you transitioning and noticing your hair transform?
This Small Business Owner's Self-Care Routine Includes Supporting Her Peers
This Small Business Owner's Self-Care Routine Includes Supporting Her Peers
We talked with BIGCHOPHAIR owner Melissa Etienne about her successful extensions company and the importance of supporting other female black-owned companies.
5 Struggles Only Heat-Straightened Naturals Understand
5 Struggles Only Heat-Straightened Naturals Understand
As a natural who enjoys a good silky smooth blowout every so often, I have my fair share of triumphs--and tragedies--after each hair appointment.
The 7 Beauty Products I Hoarded This Summer
The 7 Beauty Products I Hoarded This Summer
I'm not afraid to admit my product junky-ism. I fell in love with these products during summer '16.
The 10 Commandments of Beautiful, Healthy Hair
The 10 Commandments of Beautiful, Healthy Hair
Products alone won't give you healthy curls.
My Beginner's Guide to Transitioning
My Beginner's Guide to Transitioning
Here are 6 tips every transitioner should know.
3 Solutions To Your Most Annoying Hair Curses
3 Solutions To Your Most Annoying Hair Curses
These three annoyance might be the most common that come with embracing your naturally wavy and curly hair.
15 Curly Hair Transformations You Have to See to Believe
15 Curly Hair Transformations You Have to See to Believe
It's amazing what a little TLC can do.
WATCH: Sleek Bun + Middle Part Tutorial
WATCH: Sleek Bun + Middle Part Tutorial
For the lazy curly girl who still wants to appear polished.
All the Naturals in England Are Loving This Brand (And It Ships Overseas)
All the Naturals in England Are Loving This Brand (And It Ships Overseas)
I review a new UK natural curly hair brand that naturals here in England are loving.
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 Avoid Breakage While You Transition
How to Avoid Breakage While You Transition
Loving your own natural texture should be the first step you take to going natural.