Texture Tales Articles : Page 26

Texture Tales: Alexa Shares Why She Chose to Embrace Her Curls After Straightening Her Hair for 10 Years
Texture Tales: Alexa Shares Why She Chose to Embrace Her Curls After Straightening Her Hair for 10 Years

"It really all came down to self-love and living authentically. I wanted to love my genuine, authentic self more. Deep down I knew that letting myself be influenced by the pressure to conform to society’s beauty standards was unhealthy."

12.4.18
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

"After years of relaxers my hair simply could not take the harsh chemicals any longer. At the age of 40, my hair began to thin and break off. It was at that point my stylist strongly advised me to avoid chemically straightening my hair. I stopped immediately for fear of losing my hair and began what is now known as the transitioning process. I simply dealt with the 2 textures until my hair was completely grown out of the relaxer. This process took me approximately 8 months."

11.28.18
Texture Tales: Taylor Shares the Most Empowering & Challenging Moments of Her Natural Hair Journey
Texture Tales: Taylor Shares the Most Empowering & Challenging Moments of Her Natural Hair Journey

"After growing up wanting straight hair so bad, to look in the mirror and love what was coming out of my head and not wanting to change it was an amazing feeling! I felt like I was beautiful and unique and I stand out more with my curly hair than I ever would have with straight hair.

11.27.18
Texture Tales: Tanisha Shares Her Best Tips for Transitioning and Curly Girl Essentials for Beginners
Texture Tales: Tanisha Shares Her Best Tips for Transitioning and Curly Girl Essentials for Beginners

"The most challenging moment of my journey is when I first started. I was using products that were too heavy for my hair and I didn't understand why they didn't work for me. Being on my natural hair journey has definitely taught me a lot!"

11.22.18