Texture Tales Articles : Page 29
"I must say transitioning was definitely hard to deal with and on the days where my curls would just not budge no matter how much TLC I gave them, it would break me down, but I was determined to be liberated and not allow society tear me down into grabbing that blow dryer just to make my hair look manageable."
"After a year of not straightening my hair, I had the opportunity to go to the dry bar and get a blowout, I was nervous to see my hair straight and when I did it, that made me realize I loved my curls even more."
"Growing up was not easy. I hated getting my hair done my mother who is Latina with straight hair, she had no idea how to care for mine so my hair was up in pig tales most of the time. When I was around 10-years-old I decided to take my hair into my own hands and I've been learning how to care for it ever since."
"The most empowering moment was when I wore my natural hair for my wedding day! I had so many doubts because I was transitioning and I wasn't where I wanted to be. A lot of people asked what I was going to do, but I decided to be myself and wear it the way it was. I didn't want to change it. It took me a long time to get there and I'm so glad I did!"