Texture Tales Articles : Page 5
"Big chopping was probably my most empowering moment because I really loved my curls and didn't feel like I was less than even though I had way less length. I had always gotten compliments for having long straight hair so not having that as a crutch really put my self-confidence to the test, and to my surprise I loved how I looked and felt more confident than ever."
"Embracing your natural hair can feel like such a burden with so much information, so many products, so many different styling methods out there. Trial and error is the way forward, have a little patience and stay committed to letting your hair truly shine and I promise you won't regret it."
"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."
"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."