Texture Tales Articles : Page 50
Texture Tales: Gerilyn Shares Her Natural Hair Journey of Embracing Her Type 4 Coils
"Chemical hair straighteners were a way of life from my childhood to the age of 19. It wasn't until I was 20 when I first cut my hair (or 'big chopped') that I realized that shaving my head was something that I wanted to do. So, I rocked a shaved head for about a decade, with the last couple of years teetering between my natural hair and skin."
Texture Tales: Alexandra Shares How She Embraced Her Curls After Her Big Chop
"After years of perming my hair, wearing sew-ins, and then bleaching my hair, I was determined to reinvent myself and embrace my natural hair. I never knew how to care for my hair until I cut my hair off, which gave me the opportunity to learn my curl pattern and texture."