Naturally Fierce Feature: Felicia

My name is Felicia Olatunbosun and I am 21 years old recently received my BA in Psychology.  My family is from Nigeria and we live in New York.  The natural hair journey was not easy at all but it was something that I knew I wanted to do for myself.  I was natural up until I was 12 years old.  No one wanted to take care of my hair anymore so I was told to put a relaxer.  I began my transition by the time I was 19 years old.  How long have you been natural? What motivated you to go natural? I … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Jessica

Hello! My name is Jessica. I'm a wife and new mommy from Los Angeles. My hair journey has been and is still a learning experience. How long have you been natural? Ive been natural for 2 1/2 years. What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper& why? I big chopped 2/15/11. I needed a break from hair and I was curious about my texture. I honestly knew nothing about my hair. I always had this bad misconception about my hair and finally I just wanted to get to … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Sebreana

My name is Sebreana and I am from a small town in Louisiana, southwest part of the state. I had my last perm in December of 2011. My hair was in bad shape. I would have these months where it looked great, and then it would just start to get brittle and break. After I put that last perm and damaged my scalp again, I just decided to stop. I transitioned for four months. I did an awesome roller set on my two-texture hair, but the next day (April 11, 2012), it looked horrible! I went to work and at … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Sherika

My name is Sherika. I grew up in Smithfield, Va and currently live in Hampton, VaHow long have you been natural?I have been natural 3 years and 2 monthsWhat motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper& why?I've been natural twice. The 1st time I transitioned but I did not know that at the time. This current time I chopped it all off! I was so happy and nobody couldn't tell me I wasn't cute. lol. Big ups to all the transitioners...because that was so hard for me. I … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Jessica

My name is Jessica Odoh, a 22 year old Nigerian American residing in Tampa Fl. I am a senior at the University of South Florida! How long have you been natural? I have been natural for 29 months !!!!! What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper& why? This is my 2nd time transitioning. My first time which lasted a year was when I was a sophomore in high school. 95% of people I knew were relaxing their hair so I was very uneducated about natural hair and … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Naomi

My name is Naomi Alves from Brooklyn, NY – I recently received my Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing from CUNY Medgar Evers College. A little about myself – I’ve been dancing since I was 13-years-old, where I trained at the Harlem School of the Arts in ballet, modern, jazz, and Hip Hop. I’ve performed with Rod Rogers Dance Company in New York City as a company member, with Christina Milian for the Fresh Air Fund Benefit concert and guest appeared on the Dr. Oz Show "Supplement Superstars … [Read more...]