Is BIG Hair the New LONG Hair?

I LOVE BIG HAIR! I absolutely love it and crave it and desire it....I want my hair so big it runs into door jams when I walk into a room. I want my neck to hurt from carrying that bigness around. I want to be removed from movie theaters because NO ONE can see past my hair. Yea, I'm THAT kind of Natural! It's no secret that 'LENGTH' is the big winner for what most naturals are trying to achieve. There are tons of products on the market claiming to grow your hair faster than humanly possible … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Amanda

Hello my natural loves! My name is Amanda, and just like many of you I am a natural hair fiend! (lol) I am 22 years old and a born and raised New Yorker! How long have you been natural? I have been natural since my senior year of high school which was 2009! It was the winter of this year that I decided I would no longer relax my hair. Prior to this, I would relax my hair about 2 times a year. As a child I had long hair however after years of relaxing and cutting, my hair got shorter and … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Mel

My name is Melissa but everyone calls me Mel. I'm a New York Rican from the Boogie Down Bronx. My hair journey was long and tough at times but I'm super proud to be a Curly Girl! :-) How long have you been natural? or Have you always worn your hair curly? I had my first relaxer at 13 and that only lasted 2 years so I've been natural for a looooooooong time! How would you describe your hair? Massive, unruly, unpredictable - kinda like well, ME! What do you love most about … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Tamyra

My name is Tamyra. I'm from Michigan. I'm currently single. I have 2 adult sons, ages 19 and 23; they are the loves of my life. I am currently studying for my Licensed Esthetician State Exam, which is not as easy as I thought it would be. How long have you been natural? I've been natural for about 3 years. What motivated you to go natural? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper & why? I went natural because the "creamy crack was breaking hair off very badly. I  transitioned because … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Kelsey

 My name is Kelsey. I am originally from the Bronx, NY but I grew up in Atlanta,  GA. I always  tell people that I grew up in the south but I was raised by New Yorkers so I'm far from a southern girl lol.  How long have you been natural?I have been natural for three years and 3 months now.What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper & why?I decided to return to natural because I had a ton of heat damage. I only got perms about twice a year but I straightened my hair … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Letitia

My name is Letitia. I’m from Baton Rouge, Louisiana but currently live in Atlanta, GA as a high school English teacher. I’m 29 and turning 30 this August. I was born with a head full of hair. My mother told me that I had hair that grew around my ears and over my knuckles…as a newborn. Eventually, it thinned out (thank God) and I just had this thick hair that no one knew what to do with (hmm…”with which no one knew what to do.” Sorry… #Englishteachergameproper). I remember vividly at 8 years old … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Alesha Kimbre’

Alesha from Huntsville, AL. I am 22 years old and a nurse. How long have you been natural? 4 years in October. What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper & why? I wanted long healthy hair! I've chopped my hair a few times throughout high school. I also colored it, which damaged my hair since I didn't take care of it properly. Both decisions were me following trends.. Silly me! What has been the most memorable part of your journey?Has it been easy … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Tamsy

Hey beautiful naturals! My name is Tamsy (IG:mynaturalhigh), I am a Nigerian-American born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. I am 21 years old and a full time nursing student. How long have you been natural? This has always been a tough question for me to answer because I'm not sure if I should add the transitioning stage or not lol (but i normally do add it). So I started to transition of June 2010 and FINALLY chopped the remaining perm off in June 2011 (what a relief). So I guess I … [Read more...]