Naturally Fierce Feature: Adanna

My name is Adanna. I live in NYC but I'm originally from the gorgeous island of Grenada. How long have you been natural? I've been natural for the past 4 years. What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper& why? I started to feel a strong urge to go natural in the fall of 2004. Since then, I tried to transition from relaxed hair for 5 years but I just wasn't ready. One time, I went up to one year without a relaxer but got overwhelmed dealing with the … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Onika

My name is Onika Henry and I am an intentional student, from Trinidad and Tobago, studying for an M.Ed Human Sexuality degree in the USA. I’ve always wanted to be natural, especially since relaxers were such a stressful experience for me - I would often get bad chemical burns on my scalp if I didn’t treat it with some kind of protective cream at least a week before. Relaxing my hair was really done because I didn’t know how to care for and style my hair, not that I was really interested in … [Read more...]