Naturally Fierce Feature: Hennalice

My name is Hennalice Silva, and I'm Cape Verdean (West Africa) but I was born and raised in the Netherlands. I'm 27 years old and graduated with a Bachelor of Law. How long have you been natural? How you was embraced your curls?  My hair has always been like this, but that does not mean that I haven’t ruined it by pressing and dying my hair a lot! I haven’t dyed my hair for 2.5 years now. I don’t press my hair unless it’s my birthday or a special occasion where I need to be classier and not … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Kirsten

My name is Kirsten, i am 24 years old and im from Jersey. Lived in jersey all my life and proud of being a jersey girl :) I have always had very thick curly hair due to my mixed background. My mom is half white and half black and my dad is black but just was born with curly hair so i get it from both parents. How long have you been natural?   I started wearing my curls naturally for almost a year now. I used to hate my curls just because I felt like it was just too much all over, the curly afro … [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: Alexis

Hello Global Couture! Alexis Jones here and I am a New York City girl born and raised. Currently, I am a cancer researcher at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in NYC. I love science and medicine and being actively involved in community outreach. Every year I sponsor a health fair in my community in the Bronx, NY through my initiative called Parkchester Cares. When I am not being scientific, I do enjoy dabbling into fashion! Fashion is such a creative outlet for me and I feel it helps you … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Fayketta

 Hello Curl Friends my name is Fayketta Martin, my close family and friends call me Fay. I am from Philadelphia, Pa. I am a Registered Radiographer and a mother of two wonderful children. I guess I might say my Natural hair journey began the day I was born. I always had very long and thick hair since I can remember. It runs in my family. I hated my hair as a child and really didn't start liking it until my 8th grade Graduation. I was allowed to get my first hair cut....I then feel in love with … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Kala AKA thekglifestyle

Greetings! My name is Kala, I also go by KG. I’m from sunny San Diego, California but I currently reside in Detroit, Michigan where I work in the network engineering field. How long have you been natural? I have worn my natural hair for 12 years. Three years ago I started embracing my natural texture and transitioned from heat damage. I cut the remainder of my heat damage exactly a year ago (May 2012) and have truly enjoyed my journey.  What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Devon

  Hey now! My name is Devon andI'm from Louisiana but reside in Dallas, TX.How long have you been natural? Myjourney started 5 years ago (Feb 2008) when I decided I no longer wanted arelaxer. I hated the smell, the crispy edges (lol) and I was just plain curiousabout my natural texture. What motivated you to transition? Wereyou a transitioner or a Big Chopper& why? I began to research 'naturallycurly hair' and what type of prodcuts I could use for my texture. I had beenusing lots of mousse, … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Nichole

My name is Nichole and I'm currently in the DFW area of Texas, but will be in Houston starting in June. I'm excited to go out there and discover the natural scene. They have a pretty big natural hair show in December so I'm excited for that. I was born in Los Angeles, but I was raised in Colorado. When I moved to Colorado, I moved before my mom with some Hispanic family friends. My mom didn't want them to jack up my hair so she put a Just for Me relaxer in. I was six at the time and from then on … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Victoria

My name is Victoria Elise. I'm 18 years old. Born, raised, and I reside in California. I'm mixed; Mexican, Black & Filipino. How long have you been natural?I go back and forth from straight to curly. This is probably the longest I've done it curly.. It's been about 5 months.What motivated you to transition to natural?Over the years I've cut my hair so many times. The texture has also changed so much since I was younger. What motivated me to go natural is that I wanted to get my healthy curls … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Lynette

My name is Lynette and I live 25 minutes outside of Memphis, TN. My natural re-birth about 7 years ago. My decision to return natural happened after the death of my Mom in 2006. The stress of losing her so suddenly took its toll on my weight and hair. So in 2007 I did the BIG chop, and never looked back!How long have you been natural?I have been without a relaxer for about 6 years now. Growing up I always assumed, like many young black girls, that I needed a relaxer to be able to manage my … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Natasha

Hi, I’m Natasha Grant, born & raised in the Bronx and spent half my life in South Florida. I’m an Air Force wife, stay at home mommy, and current student/future nurse anesthetist and nutritionist in the making. I would say the first time I saw Girlfriends (when UPN existed lol) I fell in love with Joan, Tracee Eliss Ross’ character. I always wanted and loathed big, curly and natural hair, but mainstream media and my mom not knowing about natural hair, besides it being a pain and tiring process … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Tonya

My name is Tonya Martin and I am originally from Kenner, LA (a suburb of New Orleans). My hair journey from relaxed to natural actually stated in 2007. There wasn’t a lot of information out there like there is now, so everything I found I put it in a binder and made my own book. I have since copied it and given it to family and close friends. How long have you been natural? Since January 2009What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper& why? I transitioned and my … [Read more...]

Natural Hair Tees for Children

 I have a friend that doesnt have natural hair, but insists her young daughter STAY natural. What do you think this is about? Leave comments below. Curly Girl tee available in youth sizes. … [Read more...]