Naturally Fierce Feature: Kayedee

​Tell us about yourself. Hi, my name is Kayedee. I am from the small isle of Grenada, born and grown. I have a passion for accounting and have been a lover of my hair for a very long time. On realizing damaging my hair with chemicals just to fit in wasn't worth it, I decided to embrace my natural curls and accept the myself the way God made me. Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper? What was your journey like? I have been natural for 17 years, however there was a 5 year span where I … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Queenie

Hi readers, My name is Queenie Constancia (24 years). I'm currently living in The Netherlands, Amsterdam. After finishing High School I decided to move out from my native island CURACAO to AMSTERDAM. I'm studying Small Business & Retail Management at The University of Applied Sciences Amsterdam.  I am a part-time model and I have Brand Ambassador for QUEENSZ. How long have you been natural? I have been natural all my life, but I changed my hairstyle to an afro-look at 15 years … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Carribean: Safiya

My name is Safiya Rachel Damani and I’m from the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago. I have been natural all my life and have never had a desire to change that. When I was small, my mother would always comb my hair every week for school and since my hair was never really thick (just average), getting my hair combed was never really an issue. Since I was born, my mother has had natural hair and most of my family members’ hair is also natural. In school, children with other hair like mine, … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Kyla

Hey Curl Sistas! My name is Kyla, and I hale from the beautiful island of Bermuda! I’m 22-years old, and currently finishing up my last year of my bachelors degree in England (Woot! Woot!) My father is Bermudian and my mom is Portuguese. They both met in Bermuda and created me – a curly fro’d mixed baby with a mother who had NO clue how to tame it! All my life my mom would do ‘big chops’ on my hair when it got too long (long here means, long enough to put into braids) because my mom didn’t … [Read more...]

Naturals International: Botswana

Hi everyone! Welcome to the second installment of Naturals International (promoting Natural Hair and travel). The first episode was released in February and I talked to a natural hair/beauty blogger from The Netherlands and you can watch that episode HERE Lets go ahead and get started. I am joined today with  Brandi who lives in Botswana! Where you are from? I live in Botswana but I am originally from Malawi. I've lived in Botswana for almost 6 years How far is Malawi from … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Awanda

Hello to all ! My name Awanda Perez , I live in northern Spain , in the city of A Coruña. Previously I lived in Madrid , London , NYC, Italy and Santo Domingo , the city where I was born. My trip to natural began long ago, but it was not until nearly two years ago , when I decided to start from scratch, by doing a Big Chop . How long have you been natural? Now almost two years ago. At other times I had cut my hair, but the lack of information and determination out I became discouraged . … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Abidemi

Hello everyone, my name is Abidemi but most people call me Bids. I’m a corporate lawyer by day and minion to my hair, Grace by night…actually all the time! I’m from Nigeria, but I live in London in the United Kingdom. How long have you been natural? I’m 4 years natural and going strong. What motivated you to go natural? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper& why? For me, going natural was really about learning about my hair and wanting to fully appreciate my texture. My … [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...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Suraya

Hi my name Is Suki. A creative spirit born in the 90’s. I'm a proud mother of two beautiful kids. My daughter Zoë-Yzabella is 2 and my baby boy Yoshua is a newborn. I'm Dutch with South-American roots, currently living in Holland. I stayed in New York for a while & I miss it with all my heart. How long have you been natural? I've always been natural, I never used any chemicals to change my hair texture even though I did want to, but instead I just embraced my hair at the age of 12. … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Ashley

Hey guys, my name is Marilyn Newbold, but I go by Ashley. I am from the beautiful islands of The Bahamas. Born and raised in Freeport, Grand Bahama. I am currently in South Carolina for school.How long have you been natural?I have been natural 9 life changing months. What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper & why? I was defiantly a transitioner. I transitioned because before I decided to go natural I got a bob hair cut where I had a bang in the front and it was … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Marian

 My name is Marian Pearson; I’m from Panama (Central America). My mother is Panamanian and my father is Colombian, nevertheless there are many other mixtures.  I’ve been natural all of my life; I’ve never colored or used any chemicals on my hair. For ten years from 2001-2011 I wore  my hair straight, I would take breaks in between times and attempt to wear my hair natural, but I had no clue what to do with it . My hair began to thin out, and it wasn’t really growing the way it was supposed to, … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Polliany

My name is Polliany, I’m from Brasilia, Brazil, currently living here, but I lived in Cape Cod, MA for 6 years. I’m a Middle School Teacher Coordinator at a public school and love being in the educational field. It’s quite rewarding! I love the fact that so many kids also get to look up to a “natural”.How long have you been natural?I have been fully natural since November 2011.What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper & why?I decided to stop relaxing my hair in … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Chanéqua Margaret

My name is Chanéqua Margaret, I’m 20 years old and live in the Netherlands. During the week I’m a student studying International Music Management. In the weekends I work as a door host at nightclubs. In my spare time I like to hang out with family and friends or make photos. I did some modeling but to be honest I haven’t had time for that in a while now. How long have you been natural? I have been natural for as long as I can remember. Ever since I had hair my mom has always been busy … [Read more...]