Naturally Fierce Feature: Chryel

Tell us about yourself. My name is Chryel Smoot, I live in Baltimore, MD and I am 55 yrs. young.  I work for Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services as an Administrative Assistant. How long have you been natural? I started locing my hair 5yrs ago after going to salon on my birthday and being very disappointed with the service. What motivated you to transition? On my 45th birthday I made an appointment to get my hair cut and styled. After waiting 4 hours for the stylist to … [Read more...]

Fashionable Friday Feature: Latrenia

I'm Latrenia Bryant, 42 yrs. young. I've lived in a lot of places and seen a lot of things but I hail and currently reside in beautiful Tampa, Florida. I'm a "sometimes" Nurse and "all the time" Photographer and Fashionista. I love all things stylish from home decor to personal style. How would you describe your style? Eclectic Comfy Chic is what I call my style. It's fueled and inspired by many styles such as:  The 70's  military  bohemian  retro/vintage/mod at times it's … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Shedly

Hello and thank you for having me, I am originally from Canada but I now reside in South Florida. My background however is Haitian. How long have you been natural? I have been natural for a good 15 years now, Whoa I’m thinking about it and that’s a pretty long time. What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper& why? It’s been so long, I don’t even remember what was the “ahh moment” that made me go natural, I know when I decided to loc my hair that … [Read more...]

Fashionable Friday Feature: Olivia

My name is Olivia and I'm from Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (in the Caribbean). I'm an Accountant by profession but my true calling is really to exist in the Fashion World. I have a penchant for all things creative- art, music, fashion and if you consider food and travel creative, then include those too :). How would you describe your style?- I don't believe that my style can be summed up in a specific way simply because it's all over the place. Sometimes classy, sometimes modest but … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Tianna

My name is Tianna and I am Makeup Artist and Beauty Vlogger/Blogger. I'm from Trenton, NJ and currently reside in Hamilton Township. How long have you been natural? I have been natural since 2010 and I have not looked back. What motivated you to go natural? What motivated me to go natural is because I was tired of depending on weaves and wigs to dictate how I felt about myself. I was tired of having to feel like I needed a weave or a wig to go outside. I just wanted to be free. I … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Randall

My name is Randell. I am west African (Liberian/Sierra Leonean) and the founder of a charity called Kporma (meaning help me). We work on sustainable educational projects in the rural areas of Liberia. I am also  a young professional in the Higher Education field.  I've been loc'd for almost 8 years now. I started my hair journey as an experiment to see how long my hair could get without chemicals. How long have you been natural? I've been natural for 8 years. What motivated you to … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Madison

My name is Madison Lynn Mobley, and though I was born in Dallas, TX., I’m not convinced I am from anywhere. I’ve lived in Dallas, Houston, and Sugar Land, TX. I have lived in Alpharetta, GA. I have lived in Wellesley, MA. I have lived in New York City. My pace is Southern, so when asked of my origins, I say, “The South,” and leave it at that.  How long have you been natural? I’ve been natural for about a decade now. I didn’t choose to be permed. I’m not necessarily anti-perm, but I want to make … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Asila

My name is Asila and I just graduated high school and I reside in Michigan. I plan on going to Basytr University for herbal sciences and I hope to do music along the way. How long have you been natural? I've been natural for about four years, I started my own hair without heat, eventually I loc'd my hair, which has been almost two years. What motivated you to go natural? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper & why? I transitioned because I was changing, so I felt my hair needed a new start as … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Crystal

My name is Crystal Carter. I'm 27, born and raised in Washington, D.C.How long have you been natural?I've had locs for 7 years this August.  What motivated you to go natural? I started my loc journey in 2006 before returning for my senior year of college at UNC-Chapel Hill. Prior to loc-ing I had been natural for almost 2 years but hadn't varied too much with styling or products, just found something I liked that would last long and be simple to do ex: straw curls, ponytails, ponytail with a … [Read more...]

Meet The Woman With The World’s Longest Locs

55 Feet long. That’s the length of the longest strand of Asha Mandela’s dreadlocks. The Atlanta, Georgia resident started growing her hair over 25 years ago. In an interview with The Daily Mail, Mandela says it’s her hair that has given her strength and “cutting it would be equivalent to suicide. It would be like being a zombie.” Having such long hair does come with a price. Mandela’s hair weighs 39 pounds and she has to carry them around in a baby sling. Her routine of washing her hair is … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Lauren

Hello naturalistas! I am Lauren from Silver Spring, Maryland! I am a new blogger known as The Sisterlocked Diva, with a focus on sisterlocks/locs, beauty, and fashion! To tell you about my hair journey, I was interested in going natural and kept watching journey videos on YouTube, and just decided you know what I am going for it! So I did my own BC after transitioning for 5 months with braids and sew in weaves. A barber shaped me up and I was ready to start my journey in April 2011. After … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Journee

 "I WAS NATURAL BEFORE THE HYPE!"My name is Gail, but everyone calls me Journee because I love to travel and I am always on the move. I have been like that since I was a child. My dad was in the Air Force, so I have lived a little bit of everywhere. I presently reside in Macon, GA, about an hour from Atlanta.My hair journey has probably included every bad style possible from the Farrah Fawcett wings, to the mushroom, to a short do with finger waves.How long have you been natural?​I have been … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Maya

My name is Maya, and I’m from the DMV! My natural story began over 9 years ago when I found out I was preggers with my first child!! Terrified of harming the baby in any way, I grabbed my shoulder length relaxed hair and cut a huge chunk out, and left about 3 inches of hair so I couldn't chicken out. I hacked off all of it, using copy paper scissors (you know the good kind with the orange handle! lol) and started rocking weaves to transition from my TWA. My husband had shoulder length locs at … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Karina

Hello beautiful people, Karina Weeks here. What you need to know about me is, I’m an Island girl. Hailing from lovely sunshine city Saint Maarten. If you haven’t heard of it look it up! It’s a small Caribbean island east of Puerto Rico. I’m currently situated in the Netherlands. I’m 23 years of age and studying Law. One of the things I’m known for are my dreads!How long have you been natural?I like to say I have virgin hair. Well because I’ve been natural all my life. Never once have I … [Read more...]

Questions about Locs: GrizzleRocsLocs FAQ

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Twist It, Tie it, Tuck it, Braid it

Twist It, Tie it, Tuck it, Braid it! She has some of the most creative styles I have ever seen with locs. Love them!Please feel free to comment, rate, or subscribe. I appreciate it and thanks for watching … [Read more...]