"I’m Not Militant, I’m Just Natural"

by Kenda Why is it that a Black woman wearing their hair in its natural state a shock or a political statement? Who decided this? The natural hair of any Black woman is not a fad or a movement or a political stance. It is just simply her hair. Our hair is glorious. The only statement we are making is that we love our hair in its natural state. My statement today about my hair may be drastically different tomorrow. That is the great thing about our natural hair: it has great versatility. There … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Elysian

 My name is Elysia Hines and I was born and raised in Chicago. I am biracial, my mother is Caucasian (Scottish/Welsh heritage), while my father is African American. I started getting relaxers at the age of 4 (yes, crazy to fathom that thought now.) My mother says my hair was so thick and unruly, that she didn’t know how to handle it. So, she cut all my hair off when I was around 5 (yes, I looked like a little boy walking around lol). Being someone who had gotten relaxers my whole life, … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Tavyday

My name is TavyDay, I’m from Philly, residing in Delaware. I’m a mom, a poet, plus size model, and a maniac. My hair journey has been just as expressive as I am. How long have you been natural? Short and long for about 10 year’s total – the first 4 years I just let it grow out. I’ve loc’d, coiled, cut, and colored my natural hair a few times in the last 6 years. What motivated you to go natural? Being around other natural women was my biggest motivation. Watching them love and … [Read more...]

Natural Hair T Shirts

Natural Hair T Shirts by Global Couture Global Couture designs hair accessories, jewelry, & apparel for the bold, chic, and culturally curious. Global Couture is trying to spread the word about embracing your natural hair. Love your curls, if they are wavy, curly, kinky or coily. Sold at GlobalCouture.net Which is your favorite? © Copyright 2013 Global Couture, LLC. All rights reserved. … [Read more...]