How to Style your TWA

Did you recently big chop? Or maybe you've followed this years natural hair trend and got a funky cut with tapered sides. Are you the point where you just don't know what to do with your twa? Well, heres five hairstyles that you can achieve, if your hair is long enough, while rocking your twa. Basic Wash and Go Duh, this style is a no brainer. Wash and go’s go hand and hand when you have a twa. At this stage in your natural hair journey your hair is short, your curls are small and cute and … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Charnele

Hola! My name is Charnele Ashlee but please call me Char. I am first generation Jamaican from Brooklyn, NY. This past January marked 3 years natural (Mama I made it YAY!) Ok Im back so, after high school I went through a five-year short hair phase and decided to do some modeling for hair. It shocked me how easily I was placed for jobs because I never thought of myself as a “model”. I started working only for my stylist who I knew was a professional and wouldn’t damage my hair regardless of the … [Read more...]

Will TWA Be the Hot Natural Hair Style For Spring?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock since the beginning of the year, you know Lupita Nyong’o has been tearing up the red carpet and collecting awards like black women have been winning them forever!  She’s been hailed the red carpet queen by every fashion media outlet worth it’s salt and gold. Rightly so, her style, grace, and HAIR has brought all to their knees.  The woman is majestic. Read: 4 Things Lupita Nyong’o Has Taught Me About Brown Beauty Now, everyone is predicating what the … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Meka

My name is Meka L, I was born in the islands, grew up in VA and I currently reside in the suburbs outside of Philly. I work in healthcare but I have a passion for blogging about natural hair. In terms of my hair I've done it all, from perms, braids, locs, and now a fro...continue reading to learn more about the journey.How long have you been natural? I have been natural since 2005 or 2006What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper& why? I can’t remember why i … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Irene

 Hi my name is Irene Lloyd-Peniston, I am 26 years old originally from The Bronx, New York but currently reside in Brooklyn, New York. I'm currently enrolled in school to obtain a degree in Social Work, and work as a supervisor at a travel agency in the city. I am also married to an amazing man!! How long have you been natural? I've been fully natural for 7 months, my last perm was on July 22nd 2013, I finally decided to do the B.C. (Big chop) on December 23rd 2013; I just couldn't take the two … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: April

My name is April and I am from Chicago, IL. I am a wife to an awesome husband and a mother to 3 awesome children!How long have you been natural?I have been fully natural since March 2013. I transitioned from July 2012 to March 2013 What motivated you to go natural?I was inspired to transition by my daughter. After learning the proper way to care for her hair I felt like it only made sense that we were both natural. No more buying products for my relaxed hair and her natural hair. No more … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Sebreana

My name is Sebreana and I am from a small town in Louisiana, southwest part of the state. I had my last perm in December of 2011. My hair was in bad shape. I would have these months where it looked great, and then it would just start to get brittle and break. After I put that last perm and damaged my scalp again, I just decided to stop. I transitioned for four months. I did an awesome roller set on my two-texture hair, but the next day (April 11, 2012), it looked horrible! I went to work and at … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Natalie

My name is Natalie Faye and I'm from Brooklyn, NY. I'm a 27 years old fashion blogger, poet, song and novel writer who loves to sing here and there. Also I'm a complete nerd due to my obsessive gaming, comic book reading, and anime watching.Regarding my hair, I was a long time "weave advocate" from high school up until the beginning of this year. Then one day i just got tired of the weave and wanted to perm my hair because it was really long. I had one issue though (which most African American … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Bryanna

 My name is Bryanna Morris I’m from New jersey and I am 22 years old. How long have you been natural? Going on 4 years  What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper& why? I had been wearing sew-ins for a couple months and when I went to the Salon to get my next one My Stylist, who also happens to be my best friend talked me into to big chopping. By that point she was natural and was trying to talk us all into joining. She eventually got us. Now our entire crew is … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Brittany

My name is Brittany aka Brit Tea and I am from New Jersey but I currently live in Delaware. My natural hair journey has been really good. As I continue learning about myself, I am glad to also learn more about my hair as well!How long have you been natural?I have been natural for 1yr 4mons so far.What motivated you to go natural? What motivated me to transition from a relaxed women to a natural is actually a simple story:-) I was up late one night watching youtube videos on pin curls. After … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Katia

My name is Katia Dowdell. I am a 27 year old freelance graphic designer from Auburn, Alabama. I work in a Youth Development Center. My hair journey has been an upward climb. I love my hair more now than I have throughout the entire process. I am still at the "twa stage" and like most naturals, I can't wait to see my hair grow into a real "jaw-dropper!"How long have you been natural?I've been completely natural since January of 2013 (I'm a newbie). What motivated you to go natural? The … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Gloria

Hey y'all, my name is Gloria! I'm form Las Vegas I just recently moved to Texas with my Husband and our kiddos! We've been here for about 9months. What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper & why? When I left Vegas I knew I wanted to wear my hair natural but I wasn't 100 percent sold because I was afraid what my hair texture would be like and didn't know if I could manage it. However my sister in law who is natural and also lives in Texas motivated me … [Read more...]

Naturally Fierce Feature: Tiffany

My name is Tiffany.  I am thirty-three years old and I live in Virginia.  During the week I am a Registered Nurse and full time Mommy.  I enjoy life and spending time with my family and friends. How long have you been natural?  What motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper & why? I have been natural for 5 plus years.  I really had no interest in going natural.  It kind of just happened the day I colored my hair.  Relaxers made my hair paper thin but I … [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...]