Naturally Fierce Feature: Tasha

  1. Tell me a little about yourself and your hair journey. (Name, where you’re from, etc) My name is Tasha Wilson. I am a 30 year old naturalista who is a high school teacher from Easton, MD. I have always been known to have thick hair that was hard to detangle. When I was a child, my Mom used to pass out from exhaustion after blow drying my hair. I had my first “Just for me” perm when I was in fourth grade to help my Mom manage my hair. 2. How long have you been natural? Have you … [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...]

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...]

Loc’d Lady Feature: Tamieka Grizzle

Hi! My name is Tamieka Grizzle-Martin, aka tgrizzle7 (Instagram), aka GrizzleRocsLocs (Youtube), lol! Too many aliases! But ME nonetheless. I reside in Georgia, I am a Florida Gator Alumna, former All-American, SEC Champ (2x) track and field athlete for the University of Florida, I exercise 6 days a week, I love, love, my profession/passion as a fifth grade teacher, and I am currently working on my doctorate: The Effect of Cognitive- and Metacognitive-Based Instruction on Problem Solving by … [Read more...]