Hi, I’m a dark-skinned girl living it up in the 21st century. I know, I know… it’s not ground breaking news, but we still exist – real chocolate girls with melanin and natural glow. Why am I reminding you that we still exist? Well, I feel like we’ve become endangered, exaggeration intended. Too many of […]
Name: Tara Leuvina Smith Occupation: Editor When did you start your natural hair journey: There is a misconception that a person goes natural, we are born natural and we go ‘un-natural’ or in this context we begin to relax our hair. But to put a date to when I stopped relaxing my hair … I […]
Ever since I was a child I admired persons with long flowing hair – the kind that went pass the shoulders and moved its way down the back. The kind that looked like silk; oh, how I wished that my own hair was that silky. My mother, being of East Indian descent, may have contributed […]
Name: Nakasi Fortune Occupation: Professional Volunteer When did you start your natural hair journey: October of 2011. Then I tried something new, by way of Brazilian blowout, in December of 2014 and my hair was not turning back as fast as I wanted it to, so I cut it off again.
Name: Chelauna Providence Occupation: Social Change Coordinator, Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination When did you start your natural hair journey: Funny story, this is my second natural hair ‘journey’! I started for the very first time in August 2012. I think at that time I was more concerned with what was in fashion, it was […]
Welcome to Naturalista! This series features Naturalistas and their natural hair care stories. Name: Saudia Edghill Occupation: Law Student, University of Guyana When did you start your natural hair journey: December 2008 Why did you: Became tired of going to the salon and sitting long hours wasting time to get my hair done and listening […]