Naturalista Joanne

Hi, my name is Joanne Guiste and I am a naturalista from the Nature Island of the Caribbean, Dominica. I have been natural for just over two years.  I did my big chop on October 7, 2014. The main reason was for the health of my hair.  I had started experiencing excessive shedding and lots of pimples in my scalp which […]

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Naturalista Nataya

Hi my name is NaTaya!! I’m thirty-one years old and mother to a handsome seven year old. I currently live in Starkville, MS. I enjoy reading and writing. I’m pretty laid back and my natural hair reflects that. I have currently been natural for about five years. Big chopped on June 2, 2012 after transitioning for seven months. My last […]

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Naturalista Tia

  Hi, my name is Tia. I’m a 37 year old mother of two. I live in Greenville SC but Baltimore will always be my hometown. I have been natural for the last 16 years.   My reason for returning back to natural is because I was unhappy with my hair. I felt like it didn’t fit my personality. My […]

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Naturalista Sabrina

Hi, my name is Naturalista!! I did the big chop on 2.27.13 and today is my anniversary of 4 years. I have done the big chop several times before deciding to let it grow and I don’t regret a thing. I must admit that I am a natural hair fanatic and a product junkie. I attend hair shows and sport […]

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Naturalista Ola

My name is Ola, twenty four years old, Nigerian studying and living in Germany. I’ve been natural for three years. Before deciding to go fully natural though, I was always switching between low cuts and growing my hair out only to cut it off again. I have an androgynous identity on the gender spectrum so growing up and having to conform to the beauty […]

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Naturalista Tracey

Hi my name is Tracey.  I am a month shy of turning 49 years old, I am also a wife and a mother.  I am currently attending school to become diagnostic medical sonographer.  I have been natural 12 1/2 years.  In 2004 I was laid off and could not continue to perm my hair.  So I started getting my hair braided.  […]

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Grow Long Healthy Locs

According to natural hair stylist Yalonda Fields ( a stylist located in Vidalia, GA)- maintenanced locs equal healthy long locs. To grow long healthy locs, it is important to care for your locs. There are many different loc options as I am on a semi-freeform loc journey. Maintenance for you can mean many different things based on the type of locs you […]

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