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Naturalista Meryska

My name is Meryska, I also go by Memi. I was born on the west coast, grew up in the Midwest, and now live in the South. Returning natural was a necessity! I was a college student and I couldn’t afford the upkeep of a perm. I literally just stopped getting perms and started washing…

Naturalista Goddess Tea

Greetings, I am GoddessTea. I’m from the West Coast but I was raised in South, Georgia – to be exact. I decided to return natural because my roots literally did not want to be anything else, but natural, F R E E! Surprisingly enough, my father supported my decision to loc my hair 100%, he…

Naturalista CJ Lopez

My name is CJ Lopez and I was born and raised in Southern California. I was in my junior year of high school when I decided to transition from my chemically altered hair to natural hair. I made that decision with the help of my mom because my hair was ruined and I wanted to…

Naturalista Lydia

Hi, my name is Lydia Perry and I am from Chattanooga TN. I currently reside in Memphis Tn. I have been natural since 2010. I decided I wanted my hair to be healthier and embrace my natural roots. Growing up in the 80’s we were taught that relaxed hair was more acceptable. I wanted to…

Naturalista Jamellia

My name is Jamellia McFarlane but friends call me Millie. I was born in Queens New York but raise in Florida. I’m 27 and a social worker. I have been natural since Nov 2011- so 6yrs. I returned natural because I had shaved the side of my hair and wanted to start over. I was doing…

Are You Thinking About Semi Free Form Loc’n?

What is semi free forming? Semi free forming is a way of locking. It is not an organized way of locking and many shy away from the process because of the beginning stages. Although the beginning stages could test the thickness of your skin (due to negative comments), the loc journey is very rewarding within…

Bentonite Clay Detox

As I sit here looking like mud woman, I decided to write a post to explain why I am currently looking this way. My children came into the restroom and saw me  applying the bentonite clay to my hair and face. My youngest son asked me why was I applying mud to my face. “Mud…