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 and conditioning my own hair. […]

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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 even helped me maintain it! […]

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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 do something positive about the […]

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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 show women that kinky hair […]

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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 weaves, but my hair was […]

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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 belongs on the ground, not […]

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