Category: Style Diaries

  • Style Diaries: Jenna Marie Christian

    Style Diaries: Jenna Marie Christian

    My name is Jenna Marie Christian. I’m 31 years old and I’m from Chicago, Illinois. My natural journey has had a slew of ups and downs, but I’ve been hanging in there faithfully since 2005 when I big chopped. My initial plan was to transition. At the time my hair was in such poor condition […]

  • Style Diaries: Shanequa

    Style Diaries: Shanequa

    My name is Shanequa Jana’ or Shea, or Shea butta because I’m smooth lol. I am from Cereal City in Michigan! I have been natural for about two years now! I can’t remember when I started transitioning because it wasn’t purposely but I did my chop in February of 2012. My twin sister did it […]

  • Style Diaries: Tia Jonay

    Style Diaries: Tia Jonay

    Hi! My name is Tia and I currently live in Texas. I transitioned for 18 months and my last relaxer was January 11, 2010. I have been natural since July 24, 2011. I initially began my hair journey wanting to learn more about growing long and healthy relaxed hair after my relaxed hair started breaking. […]

  • Style Diaries: Joanne

    Style Diaries: Joanne

    Hello my name is Joanne Parker and my natural hair journey started in 2009. I started this journey because my hair was breaking off and thinning out and I knew I had to do something fast. After discussing my options with my hair stylist, we decided to quit putting chemicals in my hair and for […]

  • Style Diaries: Kita

    Style Diaries: Kita

    Hey my fellow naturalistas!  My name is Kita Linnen.  I’m from Virginia but I currently reside in Texas – big difference as far as heat and humidity. I have never really had a problem with hair growth but constant relaxers and hair color were beginning to break my hair off.  My sister was natural a […]

  • Style Diaries: Whitney

    Style Diaries: Whitney

    I am Whitney Madueke. I am 19 years. I live in Lagos,Nigeria. I am currently an undergraduate law student at the University of Reading, England. My last relaxer was on the 20th of June,2012. I transitioned for months before deciding to go natural, as my hair kept tangling and breaking. The cold weather was not […]

  • Style Diaries: J Marie

    Style Diaries: J Marie

    I am jMarie, I am a native Mississippian, and I am natural. I decided to return to natural after a 6 month relaxer stretch. I began to see my new growth grow and loved the feel of the ‘waves’ at my roots. I was natural all of my life until I was about 20 and was”influenced” to […]

  • Style Diaries: C-Aaliyah

    Style Diaries: C-Aaliyah

    My name is C-Aaliyah (suh-lee-yuh), but some people call me CC. I was born and raised in Seattle, WA, the rainy city. I grew up getting relaxers. I didn’t even think of becoming natural until being introduced to natural hair youtube videos. My first big chop was 4.14.2012, but I made a mistake of using […]

  • Style Diaries: Adelaide

    Hey there! My name is Adelaide Paffen and I’m 17 years old. I was born and raised and also live in Germany, Hamburg. I started my natural hair journey not long ago. I transitioned 5 months before doing my Big Chop on the 27th of July 2013 and let me tell you something, it was […]

  • Style Diaries: Danielle

    Style Diaries: Danielle

    My name is Danielle, but most people call me Dani. I reside in New Yawk, but I feel Cali tugging on my heart so maybe one day I’ll live there if even for a year. I BC ‘d March 13, 2013 and it’s so crazy to think I’m approaching a year being natural! I have […]

  • Style Diaries: Valerie

    Style Diaries: Valerie

    I’m Valerie Craddock and I’m a 25 year old stay at home mom who loves to make YouTube videos! I started my natural hair journey August 16, 2012 when I decided to BIG CHOP after transitioning for 4 months! I made the decision to go natural because I started to fall in love with my roots […]

  • Style Diaries: Linnea

    Style Diaries: Linnea

    My name is Linnea Smith-Waters I’m from Baltimore, MD. I have four daughters who all have natural beautiful hair. I started doing my own hair when I was 10. My mother would always braid my hair in singles and leave them in for weeks I used to get teased and called Whoopi Goldberg. She is a […]

  • Style Diaries: Tiffanie McCall

    Style Diaries: Tiffanie McCall

      Hello my name is Tiffanie McCall and I am 23 years old. I am an aspiring vocal recording artist. [youtuber youtube=’’] I have been natural (this time) since January 2, 2013 which is when  I did my most recent big chop!! My hair was first relaxed at the age of 7 because my mother […]

  • Style Diaries: Swank Stylista

    Style Diaries: Swank Stylista

    Meet Raven from Los Angeles… I started my natural hair journey in the summer of 2010. My last perm was for my birthday that year.  I transitioned for maybe a month and a half, then decided to Big Chop. I haven’t looked back since.   Currently I mostly wear a wash n’ go and for […]

  • Style Diaries: Laqwanda

    Style Diaries: Laqwanda

    My name is Laqwanda. I hail from the state of Mississippi. I cannot remember whether I ever thought that my natural hair journey was going to be easy or difficult. However, I do recall being determined to make it fun.  I love challenging myself to discover styles that work best for me. Although I wear […]

  • Style Diaries: Myisha

    Style Diaries: Myisha

    My name is Myisha and I am the owner of the online boutique  My journey to natural hair is really not that dramatic. I have always had a lot of hair, so going natural for me wasn’t about growing my hair. I choose to go natural because of all things… I enjoy swimming. I hated […]

  • Style Diaries: Paloma

    Style Diaries: Paloma

    My name is Paloma. I’m from the Dominican Republic. I use only natural products. If it can’t go in my stomach, it will not likely go in my hair.  Facebook Want to share your style with others? Interested in being featured?? Email the following to 3-5 photos (full body shots as well as head […]

  • Style Diaries: Jessica

    My name is Jessica – also known as Jessiemon’a. I started my natural journey in 2009 when I decided to do my BC (big chop).  I’ve always had long hair, even when I had relaxers, but eventually it would always break off. I transitioned for six months then decided to BC, and I loved it!  […]

  • Style Diary: Paris

    Style Diary: Paris

    In November of 2012 I made a promise to myself that any and all things blocking my growth had to GO. Thus, chopping my permed ends after an 11 month transition marked the beginning of an incredible journey.  I decided that I would no longer subject my mane to things it couldn’t benefit from; my […]

  • Style Diaries: Karis

    Style Diaries: Karis

    Hello, my name is Karis I’m 34 and from Houston, TX. I’m a Christian, a daughter, a mother and sister just out loving life. My last relaxer was 07/2011 I transitioned for 13 months and BC 09/01/2012 so I am currently one year natural. My journey so far has been a great one I love my natural hair and its versatility. This […]