I Have Natural Black Hair

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 98 People

    Why Do We Still Hate Ourselves ( & Our Hair?)

    Why Do We Still Hate Ourselves?   As Black American female celebrities such as Beyonce, Tyra Banks, and Halle Berry grace the covers of numerous magazines on a monthly basis, I can’t help but wonder; why do black women still hate themselves?  Moreover, how long...
    sgoow sgoow
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Oct 14, 2009

    I should have never colored my hair.

    Now every time it's grows I have to cut the ends So frustrated!!
    AlnaTTural AlnaTTural
    41-45, F
    Jun 20, 2015

    Sometimes I wish I didn't have blue eyes.

    I get so tired of people staring and asking me if my eyes and hair are real. Makes me so self conscious...
    Gypsydanger48 Gypsydanger48
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2014

    Proudly African!

    It is really curly too! For now, it all coils back when it is pulled out. Feels rough, is tough and totally heathly!
    kalaful kalaful
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 24, 2013

    I have a question! I have cornrows

    that have been wrapped into a bun, but my stylist had also straightened my hair (by blow drying and combing it). I know that if I wash my cornrows, they will become curly again. Will the curliness ruin the braids? I am worried because not only did I just get my hair done, but I...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 14, 2014

    I stopped relaxing my hair at least two years

    ago. I did a big chop about two years ago and my hair is doing just fine. My problem is finding protective styles because my hair tangles far too much when it is loose.
    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon
    31-35, F
    Sep 9, 2014

    Learning to live my curls at a late time in my

    life, but happy I am. I managed to do my first really good twist braid tonight, feelings proud and a little excited. They aren't as healthy as the woman in this picture, but I will get them there. 👍
    Faunia Faunia
    5 Responses Aug 25, 2015

    so I did the big chop a month ago

    after transitioning for a year and a half and decided to a protective style for the winter... secretly hoping the less I manipulate my hair the faster it will grow! I decided on crochet braids with Marley hair and man...I loved it for like three days until I had to detangle it...
    lostinthoughtss lostinthoughtss
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 23, 2014

    Natural Hair Journey

    So I have started a natural hair journey all those chemicals were making my hair thin and damaged so I chopped it off and want my natural black hair...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 12, 2013

    I have natural African hair.

    I volunteered at a color run, and it turned into cotton candy. :)
    RobinPancakes RobinPancakes
    22-25, F
    Feb 13, 2014
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