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I Love My Natural Hair

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    I Love It Short - When I was a little girl, everyone wanted to do my hair, but I was a tomboy I did not want to sit down to get my hair done I rather go outside and play...
    fruitopia fruitopia 46-50, F Jan 22, 2010

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    Me & my hair fight all the time. It's a complicated relationship, but I love it, even when it's difficult & uncooperative. I love my big fro, and I wouldn't change it for anything...
    peaceloveindigo peaceloveindigo 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    In All Its Glory - Wavy, frizzy, out of control Irish Fro,, and it's mine alone.
    reigirl reigirl 31-35, F Oct 5, 2012

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    Okay, So Am I Over Doing It? - I put different hair products in my hair daily. Each product I use a pea size and section my hair to do a two strand twist. Sometimes I just do a...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2013

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    In Transition - I am transitioning now and can't wait until my BC! I started thinking about going natural just because I was tired of getting perms, I relapsed, now I'm about 6...
    suthurnhuney suthurnhuney 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2011

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    Never Again. - When i was a sophmore in high school i  chopped off all my hair by myself. I was going for the "punk emo" look. Totall disaster.. So my solution was to get...
    lovelysweets lovelysweets 22-25, F Dec 6, 2010

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    I Love A Girls Hair When She Lets It Air Dry - I Love Girls with Long Hair. I like it down to their Lower Back or Upper Back, at least Shoulder Length. I Love Playing with a Girls...
    Brandon8009 Brandon8009 22-25, M Jul 14, 2013

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    The Focus Is Health Not Length - OMG! Since I can remember, I have wanted my hair long back. Just like it was when I was a little girl. During and after my pregnancy, my hair was...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F Mar 17, 2013

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    Loving Me - I did my BC on Oct 1, 2013 after transitioning for 6mths and I couldn't be happier. I was actually going to transition In a year but I couldn't take it anymore. The...
    mimi27903 mimi27903 31-35, F Oct 3, 2013

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    Women with natural hair are beyond beautiful. Just wanted to put that out there.
    justanotherboi justanotherboi 22-25, T 2 Responses Feb 22

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    New Transitioner And Im Hanging In There - Well i just started transitioning about a month ago. and my last relaxer was about 6 months ago and it did not go so well. i was...
    kyleesmiley kyleesmiley 18-21, F Dec 1, 2012

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    I take care of it like it's my child.
    grilledcheesegirl grilledcheesegirl 22-25, F Mar 31

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    Having What You'd Wanted All Along - When I was in elementary school, my mother used to blow-dry my hair straight.  Whenever I saw it, it was frizzy and poofy and straight...
    NYCgirl6 NYCgirl6 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2010

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    I Have A Sew-in... - Just a few days ago I went with my sister to the hair store to pick up some hair for some Kinky Twist and my sister and the lady that was helping us talked me...
    Getitbri Getitbri 22-25, F Oct 29, 2010

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    It's Been A Journey -     I have been natural for about 3 years, and I was very surprised to see that my hair had grew back to the length it was with a perm, in less...
    NaturalBeauty88 NaturalBeauty88 22-25 Dec 2, 2010

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    Curls - I am forced to wear a wig until my hair grows long enough to put in a ponytail. I thought my everyone would like my haircut(my second big chop) again but they say it makes...
    Deseraye1 Deseraye1 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    I Must Confess - I feel like I am having an affair with my hair ever since I went natural. I love paying attention to it. It doesn't feel like a hassle anymore. Today as I was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 9, 2009

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    Hasn't Been Dyed Once. - I do indeed love my natural hair color. It's been highlighted a time or two, but there's nothing currently in it, and it's never been fully dyed. But while...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian 18-21, F Feb 3, 2012

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    Embrace It! - I've never had a problem with my hair. There was a time that I straightened my hair everyday because I want it totally straight, with not one strand even curled. My...
    carmenello carmenello 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    My Twa (teeny Weeny Afro) - I did my BC (big chop) about 2 months ago and it has grown out a bit and i love the curl pattern of my hair. I cant wait until it grows out a bit more...
    Getitbri Getitbri 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2010

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    I'm transitioning and lemme tell you, hard work! I'm upset my moms ever put a perm in my hair. But any tips or products someone recommends?
    Addictivethickness Addictivethickness 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    Natural Me - I recently went natural in the fall of 2012. In the past I never really wore my straight becauseit would always curl up. So I got my end cut and started my journey...
    geekygirl92 geekygirl92 18-21, F Jun 1, 2013

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    3 Years - I have had an afro for about a year and then I started researching Dread locks and I fell in love with them. I let about half of my perm grow out i did not cut it for the...
    LovelyLucyLocs7 LovelyLucyLocs7 18-21 Aug 6, 2012

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    I haven't used a relaxer in almost twelve years. I rarely even straighten it with my flat iron anymore. Curly hair is so much easier, and my hair is so much healthier now.
    asouladrift asouladrift 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I have been relaxer/harsh chemicals free for 11 months now and I love it. My hair has grown so much. But it has definitely been a challenge on handling my hair... I just have...
    Netabell Netabell 26-30, F Jan 19

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    It's been 4 months since I disposed all that creamy crack, and I *love* it. I neglected my hair for to long, and my new hair care regiment has provided it with everything it needs...
    justpietzsche justpietzsche 18-21, F Feb 12

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    Just As It Should Be - My hair is just as it has grown in color and texture. I have never once dyed tinted streaked or highlighted it and I have no plans to. Its been 20 years...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F Mar 18, 2013

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    Struggling With My Natural Hair - Hey guys. I just wanted to share my story on accepting my natural hair. So I got my first relaxer when I was in the 5th grade. It was my...
    DanaHarrell DanaHarrell 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2013

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    6 months since my big chop and I lovvvveeeeeeeeeee my hair! Even though I'm in the awkward stage 😒I wouldn't change it for the world. But um one thing I would change is my 2...
    Dbell1101 Dbell1101 18-21, F Feb 13

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    My Hair - My natural hair colour is dark brown although it's been through various treatments through the years - I dyed it red once but it didn't really show up with my hair being...
    TheatreGirl TheatreGirl 26-30, F Nov 13, 2009

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    I Love The Texture - My hair's naturally somewhere between wavy and curly. It straightens when I brush it but I've never gotten it to be perfectly straight no matter what I use. It...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 1 Response Jan 3, 2013

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    It's Not Just Hair -  my being natural started just as me caring about my hair and being fed up with the breakage and hectic maintenance of having a perm. i stopped perming my...
    3strikes 3strikes 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2009

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    My Loc Journey - Its been an uphill journey but I finally love my hair again.  I started my locs in 1998 but cut them in 2007 after the loss of my mother.   Since 2007...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2010

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    Transitioning From Perm To Natural - Ok, so I'm in the middle of transitioning and still have a bit of chemically treated hair mixed with my natural hair. I've decided to grow it...
    NaturalJoy NaturalJoy 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2010

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    Natural Glory - Been rockin my natural hair now for almost 10 years. I had started growing it out after reading information about how harmful chemicals could be to your hair and...
    DolceFarNiente DolceFarNiente 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2013

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    So Much Rage, But I Conquered It, Reclaimed The Love Of Myself And My Heritage. - Traumatic is not even a starting description for having to be the raisin in the bowl of rice as a...
    laughinkatt laughinkatt 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2011

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    The Driest Hair In The Worlllddd!!! - I love natural hair, but not MINE! Its crazy how dry my hair is, I have done steam treatments, hot oil, deep cond, natural condition, water...
    CCPhilosophy CCPhilosophy 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    I Didn't Mean To Go Natural : ) - I honestly didn't mean to go natural. It just happened. I had worn my hair straight by way of pressing comb and flat iron on and off for 3 years...
    lettersfomshae lettersfomshae 18-21, F Feb 22, 2013

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    Natural Beauty - Natural Beauty Enjoy being beautiful. Wear your hair like a crown. Be who you are destined to be. A natural beauty. That's right. Wear your beauty like a queen...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F Apr 21, 2013

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    I Love My Hair!!! - I cut my hair August of 2010 and wore a boy cut for a while. Starting Feb 2012 my hair grew without any hair cuts. I have been growing my hair naturally ever...
    Pooh1608 Pooh1608 18-21, F Apr 26, 2013

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    You Can't Get This Color In A Box. - I've never dyed my hair and I don't plan on doing so. I love my natural hair color, and you can't buy it in a box. I also think that by being...
    itsmesally itsmesally 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2010

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    Getting A Floppy Type Bob - I am a guy and I went to the hair cutter and showed them of a guy with floppy hair. They did this..... Back ear length straight side middle of ear and...
    Stephaine007 Stephaine007 36-40, M Dec 27, 2012

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    I still straighten some of my hair and use clip ins because of the fact that I've had "long" hair all of hs (in Canada too so not as much of a black presence) but I was just...
    Cleanandclear Cleanandclear 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Love My Natural Hair - For years when I was growing up i hated my hair. Ppl were always telling me or asking me why i didnt have "good" hair like my moms. I am black puerto rican...
    knattyk knattyk 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 10, 2010

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    New To This Process, Any Advice? - I am 22 year old, young woman! I have made up my mind to go natural after 7 months of consideration. I am basically here seeking advice about...
    transitioningNATURAL transitioningNATURAL 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 14, 2012

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    My Natural Hair - I Love My Natural Hair. i don't someone cut my hair(only if i can't see my nose) but my teacher shout me to cut my hair that make me want jumping down from...
    pushmeout pushmeout 22-25, M Jun 8, 2013

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    Last week, a young lady in my yoga class asked me what products I use on my hair. She's been having trouble keeping her hair moisturized, and wanted to know if I could offer any...
    BohemianHippy BohemianHippy 31-35, F Mar 27

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    I'm a 18 year old naturalista!! I've been natural for 4 years. 2 after the big chop. I just wanted to say how I feel as though I've come a long way, and have a longer journey ahead...
    PerfectlyImperfect13 PerfectlyImperfect13 18-21, F Mar 25

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    my natural hair color is blonde a really light blonde i dont like it but its time for me to love what i was born with and stop killing it with dyes only problem is ppl probly...
    DragonflyStolen DragonflyStolen 22-25, F Apr 2

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    People always tell that hair is your crown. Especially for girls. As for me, honestly I don't really care about my hair. Well it's always medium long and wavy. I keep it clean (of...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I love curly hair! God, I wish I had it, it is so much more beautiful and gorgeous. It just isn't fair 😥 Why is my hair straight, why???
    KitKat292 KitKat292 13-15, F Mar 18

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    I love my hair, I cut it short and kept it short for a few years, but am growing it out again now. I really wish I could do a lot more with it! Guys are so limited, I love girls...
    hairy96 hairy96 18-21, M Apr 8