• Natural Hair

    How Curiosity led me to Thick and Voluminous Natural Hair. Featuring Froreal Chammy

    My Natural Hair, Loved is a weekly blog series where I showcase and celebrate natural hair by sharing stories written by women with natural hair. Thanks for joining us for yet another entry, today we a joined by Froreal Chammy. What is the state of your hair currently? I have medium length 4b-4c natural hair, currently in mini twists (doing a 6 months protective style challenge). When did you go natural and why? I returned natural August 2016 due to curiosity. I wanted to see how my natural hair looked as I got a relaxer when I was 10 years old. What I love most about my hair is how…

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    How my Natural Filipina Hair became my mark of Personal Identity- Featuring Rev. Rebecca

    Happy March. Thank you for joining me for this tuesday’s “My Natural Hair, Loved” feature. My natural hair loved is a weekly blog series here on faithnturtles that gives bloggers and natural hair enthusiasts a chance to share their natural hair story. It is my hope that through this series someone will be inspired to make the transition to natural hair, understanding that there is so much more to gain than lose. Today, we are being joined by Rev. Rebbeca. I am so honored to feature her today as she is a great writer and advocate. Rev. Rebecca has been such an inspiration to me and today she will inspire…

  • Natural Hair

    Love your Natural Hair (featuring Jessica Lyles and Nzinga-Ain)

    My Natural hair, Loved. Hey all, I feel blessed and proud each time I prepare the entries for this series. ‘My natural hair, loved’ is a weekly blog series posted each Tuesday. The aim of this series is to showcase the beauty of natural hair as well as the self-love and confidence that is achieved from it. Your natural hair is much more than a style. Your natural hair should be loved. Today we are being joined by two fellow mental health bloggers and they have interesting stories to share. Do Enjoy. The writers used the following Questions as a guide: What is the state of your natural hair? When…

  • Natural Hair

    My Natural Hair Represents Who I am and Where I am From. Featuring Carny's Chronicles

    Have you been loving this series so far? I have. I love these beautiful stories that I have been receiving. Today my blog is being blessed from all the way in Kenya. That’s right the lovely Carelle from Carny’s Chronicles is joining us to share her Natural Hair Story. Do Enjoy. The Following was written by Carelle in response to the titled questions. Tell us about Your Blog and/or a Random thing.  My name is Carrelle Niyigena Burundian, a blogger currently based in Kenya. I blog about everything but mostly on health, fitness, hair, finance tips…A random thing about is I am polyglot, and I love everything chocolate, just in…

  • Natural Hair

    Here is why you should Go Natural + Tips. Featuring Meko and Anne

    Hello. Thank you for joining on the second entry in the My Natural Hair, Loved Series. Today we are being joined by two lovely ladies, Meko from JussMeko on Youtube and Anne from Emah Purple Writer. I am So thankful to be featuring these two ladies and I hope you enjoy their natural Hair story as Much as I did. Featuring Juss Meko – The answers to the questions are as follows… What is the state of your hair currently? I have type 4, short to medium length natural hair. When did you go natural and why? I’ve been natural since 2011. I chose to go natural because I was…

  • Natural Hair

    The Development of Locs as a hairstyle and What it Really Represents. Featuring The Pineapple Loc'd Goddess

    My Natural Hair, Loved Happy Black History Month. As much as I love Black History month, I must say that I am black every month and every month that should be celebrated. Celebrating your heritage and advancements should be as simple as loving yourself and embracing what many before you have fought for. Today as I kick off my new blog series My natural Hair, Loved I want to acknowledge all the brave black men and woman that fought so that wearing Locs can be accepted the way it is now. Thank you for your sacrifices. Today we are being joined by Roxanne, a woman who is Loc’d and educated,…

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    How I Care for my Natural Hair in a protective style and Why I no longer use Jamaican Mango and Lime.

    A few weeks ago I showed how I installed my Crochet Braid Faux Locs. If you would like to know how to do this protective style you can see the post here. Its been almost 3 weeks since I have been wearing this style and I am just coming with a quick post and youtube video to show you how to care for your hair while wearing crochet braid faux locs as a protective style.  I must say that this post will be two fold. While I was doing my regimen, my partner brought something to my attention and so I decided to add it in this post, hence the…

  • Natural Hair

    How to do Crochet Braid Faux Locs: Protective Style

    With natural hair, it is very important that you do protective styles and crochet braid is a simple and quick style to help you. Protective styles are a great way to tuck your hair away as it strengthens and grows out. With protective styling you reduce manipulation on your hair and that in turn promotes growth retention. During the winter months, our natural hair can get very dry and withstand damage, for this reason, you should do protective styling during this time. This post contains Amazon affiliate links. If you like the items just click a link to make your purchase. This is a great way for you to support…

  • Blogmas,  Christmas Gift Ideas,  Fashion,  Jewelry,  Natural Hair,  Self Love

    Low-Budget Last Minute Gifts for Her

    Last minute shopping, whew. Personally, I still haven’t completed my shopping as yet. But, while putting together this guide I saw some great items that I will be gifting to some of the awesome women in my life. These items are perfect for telling the women in your life that you recognize their hard work and you appreciate them. It also tells them .. Hey! treat yourself. Self-care is very important so it would be amazing if you can promote that message with self-care items. Oh, this post contains some affiliate links. This means that if you like these gifts just click the link in red to purchase. When you…

  • Blogmas,  Fashion,  Jewelry,  Natural Hair

    5 Ways to Rock your TWA over the Holidays

    The natural hair journey is often not the easiest roads to trod. However, I’ve never regretted going natural or having TWA hair. For me, I change my hair with life changes. My first time going natural was 2012 when I completed high school. In 2014, I decided to try Jerry Curls and I absolutely hated it after a few months. I then decided to do my second big chop just before starting University. In my final year of University, I decided to embark on a Loc Journey. I loved my locs, but a major life event occurred when I turned 23 so I decided to start fresh and I did…