My natural journey into nappturality didn’t happen over night. Although my decision to never relax again happened in a quick “ah ha” moment, I didn’t immediately embrace my natural hair. I wanted to cover it up until I had enough length to wear a press and curl. You see, that’s the only way I knew to wear natural hair, since it was thermally straightened for the first 23 years of my life. So after I swore off chemicals, wearing my own hair out in all its natural glory never ever occured to me for the three-and-a-half years that I unwittingly transitioned in micro-braids. Getting to where I am now from where I was has been a very long process in the making. So just like you, I’ve got a hair history…my back story…my own story to tell.
I share mine in three parts: