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The Future of Your Natural Hair

By January 27th, 202185 Comments


  • NapturalNeubie says:

    Hair : BSL when Straightened

    Career: Recently accepted into the Physical Therapy school of my dreams, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Life: Engaged or in a serious committed relationship to a wonderful man who loves me for me, my curly kinks and imperfections.

  • Anonymous says:

    My hair will bsl halfway through my nursing program. My own car getting ready to purchase a town house. Married to my wonderful boyfriend and mother to a beautiful one or one and a half old daughter named Mercy or Madison. But most importantly I will have a deeper personal realtionship with God and hopefully living completly natural still and completly saved.

  • Sierra says:

    1. Freshman @ the University of Miami (FLORIDA)
    2. Fully natural, no permed ends, no more transition (expecting APL stretched at the end of the year!)
    MBL stretched, APL? Curly? Idk, I haven't really figured out my shrinkage lengths

  • Anonymous says:

    1. Hair- hopefully done with transitioning and all my relaxed ends cut off. My hair about shoulder length without stretching.

    2. Career- getting my bachelors degree in psychology

    3. Life- happy and healthy life and hopefully still with my boyfriend of 4 years πŸ™‚

  • Kemali727 says:

    Correction: receiving my ph. D in nursing

  • Kemali727 says:

    1. Hair- shoulder length or brastrap length hair, heAlthy and retaining length.
    2. Career- will start going to grad school to get my masters and PBS in nursing. Still working and loving the place I work. πŸ™‚
    3. Life- closer relationship to god, stable, being able to pay off student loans or pay at least half of them off. Either in a relationship or married, or engAged. Either way, I want to be progressing forward in life and not going backwards.

  • Anonymous says:

    1. I hope to be still natural with healthy hair—shoulder length. (five months since big chop)

    2. Still employed and loving my job!

    3. Car loan paid off.

    4. Happier!!!!

  • Angie says:

    Healthy hair of any length.

    I will be self employed or nearly self employed.

    I fully expect to be living a much fuller life due to my deliberate effort to widen my horizons.

  • Tiffany says:


    1. Hair- Hopefully at least shoulder length if not more.

    2. Career- I will be steadily working, providing a happy life for my family and I.

    3. Life- Happy, peaceful, wiser, safe, secure, free and in love.

    Peace, Love and Chocolate

  • Lina says:

    1. Huge Armpit length hair! (a girl can dream ;)) but I'll be ok with bra strap length.

    2. Graduating from my M.B.A program! and prepping for my big promotion because of it.

    3. Planning the wedding of my dreams with my booskie. πŸ˜‰ and looking for homes.

  • Slinkyhead says:

    Hair…..waist length and healthy and full

    Career…finishing my last semester of nursing school

    Life…..Hopefully preparing for marriage and life as a real adult!

  • Anonymous says:

    hair: hopefully arm pit lenght i'm now shoulder lenght

  • Amanda says:

    Hair: Hope to big chop in next 5 months and have BSL hair by then
    Career: Hope to have completed my MPH degree and go into a career in Public Health
    Life: Living in a city I enjoy and hopefully in a healthy, committed relationship

  • blackwellqk says:

    Hair: I am currently 8 months into my transition, so hopping for healthy whatever length hair I can achieve by then

    Career: Still working for NASA but in a new position that challenges me and allows me to take risks

    Life: Still married to my awesome husband, it will be 5 years by then, and raising our 2 kids who will be 4.5 and 1.5 (we are expecting now)

  • Jenell : BlakIzBeautyful says:

    Ankle Length hair with a curly baby in my arms!

  • Anonymous says:

    Hair..Hopefully it'll be thick, bushy & shoulder-length, if not longer! Currently rocking a TWA!
    My Career..Praying that I'll be a successful Pharmacy Tech & continuing my bachelor's degree online.
    Life..A stronger relationship with God; I should be married in 2 years (currently engaged), and hopefully pregnant with baby #2, & living in Atlanta!

  • Anonymous says:

    Hair: healty shoulder length shrunken hair/mid back length streched

    Career: continue working from home in a new industry or with new secure clients/contracts in my current field with a higher income

    Life: I've finally found my passion and balance and I'm living an authentic life with my wonderful husband and our baby!!

  • Anonymous says:

    Hair- healthy waist length hair. My hair has ben BSL for @9 years but now that I have found how to take care of it a littel better it is starting to grow longer faster.

    Career- Real Estate supervising a team.Also continue to write and working my way toward being published.

    Life- finishing my degree, having all of my kids in school (youngest is 4), and buying my first home.

  • Sharmer says:

    And also still happily married to my beautiful husband and possibly a second child on the way. Lol

  • Sharmer says:

    In two years I hope to have completely natural APL hair, my bachelor's degree in business management, and also to be selling my natural hair care products all around the world

  • Bree says:

    Hair: Healthy and well moisturized and at least APL or BSL
    Life: Healthy, drama free, living on my own and in love
    Career: Finishing my BA then going to graduate school while working in a research lab on the side

  • Bobbie says:


    Hair: healthy waist length, full and thick
    Career: Operating a successful family business full-time, teaching fitness part-time
    Life: Good health, loving partner and family. To be a mentor.

  • Kasey says:

    Hair: healthy waist length hair stretched, shoulder length unstretched

    Career: Attending med school

    Life: Improving each day to becoming a better quality person

  • Renee says:

    I hope to:

    have healthy APL length hair.
    working on my second novel and/or finishing it.
    Be living on my own in the bay area.
    Composing new pieces for piano and playing more guitar.
    Be with a loving partner.

  • iri9109 says:

    bsl stretched/sl or apl unstretched hair, in pharmacy school, living on my own *fingers crossed*

  • SashaB. says:

    1. Hopefully shoulder length hair by then, (if I don't get to that point by the end of THIS year) πŸ˜‰
    2. I will have graduated from college 1 year from now, so 2 years from now I'd like to be at the beginning of a great writing career (hopefully published by then, if not by the end of this year as well) lol
    3. Maybe…in love with somebody? Course, 2 years from now I'll only be 25–and that might be a little too young for such a four letter word* πŸ˜‰

  • KeepItMovingDotCom says:

    i've met most of my goals except one: ain't gotz no babies yet. where iz my babies?? i n2 years I hope to have at least one or one on the way!!

  • Ayeshia says:

    Hair- Healthy, THICK Armpit Level Hair

    Career- Getting my Aggie Ring from TAMU and graduating early! WH14P!!

    Life- married to my wonderful Fiancee and on my way to Graduate school with 0 (read it! ZERO) Kids! (lol) Also, a new car wuld be nice!

  • Anonymous says:

    @ Liz, I went to Cornell, (Human Ecology), so blessings with that dream!

    Hair – Shoulder length unstretched and healthy to the max

    Career – I'm wrapping up my doctorate, so in two years I will be teaching at the college level

    Life – walking in the Lord's will and way, while married to a Christian man who acknowledges the Lord as his savior

    Happy dreaming all!

  • Anonymous says:

    1. Long healthy (at least bra length when stretched) "wild lion's mane" hair.
    2. Being physically, mentally and emotionally healthy.
    3. Hopefully working at a great place and making a decent living.
    4. Hopefully finding true love.

  • Lee Lee says:

    I want my hair FUTURE to look just like the photo..I want my curls to FALL.

    I'm tired of this shrinkage and awkward uneven short length.

    Once my hair is wet, it shrinks up like a sponge

  • Anonymous says:

    1. BIG, thick 4a mane that's 15 inches in length.
    2. A stressed out, crazy, happy 3rd year graduate student.
    3. With people who love me and who I am comfortable and happy loving.

  • Anonymous says:

    In 2 years I see myself:

    1. Back to my current length (APL) with no more heat-damaged ends
    2. Hopefully in an art/design magnet high school.
    3. Hopefully a lot less introverted and shy, fitter, and a lot more organized.

  • Anonymous says:

    Hair- Healthy, curly and in a fierce cut
    Career- Still in my current job (luvs it), deciding on a PhD program
    Life- In 2nd home, happily married and pregnant

  • Shenell says:

    1) I hope to grow my TWA to shoulder length and dedicated to my hair care regimen

    2) I see myself graduating from grad school and finding a more challenging job in my career field

    3) Still with my boyfriend of 2yrs (4yrs then), having my own place, my car and finish paying off my debts.

  • Anonymous says:

    – Spiritually stronger
    – Healthier, and longer hair (hopefully BSL)
    – Complete my Masters degree in May
    – Pass my promotion test
    – Continue to improve and build my jewelry business

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous #2. Seperated from the military (Thank you JESUS!)
    Lol! Im too that point myself.

  • MonnieD says:

    * Healhty Hair & hopefully length will come
    with πŸ™‚ & finally BC
    * A newly accepted Ph.D candidate in to a research orientated community psychology program
    *Living with my boyfriend of 3yrs (in two yrs 5 yrs) or at least in the same city, Long distance since college graduation!!!

  • Anonymous says:

    Healthy natural hair length doesn't matter still not decided about covering grays
    Two more years closer to retirement
    will have finally returned to college to get my BFA
    Still hanging out with and loving my boo

  • Bianca says:

    Hair – Shoulder length unstretched, healthy,big and thick

    Home – Own a home with enough space and not too much debt or taxes

    Life – Self-sufficient…financially and otherwise, doing what I was put on the planet to do, in control

  • Liz says:

    BIG, healthy, apl hair when stretched
    high school graduate off to Cornell (i know im such a baby :o)
    deeper relationship God and my amazing boyfriend πŸ˜‰

  • Anonymous says:

    1. Healthy thick hair (BSL straight, APL shrunken)
    2. Working towards and almost complete with my Ph. D.
    3. Wife to my current wonderful bf (DLL), and hopefully mother of 1
    4. Professor at a local college/university
    5. Settled in life, balanced, healthy, happy, complete, and whole… Amen!

  • Anonymous says:

    1.) Healthy thick MBL hair
    2.) Done w/ undergrad and hopefully pursuing my real dreams and not the fake ones I made to impress my boyfriend.
    3.) Far away from current boyfriend and in the arms of my new man happily engaged.

  • Anonymous says:

    1. Bra strap length hair
    2. Enjiying my freshman year at southern πŸ™‚
    3. Putting God first and living my life at the fullest!!!

  • Unknown says:

    1. MBL thick, thick, thick, shining happy healthy hair. When gathered in a single braid it should have the diameter of my underarm πŸ™‚
    2. raising my children, loving my husband and be loved back
    3. being at my healthiest ever
    4. being at my wealthiest ever
    5. start building our dream house
    6. deeper understanding a knowledge in mother natures ways to heal and cure

  • honeysmoke says:

    1. published author
    2. healthy head of hair
    3. fly mama of two

  • Anonymous says:

    – I'm praying for an acceptance letter to medical school
    – Healthy hair for sure; I do not have a specific length that I want it to be, I just want it to be big, healthy and natural
    – Want to have travelled to a few places on my 'to-go' list…
    – And above all else, just very very HAPPY

  • Willow says:

    I just BC'd about 3 weeks ago, so in two years I hope to have a good, healthy afro going on. Also, in two years I'll be starting clincals for nursing school, and hopefully taking some doula classes.
    As for life in general, I hope to be surrounded with wonderful people, and to just to have gathered so much knowledge and experience. A relationship would be nice too!

  • "Muchacha Con Lentes" says:

    * Hair- hopefully shoulder length..that would be a dream come true after me trying to go natural 3 times before and didn't succeed due to insecurities.
    * Rest of my life- Be done with my BA and with gods help find a great job..still be happily married with our beautiful little girl <3

  • Bitty Boss says:

    Hair – Maintaining healthy APL (stretched)

    Career – Degree Completed, dent in the debt, happily employed at my dream job

    Married Life – Operation: Baby number one.

  • Cheryl says:

    1)Shoulder length and master of the master of my hair. For example, when it cries, I know exactly what it wants and what to do…LOL.
    2)Finishing my BA.
    3)20 pounds lighter with a fine, did I say fine, faithful, employed man that loves me (and only me)unconditionally.
    4) Financially straight – no credit card debt. I will still have my mortgage debt, but if I hit this $330 Meg millions, house would be paid….Yeahhhh

  • Anonymous says:

    Hair: Healthy hair, my hair is MBL so I am not sure if I want more length.

    Career: I want to get my Human Resources PHR Certification. Which would give me more HR opportunities for advancement with my current employer or make me more attractive to a future employer if I decide to leave.

    Life: I want to buy get out of a majority of my debt, buy a housing, and have a true emergency fund (not just credit cards).

  • Anonymous says:

    1. Have healthier hair and be better informed about its care
    2. Seperated from the military (Thank you JESUS!)
    3. Living closer to my family, financially free, watching my daughter grow up πŸ˜€

  • KuhRee says:

    In two years I will be a college graduate with a bachelor of science in fashion merchandising and minor in marketing. I will has bsl hair and pursuing a career in Neew York City.

  • Sam-a-new says:

    1) APL strong healthy and thick curls…I want a giant Afro! A view blocking afro lol
    2)I would love to HAVE a career. Hopefully a certified and well informed Nutritionist with a good reputation and a Health Store.
    3)I want to be engaged to a strong Christian man, who adores me and all that goes along with me.
    4) I want to be healthy in all areas, Healthy in my finances, healthy in my relationships, healthy in my thoughts, and ofcourse Healthy in my body. I want to be stronger in the Lord, and a beacon for HIM.

  • Riz says:

    Spiritually – So lost in God that a man would have to seek Him to find me.

    Emotionally – Nourishing Myself and My Relationships

    Mentally – A 4th year MD student prepping for match day and residency…and planning my next academic endeavor (JD)

    Physically – Healthy Inside and Out with beautiful skin and Hair that gets caught under my backside when I sit down! πŸ™‚

  • Anonymous says:

    Hair – I would to have it chin length. Its growing I can tell hopefully in 2 years it's there.

    Career – I would love to be a makeup artist. I'm learning now. Hopefully in 2 years I can be established

    Life – loving my girls who will be 10 and 4! and being a great wife to my already great husband

  • Anonymous says:

    Hair-Shoulder length unstretched
    Career-Influencing Education Policy through my research either as a professor or with the US Dept of Ed
    Life-Graduated with my doctorate and married

  • Kicha says:

    Shoulder length unstretched is cool — as long as I can do a nice size puff I'll be happy.

    In a job that helps in us being able to save (get) a nice house.

    Loving life with my hubby … our relationship and love growing stronger.

  • Anonymous says:

    What is the deal with BSL hair?

  • Anonymous says:

    1. Sholder length hair with way less damage
    2. At least a second class petty officer if still in the military(BIG if), if not in the military a nurse
    3. The loving mother of a 2 almost 3 yr old, married (crosses fingers), happy in both my carrer and personal life

  • MelMelBee says:

    Hair: Healthy, Full, Thick, BSL hair
    Career: Finishing up my dissertation for my Ph.D program
    Life: Continuing to be used by God and doing what He directs me to do!

    Peace and Love

  • Camille J. says:

    In two years I'll…
    1. be in my last semester of undergraduate school!
    2. hopefully have at least mid-back length hair (that is, if I haven't given in to the constant urge to chop it all off again)
    3. have a stonger relationship with God, my family, and friends
    4. looking for a job (I pray the economy will be better before I graduate and get thrown into the real world!)

  • Keisha says:

    Hair: BSL stretched… Full SL unstretched

    Career: Prepping for my NCLEX-RN exam or in my 1st year as a RN working in ICU (im claiming it)

    Life: Hopefully happier than I am right now.

  • Anonymous says:

    Hair: Still Natural should be shoulder length healthy and big in two years.

    Career: Hopefully my music will pop off by then, and Our book will be finished, and hopefully going to big screen!! Otherwise I will still be locked in Insurance..

    Love: Still married to my wonderful husband maybe with a baby. (maybe I already have a 12 year old so hard to have baby #2)

    OMG this is scary putting this in writting…

  • dajewel1982 says:

    1) hair: well conditioned, springy, beautiful at apl-bsl unstretched

    2) career: family business earning approximately $1 mill in profits and my other business venture springboarding into an amazing website, lookbook/magazine, lifestyle/self concept paradigm for women

    3) life: still developing myself, my truth and my passions and with a man whose life outlook/purpose aligns with self. and going on that cruise to the Artic Circle that I have been eyeing….

  • Anonymous says:

    1. Hair – Healthy BSL
    2. Health – Maintaining my idea weight. Gotta lose about 15 more lbs.
    3. Finance – Debt free
    4. Relationship – Engaged
    5. Certifications – Obtain certificates in Defense Financial Management (CDFM) and Government Auditing Professional (CGAP) and Fraud Examiner (CFE).

  • SHEREE says:

    1- bra strap length hair (healthy of course)
    2- Finally living in a beautiful home with the hubby
    3-currently in a career transition. hope to have something rewarding where my hubby and I get stationed next
    4- finally having the huge wedding i always wanted (i eloped)

  • Anonymous says:

    i'm gonna try to grow my hair as long as i possibly can. right now it's below shoulder length. career vise i see my self having a job at an NGO in CA or the caribbean. i think i'll be engaged to my boyfriend by then n started planning for kids.

  • Sherri says:

    No idea!!! Everything is at a crossroads right now. But I would like:

    1. bsl hair. I'm right above shoulder length in the back currently
    2. Hope to still be with my bf. Hopefully engaged.

  • StaceyMarie says:

    Hair: hopefully, BSL and still healthy

    Career: maybe teaching again, hopefully completing my grad degree

    Life: hopefully still in VA, but @ least happily living w/my new fiance (current boyfriend) and enjoying my family and friends, better credit and less waste

  • Monique says:

    1. Waistlength hair
    2. Pregnant or have just given birth to my second child
    3. Married!
    4. Debt-free and student loans almost paid off
    5. Better Christian
    6. Still with my current company but in a newer position and with a pay increase

  • Anonymous says:

    Hair: BIG, BIG, AND BIG… Did I say BIG!!!… Shoulder length and sporting beautiful, bouncy, shiny curls..

    Career: Still in prayer on that one. I have been in the legal field for almost 14 years and tired of it… Hopefully working…

    Life: Better!! Better Christian, Better Mommy, Better Credit, Better Finances, Better Health, Just Better!!!

  • Liz says:

    BSL hair
    Graduated from college or very close to it
    In a healthy, progressive relationship with the man of my dreams

  • Anonymous says:

    My hair…collar bone length, thick, and heavy with curls
    My career…will be research as I'll be working on my dissertation
    My life…will be even more beautiful, and full of love peace and rich relationships

  • Samantha says:

    Hair: well conditioned and out if the pulled-back-in-one hair style with my hairline back to its rightful thickness.

    Health: back to my ideal weight (gaining is the key here, not losing)

    Career: singing again and running my uber successful marketing business from home.

    Relationship: Married to a Christian man whose mother has cut her apron strings!

  • KC says:

    1) Ditto to healthy, BSL hair
    2) Succeeding in my job and planning for my next career move.
    3) Raising two school-age kids, still happily married, and rocking a bikini in Vegas. I'll be 30 years old!

  • PinkGirlFluff says:

    Healthy mind, body, and soul!

  • mizcreativelyme says:

    1. healthy BSL hair
    2. owner of a successful bakery
    3. married to my wonderful husband & preparing to start a family

  • sarah says:

    i'll still be in grad school, complaining πŸ˜‰
    hopefully i won't still be single.

  • Christa says:

    1.Completely natural bra strap length gorgeous hair!! (I'm a long-term transitioning gal lol)
    2.A job that pays wonderfully
    3.Married(I'm engaged currently)and happily living with my husband

  • vonnie of socialite dreams says:

    good question!
    1. hair – mid back length when straightened (which I never do but would then to length check). I think that it'd be full and look similar to the moptop maven

    2. Published author with my first book selling really well πŸ™‚

    3. I would like to be engaged and planning a wedding. Down 40 lbs, healthiest I've ever been, happy


  • TiAnna Mae says:

    1. Beautiful healthy bra-strap length natural hair
    2. Successful published writer
    3. A set of 5-month-old twins, a growing puppy, living outside of Chicago, and working from home

  • Anonymous says:

    Lets see. Hopefully in two years my hair will be below my shoulder. I would love to be finished school but thats a dream. And I hope to be at least happily engaged to my lovely boyfriend of three years.

  • Anonymous says:

    1. Bra Length- All natural hair
    2. Art center graduate with a banging job
    3. Nervous but happy to start a new journey

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