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Show and Tell- Fierce Fridays!

By January 27th, 202124 Comments

Hola chicas!

It’s that time again! The images below are of CN readers at their flyyest…at work, on the town, and with the fam. Showing us all that natural hair is not a fad, it’s a way of life…an extension of our beauty! Click on the images to enlarge them:

“Momma, there’s only one pair of brown hands in my entire book and they’re touching cotton.
But maybe I’m just being overly sensitive.”

Show and Tell- Fierce Fridays!

This was taken at Vonn’s Jazz Lounge. And the guy in the middle is Tank *scream* – he put on a great show!!!Show and Tell- Fierce Fridays!
Hey! I picked out my fro for a mini photo-shoot with my friend!!Show and Tell- Fierce Fridays!
On my way to church on Christmas Eve (Amen!). This is a coil-out inspired by PrettyDimples01. The back is flat one-strand twisted up and to the left using EVCO and EcoStyler Gel.Show and Tell- Fierce Fridays!
Getting ready for work and was having a REALLY good hair day! I just did a regular wash and go, my fave ๐Ÿ™‚Show and Tell- Fierce Fridays!
Natural sisters and fellow bloggers April (left) and Constance on Christmas Day 2010. April is rocking a flat twist out shrunken a bit from the shower steam. Constance is rocking a tuck and roll leading to a side ponytail. Natural and loving it!Show and Tell- Fierce Fridays!
I tried the Yes to Carrots conditioner, the twist-n-curl method, and made a jacket, I was on my way to volunteer. I attached a photo and here’s a link with more info: and Tell- Fierce Fridays!
This was right after I got it chopped. Of course the stylist loaded my hair with all types of horrible products… So I went home and re-washed with my Giovanni Smooth as Silk Shampoo & quickly added the Smooth as Silk Deeper Moisture Condish to my hair for 20 mins. I air-dried for about 25 mins, added some Bee Mine Curly Butter, & some EVCO. I was good to go! Why the cut? I’ve never had short hair before so I chopped it all off!Show and Tell- Fierce Fridays!
Greetings from Trinidad and Tobago. Love your blog! I decided to go natural after years of relaxers and weaves. My little sister, Chinara, decided to follow my example (especially after I moved away from home and wasn’t there to do her hair!). Here’s a pic of us during my recent visit home for the holidays. I opted for a big chop. My sister decided to transition for a few months and then chop. Here we are rocking a TWA and twistout respectively. We were on our way out to do so some shopping and sister bonding!Show and Tell- Fierce Fridays!
Twist-out from twisting my hair every night using my shea butter mix. I was at home.Show and Tell- Fierce Fridays!
This is me on Christmas wearing a twist-out. I wore medium sized twists for 10 days that I took down on Christmas morning. To put the twists in I washed and then twisted using only the kimmaytube leavein. Best twist-out to date!!! Got lots of compliments. Love your website Nikki!Show and Tell- Fierce Fridays!

**If you don’t see yourself today, rest assured that you’ll be up in the coming weeks! I post in the order I receive them!**

**To submit**:

Send in your favorite picture with a caption detailing where you were (or where you were headed to), along with a brief description of your hairstyle, to I’ll post several each Friday. Be sure to use ‘Fierce Friday’ as the subject line!
We need more for next week!


  • Anonymous says:

    throw away the book and buy another. that's just me! lol!!

  • Anonymous says:

    @ Ruby Danielle…..just to be clear the "sensitivity" that I meant was the author's, illustrator's and publishers' not CN. Which is why I said that they could have used another color of hands. Surely someone in the company would be aware of the history of slavery, but definitely not consider the implications of publishing this picture, (which is where your consultation statement fits in).

    I wanted to suggest that CN write a letter to the publishing company. I am unfamiliar with the book, and would not want to compromise her website by asking her to state the name of it. But if I do come across it in my library / bookstore travels, you betcha a letter will be typed.

  • momo7 says:

    I agree with Baby G's quote, 4 real lol! She's such a cutie!

  • Ruby Danielle says:

    Uh, NO I don't think you are being overly sensitive; the people who manufactured that book DID NOT have a person of color help…or maybe they did and if so that's even MORE INSENSITIVE!!!!

  • Anonymous says:

    Gia is so cute! I wouldn't be able to put her down!

    Ladies, looking beautiful!

  • Anonymous says:

    Love the looks ladies! Shout out to Candia, I need that sun and temps like now! Lol.

    Picture in baby G's book does seem a little suspect, (although it is a historical fact about who picked cotton on plantations). Still I suppose to be "PC" another color of hands could have been depicted. Thumbs down for sensitivity.

  • Anonymous says:

    haha love Gia's caption. Everyone looks fierce!

  • Jamila Reddy says:

    L.O.L (seriously, actually did) at Gia's caption.

  • shamigreen says:

    WHEW! I was beginning to go into withdrawal… I needed a Gia pic to start my weekend off right.

    SN: I feel u G Baby… The Revolution will not be televised! LOL

  • Anonymous says:

    April and Constance are beautiful and Gia is a little button. LOL at her caption, that does make me raise a brow.

  • Lori says:

    Everyone looks GORG! Loving Gertha's look and Gia and her caption are just too much.

  • Anonymous says:

    hilarious CONspiracy! Gia is adorable

  • Natural-ness (LV) says:

    Beautiful hair ladies! LOL – at C-O-N-spiracy! She's so darn cute

  • Allie says:

    Love Gertha's hair. My puff looks similar but I can never get my edges to lay like that.

    Baby G is so pretty. LOL @ the caption…it is a conspiracy.

  • KinkyKurlyQueen says:

    LMBO @ the caption on Baby Gia's pic "CONspiracy"!! She's too cute btw ๐Ÿ™‚

  • AfroDisiac says:

    Baby Gia is simply beautiful :)…She definitly has your eyes CN…enjoy that age while you can. When my son was that age, I couldnt wait for him to start walking and talking…now thats he walking and talking (back) @ 3…I wish I had my little bundle back.

    Beutiful pictures ladies…
    Santana…your curls are beautiful and I love the cut

    Gertha- love the puff, it looks wonderful on you

    Canadia, you and your sis look great together.

    Zavi- Nice jacket, can I have one??? jking ๐Ÿ™‚

  • AusetAbena says:

    Cute pic of G Baby, Nik. And I love the caption. Conspiracy theory may be correct.

  • CURLYNIKKI says:

    sorry early commenters… I had to hussle up and get a pic!

  • Anonymous says:

    LOL. Love G's quote. Everyone looks great.

  • Anonymous says:

    Nik were is G baby you know we love seeing her on friday

  • Anonymous says:

    Hey Nik!…no Baby G this week? We've gotten use to seeing her cute lil face at the top of the post. ๐Ÿ™‚


  • shamigreen says:

    @ Zavijava: Cute jacket! I am in awe… I can only sew in straight lines (i.e. pillows & curtains) LOL

  • shamigreen says:

    "It's an E-mer-gen-ceeeeeee!" I luv me some TANK!!!

    @ Gertha: Gorgeous fro!

    @ MelMelBee: Looks AWESOME! Where did you find PrettyDimples01's post? Youtube, or does she have a blog?

    @ April & Candia: I'm diggin the sisterly love.

    @ Santana: Nothing to it. Short hair looks great on you!


  • BB says:

    beautiful ladies, I especially love Gertha's puff looking so full and healthy

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