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When Your Best Friend is Natural Too…

By January 27th, 202121 Comments

Gaye aka Sweetdrk1 writes;

Hi Nikki,

I keep reading posts how folks are not supported when they decide to go natural and it made me appreciate how blessed I am. My best friend of 40 years is natural and she has been for 5 years running. She played a big part in my decision to stop perming my hair. I have to say neither of us ever had issues with our hair. We both had healthy hair even when permed. I can’t explain to you how good it is to not have to explain the lingo or to have someone recommend products because they KNOW your hair intimately. I often tell her I am intimidated by the henna and other treatments and she very fondly says “you don’t need it”. I can take that with confidence because we often do each others hair. She has been dying to wear a puff and when I was with her last…I helped her achieve the look. She allows me to shop in her closet…because you don’t know a PJ until you meet my best friend. LOL!

Included are perm pics of us! Her Stash and a video tribute to our friendship

When Your Best Friend is Natural Too...

When Your Best Friend is Natural Too...

Her BFF’s Stash… a PJ’s Dream!

When Your Best Friend is Natural Too...


  • meeksj says:

    aawh ladies thank u for all the awesome compliments!! @MelMelBee… lmao.. now that was funny!! @Kisha my new found sista!! smooches

  • GGmadeit says:

    lmaooooooooo @ MelMelBee! hahahahahaaaaaaa

  • MelMelBee says:

    I just sent this to my BFF who I'm trying to convince to go natural 🙂 Now, she did tell me to get a life, but I think she's moving closer to doing it…LOL

  • keishabradford2006 says:

    this is so sweet. I feel the same about my BF but we have only known each other for 10 years. We decided to go natural together as well but she lives in another city so we spend hours on line and on the phone talking, sending pics. Hope we last 40 years. God Bless.. OH and luv the hair ladies. 🙂

  • GGmadeit says:

    Thank you all for the love. LOL @ Anonymous 1:38am! We send pics everyday to show hair and makeup too! hahahahahahaaa Even though I don't see her everyday…she is with me daily!

  • Luscious Mahogany says:

    Wow that is amazing…friendship with that longevity is far and few in between! I pray me and my bestie can have a blessed friendship as long as yours have been!! Absolutely love the hair!!!

  • Anonymous says:

    My best friend and I are both going natural and we just enjoy calling each other, sending pics, giving new routine advice, etc. I feel like we are back in high school again. LOL. I love my best buddy

  • Alaina says:

    aww this is super adorable! so jealous of your wonderful, long friendship and hair-sharing!

  • Anonymous says:

    …..nice and no one looks a day over 40!

  • Balls Of Beauty says:

    awwww **sniff** u both are too cute 🙂 yes her hair is goooorgeous and since we have the same kinda hair she's my new guide, lol. this is sooo touching!!

  • Coily84 says:

    Amazing! LOVES IT!!!

  • nellboogie says:

    I love it Gaye! My Bestie and I are natural as well! I convinced her to come on the journey and neither of us looked back…thanks for the beautiful story!

  • Dee says:

    Wow, I wouldn't have guessed 40years! That's beautiful:)

  • Pamela J. Booker says:

    WOW!!!! This is so BEAUTIFUL!!!!!! I will copy this….me and my BFF are both natural!!!!! I love you Gaye!!!

  • keisha says:

    awww..this is beautiful! 40 yrs..WOW!! that's a blessing in itself! the stories you too must share!! 🙂

  • Anonymous says:

    love it!!!!! Too sweet.

  • shamigreen says:

    Cute! *sheds tear*

  • Butterfly73 says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE this Miss Gaye.
    — Lena

  • Anonymous says:

    This is so cute. 40 years of friendship, amazing!

  • Nyla Coils says:

    I love this! The photos, the support, and the beauty of it all

  • Curly Film Chick says:

    that's so sweet =)

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