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Journey to Natural- Personal Accounts - Curly Nikki

Chocolatetresses- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki One Comment

-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why? I plan to be a long term transitioner, minimum 2yrs. My goal is to achieve health and length simultaneously and I’m already 5 months in with 3 inches of new growth. -When did you BC? What was your initial reaction to your natural hair? I don’t have any plans…

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DMurphy- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki 2 Comments

-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I was a long term transitioner. I transitioned for an entire year. I was used to having at least arm pit length hair, so when I decided to go natural I knew I wouldn’t be comfortable with really short hair. -When did you BC? What was your initial reaction to…

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Akande- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki One Comment

-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I was definitely short term. I’d had long hair all my life (my permed hair was to my waist) so I wasn’t used to seeing myself with really short hair and was scared of it. -When did you BC? What was your initial reaction to your natural hair?October 2003. I…

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Nobelle- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki 3 Comments

-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I was definitely a long-term transitioner! I’d been a permie for several years, and I’ve always had long hair. So, changing textures AND going from long to short at the same time was just too much for me to handle. I wanted to have a good bit of length before…

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Deidre- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki One Comment

-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why? I consider myself a long-term transitioner. I had sister twists for about a month and a half and decided, during that time, that I would no longer relax my hair. I removed the sister twists after that time and continued to transition for about 3-4 months. I would visit…

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Kelly R.- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki 2 Comments

-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I chose to do a long term transition. I am currently in month 19…my transition started in April 2007. I started off with relaxed hair that was almost APL and my husband and I both like my hair long, so I didn’t want to cut the length, and I also…

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Kelly B.- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki One Comment

-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I was a short term transitioner. The plan was to transition for a year, but that point where the two textures met was killing me!! Plus, once I started getting some new growth and I saw the waves and curls of my natural hair, I was too curious lol. -When…

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Lena- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki 4 Comments

-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I was a short term transitioner of sorts. The last time I relaxed was early July08, and I was planning on relaxing again. But after a car accident and sitting home, I realized I was too tired to keep doing the same thing. My hair had broken off because of…

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MariaG- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki One Comment

-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I transitioned for 10 months. That might not seem “long term” for some people, but to me it felt like an eternity! I originally wanted to wait 1 year, but I didn’t want to fall in love with the length because I felt it would make it harder for me…

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Nika- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki 2 Comments

-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I was a short term transitioner. I am an all or nothing kind of girl, it’s either I was relaxed or natural. Like everything in life, I knew I wouldn’t like the in between gray area. I also wanted to experience all phases of being natural from short to medium…

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