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Sasha- A Story of Transition

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-Were you a long transitioner, and why?Absolutely not! I was soooooo ready to go natural I couldn’t stand it lol I actually was supposed to wait until like March of next year to b/c with my sister but I was too anxious. -When did you BC? What was your initial reaction to your natural hair?I b/c’ed July the 6th. I…

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Josephine- A Story of Transition

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-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I transitioned for 9 months and I just couldn’t take it anymore. It was hard dealing with two textures and my relaxed ends were breaking off. It took me hours to rollerset my hair because I couldn’t easily part and detangle the hair. It was a HASSLE!!. It was also…

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Lauren- A Story of Transition

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-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I was a long term transitioner (9 months) because that’s how long it took me to mentally transition. I began transitioning on accident (I put in micro braids to grow out a hair cut) and I wanted to make sure that I was ready to go natural before I chopped….

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Monica- A Story of Transition

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-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I guess I was a long term transistioner. I cut all the perm hair off about 2 years after my last perm. The reason for the length of time was that I never even considered the “big chop”. I had damaged my hair many many times before, and had always…

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In case you missed this… Amazing Poem about Natural Hair

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As you know, I always ask our Naturally Glam-Natural Hair Idols the same question- What’s the best thing about being naturally glamorous?! Check out how ISAKE responded to that prompt: The love affair I am having……. Each caress of this rendezvousConfirms society’s plan for mySelf-hatred has been foiledFingering roots of rugged coilsMy hand hypnotically drifts downwardStroking the length Of extensions…

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Whitney-A Story of Transition

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-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I transitioned for about 5 months. I could have gone longer, but I hated dealing with the two textures at once.I just really wanted to get rid of my relaxed ends. I was also asked to be in my best friends wedding in early August and I wanted enough hair…

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Ariel- A Story of Transition

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Today Today Braid-out during transition Perm rods during transition Flexi rods during transition -Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why? I was a long term transitioner. I grew my hair out for 16 months before doing the BC. My relaxed hair was a few inches past my shoulders, so going from that to short kinky hair…

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