Who will be crowned Miss Nappturality 2011? A lady with locs, or a beauty with a Fro-hawk?
Posts by alhana franklin:
Cornrow & Bantus Designer Cornrows stylishly finished with Bantu Knots Event:International African Arts Festival Location:Brooklyn, NY Year:2006 Picture by Mireille Liong
This is from last week when i defined my curls with going-natural herbal gel. I made this style last and stretched it out. At night when my hair is completly dry i put my hair in big twist. My hair is still soft to the touch. Moist and now have more body. Oh the things […]
I love creating fun and wonderful styles that I can wear in all aspects of my life. This “Incredible Convertible Hairstyle” is a perfect composition of intricate frenchbraids braided to support a near Mohawk style and look.
Wearing a designer dress made by Rodney Alexander’s definitely makes me feel elegant. It was only natural for me to pair it with a chic updo and a sense of “attitude”.
Creating the perfect updo can be quite a challenge. It’s important to create one that fits you,is durable, and adjustable. Furthermore, it should be perfectly placed, so that your hair and face are shown at their best! An updo says it all, and if the perfect style for most any occasion.
Your natural hair is your own. This style represents a crown inspired by Africa, nature and my family. Attempting to find additional inspiration, I came across a photo of beautiful African women with hair in a combination of dreads and braids.One had a strand of hair loosely looped across her forehead with beads in the […]
Finally, I carefully parted my hair in two sections: Point A starts over one eyebrow then curves toward the center of my head and ends at the nape. The objective is to have all the flat twists directed toward the part in the center. I made my parts for flat twisting each about 3/4″ to […]
There are times when you want to dress up your look but you just don’t have the funds right then to go out and get something new done. What you need to do is add some existing pizzazz to elevate your do from drab to fab!
If you’re anything like me at all then you’ll find that when you’re making that transition to all natural hair (or even when you’ve been there a while) you want to switch things up a little and come out with a different look.When that feeling moves us, most of us turn to either braids or […]
After so much hype, discussion and speculation about Good Hair, I was eager to go watch the movie and see it for myself. The youtube clips were fun to watch, the online discussions were pretty predictable and while the Oprah show showed all different opinions, the most controversial ones stayed in the back of […]
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TRANSCENDENCE NATURAL HAIR SHOW 2010 New York City has been pivotal in natural hair evolution from its inception. Now it is time for us to step out and take our place amongst the stars. We have pulled together several of the very best in the natural hair industry Janice M. Brown – Tarbaby, Thando Kafele […]
Going-Natural.com likes to thank Maria Thompson for inviting us at the free Going Natural Twist and Curves workshop. It was wonderful! We had a full house and the audience was great. Seeing Maria at work was an inspiration. She passionately shares her nappy knowledge and offers her services for anyone interested in twists, twist-outs, flat […]
I have been so consumed with keeping the website up and running and projects like The Pursuit of Nappiness and America’s Next Natural Model going, that I never really had time to realize how many different styles I have done over the years. Your increased interest, questions and wonderful compliments not only made me see […]