America’s Next Natural Model 2013 – Jayme Goodwin. Jayme won a photo shoot in New York, a commercial for Gruvi and $1,000.
I am Natural… I am Unique!
Sponorlist of America’s Next Natural Model Seaon 5: Jamaica Mango & Lime, I love my Fro, Napptural Magazine, Soul Seed Tees, Sula NYC, Going-Natural.com
Hello again ladies, Now, before I tell you or post the results online, I want you to know what the judges decided first. So without further ado, here is what Dajuan Jones said: I feel compelled to acknowledge how tough this years competition has been. These ladies have met each challenge, overcoming so much for […]
The importance of clothing that accurately portrays a Black woman The theme for my shoot is “New Orleans beads for SoulSeed Tees.” I incorporated Mardi Gras beads into each of the shots. I chose this theme because I see a lot of similarities between the representation of my city in the media and that of […]
This is why wearing clothing that accurately portrays the power, beauty, and class of a Black woman is so important. We need to plant those seeds of identity that say ‘we are powerful, beautiful, strong, and valuable’ in our community to combat the lies that say ‘we are powerless, ugly, feeble, and worthless.’’ When our […]
Image 1: Anxiously Awaiting After realizing that I would be in America’s Next Natural Model 2013 I was ecstatic but also as I thought about the time commitment anxiety slowly set in. I was in Vermont, which to find photographers willing to help was going to be scarce, my mother who was neater and could […]
“Evolution of Farah” Photographer: I was a member of the going-natural.com because I wanted to know other naturals, learn from their experiences, hair journeys and the tips and tricks that they could give me to help me with my own journey. Looking through the website I saw America’s Next Natural Model, and intrigued I clicked […]
Wow! I can’t believe that this was the last challenge of the competition. I am sad to see it all come to an end but I had so much fun along the way. Even though this challenge was the most difficult because there was so many different components to it, it was definitely my favorite […]
My Pictures For the last five pictures, I really wanted to represent me. After completing this competition to the end I feel on top of the world which is represented by my pictures on the rooftop. The ones on the roof and with the pretty wallpaper were also shot by Vanessa Karel. It was amazing […]
Hello again ladies, The judges have spoken again this week. Guest judge is LeAnne Dulce, owner of Naptural Roots Magazine and sponsor of this wonderful challenge. Here is what she and the other judges had to say about your performance of challenge 7 Haute or Not.
Background Naptural Roots is all about physical, mental, and emotional health. It really is about so much more than just hair. After reading a couple Naptural Roots articles and looking through the pictures, I came across The Naptural Bill of Rights. The Naptural bill of rights really stood out to me. Article 2, “I have […]
Even though, I was unable to receive the package from the sponsors on time for my photo shoot as well as being in Vermont a t shirt is the last thing you would want to wear in the blistering cold. Nonetheless I was able to find a t shirt and showcase how to wear a […]
To begin I would like to thank the sponsors of this challenge for providing us with awesome tshirts and earrings that promote natural hair and beauty. Naptural Roots Magazine positively reinforces the concept of loving oneself and natural hair. This magazine also strives to educate real people on real issues, which is something that I […]
Challenge 7: Naptural Roots Website and Magazine Healthy living has not always been a priority in my life…daily I splurged on custard, French Fries, Pizza and Chinese food…yes…DAILY. It took many years to lose weight, but also get my mind RIGHT. Because of my choices in college, not it is extremely important for me to not […]
Defined Curls and Caribbean Cool You may notice a difference in the quality of my photos this week. Unfortunately, the photographer I was scheduled to work with this week cancelled last minute. This week was the first time I’ve wanted to give up in this competition, but I persevered and did my best to be […]