In the late 90s, during the frontier days of the natural hair movement, we had no special “curl definers,” natural hair “puddings” or “detangling” products. And if we were in a conundrum about how to take care of our kinks, coils and curls, since youtube did not exist and natural hair salons were rare, we […]
Natural Hair events
One of the hallmarks of the natural hair movement is that it is also a DIY movement. Instead of exclusively relying on salons, Black women have become interested in taking charge of their own hair. Natural hair events fill a void in providing information, a sense of community and fun for the naturalistas who want […]
Going Natural’s exhibit featured in the international newspaper Amigoe The first annual natural hair and beauty fest on the island of Curaçao was a great success. Direct TV’s Germône de Lima, a natural herself, not just interviewed team Kuralicious on her morning show Mainta, she and her co-host Maurilhio Nobrega Jr. also visited and […]
Kuralicious Natural Hair, Health & Beauty Fest is now accepting vendor applications for the Kuralicious Marketplace on September 10th 2017 at Kura di Arte!
After an international tour Mireille Liong, MS.c, founder of Going-Natural.com, will be the keynote speaker at Kuralicious, the first Natural Hair, Health & Beauty Fest on Curaçao. The fact that her little 5 year old daughter mainly sees girls with fake hair and extensions as examples, motivated Marlynella Conception, the woman behind this event, to […]
Mireille Liong MSc, Founder of Going-Natural.com After an international tour Mireille Liong, MS.c, founder of Going-Natural.com, will be the keynote speaker at Kuralicious, the first Natural Hair, Health & Beauty Fest on Curaçao. The fact that her little 5 year old daughter mainly sees girls with fake hair and extensions as examples, motivated Marlynella Conception, […]
15 years ago I started kroeshaar.com (the Dutch version of going-natural.com/) just before I was about to debut with ‘Kroeshaar, wat je moet weten en meer’, the very first book about natural hair in Dutch. Natural hair was way more controversial back then. I think it was even considered a taboo so I didn’t really […]
A year goes by so quickly. In the midst of getting things done we often don’t realize how much we accomplish especially if we feel stuck. So, I often compare life to the training of athletes. It takes years of dedication, sweat, tears and hard work for swimmers and runners to improve their personal records […]
Over 13 million people making up the multicultural society of Paris with the language French as the common dominator. Mentioned in the same breath as London, New York and Tokyo, the largest city of France and the ninth largest city in Europe, Paris is the heart of culture of Europe and arguably the world. Even […]
It’s never fun to share bad news but I am glad that at least I also have great news to go along with it. So in the hope that you will be overjoyed for me and won’t hold the bad announcement against me, I will start sharing the latter first.
Going-Natural.com has a rich history of sourcing news from the Natural Hair world. Even before the site was launched in 2004, long before there were blogs and Facebook, we published the latest hairstyles, covered Natural Hair Shows and wrote about the politics of Black hair on our first site Kroeshaar.com.