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Here's A Bunch Of Life-Changing Natural Hair Stories You Never Knew You Needed

Get your Ph.D in poppin' curls and coils!!!

1. For some super relatable advice on what you should know before going natural.

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Like understanding that it'll probably be hard as hell at first, but patience is key and you should never compare your natural journey to someone else's.

Check out 7 Really Important Things Every Black Woman Going Natural Should Know for more.

3. For transformation pics and stories that'll motivate anyone who's been thinking about the big chop for a minute. / Via

Like this beauty's bold as hell transformation: "I'm 23 years old and (until now) have worn locs since I was four years old, so they were a huge part of my identity...Then two months ago, I finally chopped them all off and it was the best decision I've ever made!"—nsangik

Check out 17 Big Chop Transformations That Prove Long Hair Isn't The Only Way for more.


4. For some myth-busting advice on apple cider vinegar, coconut oil, and other natural products we swear by.

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Like this surprising fact about co-washing: "Conditioners are not designed to clean. Generally speaking, most conditioners don't have the cleansing properties needed to efficiently clean your hair and scalp." — Gwen Jimmere, CEO and founder of Naturalicious

Check out 12 Things Black Women Have Been Told About Their Hair That May Be Total BS for more.

6. For life-changing curly hair care tips from the celeb stylist who's slayed the coils of Lupita Nyong'o and Solange.

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Like how to enhance your natural curl pattern with product, refresh your next-day hair, and create polished finger twists.

Check out 15 Simple But Life-Changing Tips For Anyone With Curly Hair for more.

7. For when you wanna rock a headwrap, but have absolutely no idea how to tie them.

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Like this seven-step style to rock with a TWA, protective style, or a silk press.

Check out 8 Head Wrap Cheat Sheets If You Don't Know How To Tie Them for more.


11. For those days when you're wondering if your hair will EVER reach its full 'fro potential (spoiler alert: yes, it will.)


17. And, finally, for people curious about other naturalistas' hair journeys.


Like their number one reason for going natural and whether they'd ever chemically straighten their hair.

Check out How Common Are Your Natural Hair Opinions? for more.

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