Meet Our November CurlFriend: Flawless Hairstyle

1. What is your name and where are you from? Hi, my name is Cher and I live in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. I’m originally from Suriname, that’s a country in South America.   2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big…

Rest in Peace Queen: Ntozake Shange

Ntozake Shange passed away in her sleep yesterday (October 27,2018) at the age of 70. She was a renowned playwright, poet, and novelist. Aside from the fact that she was born in my hometown Trenton, NJ, I remember Ntozake Shange most for her award-winning play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When the Rainbow…

2018 NY Sheep and Wool Festival

I can’t  believe a full week has gone by since the NY Sheep and Wool Festival, or as the knitting community calls it, Rhinebeck. Click the link below to watch the recap of my family’s first time visiting this awesome event. Have you ever attended a sheep and wool festival? It was amazing 😉  …

Meet Our October CurlFriend: ItsReallyRelle

October flew by and somehow I didn’t get the chance to share the story of my newest CurlFriend. So, this month I’m the CurlFriend you will meet. Continue below to read all about my hair journey 🙂

Let’s Talk About Moisture

Do you have trouble keeping your natural hair moisturized? Click the link below to watch my latest video where I discuss what I’ve learned over the years. Make a comment to join the discussion and share a helpful tip you’ve learned.    

Meet Our October FiberFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from? Hi there! I’m Vanessa Smith, and I’m based in Olympia, Washington. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? Knitting since September 2005! I’m mostly self taught, but I was introduced to the craft while I was…

Meet Our September FiberFriend: AlexCreates

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Alexander Reynoso but call me Alex. Born and raised in Harlem from Dominican and Puerto Rican parents. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I’m a fiber artist, I knit, crochet, spin yarn,…

Meet Our September CurlFriend SashaTania

1. What’s your name and where are you from? My name is Sasha. I’m originally from Bronx, New York. 2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big Chop or Transition? I have “officially” been natural for eight years now. I guess you…

Meet Our August CurlFriend ToBNatural

1. What’s your name and where are you from? My name is Toia B. and I’m from Brooklyn, NY by way of Barbados, W. I.   2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big Chop or Transition? I began my natural hair…

Meet Our August FiberFriend CreativeCeci

1. What is your name and where are you from? Cecilia Nelson-Hurt from Queens, New York   2.  What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I was introduced to my now life long love of fiber, by my maternal grandmother as a child. She taught me how to…

Trim Those Ends

I have been natural for about five years now and for a majority of that time I’ve trimmed my own hair. I watched a couple of YouTube videos and figured I had a good idea of how to do it myself. When I needed more than an inch trimmed (like an actual hair cut) my…