Meet Our FiberFriend Aniqua

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Aniqua Wilkerson and I’m from New York City, the Bronx to be exact. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I have been crocheting for about 20 years now. I learned at 18…

Updo Protective Style

I decided to cut my hair in 2013 after about 7 months of growing out my relaxer. At the time, my hair had healthy thick roots, but thinning weak ends. The decision to go natural did not come easy to me; it required much thought and preparation. In the beginning of my natural hair journey,…

Celebrate Juneteenth with a Good Book

A great way to celebrate Juneteenth is by buying and reading books by African American authors. The following are some of my favorite authors: 🖤Octavia Butler 🖤Alice Walker 🖤Zora Neale Hurston 🖤Maya Angelou 🖤Toni Morrison 🖤N. K. Jemisin 🖤Tananarive Due While is it important to read nonfiction books to inform yourself about race and race…

ShadowQueen Accessories

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Comeisha a.k.a. ShadowQueen and I am from Trenton, NJ and I am the owner/operator of ShadowQueen Accessories. 2. Describe ShadowQueen Accessories: ShadowQueen Accessories is an online shop that specializes in handcrafted Afrocentric accessories. I started in 2017 just making personal items for…

ItsReallyRelle PuffCuff Review

One of my favorite ways to style my hair is in a puff. Whether high, mid, or low puff, if you follow my Instagram page you know that it’s my go-to. Because I tend to be a “lazy natural” at times, this style works for me because it’s so quick. In the past, I used…

Puffy Hair Care

The Recap These posts were originally uploaded in August 2017.  My name is Cherrelle and I have puffy hair. If I had to give my hair a type I would say it is somewhere between 4b and 4c curls. I have been natural for about 5 years: I stopped perming my hair in July 2012 and…