Meet Our February CurlFriend

1. What’s your name and where are you from? My name is Derecka McCants and I’m from Baton Rouge, La.  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’ve been natural for 5 years. I decided to begin my…

Meet Our December CurlFriend: Amanda Alcime

1. What’s your name and where are you from? Hi I’m Amanda, close friends and family call me Meme and I’m from the Greater Hartford area of Connecticut.     2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big Chop or Transition?  …

Meet Our December FiberFriend: Yolanda Jordan

1. What is your name and where are you from? Yolonda Jordan from North Carolina. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I’m a crochet artist. I specifically design crochet brown dolls. I have been crocheting since I was seven years old and learned from my…

Meet Our November FiberFriend: Angela Mayhoe

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Angela Mayhoe and I’m based in Los Feliz, CA. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I’m a knitter!  I started knitting 10 years ago after a friend invited me to attend one…

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…

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 🙂

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…