Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The Natural Beauty In "Going Natural"

The Natural Beauty In "Going Natural"

As African Americans, most of us have been programmed our entire lives, that beautiful hair is only obtained by chemically processing our hair.  Chemical processing has been a part of our hair culture for decades, but now there are thousands that are discovering their true beauty lies within natural beauty.


The unknown is frightful for all of us.  Those that are thinking about going back to their natural roots or have taken the plunge are plagued with fears about how they will maintain hair that is so foreign to them.  For most, the true texture of their hair is unknown to them because it has been masked by chemicals for such an extended period of time. 

“Bad” or “Nappy” hair is merely a disillusioned perception that we have been groomed to believe.  The real beauty is that we are all uniquely created down to the very coils of our hair.  One needs to only change how they perceive their hair by changing their beliefs behind that perception into something positive.  The journey back to your roots is not one to strip you of your beauty, but one to enhance and accentuate the beauty you were naturally born with.

Instead of approaching your natural hair journey with negative thoughts such as:

“I’m going to have to start all over!”
“There’s too much breakage involved!”
“What will the world think of my natural hair?”

Be positive and approach your journey with a heart of joy and gratitude because you will soon discover that:

See also: 14 Reasons To Go Natural
  • You don’t have to cut off all your hair or start over, you can transition your hair into it’s natural state.
  • You hair HAS to shed and release the chemically processed hair.  Think of the shedding as a way to let your new, full, healthy, beautiful locks come forth.
  • Who cares what anyone else thinks, your natural hair is beautiful,’s what your were born with!  Wear your natural crown with confidence.


Check out Deciding on Going Natural? Here's Some Help
by Sabrina R Perkins at Mode

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