Pursuit of Natural

life, levity, & the pursuit of natural


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Dear Newly Natural Me: Day 3 Hair is a Lie

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Dear Newly Natural Me,

You read an article on CurlyNikki about how she easily achieved 3-, 4-, or 5-day hair (I don’t remember which–it’s been years!) You read her a lot. You know she has a different hair type than yours. I know you’re bookmarking the page and holding out hope for when you get some length.

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Dear Newly Natural Me: Enjoy Every Stage

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This article was originally published on myyeka.com. You can find more of my articles for new naturals by following the link in the sidebar!

Enjoy Every Stage

Dear Newly Natural Me,

So, it’s just dawned on you it will be years before you have what’s generally considered to be long hair. You’re stuck with a TWA for who knows how long. Now you’re binging YouTube videos on how to style short hair–flowers, bows, hoop earrings. None of that is your style. Sponge curls? On 4C hair? Next! Make-up? NEXT!

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Dear Newly Natural Me: Information Overload is a Thing

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Did you know I wrote a whole series for new naturals over on MyYeka.com? It’s in my sidebar and everything. Just in case you’re a regular reader here but had no idea I was over there, too, I’ll be resharing all of the articles here.

Information Overload is a Thing

Dear Newly Natural Me,

Ph balance, cuticles, shed hair versus broken hair, hygral fatigue–girl, if you don’t turn off your phone and go to bed you’re going to be fatigued all day. You’ve got one inch of hair and more information than you know what to do with it. I know. You just found this other naturalista and she’s got a whole series on this other technique/style/product line that might be vital to the success of your natural hair journey. Plus she’s funny and photogenic! How photogenic do you think you’ll be on three hours of sleep?

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New Series: Dear Newly Natural Me

(Update 4/23/2018: I’ve created a tag here on the blog for the complete series of DNNM letters)

We interrupt this midweek slump to announce: The Pursuit of Natural has joined the °Yeka team!

I’ll be doing a weekly series of letters to myself (and any other new natural) after the big chop. For advice, encouragement, and of course, humor, check out “Dear Newly Natural Me” at myyeka.com and lots of other great content on health, lifestyle, and relationships.

Thanks so much for rockin with me, and please be sure to like, share, and follow me on my other platforms. All my links are in the sidebar.