Nappturality has been online since 2002. Dedicated to all the women in the diaspora who proudly wear their highly textured hair naturally. Nappturality.com is the place to find photographs,, forums, information and links about the care, maintenance and politics of natural hair. Natural napptural hair. Here you will find photos of all natural styles, comb coils, two-strand twists, afro puffs, afros dredlocks (dreadlocks), locs and many other natural styles. Styled by natural napptural haired women on their own hair.

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Cutting your own hair (low) how to questions

Hello everybody! Man it's been ages since I posted on here. I have popped in a couple of times per year over the years... Good to see that this board is still going :)As per - I need some advice and this is the best place to get it!My life are now 9 years old (!!!) And tailbone length. I've been thinking about cutting them off for a few years but (
Hi there. I've been a member for a while, but have been MIA for a minute. I used to be able to read all of the forums, now many are listed as private. Is this because I've been gone a while, or are there new parameters to reading the whole forum?View on the ForumOriginal author: Amberlocs
Hello everyone, Glad to be back.View on the ForumOriginal author: OliviaGeorge
Hey all, I've got a new initiative happening to showcase posts that may have happened years ago or maybe recently, that are so good they deserve a special place. I have been looking through threads with the most pages and comments and have found some amazing advice that needs to be brought back out and preserved.You will find these posts on the fro
Build-up in locs is something all loc wearers will have to deal with eventually. Did you know that the products you use to remove build-up may make the problem worse? In this article we deal with breaking down the dos and don'ts of loc maintenance and build-up. It's information you need to know to get it out and keep it out. 3 Signs you have build-...
So good to see the Nappturality crew and DeeCoily still on the interwebs.:D I started loc'ing on July 9, 2005 and now am on my third iteration of locs. Used to go by the handle "TwistedXn," but no longer in the "Christian" part. It's a long, long story.Anyways, I'll be lurking to and fro and chiming in here and there.Nappy Trails!View on the ForumO
This is an EPIC thread with almost 4000 replies where real women with natural hair tell you their mistakes and give you their best tips on what NOT to do. You can't get any better advice than this https://www.nappturality.com/forums/threads/80061-The-what-Not-To-Do-Thread
 Fortunately for me, I got to hang out with a few fellow nappturals (LilShortRib, LBoogie, AfroGoddess, Akademics, Beaka) and our aspiring napptural Juellz (I probably spelled hers wrong, LOL). We shared hair stories about making the decision to go natural and/or loc in our efforts to coerce our aspiring nappy over the edge to a life of no mor...
Please list here for inclusion in new information section. Include your contact details and any images you want to use.View on the ForumOriginal author: deecoily
When a self-proclaimed "influenster" who is barely older than my domain name, who still chemically relaxes her thinning hair, comes at me to critique me and my advice, trying to say she knows more than I do about natural hair because she is a "licensed cosmetologist" --- you know I am going to heat up off the back foot.It's a free society and I ful
Tyra Banks is one of those women whose looks are timeless. She changes up her hair, her makeup, her clothing style and every single time, she nails it. And we love it and we love her in all her reinventions. So when she came onto Instagram last week and we got to see her hair – her real hair – her natural color, texture and styled simply in a ...

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Your Natural Hair is NOT a Fad

Wearing natural hair is not a fad. It is not a fashion trend. It's the natural hair you were born with. So why can't you wear it?
Don't believe the negative hype..

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