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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Hi Everyone, I'm new to this community. I've been natural for over 10 years. However, I had Sisterlocks for almost two years. I've now been self- maintaining since COVID-19. I'm looking forward to my new journey and learning as much about natural hair as possible. Thank you for having me.View on the ForumOriginal author: Mzteach910
  They're killing us. They've always killed us. Black lives do not matter as much as White lives. As far as I'm concerned, through all my pessimism this is a turning point because for the first time a SIGNIFICANT amount of non-Blacks worldwide and within our borders recognize the struggle is real. People are learning and though some prefer not
We all have heard the benefits of African Shea Butter for decades. Centuries. And it has rightfully earned its place at the apex of nut butters. But what is it, where does it come from and is it for everyone? What is Shea Butter?  Shea butter is the fat that has been extracted from the nuts of the Shea Nut tree which is native to Africa and sp...
As protests spread for a 3rd week, post George Floyd's assasinanation in the streets of Minneapolis, please post your protest pictures! What impactful wisdom have you been able to share in your circles to educate others on the importance of equity and inclusion? Please share!View on the ForumOriginal author: KnottyAuthor
Been loc'd for about 1.5 years. Back if my locs is in a state. I don't know where this shit has come from. I use minimal products. But I've been going awhile without washing( month or two gap) so maybe this is the culmination of my neglect. But I wonder why now. I've been doing these gaps in washes since I started and didn't have none of these prob
Hi beautiful people, I'd like to warn you that this will be a very thoroughly explained post so that i can get the very best help from this community. I made sure to do my homework and read through a lot of the forum topics + discussions to try to find any similarities to my hair issues. While i drew some comparisons to others' hair struggles, my u
Curl definition really isn't the right term for use with actual afro hair. Afro hair is more tightly coiled that curly. Curls are a loose pattern. Afro coils are a tight pattern. So, I am going to refer to this as coil definition. STEP ONE: DETERMINE YOUR HAIR TEXTURE First, you need to HAVE coils for them to pop. Some of us don't have co...
I don’t want to write too much and have people lost in content so I’ll just jump straight to it, to make a long story short, I’ve been loc,d up since Christmas 2019. I’ve noticed that my front locs are either not growing or growing slower than my locs in the back of my hair. Locs in the back are around 4-5 inches when not stretching the loc itself.
Any head wrap/bonnet lovers out there? I recently came across this black business that provides head wraps and bonnets. I just thought I'd share with everyone! I love the silk bonnet that I got. www.chiwrapz.com It really helps my curls and protects my hair. they have a 15% off sale with the code "CHECKOUT"View on the ForumOriginal author: champang
Any head wrap/bonnet lovers out there? I recently came across this black business that provides head wraps and bonnets. I just thought I'd share with everyone! I love the silk bonnet that I got. www.chiwrapz.com It really helps my curls and protects my hair. they have a 15% off sale with the code "CHECKOUT"View on the ForumOriginal author: champang
hello!! im 13 and have thick hair up to about my shoulders on the front of my hair and to my armpits in the back. my mom always had me go to the hairdresser when i was 9-12 and in january of this year i got a perm. right now my hair is thick, dry, the roots and back of my hair are very fizzy, thick, and nappy. and the roots all around my hair stand

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