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.


Blogs and stories written by Nappturality and Friends
Patricia Gaines

Chebe Butters & Oils

Variety of nuts for grinding
There are lots of nuts that you can grind to create healthy oils and butters, from walnuts to shea nuts to apricot kernels. Nappturality has tried and recommends this rich, all around hair nut butter/oil for hair growth retention and protection: Chebe. I was having so much trouble with dry, thinning hair due to medication and hyperthyroid issues (p...
Continue reading
  925 Hits
Patricia Gaines

Changing Names of Ingredients

Do you check the ingredients when you are looking for hair products? You should. I have already written several articles about the dangers of certain chemicals and ingredients used in creating Black hair care products and which to avoid. You can find one here and another one here.  Always check the ingredients Watch out, some companies ar...
Continue reading
  3041 Hits
Patricia Gaines

Sisterlocks on SCOTUS -- Representation Matters

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson swears Oath at Senate Confirmation Hearings
First, I got goosebumps first, then the tears came. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has made history. Her induction to the highest court in the United States brings with it the aspirations and dreams of Black women throughout the country. Not only from those of us who aspire to achieve greatness in the legal professions, but all of us. From the young w...
Continue reading
  8403 Hits
Shaded Tree Organics

Learning to love my hair

From being a child with kinky hair I used to feel unpretty. Both siblings had the "good hair" that everyone wanted to have. The water and grease hair! I was given my first "just for me" perm at 4! at my pre k graduation. I spent every month and a half getting a perm. fast forward now I'm completely natural. It took so many years to feel beauti...
Continue reading
  34466 Hits
Patricia Gaines

Musty Loc Syndrome- Freshen up your Scalp

Funky sour musty danky sticky loc scalp. You best get onto that before it gets out of hand. Not enough thorough cleansing of your scalp is going to cause this problem â€“but it's a mistake that can be fixed yourself, if you catch it early enough. I know I have written about scalp issues a lot. Like here, and here. But it's im...
Continue reading
  52120 Hits

Nappturality Shoe 300 faded

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..

Latanya Coverson KaTina Smith Walker3 Troya Sowell Diamond Mull Akeisha Iman Whitmore 2 Adaleia Coultman Bryanna Knight Sheila Da She Serumula2 Melinda IzsoDivine Princess First'Lady Briggs3 Sharea Twymon Summers Sheila Da She Serumula3 Cynthiakim2 Samantha Jordan Jazmine J. Boss Sarah Moore Notm Pressed Monique Colon2 Bella Negra1 Leslie Blakely3 Mary Wells Adaleia Coultman4 Kaleta Battle Jagged Edge Andrea Cantrell 3 Leslie Blakely9 Carolyn Parker Mysteek NaturalHair Monica Evans4 Kenita Mitchell Heeyy Jessie2 Kathy Terrell Kathy Terrell 4 Ann Brown KaRen JackSon Tiara Shinae Angela Watkins3 Emmanuelle Key Dickerson Angie Knight2 Leslie Blakely4 Jennifer Bass Chenay N. Bryant Jay Roge Raticka Scruggs Betty Alexander McGriff Queena Beenblessed Williams2 Sylvia Randi Carroll Kimberly Montague Jaunene Jones Sasha Stoute Naiesha Howell Hairbyjuanibless3 Monique Colon Tracy Gary Jariel Deanna1 Nadia Newton Jillijoy Holloway Angie Knight Tiffany Smith Yasmeen Cookngd Ali Brown MrsNohaterallowed Taylor Mary Wells Notm Pressed3 Divinity Starr Andrea Cantrell Jillijoy Holloway3 Bella Zambezie Shekera Combs Jagged Edge2 Monique Wilson Angela Watkins Sarah Moore 2 Lauren Foster Walls KaTina Smith Walker2 Kennedra Tucker Talishia Robins Ayesha La Vonia Boyd Jagged Edge3 Kayla Bush Trina Smith 2 Maya Mj James Alnita Reaves Vaught Gilly Dee Marenda Eison LaCharla Figgs Msincognito Shades Talishia Robins2 Destiny Hawkins Jay Roge4 Kim Lewis HairbyJuanibless Frankie Monroe 1 Lisa Amos Wilson Adrienne Lifeisgolden Skinner2 Jariel Deanna Cheryl Freemon Watts2 Star Bullard Tammie Braggs Leslie Blakely6 Shalari Drakes Gilly Dee Daphanie Brooks Sonjia Murphy Angela Watkins2 KaRen JackSon2 Jewel Grant Hairbyjuanibless2 Kathy Terrell 2 Candace Montgomery Adaleia Coultman2 Lakishia Brown Melody Dark Juanita Simmons Princess First'Lady Briggs Gloria Obruche 2 Irena Shipley Leslie Blakely Abigail Boyce Nikki Poole Frankie Monroe Bokua Adwoa Bray Nikki Poole 2 Vanessa Agee Tammie Elkerson Mcgill Urecha Dunn Daniella Cardoza KaRen JackSon Lekeytha Dukes Shaw Cynthiakim1 Daniella Cardoza2 Adrienne Lifeisgolden Skinner3 LaJoia Hamilton LaShawn Adaleia Coultman3 Jariel Deanna2 Monica Evans2 J LaKayle Jones2 Tamara Hinkle Moore Selena So Blessed Mckibben Heeyy Jessie Frankie Monroe 2 Miz Jones Sheila Da She Serumula Kathy Terrell 3 Sheila Da She Serumula KaTina Smith Walker Dominique Truthfairy Williams Watt Regina Ellis Livingston Sonya Makeba Gema Ebanks MrsNohaterallowed Taylor2 Michele Washington Bokua Adwoa Bray 2 Khady Didi Sow J LaKayle Jones3 Hairbyjuanibless5 Jariel Deanna3 Heila Da She Serumula 2 Leslie Blakely8 Jacqueline Parker Raven Nacole Madison Vicky Hightower Tonyelle Bennett Leslie Blakely7 Solange Campos 1 Natanya Jones Emmanuelle Key Dickerson2 Andrea Cantrell 2 Monica Evans Chasity Williams Adrienne Lifeisgolden Skinner Monique Colon Jay Roge6 Linda Brown Campbell Denise Billings Curley N Cynthia Simpson Trina Smith Urecha Dunn2 Ashley Erica Holmes Hale Leah Prater Kaynisha Renee Martin Princess First'Lady Briggs2 J LaKayle Jones Hairbyjuanibless4 KaRen Leslie Blakely5 Toma Thornhill Karmen B. Jones Richeau Breland Lorraine Gray Leslie Blakely2 Jillijoy Holloway2 Saundrea Arila Mendez Monica Evans3 Eiimariiee Rosee Lynn Princess First'Lady Briggs4 Rhonda Littles Shadi Shukuma Maepa Nicki Wade Raticka Scruggs Maya Mj James2 Amanda Flowers Peterson Jay Roge3 Nyree' Allen Natanya Jones3 Mysteek NaturalHair2 Essie Dodson Sasha Stoute2 Lysa Davis Debra Chatman Iman Whitmore Gloria Obruche 1 Courtney Davis ShaRon Hicks2 Tammy Mariano Natanya Jones2 Michelle Hudson Marilyn E Lowe Raticka Scruggs2 Trina Smith 3 Queena Beenblessed Williams Adey's Natural Hair Tips Da OC Katrina Stallworth Shannon Bell Keia Parker Nikki Poole EJ Thompson Antoinette Jeaninne Solange Campos Ednasia Green Cheryl Freemon Watts Chara Harris Sophonie Bien Aime Chelsea Patterson Sanders Brandi Murphy