Expert styling tips for going natural.

Tia Williams
Jul, 25, 2011

These days, everyone and their grandma is going natural, and it's a glorious thing! What's not so glorious is the frustrating "transitioning" stage (for newbies, 'transitioning' refers to hair that's in the process of going natural -- i.e., when you have chemical-free roots and straightened ends).

The questions are many: How do you style hair that's multi-textured? How do you keep the relaxed ends from breaking off? Not to worry, natural ladies, we have answers!

We turned to celeb hairstylist Anthony Dickey, owner of NYC's Hair Rules salon and product line, for tips on how to manage transitioning hair. We hope you're taking notes...