One of the sexiest things about rocking relaxer-free tresses is the versatility. There are truly a zillions ways to rock curls, coils and kinks — and a few haven’t been invented yet.
Here, our Facebook friends describe the natural ‘dos they’re sporting right now. Share your favorite style in the comments section!
“My signature twist-out can be worn in different styles — ‘fro, big side puff, middle puff, pinned to the side. I let my hair tell me how she wants to be worn.” –Lachell West
“I just cut my locs after ten years, so right now the shorter the better — low and dark.” –Monica Thomas
“My style is like Corrine Bailey Rae’s, when she first came out. I create a side part, flat-twist my hair and then undo it and fluff it out!” —Nicky Johnson
“I wear my locs in a plaited upsweep for special occasions. I love the curly look I get when I take them down.” —Tonya Johnson
“I just did my big chop last week, and I’m loving the wash-and-go freedom! In ten minutes I’m done and out of the house.” –Renea Harris Keyes
“I wear my hair the shortest I can get it without being completely bald.” –Alethea Bryant
“I rock Bantu knots with a braid across the crown of my head, accessorized with pretty pink ribbons for Breast Cancer.” —Rochele Jones
“I just brush it up in a ponytail and wrap it into a bun. It’s simple, but cute.” –Jocelyn Howell
“I’ve done so much crap to my hair I’m surprised I have any at all! Right now I’m rocking kinky twists — eventually, they’ll be locs and that’ll be it!” –Jennifer Wallace
“I prefer to wear my hair short, in a TWA…and then I just have fun with my accessories! My favorite is a big flower on the side, just like Lady Day.” –Tanya Applin
“I keep it simple with a short, curly, honey blonde wash-and-go style, i.e.. Eva ‘The Diva’ Marcille.” –Crystal Pryor
“I twist my hair with styling mousse, let it dry, untwist it and then wear it in a crimped afro/bob style. Ca-yute!” –Shauna Carter
” I’m rocking a flat-twist Mohawk with two-strand twists in the middle.” –Camille Gardner Mazelev “[My ‘do is] short, kinky and kurly!” –S. Alicia Brown