Growth & Retention

Urban Bush Babe Jessica Franklin

Urban Bush Babe Jessica Franklin

Tell us your name and where you are from?  My name is Jessica Marie Franklin, but some people might know me as Heygorjess! I’m from New Jersey.     How long have you been natural? 6 years, I did the BC going into my sophomore year of high school.     What do you do?(…)

Why I Went Natural & My Personal Journey

Why I Went Natural & My Personal Journey

Photo: John Lander   Almost 2 and half wonderful years later of co-founding Urban Bush Babes with Nikisha, I have never really discussed my past and the reasoning behind my own journey of going natural. I thought I would open up a bit with all of you since it is a personal and important journey(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Katra Awad

Urban Bush Babe: Katra Awad

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Katra Awad. I am a daughter to Egyptian and Hispanic parents. I was born in California and currently reside in Brooklyn.     How long have you been natural? I have been natural all my life. My hair is a reminder of my past,(…)

Next Superfood Moringa! Plus it’s Benefits for Body, Skin, and Hair

Next Superfood Moringa! Plus it’s Benefits for Body, Skin, and Hair

The moringa leaf is the next superfood and maybe the world’s most nutritious green. It contains more nutrients and natural remedies than your body knows what to do with. There is evidence that this plant has the potential to kill bacteria and parasites, fight diabetes, lower blood pressure, and reduce inflammation throughout the body. Check(…)

Urban Bush Babe Adey

Urban Bush Babe Adey

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Adey. I am an African born and raised in Ethiopia and now live in New York City.     How long have you been natural? I stopped relaxing my hair in 2001 (after reading Pamela Ferrell’s “Let’s Talk Hair”) and transitioned over a(…)

Urban Bush Babe GG

Urban Bush Babe GG

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos and interview.   Tell us your name and where you are from?   My name is GG Renee, but you can call me GG.  I live in Silver Spring, MD.     How long have you been natural?   It’s been four years. I got my last(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Samio

Urban Bush Babe: Samio

Tell us your name and where you are from? I’m Samio and I’m from England.         How long have you been natural? I’ve been natural all my life.     What do you do? Is there a resistance or compatibility with your hair in your field of work? I model and I(…)