via: Essence

by: Cipriana Quann

Photos: Joey Rosado


When embarking in the wonderful world of natural hair, the journey can surprise even the most seasoned guru, and though my transitioning days as a newbie natural are far behind me, the memories alone makes me feel like a small fish in the big sea.


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For years I use to be such a stickler with my hair regimen. If you had asked me would I still have the same regimen today I would have gave you an affirmative yes, with an accompanied raised brow, as if to simultaneously suggest “of course!” Why did I need to deter from a process that was working so well, especially while in the state of transition?


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As regimens go, I had found the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, and not even a typhoon could sway my process (ok, maybe that is a bit of an exaggeration). But then one day something happened. It wasn’t a drastic, the seas parted experience, just a tweak from the my usual norm. I realized I…Find out exactly what I discovered at here  


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As part of Essence’s newly enhanced and revamped hair channel that launched May 8th, I will have a weekly article on, sharing tips, a bit of hairtherapy and my own personal journey.