Brittney Fairley is a native of Gulfport, MS. She decided to cut off her relaxed ends and went natural in Dec 2013. She loves to share natural hair tips, and tutorials on her growing Instagram and YouTube accounts (@itsmebfairley). Along with vlogging about natural hair, Brittney also promotes fitness & healthy nutrition, and she also uses her platform to spread the love of Jesus Christ. Brittney is also a Registered Nurse. She is the wife of Donnell Fairley and Mother of Sean Fairley.
Sierra “Suge” Rowley, or KreoleSuge, is a novice natural hair blogger residing in Jacksonville, Florida. She focuses on working with various natural hair products in order to find the ones that work not only best for her hair, but also to give honest feedback on the validity of the ingredients and aims of the products used through blog posts and videos. Sierra released her blog in October 2017. While managing her personal brand through her social media accounts, she also created Kurly Women which highlights and features diverse women and their natural hair and beauty. Through Kurly Women, Sierra has bimonthly giveaways to help promote the use of products that are not as mainstream. Her goal is to influence women to focus more on healthy hair as well as embracing their own natural beauty. She wants to continue to share her diversity and culture within the natural hair community – influencing women to embrace their natural beauty.
Eboni Nicole is a super busy Mississippi native. Eboni graduated from Jackson State University with a BSW degree. She currently lives in Richland, Mississippi with her daughter Aubree. She loves all things Beauty & fashion, as well as home decor. With the use of her social media platforms she enjoys being an influencer, which allows her to share her hairstyles, products reviews, and home decor tips. Although she isn’t a certified stylist, the knowledge of natural hair that she has obtained over the years allows her to be confident in the information she provides to women in hopes to remind every women : “To be your own kind of Beautiful!”
Ameka is from Mississippi and is the Owner and Founder of the newly faith-based natural hair brand, Strands of Faith. Ameka has degrees in Microbiology, Clinical Research, and Business Management. Her passion for natural hair arose in 2006 which was the very first time she returned natural. After a brief relaxer stint in 2009, she again returned natural for good. Her passion lies in inspiring and encouraging other women to embrace their kinky, coily, curly hair and to believe that they are beautiful even when society may tell them or make them feel otherwise. Her love, passion, and care for natural hair helped to birth her brand Strands of Faith which is currently catered to Type 4 naturals to help with retention and moisture. Her goals are to build a brand that would further encourage naturals to take their hair care to the next level as well as reinvesting into her communities.
LaVondra Shinholster, also known as Typical BlaQueen, is a Washington, DC native and has been apart of the natural hair community for three years. In November 2016, she decided to make her natural hair journey public by revamping her personal Instagram page, starting her Youtube Channel, and creating a Natural Hair & Lifestyle Blog so that other new Naturalistas like her could feel comfortable and not alone while transitioning to the natural hair lifestyle. Since then she has been featured on many well known natural hair pages. LaVondra also had the honor of being one of a few beautiful natural hair style features on a online Essence Magazine article. As of recently, LaVondra has been working hard on helping women build self confidence and strength by embracing their natural hair. She goes above and beyond to ensure that her Curlfriends get all the knowledge they can while traveling their own natural hair journey. Her ultimate goal and objective is to have more 4C hair naturals accepted in the media and break that stigma that coily hair is not as beautiful as curly hair. All natural hair is beautiful!