5 Year Natural Hair Journey

November 27, 2018 Amiya Amani 17 Comments

You usually don't see the hair growth until you look back on all your pictures from when you FIRST started your hair journey until NOW. I'll be taking you on my Journey with me From cutting my LOCS to having NATURAL HAIR. 

A little back story: I had locs since I was 5. I cut them when I turned 12. I moved to South Carolina and I didn't know how to do hair so I got them back when I was 13. I cut them again in 2013 right before I graduated High School (Wasn't the best decision to make and I didn't know how to do hair). 

I'm not going to make this all long and drawn out because the pictures will explain it for you. I'll just let you know what year it was and what the hairstyle was. If that's okay with you all? I hope so because I'm doing it anyways. 

Little Me- I can't really remember the year but Those are my locs! 

2013- I had no clue what to do with my hair, until I started watching Youtube. You will see the  progress 
How I wore my hair most of the time. It was so dry
As you can see in picture #2 this was my go to style

Then I saw a video and decided to try a frohawk, still 2013 
Fro Hawk #1 
Fro Hawk #2


Wash & Go with flat twist (I thought I was cute) 

Wash and go without flat twist

 2015:  I was experimenting more with my hair. I was trying different styles now.

Flexi Rod Mohawk style My First time doing one 

Twist Out

Yes it's real! My Fro! 

You'll see a lot of braids here this was my got to style 

A twisted crochet using kanekelon hair

Just another picture of the crochet

2016: I was a little more experienced here. I was doing more styles, loving my natural hair

Sleek Bun With some side curlz

Wash a go. I pick it way out. Only got to wear it for a day 

Neat Wash & Go

Loved this style. Laid my hair underneath
and did this scraf style I saw a friend of mines do

Messy Bun

I took out some braids I did and this was my hair 

Twist out I did

 2017: I was doing it up last year. I really fell in love with my hair. I loved doing it, I was happy. I was maintaining it so well this year.

Chunky Twist Out

Straightened it after a really long time

Wash & Go. My Curlz was Poppin

The shrinkage was real but next day
Wash & Go

Fro Hawk Wash & Go

Braid & Bun

Box braids

Twist out with some added Accesories

Twist out into a Flat twist

Flat Twist Double puff

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Curl my hair after I straightened it

Braided Style

Kind of A Wash & Go

Next day Kind of Wash & Go

Wash and Go all dried.

 2018:  This year I just did basic styles with my hair but it's at it's longest length so far and I want it to just keep getting longer.

I started trying wigs out. Then I
added a scraf on top

My little sister did my braids
for me (Shout to Atia) 

Double Puffs on Freshly washed hair

Bun with Accessories
Passion Twist

Passion Twist #2

Double Buns! 

 Thank you for viewing my 5 Year Natural Hair Journey. Please don't hesitate to comment below. I love reading them. Look out for the Video on Youtube. Subsrcribe @karminityblog

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  1. Your double puffs are so cute! I love them! Loved seeing these photos of the many hairstyles you've had over the years, and that you are loving your natural hair!

  2. I love the changes you have made over the years :) You have beautiful hair, and you look good with all of these styles!

    1. Thank you Alexandra! I appreciate your comments.

  3. You have the most amazing hair ever! So so cool, love all the styles especially the one with braids, so cool. Thanks a lot for sharing.


  4. Lovely hairs you have got. Beautiful and shiny hair always leaves good impression, which is why proper hair care is important. Also, good care of your hair plays an important part in having healthy hair and helps avoid extensive damage that can lead to hair loss.

    1. It sure does. Thank you for viewing and commenting!

  5. That is a lot of hair changes, it looks fab though, you are lucky you can get away with so many styles

  6. Wow you have kept all the pictures these years and I love them so much. For some reason I love your long long version. Look super cute. You have gorgeous hair. Xoxo Kumamonjeng

    1. Icloud backups are everthing lol! Thank you so much!

  7. I love the changes over the years! But I especially love your natural curls - they're gorgeous!

    1. Thank you Norafiqin! The curls take forever to do though!

  8. Happy Naturalversary. I been natural for 13 years but 2013 I made a decision to stop with the excessive heat and pressing of my hair and rocking my curls!

  9. Thank you Kiwi. OMG! Such a long time! That is beautiful. Thank you for commenting

  10. Beautiful hair. “My hair is back” is my favorite. My hair is natural too. Thanks for all of the pics. You gave me ideas for my hair.