Book Review: Thank God I'm Natural

The naturally fly, Chris-Tia Donaldson reached out to me a while ago and asked me to check out her book and share my thoughts with you guys. Thank you for the signed copy!

Per the Press Release, here some background info on it:

About the Book

THANK GOD I'M NATURAL is a must-read for any black woman who has suffered hair loss or breakage caused by relaxers -- or has grown tired of spending thousands of dollars and their entire Saturday afternoons frying their kinky tresses into submission. Featuring the advice of celebrity stylists for Jill Scott, Lauryn Hill, and Erykah Badu (among others, THANK GOD I'M NATURAL offers thorough and extremely modern and up to date information -- and a plethora of tips to help women go natural the right way. You won’t want to do your hair again until you’ve read this lifesaving, reference book and heartfelt narrative from cover to cover! For more information, visit or check out the Thank God I’m Natural Blog for all the latest in hair care tips, news, and product pics at a

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About the Author

Chris-Tia Donaldson is a Harvard graduate with a true passion for hair. By day, Chris-Tia is a successful lawyer for a software company. By night, she is a freelance writer and entrepreneur looking to launch her own product line for naturally kinky tresses. For this revolutionary book, Chris-Tia has interviewed hundreds of women -- from all walks of life -- about everything from the epidemic of hair loss in the black community to the historical effects of slavery on black women and their hair care practices. Chris-Tia currently lives in Chicago -- where she is active in a wide variety of civic, educational, and charitable organizations.

MY Thoughts on the Book:

I luved it! We, in the highly textured hair community, soooo need more books like this! I enjoyed this book b/c Chris-Tia was so informative and broke it all down and included all this in it:

* Chris-Tia's hairstory
* Myths and misconceptions
* History of our hair
* Anatomy of hair; natural hair
* Hair types and textures
* Relaxer info
* Transitioning info
* Hair care
* Locs info (starting them, maintenance, etc.)
* Coloring natural hair
* Different hairstyles/photo gallery
* Product suggestions and making your own products

The book ALSO includes a FAQs section, glossary and salon directory! What more could you ask of this book? Sista girl left no stone unturned.

This book is for everyone the natural vets, newbies, transitioners, mothers taking care of their children's hair, etc. I don't know what else to say. So what are you waiting for, get your copy! It's a dire MUST in your natural/kinky curly hair care library. Support this sista b/c she is adding something so positive and utterly enlightening to our community. This will make a great Christmas gift as well.... ;)

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Da Jadedpoet said…
I am determined to start and finish this book by Sunday lol. I haven't had the time with the little one but I'm going to have to pick it up during her naps. So far so good though! *only got through three pages lol*
Milan said…
It's a great book. I hope you get to finish it soon!