my mom is natural to! i believe shes been naturally sista-locd up for 3 years now. her hair is so beautiful! the 1st pic-may 2010, 2nd & 3rd pic-January 2011. she takes good care of her hair and is also a gym junkie like me, or should i say i'm a gym junkie like her! lol she puts her hair in a ponytail for the gym then lets is free when done. she is part of the reason i went natural, thanks mom! mother and daughter holding it down for the naturals!