Real Wedding: Estelle & Sam


A few weeks ago on NHB’s Instagram page, we  shared a stunning photo of Estelle on her wedding day, absolutely stunning. Our page instantly lit up with likes and comments. Estelle recently sent NHB an email requesting to share her full wedding story in hopes of inspiring other naturally curly women on their journey to say I-Do. Read her interview and take a look at the gorgeous photos below. If you have a story to share  click here to SUBMIT SOMETHING or email us at

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Word of advice for the newly engaged on preparation for their wedding day: Keep calm and enjoy your day. I remember my family telling me to get a perm because I wanted to rock a ponytail. My response “it was not going to happen now or ever”. I love my natural hair and will never perm it.

Most unforgettable moments of your wedding day: When my husband forgot the rings at the hotel.

Wedding Theme: Diamond and pearls with a blue ambiance.Held at the Edison Hotel.

Wedding Date: November 30, 2013

Wedding Color:  White and blue.

Bridesmaid Count: 4

Bridal gown style: Ball gown with lace back

How did you your husband meet? At church.

Describe your hairstyle on your wedding day: I wore a ponytail with a big bun. I have always loved that hairstyle. I used gel to slick up my natural hair and edges.

What style would you rock to renew your vows?  I would let my hair down.

How long have you been natural?  2 years.

Hair Care Regimen? I use 100% shea butter.

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Event was planned by @eventsbyhelene  IG
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