Name : Naomi
Occupation : student
Ethnic background : Nigerian
Do you have natural or permed hair and why do you have natural or permed hair ?
I am natural and i went natural because my hair fell out. So basically I had a weave one time and that was the first time i had a weave and i was like yeah I kept it in for a bit to long and then i took my hair out and said yeah this needs to go. After that i let it go grow out bit and transitioned and then i just big chopped.
How long have you been permed or natural ?
I've been natural for 3 years and 6 months now still going strong.
What is your favorite protective style are you wearing?
I would say my favourite protective style would kinky twist because my hair seems to grow in them and i can't deal with braids for more then 3 weeks.
Did you do it your self or get it professionally done?
I wish i could do it my self but i always get a friend to do it and i usually just never pay because why would a pay if i have friends.
How do you maintain it?
Under my protective hair style i usually have a small bottle with aloe vera juice, water and sometimes i add apple cider vinegar or olive oil. Then i just sprits it on my scalp and then when my hair is getting really old ever so often and when my hair is really old and i can't be bother to take it out. when my hair is out of a protective style i do a lot of stuff but I basically do the same thing but i use a lot more apple cider vinegar to wash my scalp and i wash it every 2 weeks.
What your staple hair products ?
My staple products are :
- Coconut oil
- Apple cider vinegar
- Kinky Okornore product line @Kinky_Okornore
What your funniest hair experience ?
Okay i think it's funny now because obviously i have hair now and it was horrible back then. My next door neighbours do hair and we are really close like family so i went to ask if she could relax my hair for me and she was like yeah sure lets watch some movies as well. I was sat there and 15 mins went by 20 mins went by but my hair wasn't burning and then she went to sleep cause she wanted to take a quick nap. About an hour later it started to itch a bit and she told me it would be fine and we carried on watching the film. When she was washing my hair and i was wondering why there was hair all over my bath tube and realised that she had kept it in for a bit to long. she tried to comb my hair and it was basically falling out and by the time i got home the hair in my bun was more then half the size and i looked bold. I also ended up with loads of scabs in my hair i just think jesus cause i have hair right now and that part of my life is gone but i look back at it now and think its hilarious because why would you leave perm/relaxer in there hair for 2 hours.
What are your hair aspiration?
_My hair aspirations are to have healthy hair because my hair is quite fragile so just to get it stronger and i hate doing protein treatments but might have to start doing stuff like that. Long term i want to have waist length hair because my hair type is 4C as 4C as you can get and i haven't seen a lot of people that have really long 4C hair, so i would like to have waist length hair stretched out anyway at some point in my life.