me a little about yourself and your hair journey.
My Name is Romance Cox, also known as Hey
Curlie. I’ve been natural going on 3 yrs. I big chopped November 2011.
long have you been natural? Have you always embraced your curls?
I’ve been natural going on 3 yrs. I big
chopped November 2011. I learned to embrace
my hair and I wouldn’t change a thing.
motivated you to transition? Were you a transitioner or a Big Chopper& why?
I didn’t plan on doing the big chop. I was
transitioning and had a sew-in. Upon
taking it out and washing my hair, my hair matted (scary, right). So I had to
big chop, after a few months, I learned to embrace my hair and I wouldn’t
change a thing.
would you describe your hair?
My hair has its only personality. It will
be manageable one day and unruly the next.
do you love most about your hair?
has been the most memorable part of your journey? Has it been easy or difficult
My most memorable would have to be my big
chop. My journey has just been fun: trying new products and meeting new
naturals and helping them along the way.
are (or were) some of your favorite transitioning hairstyles or current dos’?
I love a two strand twist-out and I’ve
mastered the perm rod set.
have your experiences been as a ‘natural?’ Any memorable reactions from family
It’s been mix for me, others have embraced
it and some still are hesitant about me being natural. All are supportive and
still love me the same.
is your hair regimen (including fav products)?
are some of your favorite natural hair websites, Youtubers, or blogs? Do I
really have to pick?
I have a ton of websites, Youtubers, and
blogs I admire. I can’t pick. Get a lot of helpful information from a lot of
places. Each site or YouTuber brings something different.
you want the readers to know? Inspirational words?
Learn to love yourself, ’cause if you can’t
love yourself, how the hell you gonna love somebody else? – Rupaul
Where can people find you for more