My name is Carlencia Gray and I am from Galveston, TX, USA.
2. What is your hair type?
My hair texture is a mixture of all in the Type 4 category: 4a, 4b, 4c.
I decided to stop relaxing my hair in 2012. During an attempt to stretch my relaxer I noticed my natural texture and became curious. I fell in love with it and never relaxed again.
4. What was the most challenging thing about going natural?
I would say figuring out what worked best for my hair was the most challenging for me. But over time and I discovered a regimen and which products work great for my hair.
5. What is your weekly regimen?
Every week I shampoo, deep condition, and then I moisturized using the liquid/leave-in, oil, and cream method before styling.
6. What is your daily morning regimen?
I typically just fluff my hair and go. If I add anything to my hair it would be coconut oil for added shine and softness.
7. What is your daily night time regimen?
I place my hair in about 4-6 ponytails then cover with a satin bonnet.
8. Do you use heat on your hair at all?
Yes. I only straighten my hair twice a year. But I do use a soft bonnet hair dryer to dry my hair every time I style it. My hair is way too thick for air drying in a timely manner.
I only braid my hair for braid outs. Which is very often.
10. Wide-tooth comb or Denman brush?
Both! I couldn't live without my wide-tooth comb or denman brush. I will say that the denman works best for detangling.
11. Is your hair normally loose or in a protective-do?
My hair is usually loose. I love flaunting my hair! I like to wear protective styles during the fall.
12. Have you ever had a hair tragedy? What was it? How did you recover from it?
I can honestly say that I haven't had a hair tragedy since I've been natural. While relaxed, I once got a comb stuck in my hair and the only way to remove it was with scissors. So I ended up with a new hair cut to even the length :-(
13. What's your biggest tip for maintaining healthy or long hair?
Keep your hair moisturized and deep condition regularly
14. Where can we find you online? (blog, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube etc).
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