Featured Naturalista: Kay Hanley

Hi there, i hope you are doing well. I am excited about today’s hair feature. Kay Hanley is a naturalista with an amazing hair journey.

Are you relaxed, transitioning or a naturalist? I am sure you will learn a lot from her. Kay Hanley lives in Sydney, Australia . Born in America, an American -Australian and a proud mum. Join us as she shares her natural hair journey, recommendations, tips, failures, and success.

Our correspondent:. Why natural hair?
Kay: It’s the way I was made so I embrace my natural form. Our hair is very versatile and unique. What’s not to love about it ?

Our correspondent:. Looking at how long and hard it is to maintain natural hair, what motivates you to keep going with the decision?

Kay: -Maintenance isn’t really hard. The mindset that our hair is difficult to deal with is what keeps a lot of people from being natural in my opinion . Even if it was hard, I motivate myself because I want healthy and non altering chemicals damaging my hair and body.

Kay Hanley

Our correspondent:. What is your natural hair care routine like?

Kay:-I wash my hair once a month then I keep in a protective style like banding, mini twists , or Bantu knots. I follow the LOC method ,moisturising my hair either everyday or every other day depending on how I’m feeling.

Our correspondent:. Are there any special products you use for natural hair?

Kay:-I simply use water, and oil or butter, and hair lotion.

Our correspondent:. Would you advise a friend to go natural? And what would be your reasons?

Kay:- I always advise and try to encourage anyone to go natural friend or not because as I stated, that’s our natural form and how we’re meant to be.

Our correspondent:. How does natural hair influence your style and personality?

Kay:- My hair makes me feel confident and like royalty. It is my crown and apart of my identity.

Our correspondent:. How long have you been keeping it?
Kay:-For nearly 6 years

Our correspondent:. Are there any health or hygiene hazards involved in growing natural hair

Kay:-No, given that one isn’t using any dangerous chemicals.

Our correspondent:. What is the biggest challenge when it comes to keeping your natural hair.

Kay:- The biggest challenge is determining how I want to style it . I have a lot of hair and I’m also a mum and currently pregnant so I have to find styles that are simple.

Our correspondent:. Your advice to people out there growing their natural hair.

Kay:-My advice is to keep at it , love your hair , and be patient. Find a proper routine that works for you and be gentle with your hair. Don’t be discouraged by others who may say natural hair isn’t for you because it IS for you . It is how you were made. Also, don’t compare yourself to others. Everyone’s hair grows differently. Just remain consistent and watch it flourish .

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