DL: How long have you been
Roneisha: 4 years
DL: Why did you decide to loc your hair?
Roneisha: I wanted a change of pace. I was also going through a transition period in my life and I wanted a way to reconnect with my roots.
DL: Do you have a favorite product you like to use on your hair?
Roneisha: I LOVE Cantu’s Leave-in Conditioner Cream. I use it after I wash when I am doing flexirod curls…my hair stays curly for so long.
DL: How has your loc journey been thus far?
Roneisha: The first couple of years were a little rough. My
DL: What do you think is the biggest misconception about people with locs?
Roneisha: That we don’t care about our hair and it’s always dirty. If anything we care about out hair more than anyone else because we have to constantly be concerned about moisturizing the
DL: Would you say being
Roneisha: YES!! I’ve become so much more aware of what I take into my body and how it affects my hair growth. My Babies have also taught me to be a lot more patient lol.
DL: What would you like to see more regarding the
Roneisha: How to do self-maintenance. It is so easy to maintain on your own and it will help you save so much money in the long run. I’m not saying don’t treat yourself to a professional stylist every now and then, but don’t be dependent upon someone else for your hair and beauty.
DL: What is your hair care routine like?
Roneisha: I have a very simple “hands-off approach”. I wash my hair once a month because I don’t use a lot of products. I spray my hair every morning with water that has Vitamin E and Jojoba oil in it. The day I wash, I use a leave-in conditioner and I roll with flexirods. I sleep in a scarf (but it doesn’t always stay on all night lol).
DL: What would you advise someone considering
Roneisha: Make sure you do your research and start them in a way that you are comfortable with (not the way that a person wants to start them). PLEASE do not become a product junkie (lol). Above all else, don’t compare your Crown of Locs to someone else’s…your
DL: Pretend you’re writing a love letter about your
Thank you for teaching me to love myself and to connect with my Inner Beauty. I know I could not have done that without you..because for the first 31
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