Natural Hair Tag 4| Our Interview With Busayo of theblackunicornn.blogspot.com

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We are back again! This week is for our natural hair tag and we keep having amazing ‘Naturalistas.’

This is our fourth tag so if you missed the first three here, here and here!

Today we had a chat with a book lover and  volunteer, Busayo Makinde of theblackunicorn.blogspot.com and she’s so beautiful I must say.

Read our chat below:

 

Tell us about yourself in Forty (40) words or less

My name is Busayo Makinde, I am a blogger( lifestyle/fashion/travel ) and I also do a 9-5 job in an event company. I am a Bookaholic and I volunteer sometimes for Red Cross.

Have you always been natural?

No

Why did you decide to go natural?

I decided to go natural with the sense of joining the bandwagon but with time, my perspective about that changed.

When did you make the decision?

November 2017

Did you Big Chop straightaway or transition?

I was on Jerry curl before I transitioned to natural hair.

What did your family and friends think about your decision?

They felt it was normal because I have always experimented with my hair.

What has been your greatest challenge so far while managing your hair? How have you managed it/them?

My greatest challenge with my natural hair is shrinkage and the fact that my hair is so thick , I have been able to manage that by hydrating  my hair with my spray bottle filled with water and almond oil.

What do you love most about your hair?

I love my hairline.

Have you had a ‘bad hair’ day? Tell us about it.

Sometimes I do. Especially after trying hard to slick your hair and put it in place only for it to look rough after few hours.

What are those  products/accessories you can’t do without?

My Olori shampoo , Afrobynature conditioner and my Shea moisture curl enhancing smoothie.

What’s your go to style?

Protective styling and twists outs.

Do you style your hair yourself every time or you go to salons?

I style my natural hair myself for now , i only go to the saloon for protective styling.

What’s your current regimen?

For now it’s just the typical wash and go.

Has going natural influenced other aspects of your life?

No

What would you like to tell someone considering going natural?

Consistency , love and patience are the main keys. All in all whatever you choose to do, do it for yourself and not because everyone is doing it.

Let’s get social – where can we find you on social media.

Instagram : @_theblackunicornn

www.theblackunicornn.blogspot.com

 

 

olagunju

Hello there, Welcome to my blog. My name is Afolake, a Content Strategist by day and a blogger by night. I live for DIYs, so i can be termed a minimalist (although my friends call me cheap). My love for writing about everything including my natural (unrelaxed) hair journey brought me here. Starting the blog was an impulsive idea and one that i have not regretted so far. One thing i think you should know is that i love food, so don't be surprised to see a lot of posts on food. My favourite saying is "This too shall pass" and this has helped me all through my journey in life. On this blog, i talk about everything - books, love, life, beauty and every other thing running through my mind so there may be weird posts on here sometimes. I aim for this space to be a close knit community, so don't be shy to drop your comments, share the posts and invite your friends to be part of us. Live, Love, Pray and of course Eat healthy!

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