My Selfie Journey: Aderonke Raji

Aderonke’s hair journey has been more like a life journey. When she decided to stop relaxing her hair, she instantly had a new lease on life. “Hair becomes a part of you and the journey never ends,” she says. I'm never going back to perms because to me, it isn't just hair. It's life, love, growth, strength and the ability to thrive.”

Deena Campbell Jan, 20, 2015

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My hair is...natural.

I started my natural hair journey... in April 2011.

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My current hair regimen includes: deep conditioning biweekly, weekly conditioning, shampooing once a month and protein treatment once every two months.

My favorite hair products include: kinky curly knot today, Shea moisture curl pudding, herbal essence hello hydration conditioner and castor oil.

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The secret to having healthy hair is...maintaining the protein, moisture balance and making sure that hair is protected from harsh weather. And, embrace your hair enough to love it at any point short, long, shrinkage or not.

My biggest hair challenge is...keeping moisture in my hair especially in low porosity hair, but [it’s] nothing a bit of water can't handle!

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I love my hair because... it's so versatile, I can go from straight to curly. I love the way [my afro] reaches and stretches towards the sky and creates shade even in the coldest of winter days, just like an evergreen plant.

My hair crush is...Solange Knowles, I absolutely love the way she always wears her hair out in a fro!


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