NaturallyCurly: Please introduce yourself!
Ashley Jackson: My name is Ashley Jackson and I'm from Plano, TX. I’m 21 years old, and I drive 18-wheelers across the country for a living.
NC: How and when did you start embracing your curls, or have you always enjoyed and embraced your curls?
AJ: I was born with straight hair. My hair didn't start turning curly until I was about two years old. Growing up I HATED my hair! It was so different from everyone else's and I didn't know what products to use . I finally started to embrace my curls when I was a junior in high school. I was introduced to the Pantene Curly line of products, and they did wonders for my hair!
NC: What is your current routine/regimen?
AJ: I wash and condition my hair daily. Once I'm out of the shower, I towel dry my hair and apply six dollop-sized amounts of mouse throughout my hair. Then I wrap individual sections of my hair around my fingers to form and define my curls. If I don't do this, my curls will be fuller and have more volume. Finally, I let my hair continue to air dry.
NC: What about your hair stylists?
AJ: I do not get my hair cut often, but when I do, I have my friend Keke McEntyre, who is a professional hair stylist and makeup artist, do my hair. I've known her for many years now, and she does amazing work for weddings and special events.