If you're an avid watcher of YouTube and have sought tips on caring for Type 4 hair, chances are Jouelzy has popped up in your search results. If not, read up: she offers advice to people with particularly coarse and coily hair. Not to mention her bubbly yet straight-to-the-point personality jumps out of her videos and can't be easily ignored.
1. How long have you been natural? I don’t really have a ‘natural hair journey’. I have hair that grows out of my head, I like to style it and also like it to be as healthy as possible. So I do things to keep it cute and healthy. I’ve shaved my head several times — but it’s about 5 years since the last complete shave.
2. What's your daily hair routine? Put a wig on. In all seriousness, during the winter time I wear a lot of wigs as ‘protective styling’ because I can’t deal with the cold air and it zapping all the precious moisture from my hair. Daily routine is highly dependent on the hair style that I wear and I try to avoid having to put my hands in my hair daily.
3. What are your favorite products?