NaturallyCurly: Please introduce yourself!
Alexandra Román: My name is Alexandra Román. I’m 26 years old and from Santiago de Chile. I studied to be a beautician and cosmetologist.
NC: How and when did you start embracing your curls?AR:
NC: What's your current routine?AR:
NC: From start to finish, on a curly day, what's your process?
NC: What are your favorite hairstyles to wear?
AR: I love leaving my hair down and parted to the side.
NC: What are your must-have products and tools?
AR: Moisturizing shampoos, conditioners and cream treatments, oils, and a heat tamer (Tresemmé) and my diffuser.
NC: What do you do at nighttime for your hair?AR:
NC: Did you big chop or transition and for how long? If you’ve always been natural, did you ever have any curly girl insecurities?
AR: I never had a "big chop," but I did get an undercut once! I've never really had curly girl insecurities...I'm pretty comfortable with my curls.
NC: What is the best thing about being curly?
AR: My hair never really looks out of place! Even when it's messy, it can look put together.
NC: How do you think having curly hair has impacted your everyday life?
AR: It can be very difficult to care for and maintain healthy curls!
NC: What would you tell others to encourage them to embrace their curls?
AR: Don't straighten your hair! Embrace being natural and different from others —it's a gift from nature.
NC: Tell us about your current and upcoming projects.
AR: I have been engaged for five years and I currently work as a secretary in a hospital. I live in Santiago and I am a singer, but it’s difficult to pursue a career in singing in my country.