NC: What are your must-have products and tools?
NC: What reaction did you get when you first decided to go naturally curly?
AK: I honestly get stopped at least once a day and asked about my hair, the products I use, the name of my stylist and if my hair is natural. This is a huge complement!
NC: Did you every have any curly girl insecurities?
AK: I did try “bangs” but they never worked with my curls. Of course I had curly girl insecurities at points in my life. When everyone had straight, flat hair in the 90s, I wanted it too! I wanted to look like the women in magazines. But it didn’t take me too long to realize I loved my curls and they set me apart from everyone else. I wouldn't change a thing!
NC: What do you do at nighttime for your hair?
AK: Not a thing — I just let them go. I do try to lay my hair over my pillow so only my "under curls" touch pillow, but who knows how long they actually stay there.