Natural Rockers You May Not Know But Should: LaPorcha

Introduction

My name is LaPorcha, I’m a 28 year old wife and mother of two. I live in South East Louisiana. I’m a Photographer and full time student and I’ve been natural for 18 months.

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What or Who inspired you to go natural? Did you bc or transition?

I decided to return to natural when I got tired of buying relaxers and having to deal with the aftermath if I forgot that I had scratched my head days before applying the concoction. The sores, thin edges and plain jane-ness of straight hair all the time actually bored me. When the natural movement picked up and I began seeing more and more women embracing their natural hair, and I saw the versatility of natural hair; it sealed the deal for me. I actually attempted to transition and after eight months of transitioning, I gave in to the creamy crack. A year and some change later, I began transitioning again, this time I lasted seven months and big chopped to avoid the temptation of the relaxer.
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Top three products and prices.

Whipped Shea Butter (DIY)

Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Leave-in Conditioning Cream $3

Herbal Essence Hello Hydration Conditioner $4.97

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Fave go to hairstyle.

Twist-out! It used to be wash and go’s, but my hair shrinks up terribly now that it’s longer.

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If you had to give your hair a name what would it be?

Ruby…due to my love for the late Ruby Dee.

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If you hair is colored what do you use to do so?

My hair is colored, and the brand I use is Dark and Lovely, but I don’t remember the exact color.

Sum up your natural hair journey in three words.

Self discovery journey.

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Any advice to the natural newbies?

If you love your hair, don’t worry about who doesn’t. Also, have patience (easier said than done, ha!) and just enjoy the journey!

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What was favorite compliment someone has ever given you on your hair?

“You inspired me to big chop/go natural.”

If you could only watch one natural hair vlogger on youtube who would it be? why?

Naptural85, hands down! I absolutely love her hair, her personality…*sigh* I just love her!

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Finish this sentence:

I rock my natural because, our creator didn’t make no mistakes on me! My hair is my earthly crown that He’s given me.

Social Media Links:
Instagram & Twitter: @jolieluvlee

One comment

  • Dear LaPorcha! You are rocking the natural hair look and you are so beautiful to me! I just want you to know that I am so so proud of you and I will support you on any thing you do. I love you my queen

    Sincerely: your # 1 fan

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