Natural Rockers You May Not Know But Should: Leslie

1. Tell me a little about yourself.


My real name is Leslie, but everybody call me Dydy, I’m 33 years old, I live in Paris, I’m a Personal Assistant in an assurance company, but I’m a natural hair lover and I decided to become a HairStylist, And it’s almost my NappyBirthday (10 sept 2012) 2 years natural 🙂

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

I decided to become natural, first because I was relaxed for 20 years and I wanted to to see my natural hair.  So I decided to first, transitioning during 2 months and then I BigChopped. The first year I was so excited I felt in love with my hair, I discovered another me, I can say that I finally found myself… the second year I made this amazing Red Hair Color, and since I did it, I can’t change 😉

leslie_3I was inspired by Felicia LeatherWood, I love everything about her, I follow her for years, and I had the big opportunity to met her @ The Natural Hair Academy In Paris (THE Natural Hair Event of the Year in France) She gave me the opportunity to participate to her show and do hair with her @ the NaturalHairAcademy, since that day and because of her I want to realize my dream be a Natural Hair Stylist. Felicia is an amazing source of inspiration, amazing natural hair stylist and a beautiful person I love her <3

3. Top three products and prices.

– Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo “Shea Moisture”17€

– Shea Butter Leave-in Conditioning repair cream “Cantu” 6 or 8€

– Nourish & Shine “Jane Carter Solution” 25€

leslie_14. Fave go to hairstyle.

I do my hair myself so it’s difficult to answer this question anyway when I need to style my hair cut,  I go to my fave hairstylist in Paris on of my friend Ludo to “Pierre Yves Lila” salons

5. Have you tried hair shadowing?

Yes Why Not, but I have a little idea of the diagnostic, (Little Hair Color damage maybe…:-p)

6. Sum up your natural hair journey in three words.

“Love, Patience, & Water”

7. Any advice to the natural newbies?

Treat your hair like a plant, it grow with love, patience & water, and remember, when you don’t take care of it, you don’t take care of yourself 🙂

Finish this sentence: I Rock My Natural because…

It’s mine, and there nothing more beautiful that the way I am and it’s my number one accessories

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