Rockin Naturalistas: Argelis Austin
Argelis Austin, 45 yrs old, Queens New York, been a natural since 2012 of September.
What or Who inspired you to go natural? Did you bc or transition?
Self inspired to go natural.
My hair goals changes yearly.
Top 3 products and prices.
Palmers curl conditioner hair pudding $4.99
Is there a product you have used that you would NEVER use again?
Do you have a favorite go to hairstyle?
In the past “Queen Of The wink”. I have been doing my hair since going natural but I do go to the barber shop for style cuts or shape up.
How do you protect you hair at night?
I wear a satin cap to keep my hair moist and protected
Do you have a name for your hair or If you had to give your hair a name what would it be?
I don’t have a name but if I did I will name my hair “Exotic Puff”.
I use creme of nature with Argan Oil
Sum up your natural hair journey in three words.
Interesting from crazy, low, medium, big, loud and mellow.
Any advice to the natural newbies?
Have patience and embrace the beginning because the ending results will increase your level of confidence. There’s nothing like being a natural Queen.
What is your favorite compliment you have ever been given on your hair?
If you could tell your younger self NOW something about your natural hair THEN what would that be?
I will tell my younger self “I appreciate and love my hair; it is a signature of my beauty”
Do you have a favorite YouTube Vlogger?
Naptural85, BeautybyLee and Arielvscupcake
Finish this sentence:
I Rock My Natural because
I am fierce, bold, confident, naturally beautiful and real. A natural woman embraces who she is and never apologize for her natural existence by catering to what society expectation of beauty is.