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.

What are your current hair goals?

 My hair goals changes yearly.
I kind of go with the flow of where I’m at mentally.

Top 3 products and prices.

Palmers curl conditioner hair pudding $4.99
Palmers shampoo & conditioner $4.99 each
Shea Moisture Jamaican black castor oil strengthen grow & restore styling lotion $9.99

Is there a product you have used that you would NEVER use again?

Carol’s Daughter


Doesn’t define my curls or add moisture to my hair as I do have color in my hair.

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”. 😁

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

 I use creme of nature with Argan Oil
 I actually need to retouch my color too.

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?

“your hair defines your beautiful being”

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.


Keep Rockin Argelis!!

Social Media

IG: Natural_dope_beauty
Facebook: giavannaaustin or Argelis Austin

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