Rockin Naturals You May Not Know But Should: Medina Elle
Medina Elle, 23, NYC, Creative Director & Video Editor, With occasional blowouts I’ve been natural all of my life.
What or Who inspired you to go natural? Did you bc or transition?
I have natural curly hair, I’ve cut my hair a few times but never did the big chop although I think it would be interesting to do.
What are your current hair goals?
(1) Length, I’m always looking up ways to stretch my hair. (2) Everlasting moisture!! (3)Healthy hair
Curl Gel-les’c Serum/Gel Jelly retailed at $25, Cashmere Curls Leave in Conditioner retailed at $20, Eden Body Works Coconut Shea Curl Defining Creme retailed at $8.99
Is there a product you have used that you would NEVER use again? Why?
I won’t say a specific product but I try to use as much organic products I can so anything with tons of chemicals and alcohol is a no-no for me.
My favorite go to hairstyle would have to be a wash n go, I do those practically everyday.
How do you protect you hair at night?
I protect my hair at night by putting it in a pineapple, I always try to wear a cap or scarf on my head at night.
Do you have a name for your hair or If you had to give your hair a name what would it be?
If your hair is colored what do you use to do so?
I went to a professional to get my hair colored to a lighter brown, no bleach just a rinse!
Sum up your natural hair journey in three words.
Trial, Error, Patience
Keep your hair moisturized and drink lots of water because your hair needs to be hydrated from the inside out.
What is your favorite compliment you have ever been given on your hair?
My favorite compliment is just compliments I get on a day to day basis from young to old people down to the kiddos.
If you could tell your younger self NOW something about your natural hair THEN what would that be?
Don’t use all those products that have a ton of alcohol and bad ingredients for your hair, and hairspray is a no no.
Finish this sentence:
I Rock My Natural because it represents me.
Keep Rockin Medina!!