“I wanted my hair to be back thick and healthy. I wanted to be able to take a summer swim and not notice the damaged hair from the healthy hair.”Miah Sims, Detroit, MI
What’s your hair type(s) (if you know it) or how would you describe your hair?
I have 3c and 4a hair types.
When did you start your natural hair journey?
I started my hair journey in July of 2017
How did you transition to natural hair?
I did a big chop
What were your go-to products during your transition?
What mistakes did you make along the way?
The mistakes I made were doing wet and go’s every day and not doing enough low manipulation styles.
How did your family react to your natural hair journey?
My family was so upset at first, my hair has always been long. So, they were like no why would you cut it all? I said look it’s hair it will grow back
If you relaxed your hair, did you ever go back to “the creamy crack”?
No, once I said go bye to my good sis, I never went back.
What’s your current hair regimen?
I alternate between shampoo and cowash. I then deep condition for about 1hr every week. Apply a leave-in, cream, and seal with grapeseed oil
What are your favorite hair products now?
What are your favorite hairstyles?
My favorite hairstyles are braid outs and Bantu knots. I loveeeee me a good braid out!
What advice would you give to naturalistas out there?
Girl, be you and be you unapologetically at that! Don’t dim your light to appease to societal norms. Be bold, be YOU tiful
Where can we find you on the socials?
You can find me on instagram @curlygirl.mi
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Anthea is a web designer, an entrepreneur and the founder of CurleeMe. Her love for natural hair care has led her through this journey. When she’s not designing or running CurleeMe she enjoys spending time with her 2 little kids and family.