Healthy Hair Story - Meet Linda Rislin

By | Monday, April 11, 2011 Leave a Comment


Name: Linda

Age Range: 28 years young

Hair Type: 4B Very Fine

When did you start your healthy hair journey?: July 2009 (seems like it was just yesterday) 

To big chop or not to big chop? That is the question...: I'm all for the BC but personally wasn't ready for it. I did mini chops and covered my hair in braids, weaves and wigs until my hair was at a length that I was comfortable with.

What is your protective hairstyle of choice?: Braids, braids, braids! I'm thinking about getting a braided up-do by Sabines Hallway here in Brooklyn. Several of my friends have gotten their hair done by her and they always looked amazing!

Favorite hair products and why?: Jane Carter's Twist and Lock. It leaves my twist feeling amazing and non greasy. The problem is that it runs about $17-$22 for a small amount, but I make it a point to budget it in.

Finish this Sentence: My hair is at it's happiest when...I leave it alone. I still relapse into 'Hand in Hair' syndrome but I've been getting better at getting it under control.
What does 'Good Hair' Mean to you?: Good hair is when my hair is healthy and well moisturized.

Thanks for sharing your healthy hair journey, Linda! I hope your story encourages more sisters with type 4 hair  to share and encourage other women.

Would you like to hear more from Linda? Check out her blog Cubicles are Inhumane where she writes about entrepreneurship and everything you can do outside of the dreaded cubicle.

Got a sweet tooth? Wanna help children while you eat yummy chocolates? Who doesn't?! Check out Linda Rislin Chocolates and make sure to buy from The Ayiti Collection. 15% of the proceeds go directly to my favorite non profit, Kay Nou Inc.
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