1. Tell us a little bit about yourself.
Hello!! My name is Sikethia and I am from Oklahoma City. I am a fashion, natural hair, and lifestyle vlogger/blogger and a Curly Ambassador for Curls Understood™. My hair journey started out with curiosity and has turned into something much more.
2. How long have you been natural?
I have been natural for 6 1/2 years.
3. Were you a big chopper or transitioner?
I transitioned for a year and then cut the rest of the perm off which was so liberating. I didn’t have a TWA but it was what I call a lil fro! I transitioned at first because I was not ready to cut all of my hair off just yet. But eventually I got tired of having two textures to work with so I just cut the rest of the perm off.
4. How would you describe your hair?
I would describe my hair as very soft and manageable and I have a lot of shrinkage!
5. What do you love most about your hair?
I love that my hair is manageable. It doesn’t take long to detangle and my curls stay springy and coily!
6. What has been the most memorable part of your journey?Has it been easy or difficult or both?!
The most memorable part of my journey was the beginning when I decided to go natural. It was such a liberating experience to just be me and do me and not care what anyone else thought about my decision. My journey has been difficult at times and frustrating because of heat damage, post partum shedding, and breakage. But its all worth to me because I feel that my hair being natural is at its healthiest.
7. What are some of your favorite hairstyles?
My favorite go to hairstyle now is the wash and go! Now that I have mastered it on my hair. So easy and low maintenance and it lasts for 5 days which is a plus.
8. What have your experiences been as a ‘natural?’
My experiences as a natural have been quite interesting. I started my youtube channel to do fashion and people kept asking about my hair. I was so nervous to do hair videos but when I did I got a lot of responses. So I have done several hair videos and I love doing hair videos now. Both my mom and sister are natural and it means so much that my sister says she learns a lot from watching my hair videos.
9. What is your hair regimen (including fav products)?
My hair regimen right now is washing my hair and deep conditioning once a week using the Shea Moisture JBCO entire line. I do the LOC method using the Shea Moisture JBCO lines leave in conditioner and I seal it with Jamaican Black Castor Oil. Washing my hair every week has definitely given my hair a lot more moisture because my hair used to stay dry.
10. Who is your hair crush?
My hair crush or crushes are Tiffany Nichols from Tiffany Nichols design and the GlamTwinz, Kelsey and Kendra!
11. What are some of your favorite natural hair websites,YouTuber’s, or blogs?
My favorite YouTubers are TiffanyNicholsdesign, TheGlamTwinz, and TheChicNatural
12. Anything you want the readers to know? Inspirational words?
Inspirational words would be my favorite scripture that I live by which is James 1:5 and it says “If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.”
13. Where can people find you for more information?
I can be found on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook under SimplyStylishki. My YouTube Channel is under http://www.youtube.com/c/simplystylishki and my blog http://www.simplystylishki.blogspot.com