This week’s Curlee Girlee is Persia who has Beautiful 4A Natural Hair!

In this week’s feature, we have Persia, a 2-year-old social media influencer with 4A natural hair, as our Curlee Girlee of the Week!  Although she is just 2 years old, her mother has shared so many wonderful things about her. Below, you will find her mother’s answers to the set of questions we provided to give insight into what Persia loves to do in her free time as well as what she is interested in, how Persia’s mother manages her daughter’s 4a natural hair, and some curly hair management tips Persia’s mom recommends. These tips can be passed on to other curly haired boys and girls, as well as their parents who take care of their hair, around the world that struggle with their beautiful head of curls and seek guidance on how to better manage them.

1) Introduce yourself! What is your age, grade, favorite books, movies, favorite quote, song? What is her favorite school subject? Favorite activity? Favorite thing to do in her free time?

Our Curlee Girlee of the Week is Persia! She is a 2 year old curly 4a natural hair girl, who loves to watch and sing along to Disney princess movies. One of her favorite Disney movies is the Descendants trilogy. Since Persia is only 2 years old, she does not go to school.


2) Your curls! What is your hair curl type? If you don’t know, please check out our reference page here.

Persia’s curly hair type is Springy 4A curls.


3. Who else in your family has curly hair? Check out our family tree here which is a fun and educational way to trace the legacy of your hair!

It turns out that Persia is not the only one in her family with curly hair! Persia’s mom says that Persia gets her curly hair from her mom. Looks like there are two beautiful curly haired ladies in the family! Persia is definitely lucky to have a mom who has curly hair wisdom and experience, that can help her with her own curly hair journey!


4)  How do you like to wear your hair?

One way Persia likes to wear her hair is by wearing it out, wild and free. On top of her beautiful curly hair, she usually would wear a big bow. If Persia’s hair is not out with a cute bow on top, she would put her hair into two ponytails. No matter how she wears her curly hair, she still looks amazing!


5) How would you define your style? (ie, are you a dress up girl, more casual, love to be fancy etc.  What is your favorite style for school, for dressing up, for each season, etc.

Persia just loves to get dressed up! When it comes to clothes, Persia’s mom classifies her daughter’s fashion style as fancy. She says that Persia is such a fancy girl, so fancy that she loves to wear fancy things such as dresses, tutus, jewelry, nails and all things pretty. She definitely has a great taste in fashion!


6) Hair care tips!  What are some hair care tips you can share for taking care of your curly hair? Best advice for kids with curly hair?

Persia’s mom says that her go-to method for taking care of her daughter’s hair is by using water in a spray bottle and some leave in conditioner. This helps to freshen up Persia’s hair as well as to add in some moisture to make her hair softer. Using a water spray bottle is such a handy tool to have when managing your or your child’s curly hair. It definitely helps a ton during the detangling process!


7) How often do you wash your hair and why? 

Persia washes her curly hair every week. She is currently using this new product line called, “London’s Potion,” which her mother says is really good for people with curly hair.


8) Are you a morning hair washer or an evening washer, why?

Persia washes her hair both in the morning and in the evening but for different reasons. Her mom says she will wash her daughter’s hair in the morning sometimes if she chooses to give her daughter a wet and wear style. If not in the morning, Persia’s mom will sometimes wash her daughter’s hair at night so that it is ready for the next day.


9) Has curly hair impacted your child and her self-image, please provide details on her “hair journey”.  Did she always love her hair or was it something that happened over time? 

Persia loves her hair big and curly.  She is still little and her journey in taking care of her 4A curls is just keeping moisture on her naturally dry hair. It is so important to build your child’s confidence in their beautiful head of curls at a young age. Persia is definitely very lucky to have a mom who can guide her and can also use her experience with her own curly hair to take care of Persia’s the right way. Reading the Curlee Girlee book series is a great way to start building your child’s confidence in their self-image!


10) Have you read our Curlee Girlee book series?  If not get your copy by clicking here. Our Curlee Girlee books were written to ensure that all curly girls belong to our Curlee Girlee family and learn to love and embrace their curls understanding that their hair is part of a greater legacy they share with those who came before them and will one day share with those who come after.

We cannot wait to read the series!

Persia is a curly headed, Instagram influencer with a following of 7K people, as well as our Curlee Girlee of the Week! You can find and follow Persia on her instagram @persiajalea. 

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Atara Twersky, Author of Curlee Girlee is a TODAY Show Style Icon. Her mission is to teach girls to embrace the beautiful curls they have with power and confidence. Join us as together we change the “coarse” of curly hair. Don’t forget to check out our recent article on What to Do or Say if Your Daughter is Showing Signs of Hating Her Curly Hair.

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