/Editor’s Note/:Today's CurlSista of the Day is Kayana! She is soo fierce and shines in every pic! We love Kay's style and vibe. Enjoy! (Interview originally conducted August 2014) xo.Joy.
Name/ Kayana Howard
Background + where were you born?/ I am Cherokee Indian, Irish & African American and I was born in Baltimore.
Where do you live?
What do you do?
I Model and work at Hollister.
How long have you been a natural gal?
Almost 3 years.
fab faux locs
What do you love about being natural?
I love being natural because I feel unique! My curls are MY CURLS. When I started going natural it was because I wanted curls like everyone else but as I moved further in my journey I realized that everyone's curl pattern is different and I loved and embraced my curls!
What's your hair regimen?
I mainly do wash and goes. I co-wash my hair and moisturize it with either Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie
or Cantu Shea Butter Curl Activator Cream
Top 5 fave hair products?
Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie
Cantu Shea Butter Curl Activator Cream
Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Shine Shampoo
Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque
Organix Coconut Milk Conditioner
SHOP HER FAVES
How would you describe your fashion style?
I would describe my style as an alternative style but I can be very versatile. I find inspiration from style icons Rihanna, Zendaya and Aaliyah.
What are your fave stores to shop?
Thrift Stores, H&M, and Urban Outfitters.
Do you have a fave designer? Bishme R. Cromartie
is one of my favorite designers from Baltimore! I watched him grow as a designer from afar and I'm so proud of him!
One item you can't leave home without?
I can't leave anywhere without my purse, of course! Everything is in that thing! lol
Fave things to do on the weekend?
I love little get togethers with a lot of good people and good vibes!
Fave travel destinations?
What do you wish for?
I wish to be a full-time model!
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
In California working as a full-time model.
What's some words of wisdom that you live by?
Speak things into existence.
What makes you smile? Really good FOOD! lol okay I'm just being fat. I love seeing people chase their dreams, that makes me smile.
I can draw and make clothes.
Where can our readers find you? IG: _kayboom_
, FB: Kayana Howard
, Twitter: _kayboom_