Celebrity Exclusive: Habida

Feb
2012
04

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Z: Back Story:-

When I reached out this girl, it was at the insistence of almost every single curly I spoke to when researching this site. That said, when I wrote her a quick e-mail, requesting an interview, I didn’t really think she would respond, but lo and behold, a couple of days later, when I was at home, busy minding my own business * side eye*, she called me up on my cell and agreed to do it. I didn’t even have to beg or grovel ! So without further ado, I present to you, the beautiful, the talented and very down to earth song-stress: Habida.

Z: What’s your hair story?

H: My hair has been natural all my life except for a short period of time, when I was in Class 5. I think I was about 11 years old. I remember, begging my mom for a perm, because I wanted my hair to be straight and manageable. When I finally got it, it didn’t last too long because my hair is so curly, it lasted until, my next wash and then it reverted back to being curly.

Z: Have you had any hair disasters?

H: Of course ! I once got bubble gum stuck in my hair. I tried really hard to get it out, but in the end I just had to cut it. My other hair horror story is when I dyed my hair blonde (laughs). I looked like an Albino, it just didn’t look good on me.

Z: You have such gorgeous curls, what’s your routine?

H: I wash and condition my hair with Pantene Relaxed and Naturals shampoo and conditioner, moisturize with Wave Nouveau, add the Elasta Qp glaze and pull it back into a pony tail. Since I had my daughter, I pull my hair back a lot because she used to pull it alot (laughs).

Z: What are your fave products?

H: When I’m doing my own hair its; Elasta QP Glaze, Wave Nouveau, Pantene Relaxed and Naturals but when I go to the salon, I like Mizani products.

Z: What do you like about being natural?

H: Definitely the freedom and the versatility. I can just pull back my hair and go. I don’t have to worry about the up-keep that comes with a relaxer. Its also very versatile; I can  add pieces for videos or braid or just wear it curly.

Z: Your one of the few natural celebs out there. Do you ever feel pressure to look a certain way, like perhaps get a straight blonde weave or a buzz cut?

H: No! Never! I am very comfortable with who I am and I don’t like to compare myself to other people because everyone is unique.

Z: You skin is amazing, Could you talk a little a bit about your regimen?

H: I might disappoint you on this one, because I don’t do much (lol.) My mom and the women in my family have really good skin, so I think that’s where it comes from. On top of that I’m pretty low maintenance, so I don’t steam or do any of those things. I cleanse, tone and moisturize with Olay products.

Z: Okay, hair and skin care aside what projects, do you have coming up? An album?

H: I have an album coming out. I am also working on a musical about my life and what its like to grow up bi-racial in Kenya, because nobody ever talks about it, so look out for that.

I’m also working on another project, but I don’t want to talk about it, because it’s a surprise.

So, there you have it Ladies, go out and buy Habida’s new Album and look out for her musical.

Stay tuned for more Celeb interviews from TPF’s Patricia Kihoro.

Zoe
xoxo

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