Rasheeda Hair Talk with Ebony C. Princess

A few weeks ago I posted about my hair crush on Rasheeda of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta fame and many of you stated you loved Rasheeda hair and style also.  So I reached out to her management for an interview and Rasheeda graciously accepted and served up all the details about her hair, people doubting it is hers, her transition process to natural hair and more!  I summarized a few notable points of our chat for you below – check out the video for full audio of the exclusive Longing 4 Length interview! (continue reading)

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Regarding her hair:
As stated previously, Rasheeda does have long hair and 95% of the time wears her own hair.  She utilizes clip ins on occasion to give her hair a break from styling and heat straightening, braiding her hair first then clipping the hair in (I described this method here).
If she is relaxed or natural:
Rasheeda’s hair is 100% natural, she transitioned from relaxed hair around 2006 using a lot of braid styles.  Her transition lasted about 2-3 years, it was not something she heavily documented.
Regarding her hair regimen:
Rasheeda prefers wearing her hair curly and states that it actually curls when she wears a relaxer as well as when it is natural but they are two completely different curl patterns.  Her regimen is pretty basic, she tries not to do too much, washing it a couple times a week – not too often as she notes shampoo dries her hair out and relies on Mixed Chicks conditioners with a combination of olive oil and water to refresh her wash n’ go curls.
About her skincare:
Rasheeda laughingly told me all she uses on her skin is good ol’ cocoa butter! (by the way, I’m on my way to grab some…she sold me!) She says she’s not into buying all the face creams, masks and such instead preferring either cocoa butter or even vaseline.
About her fitness routine:
Rasheeda and husband/manager DLo aka Kirk workout together.  When they first got serious about getting fit they worked out 5 days per week doing 5 miles of incline walking and jogging per day and weight trained on alternating days.  Now that she’s achieved her weight goals to maintain they follow that same routine about three days per week.
Current and upcoming projects:
Rasheeda owns an online accessory boutique, Imbossy.com, which sells cute urban earrings, necklaces, bracelets, sunnies, and even tees, tanks and soon hoodies.  She has plans to expand into shoes and apparel soon – I told her my fave was the shirt that says “I’m the main chick, never the mistress” and Rasheeda let me know that everything sold contains lyrics from her songs.  She also confirmed there definitely will be a Season 2 of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta and she will be a part of the cast so stay tuned!  Keep up with Rasheeda on Twitter@Rasheeda.
Thanks for giving us the inside scoop Rasheeda, you truly were a pleasure to interview, it felt more like a chit chat with a girlfriend about the latest trends in hair and beauty.  As she always says she a down @ss chick! Check the full interview below:
Ebony C. Princess About Ebony C. Princess

A self proclaimed hair enthusiast and healthy hair advocate, Ebony C, Princess is the chief editor of Longing 4 Length. She shares her personal journey towards growing long, healthy hair while providing hair care tips and information.

  • http://www.facebook.com/yourstylistkaren Karen

    Great interview! Simple and to the point. On my way to pick up cocoa butter pronto! #BLMGirl

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Thank you! And ME TOOOOOO! lol!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05956277540601249213 GrowitGirl aka LowCarbTiki

    The layered body chain is about to be mine. That thing is gorg!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      LOL! I really DO want the t-shirt that proclaims I’m not EVER the mistress! lol

  • Sophia D.

    Girl you are doin yo thang!!!!! Im a lurker of the ur blog and youtube. You are on top of your game. U rarely miss a post and ur a wealth of hair knowledge and u truly do an amazing job of representing healthy relaxed hair. So glad to see u getting these types of features. Keep giving it to the relxaed hair naysayers …steamin hot! So happy for u and all of ur opportunities!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Thank you so much, this is one of the best comments EVER!!! *more in store!*

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17339459249504714001 MeliMel

    Say what now?? You interviewing celebs now? Go ‘head on!!! Great interview and I love her earrings on her site. I grease my body down in cocoa butter in the winter and my skin glows and stays smooth! I thought my boyfriend was the only grown person who used Vaseline on their face!!!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      LOL! Thanks girlie, more in store! I have been on a shea butter kick but I’m bout to get on that cocoa butter train! lol

  • http://asassywoman.com Ashley

    Great Interview!! Congrats on being able to chat with her. That is major! I love Rasheeda!! Her hair is fabulous :)

    With Love,

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Thank you – her hair IS fabulous!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12286335055003373644 Leslie

    Wonderful interview, Soror!! I’ve definitely been wondering about Rasheeda’s hair ever since I started watching the show. I randomly stumbled upon your blog a few days ago and I’m so glad! -@upcloseandlovely from Instagram

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Thank you so much! I’m glad I’ve found you as well, your hair is GORGE!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10448903494407174256 Jazzy

    Great interview Ebony! You are definitely doing your thing! I wish you much success and look forward to more interviews.

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Thank you so much! :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18443529804500889917 Shika

    Yay! Great interview! You are doing big thaaanngs, girl!

    I wish I could put lotion on my face…. my skin and lotion don’t typically agree… it just melts off me instead of absorbing into my skin…

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Thanks girl – and I typically don’t because of my acne prone skin, but doggone if I’m not gonna try! lol

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18037513582274481706 LA Lynn’s

    Awesome interview Ebony!!!!! Rasheeda is such a pretty lady & I love her hair she can rock any style!!!!! Thanks for sharing I look forward to feature interviews!


    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Thank you!!! More to come!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18037513582274481706 LA Lynn’s

    Oops, I meant future! Also, I am the Queen of Vaseline & strongly believe in Coco Butter! #Pow

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07543613427911771166 Teems

    This was very informative. Great job on both parts! I am looking forward to more posts like this.

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Thank you!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17850582041611812862 Guyanesesista

    Great interview. You’re really gettn’ it in girl!


    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Thank you!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04878592815561304847 Jenna

    Great interview! Get it!!! I like Rasheeda, she seems really down to earth :)

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Thanks, and doesn’t she?!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06281315920505292595 inkenna

    I had no idea that was her real hair. Gorgeous! Great interview.


    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Yessir! I spotted it on the show, I was like no lace wig is THAT good!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10889837338202836767 Beauty From Within

    This was an amazing interview Ebony! I enjoyed reading and watching the video. It was very insightful and motivational! Keep up the awesome work!

    BTW, I’m subscribing to your blog and channel.

    Check out my YouTube channel when you have a chance http://www.youtube.com/1beautifulflo

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Thank you so much, I subbed darlin!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15783214744875656152 GhanaianEmprezz

    Simple yet elegant!Make sure you reward yourself for this achievement.

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Why thank you!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01465872548226082420 Marcia

    Great interview! I watched the show and her hair was always on point! Her blowouts are fierce! I was very dissappointed to hear her insult another cast member repeatedly calling the lady’s hair “nappy” (especially weird considering the person had on a wig) during the reunion. It is fine to love your own hair but using nappy to put down another woman is low.

    • Anonymous

      EXCELLENT POINT! I thought she a decent job on the show until she tried to insult the other girl by calling her “nappy”. I will never support her until she apologizes.

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Interesting reactions, I caught that and IMMEDIATELY thought “Oh shoot, Rasheeda is gonna catch hell for sayin the N-word!”

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02475350648083105590 Ellegant Elle

    Amazing interview! I was very curious about her hair while watching the show. I’m glad to know that she is 100% natural. She is definitely a new celeb hair idol of mine!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00502925126089404654 Ebony CPrincess

      Thank you! Me too – I have extreme curl envy!

  • http://www.cherrieamore.com Cherrie J.

    Congrats on such an amazing interview! I enjoyed finding out more about her! Yay Ebony!!

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  • http://twitter.com/UHeardMeRight Ty (SexySingleMommy)

    Great interview. Congrats!!