Benny Harlem has gained popularity on social media for posting pictures which feature him and his daughter posing with their amazing Afros on Instagram. The posts have become popular, with most people envious of their hair and wondering how he keeps it natural, healthy and long. He recently spoke to the Huffington Post on their hair journey. How did your hair journey begin? BH: My hair journey began at a very young age, simultaneous with the growth in my life. I am an Artist and I will continue to flow in creativity when it comes to my personal style. The sky is truly the limit! How do you maintain your hair’s health as well as your daughter’s? BH: Health is my lifestyle. I believe that being healthy mind, body and spirit allows my hair to reach beyond its peak. I maintain a very clean diet and I drink a ton of water both very important factors in the longevity of healthy hair. What are your daily hair routines? BH: A daily routine is necessary to maintain anything great. I use plenty of natural products witch over time have nourished my hair the best. Since I am in the habit of dressing and cleaning my hair, my daily routine is very simple of hydrating and styling. Will there be a day where you cut off your hair? What about your daughter’s hair?BH: My daughter is able to be as creative as she can when it comes to her style, but she and I both are very comfortable for now, and I don’t foresee any cutting but only time will tell. What does it mean to be a black man with hair that others envy? BH: I don’t see envy. I am a reflection of what God created a man to be. I love myself and appreciate where I come from. I believe that staying true to that will take me to where I will go.
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