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08.17.21

Rituals with...Tonya Smith

Rituals with...Tonya Smith

By Crown Affair

Meet Tonya Smith. The Portland-based content creator behind The MopTop—a fashion blog about style, inspirations, and everything in between. We get to know Tonya through her hair journey and the nightly ritual that helps her destress from the day. We can’t wait for you to get to know her too.

- Where do you live and what do you do?

I live in Portland, OR and I am a full time blogger!

- How would you describe your hair?

It definitely has a mind of its own! It’s naturally curly but I typically end up curling it myself.

- How does your hair make you feel?

There are many days where my hair makes me feel SO confident and other days, it’s definitely a love/hate relationship.

- Have you always felt this way about your hair or has it changed over time?

I think as I’ve gotten older, I’ve learned to appreciate my hair way more. I understand it more now so I definitely try and take care of it way more than when I was younger.

- What is your current haircare routine?

I like to try out different shampoos and conditioners but once I’m out of the shower, I almost always use the Crown Affair Comb No. 001 and The Oil. I’m such a big fan of the product. I noticed a difference in how soft my hair felt just after a couple of uses.

- What other daily rituals do you lean into the most?

I actually have a night routine I try and stick with. I will turn on my diffuser, make some tea and just listen to music to wind down. It’s a good way to destress after the day!

- Tell us a random fun fact about you!

I used to play the trombone through high school! I wish I would have stuck with it!