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Porsha Stewart

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Stewart is stealing the ATL spotlight. SBH caught up with the reality TV beauty to get the scoop on that marvelous mane…

Porsha Stewart

Porsha Stewart
Porsha Stewart


A newcomer to the Real Housewives of Atlanta cast, Porsha held her own on the show this season! “I’m glad I did it and survived. The show is just like real life: relationships develop and some of them blossom into actual friendships, and then some of them you thought you were going to be close to, it doesn’t work out. It’s definitely a rollercoaster.”

Porsha knows how to rock voluminous tresses—even when she’s on the go. “I wear 100-percent human Indian hair extensions. I wear extensions because they’re less maintenance when you’re really busy and on the go. It’s also less heat put on my real hair, so it’s protected. During the [TV] season, I have a traditional sew-in [weave] with braids and tracks, but when I’m not filming, I’ll do clip-in extensions.”

When it comes to rocking a weave, Porsha is a pro! “Make sure your hair is clean all the time, and it should be manageable. I don’t use any products on [my weave] whatsoever. I can have the same head of weave as someone else and mine will look totally different. My hair is clean and my curls are flowing because I don’t put product on it ever day!”

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