CURLIE Feature Of The Month: Davealyda Dwyer

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Being that I am a woman of a particular age one can only imagine how far back my hair story goes. Back in the day straight hair was the only way to go, so if you were unfortunate enough to not have a “good grade of hair” than you straightened it. read full hairstory here

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LOC Feature Of The Month: Anita Gray

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As a little girl I grew up wearing my natural hair, but I wanted to try perms, weaves, braids etc. When I became a young woman and got married my husband told me about sisterlocks. I got tired of wearing fake hair and perms. I wanted to wear my own natural hair… read full hairstory here

PHILLY APPLE CAKE

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There’s nothing like waking up in the morning and being able to sit down to a steaming hot cup of coffee and a fresh slice of homemade cake. Well if you want that “Mama’s kitchen taste” that didn’t originate at your local grocery store, than this cake fits the bill. Thinly sliced Granny Smith Apples drenched in a cinnamon, nutmeg bath; added to a not-too-sugary batter makes this cake a delicious, moist delight.  View recipe

June Curlie & Loc’d Feature of the Month: Lady Blue

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Back in 2005 I began my loc journey it was a very spiritual transition in my life and in 2014 I was lead to part with my locs an take it back to my short natural. To give a little history when I was a young girl about 9 year old I remember being in the bathroom and combing out my super thick long puffy hair a balling in tear saying to my mom I want to cut it all off. My arms was tired and my was tired of combing to an she made it very clear from this point on your on your own. Read more

April CURLIE Feature of the Month: Ashley Cooper

image image Growing up as a child the women in my life would always instill in my that a woman’s hair is her crown & glory.For years I,like so many other black woman would keep my hair permed & constantly chemically & heat treated in order to maintain the “European standard” of what our crown & glory was supposed to look like.  Read more

April LOC Feature of the Month: NyTasia McGee

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As an adult, I had seen pictures of myself as a child with my hair in french braids. I only saw ponytails with bows or knocker balls when photos were professionally done. I inquired the reason so I asked my mother. She told me because my hair was so thick, that french braids were quick and last a long time. I remember as I was approaching my teenage years I wanted to do my own hair because of the french braid styles made me feel young.  Read More

February LOC Feature of the Month

Sequoia Symone Clark

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Sequoia’s Hairstory:

As a little girl my hair was very long and took my mother forever to style it so one day I cut it off. Since my mom was use to styling long hair the short curly hair was frightening to her so I got my first “Just for Me” perm at age 5. I continued to perm my hair as an adult since it was all I knew to do. I tried short hair cuts, ponytails, weaves, lace front wigs and braids. I even became a licensed Cosmetologist…. Read full Hairstory here https://curlielocs.com/feature-of-the-month/

January CURLIE Feature of the Month

January CURLIE Feature of the Month:

Marionne

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Growing up I use to hate my hair, I’d look to everyone else with press and curls and braids with pretty beads and I wished I could have it. I grew up in a conservative family, so I wasn’t allowed to straighten, perm, pretty much do anything manipulative to my hair. At the same time I went to a catholic school out of town that was also conservative, we were prohibited from hair beads, hair barrettes, anything colorful that would “distract” from our uniform.

Read more here https://curlielocs.com/feature-of-the-month/