May Curlie Feature of the Month: Sarah Connor

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My love affair with my afro began at the age of 13. I was getting braids every two weeks for a year when I returned to my hometown, Chicago, to live with my father.  Beforehand, I was getting perms on a regular basis like many African American girls and was struggling for a ponytail with more hair in the front than in the back. 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

How Curlie Tackle’s Dangerously Dry, Brittle Hair!

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Sometimes I look up and a week has passed by and you have done nothing to your hair, or at least for me. I’m a full time student with several other things happening in my life and at times my hair doesn’t get the attention it deserves or need. But, I’m human. This is a video of how I deal with my hair in this dangerously dry state.

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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/

Curlie’s Flat-Twist Updo, Featuring 2 Styles

Check out my first tutorial that is a flat twist updo/semi protective style. I know it’s a little long but it was important for me to be complete and for you all to get to know me in the process. I actually designed the style so you can wear it 2 different ways.  View more about my journey here https://curlielocs.com/curlie/

Welcome To Curlie Locs

Welcome, Welcome, Welcome! We are two curlfriends, “Curlie” and “Locs” sharing our natural hair journeys and discussing topics revolving around the natural hair community.  Stay tuned for a variety of Hair, Life & Style as we feature natural individuals within the curlie and loc’d hair community.   Find us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Youtube as well!

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