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
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
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
In this video I briefly show you how I achieve my fluffy fro with lots of volume. View my hair journey here www.curlielocs.com/curlie
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.
January CURLIE Feature of the Month:
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.
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/
This video features photos and commentary of my natural hair journey up until now (Began March 2013, Big Chop-if you want to call it that August 2013).
View more about my natural hair journey here https://curlielocs.com/curlie/
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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