Not everyone wants to make their own hair gel–even if it is simple! And there is a gel that doesn’t make my curls crinkle, crackle, or crunch. For as long as I’ve been a fan of the Curly Girl method, I thought my hair was destined to be slightly crunchy everyday after the necessary dose of gel or mousse infused my… Read More
For the curly girl, “there’s no such thing as a bad hair day.” That’s what I read in the Curly Girl book, and it sounded too good to be true. My life up until halfway into college had been made up of a series of bad hair days. My hair was always what I called “foofy”—a frightening combination of poofy… Read More
By Alice W. I have always had thick, wavy and a little bit curly hair. Growing up, I battled with mountains of frizz and spit ends. I have often found myself almost tearing my hair out over how unmanageable it can be sometimes! Over the years, I have tried so many different things to try to fix some of my hair’s… Read More
By Kalyn Brooke Ever since I can remember, I’ve always been frustrated with my hair. It was always too thick, too frizzy, or too wavy, and I had an awful time trying to manage it. Every product I tried, just didn’t seem to work. So when I heard a friend recommend WEN Hair Care to me, I thought, why not? What… Read More
When I first began the curly girl routine, the buildup from cheap products was my worst enemy. Used to harsh shampoos, my scalp didn’t know what to do with all this cheap conditioner and nothing to cleanse it! The exfoliating brown sugar scrub recipe from Curly Girl: The Handbook quickly became my scalp’s best friend. It was a weekly habit that that… Read More
“Oh, you got your bangs cut!”
I always cringe when I hear how easily my bang trim job gets noticed. Especially when it’s my little girl whose bangs got cut just a bit too short.
It’s kind of like how I have to tell myself to stop adding ginger or chili powder when I think a bit more is needed; I have to tell myself to stop snipping the bangs when they seem just a bit too long. Because likely, after the soup has cooked or the bangs have dried, they will be just right.