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Our Curly Hair:

Its Beautiful and misunderstood. Taking care of type 4 curly hair is simple with the correct ingredients, and attitude. Happy Growing! To help you get started, check out these links! My How To's  guide you on everything from Making curls soft, to using heat the right way.  Meet this curly Girl features curly girls from all over the world. Learning Your Hair Shares with you the basics about your curls and how to care for 4c/ tightly coiled hair. Keep scrolling for more Curly hair love.










How To ______.

How to care for your curly hair. 



How To Soften Natural Type 4c Curls - How to make your tight curls super soft. Easy steps!


How To Set Realistic Expectations for your Type 4 Curls- Keys and Tools to have a successful hair journey. I count down things you will NEED for your journey

How To Find a Natural Hairdresser? - Its hard to find a trustworthy hairdresser. Here are my top tips for finding a new natural hairdresser. Questions you MUST ask before taking a seat in any chair.


 How Curly girls Banish Knots - Notice knots more than ever? With tightly colied hair, your hair will tangle and knot. We dive into how to treat and avoid them. Kinky hair can easily become a nightmare when knots go unchecked.

How To TwistOut Natural Hair- We dive into what steps will give you a rocking twistout. Ready to make your curls POP?! You will have  to lock in moisture while defining your curls for soft-to-the-touch waves.
My tightly coiled hair can be set to achieve different patterns.

How To Wash N Go 4c Hair - Don't believe the hype! You can get a wash n go look in under 30mins on your 4c kinks. Check out how I get my tangle free wash n go! Hint: There are more than 2 steps

How To Trim Curly Hair- Many curly girls choose to take hair care into their own hands. We dive into different ways you can cut your curls hair at home, and get fantastic results.

How To Moisturize Type 4c Curls - How to moisturize natural hair. Easy tips, and detailed steps. Top Moisturizers for kinky dry hair.

How To Reduce Damage -Damage is the only factor keeping you from reaching Knee Length! How to nurse your curls back to health, and get results. Every journey is different, you may have set backs, Here is how to bounce back!

How to Have length retention? - These little suckers can be a pain!  I give tips to banish them.

How To Make your Own Hair SunScreen - How to make your own natural sun screen for your kinky curls. Your curls will Thank You


How To Re Think Your relationship with water- Now that you are going natural you may have to revamp how you think about water.

 How Curly girls Banish Knots - Notice knots more than ever? With tightly colied hair, your hair will tangle and knot. We dive into how to treat and avoid them. Kinky hair can easily become a nightmare when knots go unchecked.

How Heat Damage can stop you from getting the curls you want.  - We dive into how to avoid heat damage, and to bounce back if you have it. Beer? deep conditioners? & much more!


How To Beat Heat Damage, and Grow your hair!- We dive into what heat can do to your curls, and how to bounce back better than ever! Easy Steps to end the cycle

 How to get rid of  Split Ends? Everything you need to know about this condition. And curly girl tested solutions









Meet More Curlies

We feature other curlies form all over the world. To Be featured Visit the Contact Us Page!

Meet Raquel | Big Chopper - She big chopped 2 days ago. Follow her journey

Meet this Curly Girl -  @akanbutnojeezyy Shares her Twistout
Meet this Curly Girl - Dee raves about her Water Only Experience. Video, & Details

Meet This Curly Kid | How Mom manages That Hair? - Sharing what this curly kid uses to tame those kinks


How this Curly Girl Keeps Her Colored Curls Healthy - She went platinum and still has hair! After coloring her hair, she adapted her hair care regimen to keep her hair healthy. Find out her Must Haves!


Meet This Curly Girl  |  Adiatu - She transitioned 2 years ago, and shares her hair must have for her kinky curls








Learning Your Curls





Hair Typing  | Whats your hair type | Why is this important?

What is hair typing? What is it important. How does this affect your journey. Why your curls are not like hers? How to set realistic expectations.




Porosity 101 - The 1st thing you should know about your Hair

What is porosity? How do I measure it? How will this affect my Journey? How will this effect my product choices?











Best Products for "Hard" Type 4 Hair

With so many products available, it can be daunting to find what will soften your type 4 hair. Here is what helps me along my journey.

Product Reviews: I purchase all my products, and give my honest assessment of the results. I also dive into why the products work.











Butters: List of natural hair butters that are perfect for kinky curls.














Conditioners:



Deep Condinitoner Challenge. After a beauty supply store haul I test my finds, and give an honest assessment of the popular packet conditioners. After sectioning my hair, I apply a different conditioner to each section. What did I find? You want to know these results!


Why this packet conditioner has easily become a mainstay in my hair care arsenal! It smells wonderful!












Oils:
Uncommon Oils that will leave your curls Laid! -Theses oils and butters have been proven to help you along your hair journey. You can find these at local health food stores or online retailers.  Broccoli? Yes Broccoli can replace your current sealing oil.












Oils Proven to keep your curls hydrated - Natural oils that can work wonders on your curls. Did you know coconut can penetrate your hair shaft? Olive oil contains vital nutrients proven to help keep hair strong. And aloe gel can make your stiff kinks melt.














How JBCO Help Grow my Curls 2inches in 60Days- What is all that fuss over Castor oil?  How so you use it? I dive into a 60 day challenge, using Castor oil every day for 2 months. Here is what I did, and the results. I'm in love with this wonder oil!


Top Ways to Include JBCO in Your Regimen - We Share Top ways to include JBCO in your day to day styling.


















True Life 

I big Chopped and My Boyfriend Started Acting Funny
Everyone reacts to change differently. I share how others react to my Big Chop















Whats Your Policy? Hands on or Hands off? Hair and Love. - True Life: We ask curly girls if anyone is allowed to touch their hair. 

















I Only Used Water -  True Life: This Curly Girl only used water for Weeks on her kinky curls. Here is what she found.






























The TWA Corner
TWA Essentials/ BSS List
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Why Water is essential for your journey. When my hair was relaxed, I ran from water, rain, and humidity. I dive into why water is necessary for your healthy hair journey.


Why is your hair dry? Here is a little insight into hair and water. Your hair needs water to thrive. Water is the best moisturizer for your curls.






Transitioning:

Many curly girls choose to transition. Here's a few ways to make the change easy, and healthy for your hair.










Top Tips - A short list of tips that helped me along my journey.


Transitioning and breakage

Why moisturizers are needed now, more than ever. - Now that you are going natural you may have to revamp how you think about water.

Hello Knots! How Curly girls Banish Knots - Notice knots more than ever? We dive into how to treat and avoid them. Kinky hair can easily become a nightmare when knots go unchecked.

Heat Damage can stop you from getting the curls you want.  - We dive into how to avoid heat damage, and to bounce back if you have it. Beer? deep conditioners? & much more!


Beat Heat Damage, and Grow your hair!- We dive into what heat can do to your curls, and how to bounce back better than ever! Easy Steps to end the cycle

What are split ends? How to get rid of them? Everything you need to know about this condition. And curly girl tested solutions









Rants
More Rants


Beauty Supply Antics - Followed around a store, and here Is what I did.



Job Hunting and Curly Hair - I give tips to land that job with curly hair.


What Cosmetology Did Not Teach me About My Black Hair-Many assume that their hair dresser was trained to care for, and style their ethnic hair. I bust these myths, and dive into what Cosmetology school REALLY teaches your hairdresser & how it can affect your hair.









DIY At Home Hair Mixes

DIY Hair Products - In the kitchen with Indigenous Curls. I share my favorite DIY products. Hair Gel, Conditioner, oil spray and much much more. Why run to the beauty supply store, when you have your kitchen!


















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