Posts tagged "curly hair"

OMG I Love Your Hair: 10 Styles For Impossibly Thick, Wavy Hair

My hair is wavy and impossibly thick. It looks pretty benign on the surface, but brushing, styling or highlighting it takes eons. Thick, wavy hair is theoretically great, but in practice it’s totally dependent on the day and whether my natural texture decides to cooperate. Those twee Pinterest tutorials that require a million little braids, or a delicate…

By: Claire Hannum / November 3, 2014

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: Curly Layers

I have never seen the point in a trim. If I am going to get my hair cut, I want a whole new look. Usually, I chop and donate 12 inches of hair and then give it a year to grow out. It may sound a little dramatic, but there is very little curly haircut

By: Sophie Leon / June 21, 2014

OMG I Love Your Hair: 5 TV Actresses Who Flaunt Their Curls On And Off Screen

Where are all the curly haired women in Hollywood? I’m not talking about curls sculpted with hot rollers and curling irons — show me women with wild, natural curls. The kinds of curls real women have. I am one of those women, and I’m always disappointed to see straight hair dominating the the big and small…

By: Sophie Leon / June 15, 2014

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: Twisted Buns For Curly Girls

Hair tutorials for curly-haired ladies are few and far between, but the stellar site Hair Romance has tons of them, including this gorgeous creation of twisted and pinned French rolls. It’s somehow elegant and a bit badass, isn’t it? Check out the step-by-step tutorial to give it a try, and prepare for a flood of compliments!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 23, 2013

Holiday Hair Tutorial: Disco Heaven

The internet is teeming with hair tutorials for ladies with long hair, but if you have short or curly (or short and curly) hair, it can be tough to find styles that will work for you. We asked hair and beauty guru Aileen Cady to come up with a fun party hairstyle specifically for short,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 13, 2012

7 Secrets For Styling Curly Hair

As the only curly-haired girl here at The Frisky, I have hereby appointed myself de facto curl expert. Many of you have asked how I style my curly ‘do, and I want to try to address all of your questions. I strongly believe that curly girls should let their hair be in its natural state.

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 19, 2012

Real Girls, Real Hair: 15 Cool Chicks With Cool Curls

You always want what you don’t have — and girls with pin-straight hair are often super envious of ladies with lots of curls. It stands to reason, too, that curly-haired girls aren’t always as appreciative of their ringlets and waves as they could be. But ladies, come on, curly hair is ah-maz-ing. You guys are…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 2, 2012

New Brazilian Blowout Labels Should Scare Us Into Loving Our Curly Hair

New legislation out of California today forces Brazilian blowout products to list their potentially hazardous materials on the label. It’s great news if you’re into staying away from hair products that contain possible carcinogens, bad news if you just want your hair silky and straight and prefer to be kept in the dark about what nasty things it…

By: The Stir / February 1, 2012

How To Cut And Style Bangs For Naturally Curly Hair

For years, I wanted bangs. I longed for them. I coveted them. I desired them. But the answer from my hairstylist was always the same: NO. So in 2008, I cut them myself. Years later, I have a love-hate relationship with them. I keep cutting ‘em, growing ‘em in, and cutting them again. But I…

By: College Candy / January 15, 2012

Styling Tips For Your Naturally Curly Hair

How many times have you seen a magazine claiming to have “curly hairstyles” inside, only to open it up and find out what they really show are hairstyles for people with straight hair who want to get that curly look. There’s nothing for girls with naturally curly hair who want to flaunt their tresses au naturale. Don’t…

By: College Candy / January 8, 2012

How To Get Super Curly Locs Without Curlers

I can’t remember how it happened, but one lucky day, I stumbled upon the chescalocs YouTube Channel, and I’ve been hooked ever since. Video blogger Franchesca, or Chescaleigh, as she’s known on Facebook, is extremely creative and hilarious. I’ve developed a habit of falling down the rabbit hole that is her YouTube channel, where she…

By: Annika Harris / January 6, 2012

Mind Of Man: If You Have Curly Hair, You Should Read This

At the risk of perpetuating the myth that there are differences between men and women, allow me to suggest one tiny little quirk that separates penis-enabled humanoids from the vagina-enhanced. Women think that men have manifold opinions about their hairstyles. This is not true. We barely have opinions about our own hair. Mostly, men just…

By: John DeVore / November 17, 2011

Girl Talk: I’m Embracing My Curly Hair

Two years ago, after nearly 15 years of blow drying, flat ironing, highlighting, and dying, I was officially in a hair rut. I sat in the stylist’s chair. My hairdresser Tommy, a twentysomething, tattooed hipster was running his hands through my lackluster locks.

“I am 30 years old, ” I said, “I want rocking…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 2, 2011

To Straighten Curly Hair, Moroccanoil Does The Trick

If you’re like me, a curly-haired girl who dreams of straight locks, you feel me during the dog days of summer. I hate my curly hair, and I always have. I remember the first blow-out I ever got. I was maybe 12 and spending the summer at my grandmother’s, who took me to the salon.

By: Susannah Breslin / July 21, 2010

And The Prize Goes To … The Most Horrifying Frizzy Hair Experience

We asked you last week to tell us your most horrifying frizzy hair experiences to win a bottle of Avon’s Advanced Techniques Frizz Control Lotus Shield. Your horror stories brought back memories of my own tangled, teased, and terrible curly hair disasters. That being said, my heart did go out to a few readers’ painful…

By: Lauren Gold / July 9, 2010

Win This! Avon Advance Techniques Frizz Control Lotus Shield

Calling all curly girlies! I have frizzy hair, and I’m proud of it. But that doesn’t stop me from doing everything in my power to get my curls under control. I’ve tried it all — from Japanese hair treatments to the most expensive salon products — and I have a very strict haircare routine. Curl…

By: Lauren Gold / July 2, 2010

Michelle Obama Shines At White House State Dinner

We can’t get over Michelle‘s curly bob, which is such a departure from her normally straight hair. And she’s almost convinced us that matching eyeshadow is a “do.” Oh, and the President looks good, too! [Washington, D.C., 5/19/10]…

By: Annika Harris / May 20, 2010

How To Curl Un-Curlable Hair

I’m a self-loathing, straight-haired girl. I tried to hide it for years, but having recently found a hairspray that allows me to maintain some curl, I’ve come out of the closet. For the rest of you straight-haired ladies suffering in silence, take the jump for tips on how to curl your relentlessly flat locks. You…

By: Lily Q / March 29, 2010