Hey guys, how are you all? Today I thought I would do a lil post sharing with you how I style my naturally curly hair. If you don’t know I only started embracing my natural hair about nine months ago, before that I straightened my lil mop, I wont go into the why and things, I wrote a post about it all a while ago so I’ll link that in within this sentence.
Honestly my styling is not long and its not particularly impressive but I wish I would have seen articles or whatever like this when I was younger about curly hair, because maybe I wouldn’t have hated it so much, so if sharing this encourages another naturally curly gal to brave her curls then I’m here for it.
From about the age of 13/14 i’ve straightened my hair, it started off with just my fringe … cool I know and then I wanted my entire wig to be sleek and straight. My natural hair is curly and I don’t mean like waves here and there, I mean full on original, ginger Annie curls … if you know, you know!
I literally HATED my hair, the amount of times i’ve looked at another girls hair and wished I had hair like theirs is unmeasurable, believe me, hair envy is real. I remember being little and grown ups would be like “you have such beautiful hair” and “look at those curls” but all I wanted was to have straight hair. I got my mam to straighten it with the iron when I was about 16, yes the iron, i’m old now okay this was ten years ago.