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Hannah Cook

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Tips

Time-Saving Curly Hair Hacks

If you’re feeling lazy, or if you just want to cut down the time you spend on your hair, try these techniques. PLOPPING Plopping is a method of wrapping your hair on top of your head during the styling process. While wet plopping with a shower cap can help styling products soak in and encourage…

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Feeling Lazy? Curls Don’t Have To Be So Complicated

Raise your hand if you don’t always have time or simply cannot be bothered to style your curly hair every day. We get it, caring for curls can sound very involved: cleanse, condition, detangle, “squish to condish,” plop, rake, scrunch, diffuse. All the different terms and methods can make curly hair seem overwhelming and complicated,…

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Hair & Scalp Health, Techniques, Tips

You Can Brush Curly Hair. There, We Said It.

Think back to your childhood: Brushed-out curls, triangle-shaped haircuts, and frizz. Oh, the frizz!Then, as you were learning how to properly care for your curls, you were probably told to ditch your hairbrush forever. It’s no wonder that so many curlies feel betrayed or confused by this common hair care tool.Well, we’re here to say…

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Inspiration, Styling

Style Impostor: Are You Too Shy To Accessorize?

Do you feel uncomfortable wearing hats, headbands, and scarves? You’re not alone. Many curlies feel a little awkward when it comes to wearing hair accessories — not just because they’re afraid to flatten their curls, but because they’re worried that they’ll look silly. Maybe you even love the idea of them and how they look…

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Insight, Life

How to Accept Compliments About Your Curly Hair

Imagine this scene: You’re in a store, and out of nowhere a stranger approaches you and expresses how much they love your hair. “Is it natural? Do you curl it?” they say. “Thank you so much! Yes, it’s naturally curly,” are the words that should come out of your mouth.  You may not have to…

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Styling, Techniques, Tips

12 Ways to Use Your Time While Diffusing

There are two types of people when it comes to diffusing: those that sit in silence, contemplating life, and those who multitask as their hair dries. Diffusing produces beautiful results for many: better curl definition, more volume, and longer-lasting hold. However, we all lead busy lives. So, a half-hour of diffusing (and up to an…

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Insight, Inspiration, Journeys, Life

Cancer Losses: Not Just Hair, But Identity and Confidence, Too

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the United States, where one in eight women are likely to develop breast cancer within their lifetime. Undergoing treatment for cancer affects patients both emotionally and physically. One of the physical side effects of common cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy, is hair loss. Our hair is a…

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