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Education, Insight

Teaching Tight Curls To Both Beginners And Pros

If you have tight curls or work with them, you should know Aeleise Ollarvia. As a curl educator and visual artist, Aeleise uses science and simplicity to give women and stylists the knowledge they need to create and maintain beautiful, healthy natural hair. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew…

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Education, Insight

The Questions Stylists Wish You’d Stop Asking (And What To Ask Instead!)

1. I wish people would stop asking what their curl type is. It means absolutely nothing. What’s important to know is what style you’re going for, hair density, porosity, how often you wash your hair, your lifestyle, climate, water quality, if you’re using water-soluble products, and surface texture.Andee HoosMop Factory Salon, Denver, Colorado 2. I…

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Culture, Insight, Inspiration

Curly Queens Are Changing Beauty Pageant Perceptions

(Photo courtesy of The Miss Universe Organization/Photographer: Fadil Berisha) History was made in 2019: For the first time, the reigning Miss America Nia Franklin, Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi, Miss USA Cheslie Kryst, and Miss Teen USA Kaliegh Garris were all Black women. They showcased melanin, kinks, and curls when they graced the national pageant stages,…

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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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