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Culture, Journeys, Life

Custom For A Cause

Building a brand wasn’t the goal when she sewed her first bag in 2009, but 11 years later, Rebecca Smith’s Better Life Bags is thriving — and making a difference in Detroit

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Journeys, Life

Curls In The Time Of Covid-19

After helping the curly community online, she’s embarking on a journey to become a true curl specialist. Follow along as Alyson takes Curl behind the scenes of becoming a curly hair expert, and changing lives in the process.

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Products, Science, Tips

Shopping For Ingredients

What to look for — and what to look out for — on the back of your bottles Rather than looking at the back of a bottle and expecting a product to perform a certain way, we should assess the…

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Product Reviews

Review: Curlsmith Hair Makeup

CURLSMITH HAIR MAKEUP SAYS:Hair Makeup is a curl styling gel and a temporary color all in one. It’s like makeup for hair — it won’t dye it, just coat it with a vibrant pop of color. Works on all hair…

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Culture, Life

Untangling Identity and Purpose

I discovered my interest in curls in college. It started when I went natural and began a side hustle braiding hair in friends’ dorms. At first, I only saw hairstyling as a hobby. It wasn’t until I went to cosmetology…