Updo Protective Style

I decided to cut my hair in 2013 after about 7 months of growing out my relaxer. At the time, my hair had healthy thick roots, but thinning weak ends. The decision to go natural did not come easy to me; it required much thought and preparation. In the beginning of my natural hair journey,…

Styles Using the PuffCuff

The PuffCuff is a clamp designed for thick curly textured hair. I love this clamp because I can wear it all day and will not damage my hair. To top it off, the PuffCuff doesn’t cause tension headaches normally associated with elastic bands. When short on time, you want to be able to style and…

Meet Our February CurlFriend

1. What’s your name and where are you from? My name is Derecka McCants and I’m from Baton Rouge, La.  2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big Chop or Transition? I’ve been natural for 5 years. I decided to begin my…

Meet Our January CurlFriend

1. What’s your name and where are you from? My name is Chloé and  I’m from London but my family is from St. Lucia and Jamaica. When I was choosing my Instagram handle, I just wanted to keep it simple so people would know who I am. Chloe was taken so CurlyGalChlo was my next…

Meet Our December CurlFriend: Amanda Alcime

1. What’s your name and where are you from? Hi I’m Amanda, close friends and family call me Meme and I’m from the Greater Hartford area of Connecticut.     2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big Chop or Transition?  …

Layered Bun Using the PuffCuff

I’ve finally recorded and uploaded the video for my Layered Bun using The PuffCuff Junior. Watch the video below:   This quick and easy style could be worn to the office or you could add accessories for a fancy occasion. Play with this style by moving the bun lower or parting your hair down the…

Meet Our November CurlFriend: Flawless Hairstyle

1. What is your name and where are you from? Hi, my name is Cher and I live in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. I’m originally from Suriname, that’s a country in South America.   2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big…

Meet Our October CurlFriend: ItsReallyRelle

October flew by and somehow I didn’t get the chance to share the story of my newest CurlFriend. So, this month I’m the CurlFriend you will meet. Continue below to read all about my hair journey 🙂

Let’s Talk About Moisture

Do you have trouble keeping your natural hair moisturized? Click the link below to watch my latest video where I discuss what I’ve learned over the years. Make a comment to join the discussion and share a helpful tip you’ve learned.    

Trim Those Ends

I have been natural for about five years now and for a majority of that time I’ve trimmed my own hair. I watched a couple of YouTube videos and figured I had a good idea of how to do it myself. When I needed more than an inch trimmed (like an actual hair cut) my…

Puffy Hair Care

The Recap These posts were originally uploaded in August 2017.  My name is Cherrelle and I have puffy hair. If I had to give my hair a type I would say it is somewhere between 4b and 4c curls. I have been natural for about 5 years: I stopped perming my hair in July 2012 and…

My Favorite Natural Hair Product Line 2017

In 2017, I tried a bunch of natural hair product lines. But, my favorite line of the year is Mielle Pomegranite and Honey. It smells amazing and my hair loved it immediately. On day one, my braid out was defined yet soft. As the week went on, my hair only got bigger…the volume was perfect.I…