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Curly Hairstyles for Black Women

Curly hairstyles for black women are very flattering and a good alternative to straightened hair. It is often more healthy than using a flat iron everyday and can actually suit someones face much better. Ideally finding a style that caterers to your needs and to your particular way of dressing can benefit your daily routine as well, because maintenance is not as hard as one may think. There is a lot of variety out there and for all different lengths of hair.

Since black hair is usually curly naturally the process does not have to be as difficult as one could anticipate, its mostly about practice and using the correct styling techniques. Product can greatly help to keep the body and keep from frizzing. The best way to find an attractive style for yourself is by trying new ways and sticking to one that fits your personality best. To obtain the perfect fit it is best to try and look at different celebrities which have similar hair texture, and face shape. By doing this the outcome may be easier reached.

Start by looking online, or going to a magazine stand and looking at pictures of women who have a style that you are attracted to. Take in consideration how much time you want to spend each day maintaining the style. Different styling tools may be necessary, as well as product. When you find a style you like, you can try doing it at home the way you think they achieved the look. The other option may be to go to a salon that has practice and knowledge about the textures of black women’s hair and learning the ways to curl it. Since everyone has a different type of hair and factors such as oil, dryness or shine you should become familiar with these attributes that you have.

The next step is deciding which length you are interested in and if you may need to get extensions to get the look you want. If you can find a length that is similar to your own it will be not only cheaper but easier to keep the style. The type of curl you are interested in could also affect the length. If you like a looser curl or larger you may need longer hair to achieve that look.

Tighter curls are more naturally achieved for black women’s hair and you can make it look more defined by using products that are produced for the hair you have. Consider going to a friend and asking her how she curls her hair or what she feels will look best on you. Try new ways to express yourself.

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thirsty roots®

Our goal is to share the beauty of Afro-textured hair and to have a place where we can come together to get examples, advice, and information of black hair growth and hairstyles. Whether you have permed, pressed, or natural hair it's still black hair and it's beautiful.

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