How to grow curly hair
Curly Like Me: How to Grow Your Hair Healthy, Long, and Strong by Teri LaFleshThe simple secrets to growing your curls healthy and long.Tightly curly hair isnt like any other type of hair, and it needs totally different care to make it happy.
Do you spend countless hours—and untold dollars—on weaves, perms, salon visits, and products that promise to change, heal, or make your hair more manageable, only to end up even more frustrated? Do you wrestle daily with hair you cant get a brush through? Do you struggle to keep from hurting your child when you comb through her tight curls? Would you like to grow your tightly curly hair long and healthy?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, this book was written for you. It gives you the information and techniques you need to celebrate—not fight against—your very curly hair. You will learn how not only to care for your curls, but to cherish them, all the while saving time, effort, and money.
Curly Like Me is the off-the-grid, do-it-yourself owners manual for tightly curly hair:
Learn how to wear your own curls in their natural curl patterns
Over 250 photographs and illustrations
Includes the best products, tools, ingredients, curl-enhancing hairstyle ideas, tips for growing out your perm, and more
Shows you pain-free techniques on how to comb and style your curls or your childs curls
Over thirty easy, curl-enhancing hairstyle ideas, tips for growing out your perm, and more
Helps you save money by avoiding costly treatments, products, marketing misinformation, and frequent salon visits so you can enjoy your own curls without pain, chemicals, or the use of weaves or extensions
The story (with lots of photos) of Teris journey from hair broken by relaxers, texturizers, improper care, trying to force it to conform, and fighting her weave addiction to finally understanding her own curls. Now her natural hair reaches to her hips.
End your struggles with misunderstood, damaged hair and begin your journey to thriving natural curls. Applying the ideas and information in this book will show you how to love your hair the way it really is. Curly Like Me empowers you to take back the care of your hair so you can let your own beautiful curls shine.
Teri LaFlesh spent nearly thirty years working to find a way to make her curls happy. Not wanting anyone else to go through with their hair what she did with hers inspired Teri to create the popular Web site TightlyCurly.com and to write Curly Like Me.
9 Tips For Growing Curly Hair Fast
The struggle of waiting for your hair to grow is real. Here is the guide to make your kinky curly hair grow faster. Ever wondered how curls are formed? The bonds formed between the disulfides and keratins in your hair shafts make your cuticles bend and form curls. Type 1 is straight hair, type 2 is wavy hair, and type 3 is curly.
Hair growth is on the list of most, if not all, curly hair newbies, right up there with hair moisture. Every other email I get is specifically about it or somewhat related to it. I get that once the decision to go natural is made we want to take the fast route to our destination — natural hair. However, there are many things that affect hair growth that you need to know about so you can improve your curly hair growth. I remember back when I was transitioning and I got a glimpse of my first measurable curls yes!
During a recent chat with my hairstylist friend and all-around-curl-guru, Jasmine Santiago, I made an offhand comment about how difficult it is to grow out kinky curly hair, because it's so prone to breakage. Luckily, it's a completely possible and do-able thing, says Santiago. I know this sounds counterintuitive, but fight the urge to skip this step. Don't even think about trying to stretch it to four months—set a reminder, and get your butt into the salon. If you're wearing a protective style, though, you've got a bit more leeway, needing only to wash your curls once a week. Walker Beauty Culture Oil. In case you haven't figured out the key to growing out your hair, yet, it's basically just water and moisture.
Type 4: Kinky Hair
With curls, every day is an adventure. Each curl type requires a different type of care and different type of product. Find your hair type here to learn how best to care for your locks. You'll need flax seed and water, but you can also add grapefruit seed extract and essential oil for extra moisture and fragrance. For the entire recipe, head to The Happy Hunters.