Posts in 'Curl Talk'

Starting a new self-care journey – Back to the basics.

True Essence is a self-care Instagram page run by my good and close friend Portia. We thought it would be great to have her guest post on my blog to share her hair story and new embarkment on caring for her natural. I hope this can inspire anyone who is just beginning or others with […]

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My Hair in Year View 2019

  My last year view was for 2017. I read this back for the first time in prep for writing this and it’s been so insightful and gratifying to see how much i’ve progressed with my blog. On the one hand there is a lot still the same. My inconsistent posting schedule and my narrative […]

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UPDATED – Where To Shop Online For Curly Hair Products in the UK

When you first deep dive into embracing your curls it can be an overwhelming experience of information overload. Finding the right products for your hair and where to buy them being some top issues as well as finding them in the EU. My post from last year has been really popular, but to my regret, […]

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Don’t Let Your Curls Define You.

So you have finally made it. After 5 years of getting the big chop, releasing you from your damaged ends your curls are now popping. Free of silicones, parabens and sulphates you got all the curly girl friendly products. Your curl knowledge is nailed down. Everywhere you go, everyone you meet you get compliments of […]

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My Self-Care Tips

Having curly hair is a high maintenance lifestyle not many people know about. (The question; what do you put in your hair? is not so simple to answer) Unfortunately for us our neglect of ourselves shows itself mostly through our hair. It can become matted, permanently in a bun, frizz everywhere. I’ve not been able to make an appearance on Instagram due to these reasons. My hair is not perfectly coily everyday without a frizz in sight. Sometimes I just do not have the energy to wash, finger detangle, apply three separate products, scrunch, diffuse for 35 mins or more and pick my hair with an afro comb trying to get the best possible volume. I can’t do these steps when I’m already struggling to get out of the bed.

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My Hair in Yearview 2017

My year started blonde and ended brunette. It was the year emmascurls.com was officially born (domain wise). 2017 saw my blog take off unexpectedly around April along with landing my FIRST ever brand collaboration with Curly Ellie who saw some potential in me that I never Imagined to see in myself. I am forever grateful for them for that first opportunity. From there I went on to establish myself within the blogging world along with the help of my successful growth on Instagram and even became a brand ambassador! I think its safe to say 2017 was successful!

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Confident Curls

Growing up with curly hair was not fun, partly not knowing how to manage my hair and partly because I was a really ‘shy’ kid at school and around people in general. So ‘shy’ I could hardly talk or make eye contact with people, rendering me an awkward person. Instead I loved to sit at […]

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A Curly Girl in Japan – Following Your Own Path

I have been trying to write this blog post for the longest time. I had kind of been forcing myself to try and write something profound about my new discoveries on life… but the words just kept jumbling. Instead, I’m going to share my current reflections from June time until now. And explain where I […]

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Where To Shop Online For Curly Hair Products in the UK

***PLEASE SEE UPDATED POST HERE WITH ACTIVE RETAILERS.*** Once upon a time, I had no idea how to care for my curly hair. I didn’t even know I needed products for my hair, let alone where to buy said products. I just assumed I was dealt a bad hand in life! It wasn’t un till the […]

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