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 … Continue reading Confident Curls
I've said this a lot recently but I am a newly converted finger detangler! I know a lot of curly girls already do this and for some years now I've been too stubborn/unable to do it myself. This has resulted in using a hair brush to untie my knots and stretch my curl pattern … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Finger-Detangling
I arrived in Morocco with Straight hair and left with curly hair. The pictures here aren't the best of my hair, All I applied was a leave in conditioner by Curly Ellie and then let it air dry. This holiday was one I'll never forget, it came at a time where I had built a … Continue reading MOROCCO – Honest Reflections on Social Media & Perfectionism
1.Patience For those new and trying to get their curls back and healthy, my big piece of advice is to be patient. If you see many girls curly hair stories or even mine, the journey takes time (hence it being called a journey) so I say enjoy it! And don't worry too much about your … Continue reading 5 Basic Tips for Natural Hair Beginner’s
I haven't ever really talked about my background here on my blog, I've only discussed my journey of relaxed hair to healthy curls, never really touching upon the origins of where my dislike for own hair really came from. So I thought now I'd like to share my growing up story.... I was born in Sheffield to … Continue reading Growing Up Mixed Race & Yindi Curls Masterclasses
The love/hate relationship with your straighteners and how you can beat them. I remember when I first discovered the magic of straighteners.. more specifically the feeling. I felt so happy that I could somehow transform my curly crazy hair to sleek, easy to the eyes and manage hair that I had always wanted. I straightened … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why I Stopped Straightening My Hair and You Can Too!
Do you find yourself scrolling through images of voluminous, shiny, bouncy, healthy curls? Do you feel a pang of jealousy, envy or slight irritation when you do? If so you might have curl envy... Curl Envy occurs when people are either transitioning from damaged hair to natural or they have curly hair that they are … Continue reading Curl Envy on Instagram & 4 Ways to Beat it