• Curly Girl Method,  Curly Hair Care

    10 Curly Girl Habits You Must Know To Have Perfect Curls

    When it comes to having perfect curls, there are a lot of different factors that play a role. Curls are temperamental and everything, I mean EVERYTHING, can persuade them to be defined and bouncing, or frizzy and stringy. Even down to your water temperature. It can be a little frustrating to get your curls to behave. When I stumbled on the curly girl method and decided to give it a go, I ended up getting incredibly overwhelmed with the information overload.  There are so many different products, techniques, and rules to the curly girl method, that it can make a girls head spin! I create a simple “Getting Started With…

  • Curly Girl Method,  Curly Hair Care

    My Favorite Things To Make The Curly Girl Method Easier

    Hey Curly Friend! I have created an ongoing list of all of my favorite Amazon finds that make the curly girl method so much easier! I have them broken up by categories to make it a bit easier for you. Please let me know if you have any questions at all. If you are new to the curly girl method or not sure what it is, head over here and read my first 30-day journey following the curly girl method and how I brought my curls back to life. Because the curly girl method can be really confusing, I created a “Getting Started With Curly Girl Method Cheat Sheet” for you! <3…

  • Blog,  Curly Girl Method,  Curly Hair Care

    Before You Start The Curly Girl Method, READ THIS

    If you are reading this, chances are you have stumbled on and are fascinated by the curly girl method. You’ve seen dozens of before and afters and would LOVE to give it a try and see what kind of results are in store for you. But one thing stands your way…….. Cost & Confusion. For me, it wasn’t that I didn’t want to spend the money. It was that I didn’t know what the heck to spend it on. I got sucked into the curly girl worm whole on Instagram and felt inspired to start and document my own curly girl journey. Read more here.  It just seemed really overwhelming…

  • Curly Hair Care,  DIY's For Curlies,  Uncategorized

    DIY Hot Oil Treatment (under $15!!)

    After I delivered my third baby, my curls were non-existent and I was pulling out handfuls of hair in the shower. I had 4 back to back pregnancies (1 miscarriage 3 births) which left my hair in rough shape, to say the least.   In my despair of losing my curls, I resorted to over processing (i lightened my hair to platinum) and using heat tools more often than not.  Wearing my hair naturally wasn’t even an option because it was so damaged.  I started following the curly girl method which completely transformed my curls (read more here). Hot oil treatments came on my radar shortly after someone pointed out my…

  • Blog,  Curly Hair Care,  DIY's For Curlies

    Easy 4 Ingredient DIY Deep Condition Treatment

    When it comes to deep conditioning treatments, there are so many on the market are great! But if you are semi-new to the curly girl method and want to get started without spending money on products (that you’re not sure will even work for your hair) I recommend starting with some simple DIY recipes that will give you great results quickly.  There are dozens of different recipes you can play with to find the perfect balance of moisture and protein that your curls need. It will just take some research and experimentation on your part. You can do it!! 🙂 But, because the curly girl method can be a little…

  • Curly Girl Method,  Curly Hair Care

    What I Learned My First 30 Days Following Curly Girl Method

    Two years after my youngest was born, I started wanting to bring my curls back. I went through straightening and over-processing my hair phase after he was born (read my story here) and my hair was severely damaged.  I started losing hope that I’d ever have bouncing curls again…. …..until I stumbled on the curly girl world over on Instagram and found several girls who had damaged hair similar to mine but were able to completely recover them. But before I tell you the story, hop over to Instagram and say hello! I offer daily curly hair care tips and love connecting with other curlies! @curly_colleen Two huge things that held…