Having Curly Hair Can Be a Blessing or a Pain! Or Both.

You may be wondering why having curly hair seems like such a big deal to me.

My hair has been a source of major discomfort and a lot of frustration since I was three years old.

Yes, the picture below is of me. Age 3. Just before my dad cut my hair because it was so hard to control and I hated having it washed or combed or brushed. 

It wouldn't be that long again until I was 21.  And I wouldn't really learn what to do with it until much, much later.

The picture above is of me, too. Not a great picture, but I took it in my office with my cell phone on July 5, 2018. I washed my hair the day before and it was still very curly the next day. I love my curly hair! 

The fact that I only learned how to look after my hair properly when I was in my sixties is something I want to help others avoid. Or if you're already there, please join me. I'm still learning new things! 

To read more of my story and what I've learned over the years, check out the blogs below.

Today, I love my hair, but when I was growing up, it was so frustating to have to put up with hair that, according to my mother, “had a mind of its own.”

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If you missed part one of this blog “My Hair Has a Mind of Its Own,” go here. Some days, I look back and wonder how I could have been so obtuse. I mean, as you can see by my picture when I was three, my hair was trying really hard to be curly. And yet,

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No, I’m not a hair stylist.  Just someone who suffered for years because I had no idea what to do with my unruly hair. So I’m offering some thoughts for anyone out there with curly or wavy hair who feels the way I did. I so wish I’d known these things when I was 5 instead

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