The Struggles Of Having Curly Hair
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The Struggles Of Having Curly Hair

Gel, Cream and Mousse...oh my!

The Struggles Of Having Curly Hair

Curly hair is the epitome of frustration. There is no such thing as a good hair day ever, and you live in a constant state of frizz. Some days you catch yourself admiring the girls with the perfect curls. They have this long, curly hair that seems to have absolutely no frizz, and you find yourself wishing your curls looked like that as well.

It’s not easy to admit you have spent hundreds of dollars on the products that claim to make your hair look soft and bouncy. Then you find out they all lie, which gives you even more of a reason to have trust issues when it comes to finding the product that works best for you.

You spend countless hours blow drying your hair every morning, then going back over it with a hair straightener just so you can go about your day without having to worry about the appearance of you hair.

I mean, of course, that is only until the raindrops start falling from the sky and your stylish hairdo holds onto the droplets and humidity. Then you are back to square one. Your straight hair meets the rain and, before you know it, you have a wild mane of frizz, waves and kinky curls on top of your head.

Oh! And don’t even get me started on hair salons. How is it even possible you can never find a stylist that caters to curly hair? I mean, come on! We live in a world where straight hair is the “it” thing; I get it, but seriously, it's almost as unrealistic as every woman in the world being a size two. There has to be someone out there who knows how to cut and shape curly hair so it can be worn in its natural state.

I’ll admit I don’t particularly like my curls, but I don’t necessarily think that it’s my fault. When I was younger my curls actually fit me well, but now it’s a constant game of finding the right product to help me get the effortless curls back.

If I had a gel, cream or mousse that worked so well in my curly hair it would make my hairstyle hold all day, I would wear my curls a lot more often. I don’t like my curls solely because I have yet to find a product that doesn’t make me want to literally pull my hair out.

It’s crazy to me that 65 percent of women have curly hair, yet we do not see curls being promoted in society. Even Taylor Swift cut off her gorgeous locks to go for the more “in style,” straight, bob cut.

Between keratin treatments and Brazilian blowouts, society is pushing curls out of the way and making straight hair the new wave of hair beauty. It’s really no wonder why none of these curly hair products work because no one actually uses them anymore.

In all honesty, I probably get one or two good curly-hair days a year, and that’s pushing it. It would be great to finally find a product that works with my natural curls rather than dry them out and make them look frizzy.

And so, I am calling all curly-haired girls to not give up on your locks just yet! I know it’s a struggle, but one day we will find the answer to frizz-free waves and never have to spend countless hours straightening our curls again!

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