I twirl , twist , straighten and sometimes trim all and start again . Four women curl - disputed explain how they came to go with the flow .
In college, and I am known for my Astropuffs - Clouds bouncing curls that emerged from my signature braids . Friend coined the term in the first year and remained . Even now , the first thing people notice about me is my curls , and I love them . But I was not always this opinion .
i was a teenager , I was determined to convince my hair into any style
fashionable at the time : shellacked feathers Felipe mullet margin
expensive (mine , interspersed awkwardly with a spray of episodes ), a
leprechaun boy - short resulting in a loop where I was wrong , " Sir " .
I longed to smooth my size or virgin Louise Brooks bob , no threading architecture. So I tried booting with the average liquor made it difficult for African-American hair .
But when I left school , and finally changed my mind : I did not want to fit , I wanted to stand out. I realized that straight hair does not match my face or my character . Curly hair strange , eccentric , bohemian - all the things that embody .
When I moved to New York for my first job in 2001 , my confidence has blossomed . I
was impressed by the few actresses brave enough to allow them to lose
spirals - Meg Ryan , Keri Russell - and vowed not to abandon the mine .
But sometimes , especially at work, and my curls obstacle . I am in a permanent state of headboard and often does not feel polished .
My hair styling is a science : I have learned that most of the tools - Bloodryears , brushes , combs - not for me . Do not get me started on the broadcasters - they are my hair is crunchy , great, terrible. I rely on my hands instead.
I shampoo my hair twice a week , tops . But every day I wet and condition, towel dry , puckering , and apply the cream -style , and let go. When exactly half dry , and I would add pequi oil and I'm out the door.
I have not yet met a hairdresser who can get this right . Whenever I went into the living room , and the development of flexible and pulls my hair in a pony when I leave .
I admit that I use my curls like armor . I feel exposed without me . Disheveled and it makes me feel sexy , and my husband loves it . When we had children , I wanted it badly rings , too. My eldest daughter , Beatrice , and stick in a row ( and beautiful ) hair like her father .
Smaller , Vivian , sports narrative rather unfortunate now back curly , straight ahead . Maybe they'll grow out of it . Or else , I hope , like me , she will learn to love it.
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