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I Accept I Have Curly Hair

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 204 People

    I'm Happy With My Hair

    I used to hate my curls to death.  I would wish for them to go away every day of my childhood.  When I got older, I would straiten my hair whenever I got the chance. One day I realized that there was no point in hiding behind a hair straightner and began...
    strawsandink strawsandink 18-21 1 Response Jul 2, 2009

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    It can be a pain to manage at times,

    but I like it anyway.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F May 19

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    Happy With Curly Hair

    I've always had my hair blowdried (somewhat) straight. It always came out poofy, but not curly. I never knew that I had naturally curly hair until I was a teenager. When I was in grade 9 I let my hair air dry, and I absolutely hated how short it turned out. I bought so many...
    octobre octobre 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    The One Year Challenge

    So, when I was little I had these Shirley Temple curls, in perfect black that fell well below my waist. My mother loved the way people would coo over it in shopping malls and on the middle of the street. She'd spend half an hour every morning meticulously brushing it with a long...
    kikis2 kikis2 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    Hey I Found the Remote!

    Ok, I hate my hair sometimes.  Don't get me wrong I'm glad that I have it still lol it's long and majestic lmao  But some days I wake up looking like Diana Ross, you know circa the Li'l Kim Boobie bounce...  It's BAD!  I have actually lost a hair tie before...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 30, 2009

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    Finally I Love My Hair!!!!!

    I fought my curly hair all my life, lol.  I used to have long hair down to my waist in jr.high and back then the thing was to iron it.  This was before the curling iron, I actually ironed it on the ironing board.  I would put a big sheet of paper like a big brown...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 17 Responses Aug 2, 2009

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    Curle Sue

    Well I used to hate my hair so damn much, I used to jelous of all those people with straight hair who could style and cut it in so many ways. I am Zimbawean/German and I got my mums african hair. Just a afro, a puff of tight curls on my head. In primary school I hated it the...
    BuBB7eS BuBB7eS 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 2, 2009

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    Might As Well.

    I was born with kinky, naturally curly hair, exhibit A:   And I still have in now, exhibit B:   I tried to straighten it, but when I do people tell me I look bad.
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 30, 2009

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    It Seems Like

    There is always somebody, dying to straighten my hair or saying, Oh, your hair would look so cute straight! I takes me Two Hours, to straighten my own hair miserably. Personally I like my locks, keeps me outside all the other people out there that keep their hair in single file...
    LadyOfTheThorns LadyOfTheThorns 18-21, F 1 Response May 18, 2010

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    Humid Florida + Curls = Frizz!

    I have curly hair and have learned lately that I must accept it. On occasion I spend time trying to straighten it but mostly in this heat I just pop it into a pony tail and move on. I did go to work with it all over the place and curly this week, something I ...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 7 Responses Aug 2, 2009

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    My fat hair is unique.

    AND ANNNOYING, but unique 😌👌🌸
    marebare303 marebare303 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Curly Hair

    Curly hair,That’s me,The way it is,Why change it,Accepting it’s easier,It’s the way I am.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 7, 2011

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    Natural Hair

    Hey guys. I just wanted to share my story on accepting my natural hair. So I got my first relaxer when I was in the 5th grade. It was my graduation ceremony. I longed to look like the images of celebrities that I saw on tv, being to stupid and naive to know that they had wigs and...
    DanaHarrell DanaHarrell 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 22, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I have a few, thought they're not creepy or anything. I have an obsession with softness. I'm crazy about making my hair, skin, face, hands, feet, everything soft on me. To be...
    ThatWeirdGirrll ThatWeirdGirrll 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    My Instagram is xo_curly_xo follow me
    Curly1414 Curly1414 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    In order for others to accept us, it is important that we first accept ourselves. After all, how can you expect somebody to love and accept you, if/when you don't love or accept...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I know as a society we tend to accept people for who they are and how they hold their beliefs. I recently came out to my mom as a bisexual male. She has no problem. She understands...
    cjqueen2014 cjqueen2014 36-40, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Over 30 inches long. I probably have only gotten my hair cut/trimmed 5 times before (to the most).
    KitsuneNinja KitsuneNinja 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    HEYYYYYY WHATSSS UPPP LONG HAIREDDS FREAKKKKS
    RonnyTheGreat RonnyTheGreat 16-17, M 13 hrs ago

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    today I ventured outside for the first time in almost a full week. I feel terrible about my embarrassing hair issues. I wanted to put on make up before I left out of the house but...
    andry2008 andry2008 22-25, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I straighten it probably every 2 months...but usually it's just a crazy curly mess. I used to hate it, but I love it now.
    elizsvot elizsvot 22-25, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    best massage ever.........
    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I dyed my hair purple two days ago!
    JustAKittenArmy JustAKittenArmy 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i want locks my boyfriend is not happy about it lol
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have had many stressful experiences that many people believe I underreacted to. A couple years ago I started to notice more and more people telling me that I mess with my hair a...
    Morgypoo16 Morgypoo16 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    One day i looked in the mirror and saw the signs of maturing age in my hair. So i died it. Which came out really nice. So then I decided to put a Keritan treatment in. I have this...
    baprel26 baprel26 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    Cheeseburgers are sexy as hell
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    this was my hair when i was 15 ; __ ;I miss it
    skyrule skyrule 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Getting my hair dyed. :) for the first time in 21 years.
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've never been one to style my hair much, but today I decided to give it a try. I got my haircut today and the lady there was nice enough to give me some tips on how to style my...
    UrbanRonin UrbanRonin 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I was called every kind of ugly names because of my wild-kinky-happy-uncombable-curly hair...The fact that I refuse to straighten this mane bothers people for reasons that I know...
    Marife7128 Marife7128 51-55, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Well, I do consider it long. Bc obviously it is
    lolcamryn lolcamryn 13-15, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    My hair hasn't been really long since I was like 14 or 15. I keep trying to remind myself not to trim it down, not matter how irritating it may be in the summer. My hair used to be...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Everytime i'm out,I feel so insecure about my hair. I have curly hair and it can get a little messy at times, half the times i try to stay away from the camera if my hair looks...
    xoabelxo xoabelxo 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I get told I look like Jacoby Shaddex when I have black hair. but a young one.
    PietroMaklakov PietroMaklakov 16-17, M a week ago

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    my mom let me style her hair any way I wanted :3  
    skyrule skyrule 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So i have super long hair and im so scared to get it trimmed because everywhere i go they always mess something up. I noticed that when i go to women they always cut more than i...
    feelinglost99 feelinglost99 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 22

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    Yes , and love it too, the girls are so jealous, most of the time
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I have a hairy vaginas and it feels great when it is hairy. There is that delicious smell, you can't get enough.
    cinnamongirls29 cinnamongirls29 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    FIRST I want to ask if any of you have had or thought about having surgery done to fix the webbed-neck and low hairline most of us are born with? I’m considering having it...
    CousinV CousinV 18-21, F Jun 21

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    I had beautiful long curly hair and one day, I decided to donate it, and I have kept it short ever since, because my hair doesn't curl anymore! It's just really frizzy and poofy...
    NoUserName1107 NoUserName1107 18-21, F Jun 21

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    My hair is thick, brown, curly and frizzy as hell. My type of hair is a mixed between 3c and 2c. Sometimes when it is brushed it looks puffy, straight and dry lol. I like my...
    BrownNigressGangstaDiva BrownNigressGangstaDiva 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I just found a line of awesome new hair products...the results are amazing!! Awesome for anything from thin (or thinning) to thick or curly to over processed, damaged hair! Email...
    naturalbeautyhair naturalbeautyhair 36-40, F Jun 18