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I Have Curly Hair

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    Used To Hate It - I've had a love/hate relationship with my hair. As a little girl, my mom would put my hair in pigtails, twist my hair and I would end up with these long, curls...
    SGE3 SGE3 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2013

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    I am natural. I'm the type of natural that doesn't goes around judging those who choose not to be. Natural is not something new people have been that way for years. I feel that if...
    vialeivia vialeivia 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Curly Hair - I hate my hair. It's brown/blonde (which my friends think is kind of creepy because it's brown/blonde on top and dark brown underneath) and curly. It is such a pain to...
    AgnesStewart AgnesStewart 13-15, F 3 Responses May 28, 2012

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    Here I am again waiting for a hair cut like every sunday because we have to have a fresh hair cut every monday surrounded by people and looking at everybody else is doing... Me in...
    Darkheartres Darkheartres 26-30, M Mar 2

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    And i love it. Its perfect.
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F Mar 2

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    I Have Curly Hair - i always hear people with mildy wavy, frizzy, or curly hair complain "uggh!! my hair was stick straight when i was little and then it suddenly became curly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 31, 2007

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    I get so frustrated when it comes to my hair. It's just too much work. I always feel it looks messy and unkempt. However, I wouldn't even feel like myself if I decided to cut my...
    PinkDolphins PinkDolphins 18-21, F Dec 30, 2013

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    I Give Up - I don't even try to do my hair anymore, I just wash it and let it air dry. I only straighten it on very special occasions; takes up 2 or 3 hours to get it perfectly...
    sandrardnas sandrardnas 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    I do.... Naturally curly all the way :) I love having people play with my hair and I twirl a strand of it around my finger when I think.
    smileygirl506 smileygirl506 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    Jew Fro - Jewish afro... the most annoying hair do to upkeep ever. funny name though, but annoying hairstyle to maintain
    Disfiguredreality Disfiguredreality 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10, 2012

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    Wild! - When I just let my hair air-dry (which is always) my hair pulls itself into spiral curls.  Brushed out they become waves...until the humidity hits it and we're back to...
    MossAgate MossAgate 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2010

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    Curly Red Hair - You could say I was born with a head full of gorgeous hair, or not. As a kid, I really didn't like my hair, and my mom kept my hair short. I'm a teenager now, and...
    SubZero18 SubZero18 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2012

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    Theres Nothing Wrong With Curly Hair - Im a 3b-3c and i absolutely love my curly hair. i embrace, its what God gave me and God makes no mistakes. Curly hair suits me alot more than...
    BrighterDaze BrighterDaze 18-21, F Dec 23, 2012

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    Yup - Sadly this curly hair isn't just curly it's frizzy curly! So not what I want I don't mind the curl but if the frizz would go away that would be great :D it's also so annoying...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    My Hair Is Not A Weave!! - I have very thick curly hair, so thick i get quite hot in summer. my hair is like how the singer rihanna has her hair now, but its all real. ive been...
    LilyOfTahiti LilyOfTahiti 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2011

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    UGH - Sometimes I just want to shave my head Having extremely curly hair is really hard to take care of and style Maybe I'll look good bald
    converselyblue converselyblue 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 25, 2013

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    3b/c - I've been straightening my curly hair ever since I was in middle school, but now that I'm 20 and I'm about to go off to college, I think I might try to do the natural thing...
    anonymousabomination anonymousabomination 18-21, F 1 Response May 20, 2012

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    Growing It Out...!!! - Ok fellow pencil cushions..... I have always had out of control curly hair and I personally could never get it to look "neat" or exactly the way i wanted it...
    grasonhale grasonhale 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 10, 2010

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    Liking Perm Curls - I don't have natural curls so I resort to getting perms. Every 6 months I get a body wave perm. This way my hair is thicker, fuller, and more versitle. I can...
    eric2maid eric2maid 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 24, 2012

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    I Hate My Naturally Curly Hair - I think everyone else likes it. Females love it. They always want to touch it. But it's just annoying. I tried growing it out once. And it was a...
    TwoTearsInABucket316 TwoTearsInABucket316 31-35, M 8 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    I love my curls! Curly hair rocks :)
    looking4wonderland looking4wonderland 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Embrace your hair- I used to hate my hair. It was just so big and curly I had no idea what to do with it. I used to straighten it every day which took way too long. But I have this...
    JenMarie97 JenMarie97 16-17, F Dec 30, 2013

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    My hair is naturally curly with Shirley Temple ringlets and it is parted naturally to the right side. It also changes naturally with the air and weather. Sometimes it can be...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Wavy-noodly - My hair is naturally wavy and noodles-like at the ends. I hate it. But when I started working, I had my hair rebounded and maintained a straight hair. I love it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 9, 2013

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    Curls And Waves - I have finally, easily halfway through my life now, embraced my wavy/ curly hair. Truth be told it took me well into my 20's to realize the true nature of my hair...
    flybutterflyD flybutterflyD 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    I Have Always Had Curly Hair - I was born with curly hair and i think i will always have it. I hope one day i can make it straight because the media sometimes makes me feel as if...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 2, 2010

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    Me - i have natural wavey curly brown hair
    mad316 mad316 36-40, M Jun 4, 2012

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    I have red curly hair! And I absolutely love it! I get complements on my hair!
    Katelyn13 Katelyn13 13-15, F Feb 21

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    Especially Now - Even though I have some natural wave to my long mane, it was getting fly-away and unmanageable... without a clip. So, for my birthday this year, Sis paid for a...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    Split Ends - I think curly hair dries out a lot more than straighter hair? Always have a problem with split ends and it's not very easy to style because it's SUPER frizzy. I...
    bodyslam bodyslam 22-25 2 Responses Jun 12, 2013

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    Someone suggest some hair products that tackles frizz and dryness! I'm in need of some serious help. I don't know what to do with my curly hair.
    RFarah RFarah 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    Medusa Curls - My hair has a life of its own ā€“ and Iā€™m not kidding. From only beginning to grow hair at three-years-old to many years later where on just finds a bush of...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 10, 2011

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    Naturally Curly & Loooong - Lol Oh soooo looong!! I usually keep my hair up in a bun or two during the week because I am the mother of 2 kids and they keep me on the go but...
    BlueHaze09 BlueHaze09 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 9, 2009

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    Naturally Curly - As I've gotten older my hair has gotten curlier and curlier. As a child it was just wavy and lovely and I still miss it when I see old pictures. As a teenager I...
    milanne milanne 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2012

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    Yeah my hair is naturally curly. There's nothing straight about it. But it's weird because I use like regular shampoo like Pantene but when I let my hair down it sometimes gets...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Feb 1

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    I love having curly hair. I don't like straightening my hair because it takes forever so I like to leave my hair curly an natural.
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Ugh Curly Hair! - I have long blondish brown curly hair, and it is so hard to fix in the morning. Ugh I wish I had straight hair!!
    Bentley957 Bentley957 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2013

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    Thick, course, dry, uneven curls, & frizzy!! Hate it!! I blow dry it straight. So much easier to maintain and soft!
    Tammygirl4 Tammygirl4 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    A Long Long Time - For as long as i can remember during this decade, I've been trying to straighten the curly locks on my nappy head..  My hair is much like the group logo...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 12 Responses Jul 19, 2008

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    Girl With Curly Hair - I was sorta always knowm whn i was a child, as the girl with brown, frizzy ringlets. I didn'tcare at thetime, and just always left it down. Occasionally,at...
    JuneWiddows109 JuneWiddows109 18-21, F Jun 25, 2012

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    I have curly dark brown hair that goes to my shoulders. Most of the time I love my hair but sometimes I just wished I had straight hair like the rest of my family. My natural hair...
    kalaniesmommy143 kalaniesmommy143 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My Hair - My hair is obnoxiously curly and thick. it is constantly tangled and frizzy and almost impossible to take care of. its gotten a bit better from when i was little, but...
    em3476 em3476 16-17, F Feb 4, 2012

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    Naturally - I was born with curls go figure i'm mixed but i got it from my dad's side;when i was a baby i had barely any hair than poof i had long ringlet's which we're often put...
    livelymind livelymind 18-21, F Oct 24, 2012

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    Love/Hate Relationship - I have a love/hate relationship with my curly hair. Somedays, I love it, and other days, I hate it. It has a mind of it's own most of the time...
    allyrs allyrs 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2008

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    I'm the only one I know personally who has curly hair.
    lolaloco lolaloco 26-30, F Mar 16

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    Growing Up Curly - Yes  I admit it.  I have curly hair.  I have always had curly hair.  As a child I was much admired for my curly hair, much envied.  I...
    Izabella Izabella 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2008

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    I just got my hair dyed like ombre style but for blonde hair and it looks so pretty with my curly hair:)
    alpaqqa alpaqqa 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I love curly hair! God, I wish I had it, it is so much more beautiful and gorgeous. It just isn't fair šŸ˜„ Why is my hair straight, why???
    KitKat292 KitKat292 13-15, F Mar 18

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    The longest my hair has been is to my knees, but right now it's somewhere past my waist... I like having really long hair, but the reason I cut it a bit shorter is because I would...
    randomlygenerated randomlygenerated 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Ladies... I have long hair
    MrMan90210 MrMan90210 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 10