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I Have Curly Hair

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    The shrinkage is deceitful.

    It always makes me second guess the length of my hair.
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    gorgeoushobo gorgeoushobo 16-17, F 11 Responses Jan 11

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    Things you should know

    before dating someone with curly hair: 1. we shed. a lot. You will find our hair everywhere. 2. Some days, we're going to really love our hair. Others, we will talk half-seriously about cutting it all off. Don’t ever let that happen, but also don’t shrug it off too much...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 27

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    it could be silly but

    if I was a true girl I would love to have curly hair :)
    girlyboy83 girlyboy83 31-35, T 3 Responses Feb 14

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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/wavy/frizzy!" i did not have this problem. when my hair was baby-fine and an inch long, i already had a dairy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 31, 2007

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    It curls when it wants to!

    Some days it's very curly, others, just wavy, but I LOVE them. I'm the only one in my family with curly hair, which makes me feel unique! Ahaha!
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F Oct 5, 2014

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    Curly hair is an everyday struggle.

    But maybe one day out of 365 in a year, it'll look absolutely fantastic and then the next day you look like a poodle that just got shampooed.
    jordins22 jordins22 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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    I love my curly hair.

    It's been a year since I've stopped constantly straightening it, and it's healthier than ever. At this point, I can't see it any other way, but in its natural state.
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    PaulineSR PaulineSR 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I hated my curly hair,

    so I turned it into dreadlocks, it works so well now;)
    TheUntrainedSubmissive TheUntrainedSubmissive 18-21, F Dec 9, 2014

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    MotionlessinH MotionlessinH 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Girls with straight hair don't know how easy

    they have it. -_- The fact that I actually have to "do" my hair every morning in order for it to look it's best is annoying. Meanwhile, most girls with straight hair can just roll out of bed, brush it for 60 seconds, and it would look completely fine. But in order for...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 31

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    looking4wonderland looking4wonderland 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2014

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    I used to hate it so much haha.

    Mainly because I had know clue how to manage it so I would always straighten my hair. It wasn't until HS I just started letting it go. It's crazy though people with naturally straight hair will never experience hours of doing their hair or having to do it a day before. Making...
    moulikila moulikila 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    it's really hard dealing with curly hair.

    The knots, kinks, tangles. it's crazy, but it's worth it. I think curly hair makes anyone look playful and fun, so that's why I love my hair. olive oil and egg masks have helped my hair soooo much. I've noticed it growing a bit longer after using the mask once a week for two...
    purplehorizons665 purplehorizons665 16-17, F 7 Responses Jul 12, 2014

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    Mix up Italian, Greek,

    Spaniard, Ashkenazi Jewish, and Middle Eastern together, you'll have this black monstrosity :p
    yourpetmuzzie yourpetmuzzie 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 14

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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 your hair is growing long and healthy with a perm then stick with that. If perms are damaging your hair maybe you should go natural. Do...
    viavleiviax viavleiviax 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 20, 2014

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    I am obsessed with curly hair.

    I make it a point to try to compliment almost everyone that I see with great curly hair! People really appreciate it, too! I have naturally curly hair and I wear it loud and proud! I am a curly hair advocate and like to promote good curly hair care habits. I admit that I am a...
    JustNyx JustNyx 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 28, 2014

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    I hate when people touch my hair randomly,

    like people will just walk up and touch my hair an be like "WOW you have pretty hair" "WOW you have a lot of hair" like WOW keep your hands to yourself βœ‹ Or like people will pull on a curl and let it go and be amazed that it's still curly like wooooooww it's curly hair. πŸ˜“
    mickeyelles mickeyelles 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 19, 2014

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    The struggle is real.

    Girl with straight hair don't get it. It takes sooooo much patience to do my hair and straighten it. I have a lot of thick hair and it's long. Takes me like 2 or 3 hours.
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    My curls are getting there.

    Ugh they were 10 times curlier than they are now lol . Why did I let society get to my head, thinking straight hair made me beautiful, when we all are no matter what.
    LizVictoria LizVictoria 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30, 2014

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    Ugh. Why would anyone want this *cuts off

    chunk* you can't even brush it
    Hiiamawhovian Hiiamawhovian 13-15, F Jan 30

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    i used to hate my curly hair,

    for 15 long years i thought i was cursed with looking like medusa. but i learned this trick to tame my hair so it looks like princessy curls, just. try. this! -so wash your hair like you usually do, preferably with products that leaves your hair soft, put oil blahblah -when its...
    gravitation07 gravitation07 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    niko031 niko031 16-17, F Aug 1, 2014

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    As a multi-racial and multi-ethnic person,

    I grew up with a slight complex about my "mixed person" hair. It never looked like most of the people around me that seemed to all have these straight gorgeous locks of hair! My hair was always big, curly, and wild. I had a lot of hair and didn't know much about hair care. I...
    JustNyx JustNyx 36-40, F 9 Responses Jan 25

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    I shaved my hair back in summer

    and it's taking so long to grow. I miss my curly locks. :-(
    jenneruz jenneruz 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Lovelyunkown Lovelyunkown 16-17, F Jan 3

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    niko031 niko031 16-17, F Jul 17, 2014

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    LivviyLove LivviyLove 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 13

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    I straightened my hair today.

    When I was younger, everyone had straight hair. People made fun of my Afro. I hated my straight hair today. And I'm proud of myself for loving my natural hair better.
    Anonliljokergirl Anonliljokergirl 16-17, F 2 Responses May 28, 2014

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    I straighten my hair everyday to tame it,

    I think it looks better this way too.
    SamanthaM358 SamanthaM358 16-17, F Jan 18

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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. Then the teen years. Ugh! I hated my hair. Blow drying didn't help. I would just frizz. And we didn't have the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 24, 2013

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    This Dove commercial is awesome!

    It's really a great commercial for young girls that don't feel as valued or pretty because they have natural curly hair. I'm a very proud curly girl and I applaud Dove for this wonderfully creative way to honor different kinds of beauty. 
    JustNyx JustNyx 36-40, F 11 Responses Feb 3

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    I'm in the mall and horny

    as hell! What would you do in the mall? Gotta go. Catcha later
    Here2lern Here2lern 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    Its the ultimate struggle.

    I mean everyday you never know what you're gonna get
    clamsbeestrees clamsbeestrees 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    I wish I had straight hair.

    Having naturally curly hair sucks. ._.
    dvkota dvkota 16-17, M 5 Responses Feb 24

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    Normal hair people dont understand our problems.

    there was only 2 times i tried straightening my hair last year. It didnt work out as i planned. But these are 10 things of the many curly haired ppl are tired of hearing.1. “How do you get it to look like that?”i shower and hope for the best2. When they insist on...
    WhiteRice14 WhiteRice14 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2014

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    And it can get really big.

    . And high maintenance sometimes. But I love it so much. :)
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    Ugh I hate my hair ! It's a pain in the ***

    really . Everyone else likes it but it's irritating and gets poofy and frizzy. Florida humidity is no joke! That's why i wear it up most days
    ArtsyFaerie32 ArtsyFaerie32 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2014

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    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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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 ringlets, coils, curly, messy curly, wildly curly, wavy curly, loosely and largely coiled, wavy, straight, wavy with curls, wavy with loose and large...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 29, 2014

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