If These Curls Could Talk

{ Friday, 23 October 2015 }

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Carlene Benelli shares her story about shaving off her curls and taking back her power to have the privilege of saying “I’m a survivor.” As told to Taking Charge When I was set to begin chemo, my oncologist told me the exact day my hair would begin […]

My Journey to Accepting My Natural Hair

{ Monday, 25 August 2014 }

I had no idea what my natural hair looked like until I was 29. All my life, I’ve had straight, pretty, long hair. As a kid, my mom relaxed my hair once, to make it more manageable. After that one time, she never did it again. Instead, she opted for pressing my hair, or having […]

How Ouidad Changed My (Curly) Life

{ Monday, 5 May 2014 }

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{ Monday, 24 March 2014 }

Crystal Martin is the Senior Beauty Editor at She shares her Ouidad experience! I suppose I owe my curls to Ouidad. Back in 2008, I was fresh out of graduate school at NYU, a beauty assistant at Redbook magazine—and completely unaware that my hair was curly. I had been flat ironing or pressing it […]

10 Reasons Why It’s Great to Be a Curly Redhead

{ Tuesday, 11 March 2014 }

Adrienne (left) and Stephanie Vendetti (right) are sisters, best friends, natural-born redheads and co-founders of How to be a Redhead. Curly hair is a gift. But, if you’re a curly redhead, you’re the 1% of the population with this rare combination. This St. Patrick’s Day, rock your naturally curly red hair with these confidence boosters […]