Celebrate the beauty of curls in a buoyant how-to, manifesto, and curly girl support group all in one.
Say no to shampoo, unplug the dryer, and kiss frizz and bad hair days good-bye. Curly Girl is the surprising bible for those with naturally curly or wavy hair and a desire to celebrate it, from hair guru Lorraine Massey. It’s all here: Daily routines for corkscrew, Botticelli, fractal, and wavy curls. Homemade lotions and potions for locking in moisture. Expert tips on caring for African American hair. Fabulous dos for weddings and special occasions. How to trim your hair yourself, step-by-step. (Remember: It’s not what you take off; it’s what you leave on.) Recommendations for chemical-free products. And so much more: the care, the styling, the products, the remedies, the empowering, pro-curl attitude.
- Ten things to do before you dye
- You are what you eat—and so are your curls
- Getting kids to love their curls
- Curly guys
- Lorraine’s 12-step recovery program
- And check out Lorraine’s video tutorials on YouTube.
Lorraine Massey is the author of the books Curly Girl, Silver Hair, and the upcoming Curly Kids. She is the founder of Devachan Salons and co-founder of DevaCurl products. She now works independently teaching the original Curl by Curl™ cutting technique around the world and leading the movement for more natural hair care applications with the launch of her new product company, CurlyWorld™. She has a new salon & school, Spiral (x,y,z), in Tribeca, NYC.
Michele Bender, co-author of Silver Hair and Curly Girl, is an award-winning freelance writer. She has co-authored best-selling books, such as Believe Me with Yolanda Hadid and The Immune System Recovery Plan with Dr. Susan Blum. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Glamour, Real Simple and Family Circle, among other national publications. She lives in New York City.