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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 978-0470536421

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The simple secrets to growing healthy, long, naturally curly hair!

Tightly curly hair isn't like any other type of hair and it needs totally different care to make it happy
Learn to celebrate your very curly hair—not fight against it. Since tightly curly hair suffers when it's treated like any other hair type, very curly hair must be treated like very curly hair. In this book you will learn how not only to care for your curls, but to cherish them, all the while saving time, effort, and money.

Curly Like Me is the off-the-grid, do-it-yourself owner's manual for tightly curly hair

Within it you’ll find:

  • How to wear your own curls in their natural curl patterns

  • Complete curly hair care guide, with simple, easy-to-follow instructions and over 250 original photographs and illustrations (done by yours truly)

  • The best products, tools, and ingredients

  • Pain-free techniques on how to comb and style your curls, or your child's curls

  • Over 30 easy curl-enhancing hairstyle ideas, tips for growing out your perm, and more

  • How to avoid costly treatments, products, marketing misinformation, and frequent salon visits so you can enjoy your natural curls, without pain, chemicals, or the use of weaves or extensions

  • The story (with photos) of Teri’s passage from hair broken by relaxers, texturizers, improper care, trying to force it to conform, and fighting her weave addiction—to finally understanding her own curls. Now cherished and happy, her natural hair reaches well past her waist.

End your struggles with broken, damaged hair and begin your journey to thriving natural curls. Applying the ideas and information in this book will end the frustration and heartache of the past so you can love your hair the way it really is. Curly Like Me empowers you to take back the care of your hair so you can let your own beautiful curls shine.

If you'd like to see what others have been saying about my book, you can go to the Testimonials page or read some reviews to check it out.

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From Curly Like Me author Teri LaFlesh:

I was inspired to write Curly Like Me and to put up TightlyCurly.com because I did not want anyone one else to go through with their hair what I did with mine.

I spent most of my life feeling that the hair growing out of my head was so unacceptable it had to be altered by any means necessary. I suffered with what felt like unmanageable hair that made me ashamed because it didn't look or act like the hair of those around me. I used brutal chemicals that I burned myself with repeatedly. The chemical damage left me with constant matting, short, crunchy hair that broke apart and covered my shoulders with little hair bits.

It took me thirty years to figure out what my hair had needed all along. No longer was I bound to what it should want—based upon a straight-hair-advice template—but to what it did want. My hair turned from oppressed and fractured hair that couldn’t grow past my shoulders to exuberant coils reaching well past my waist. Now that I understand how to care for my hair, it has become a unique feature I'm proud of. When I tried to force my hair into being something it wasn't, I was denying its true nature, and we both suffered. Since I finally learned to love my curls for what they are and discovered what they needed, they have thrived.

By using the information in my book, readers will have the keys to grow and cherish their stunning natural curls. Readers will learn how to enhance the curls they were born with and keep them healthy, and with the least possible amount of effort. Curly Like Me contains information I wish I had known from childhood about caring for my hair. My book is for anyone looking for simple answers to take care of their coils. No prior experience is assumed, so a person who has never combed a curl in their life will know how to groom a head full of tight coils smoothly. Curly Like Me is meant for people like me, who don’t have the time or energy to style their hair in elaborate, labor-intensive styles.

I strongly believe that if there are more examples of beautiful, natural curls out there, the more often curls like ours will be recognized as a lovely and viable styling option. One of the goals of this book is to see that people won't feel they "have" to straighten their curls anymore when they see numerous examples of how stunning their natural curls can look when happy and understood.

Picture taken by Margot of Coffee and Vanilla.com

Photo by Margot of CoffeeAndVanilla.com


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