Newbie, so happy to have found this site!

Lala522Lala522 Posts: 4Registered Users
Hi everyone!
I am so happy to have finally found a community of curly girls! I am mixed, black and white, but grew up with the white side of my family and from a young age I have been embarrassed of my curls. No one in my family knew how to take care of/control them, so, I, like many others, got addicted to relaxers and flat irons.
My epiphany came recently when I realized that I did not want my 9month old daughter (who also has a head of black curls that I absolutely love) to see mommy always straightening her curls out and end up thinking her curls aren't beautiful. I want her to love herself for how she was made, so I think that I should model that by loving myself the way I was made. Anyways, this will be a long, frustrating, and healing journey and I am so glad to feel as though I have a community to relate to.
Peace & Love,
Lauren

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  • ninja dogninja dog Posts: 23,780Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Welcome!
  • GretchenGretchen Administrator Posts: 10,840Moderators Curl Virtuoso
    Welcome; we're so glad to have you!

    Gretchen
    NaturallyCurly.com co-founder
    3A

    You are beautiful!

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