Professor of Hispanic Studies at Boston College Elizabeth Rhodes shares her curly hair story.
Topsy Tail. NC: What about your hair stylists? ER: I live in Boston but rely on Karen Ricci in the Wellesley Color Studio for great cuts. If I get a cut elsewhere, I always ask for a specialist in curly hair. NC: What are you favorite hair styles to wear with your curls? ER: A french braid with a few curls pulled out around my head. NC: What are your must-have products? ER: Time is the only product I need. I haven't found it in a store yet, but when somebody does, please let me know. NC: What is the best thing about being curly? ER: Curly hair, which is fiercely persistent, is nature's way of reminding us to accept things we can't change and learn to work with and even benefit from them. I need that reminder myself; do you? Read More: Top 5 Frizz Fighting Tools