Help Christina Get a Curly Haircut

2012-05-16 13:50:09

Help Christina Get a Curly Haircut

Help Egyptian curly girl Christina by offering some haircut tips and advice!

While sifting though my emails one day, I was introduced to an international member of the NaturallyCurly community, Christina. She got in touch with us to tell us a little about herself and how much she wished she could come to the Curly Pool Party. Christina, who lives in Egypt, expressed how grateful she was to have found NaturallyCurly, so we knew we had to share her hair story if she was willing to tell it. You can read her Real Texture Talk interview tomorrow!

Christina also shared that she was hoping to get a haircut, but needed help, because of the lack of professional curly hair care service available to her. So here is her appeal to you naturally curlies:

"Hi my name is Christina. I’m an 18-year-old Egyptian with 3b/3c curls who is desperate for some changes. Here in Egypt there are NO curly hair salons and NO special products for curly hair at all, or at least not that I know of, and I have searched for quite some time now.

I need a haircut. I haven’t had one in two years! Last time and the time before it too, I got a bad haircut. The guy cut it all the same length so it gave me the pyramid shaped hair and it was really bad. Since then, I’m really scared to go get a cut, but my hair needs it . If I could find something like a tutorial on how to cut my own hair, then I could do it myself.

I usually wear my hair down. Sometimes I put it in a bun or a ponytail but mostly I wear it down. I want to get a haircut because my ends are so dry and I want to get a new look, because I’m bored with having the same look every day. I guess shoulder length would be best for me and I want something that would make life a bit easier for me like detangling it, which takes a while now.

My curly hair idols would have to be the Queen of Curls, Ouidad.  I also love Halle Berry’s curly hair in the bob style, though i'm not sure if its really her hair or not. I do think that curlies rock in a bob if they can take care of it. And I can’t forget Corinne Bailey Rae — how she rocks her curls. Please help me! What length should I go for? Is shoulder length good for my hair? What kind of cut should I get? Should it be layered or not? Should I do it myself or should I go to a stylist? And if I go to a stylist what, specifically, should I ask for? If you have any suggestions please leave comments! Thanks a lot!"

What do you say curly community? What tips and advice do you have for Christina?

Priscilla Sodeke

Priscilla Sodeke

marioma sorry for not replying earlier , thank u for the sweet , u guess i'm ganna get a trim since everyone is telling me not to cut it :D amber101,Maybe one day i'd make it to NYC (i do hope so) but till then thank u i'm ganna check this book out !!
Hi Christina, I`m so glad I think God can us me to help you.If your looking for a great curly hair cut I recommend going to one of the Devachan Salons in New York,NY or in California where they specialize in cutting curly (trust me you will love it at this salon & your new haircut). If you can`t make it to New York, no worries the have a book where they show You how to cut your own curly hair called the Curly Girl Handbook (second edition) by Lorraine Massey.Trust me I think this book will be very helpful to you. If you can make it to New York I suggest going to the Devachan salon on 425 Bromme St. ask for the stylist Krystal (she`s super sweet.)God bless you & your beautiful hair.
marioma :D
btw you are beautiful.
hi kristina :) ezayek :D ? i m egyptian to , and i can relate to what you say , as for the hair cut my advice is DONT CUT i had a similar hair to you and when i cut it it was so puffy and frizzy and like you said hairdressers here dont know how to manage curly hair , so i had to flat iron my hair every weak which destoyed it , you can get a trim with layers but it will be gorgeous if you grow it long ! have a lokk here goood luck dear :)