Hope Bidinger, style blogger of Simply Hope, loves her versatile curls!

NaturallyCurly: Please introduce yourself!

Hope Bidinger: My name is Hope. I am the personal style blogger of Simply Hope, and I also work at a cupcake shop in Keller, TX.

NC: How and when did you start embracing your curls, or have you always enjoyed and embraced your curls?

HB: I had stick straight hair until the age of eleven, and it took me a couple years to really like my hair for what it is. I stopped straightening my hair as often and started wearing it natural in high school.

NC: What is your current routine and regimen?

HB: After showering, I use a de-tangler and with a wide-tooth comb, I gently comb through my damp hair. Then, I put John Frieda Frizz-Ease Hair Serum and Pantene Curl Defining Mousse to enhance my curls. I always let my hair air dry, either in braids or just down.

NC: So from start to finish, on a curly day, what’s your process?

HB: Since I always wash my hair at night, I will sometimes go over my curls with a curling iron in the morning. It enhances my curls, as sleeping on my wet hair can sometimes make them limp. Sometimes I straighten my banks and pull them back in a small bouffant.

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