Meet Therese Tully, aspiring writer and junior at Boston College.

NC: What about your hair stylists?

TT: Stylist. Singular. Her name is Clarissa. She is an angel and the only one who touches my hair. Our relationship is totally unhealthy; I worship her.

NC: What are your favorite hairstyles to wear with your curls?

TT: I love just pulling the sides back and using a long flat barrette to hold it together. I think it looks romantic with the curls gathered up in the back. It’s definitely my go-to style. I also love a loose curly bun with a few stray curls escaping — I think I have perfected it over the years! But above all, I love just wearing it down and natural, especially in the summer when the salt and the wind at the beach have worked their magic.

NC: What are your must-have products and tools?

TT: I love Organix Liquid Glass Serum in Shea Butter. It smells so delicious and is a pretty good heavy weight, which I need! For conditioner, I rotate a lot, but anything from Garnier is rich and wonderful. The Moroccan0il Intense Curl Cream is really great too, but I am a super broke college kid, so I don’t usually indulge. My top hairspray choice is Condition 3-in-1 Maximum Hold Hairspray. My mom and I are both addicted to it. It’s not heavy or sticky and every time I wear it, people compliment me on the scent.

NC: What do you do at nighttime for your hair?

TT: I know I am supposed to be sleeping on a silk pillowcase or something, but to be honest, I don’t! I should do more, but really nothing. I never sleep with my hair up, because I know that’s bad for it. Sometimes, if I am really looking to preserve the curl, I will sleep with a silk scarf wrapped around my head, but my family laughs at me!

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