Self Esteem Articles

Psychology of the Curly Girl
Psychology of the Curly Girl
Curly girls—we're a special breed
"Good Hair" Entertaining But Lacking in Depth
"Good Hair" Entertaining But Lacking in Depth
“Don’t tell all our secrets, Chris!” our reviewer wanted to shout.
Top 10 Reasons to Love Your Curls
Top 10 Reasons to Love Your Curls
In the spirit of love, we give you 10 reasons to adore your curls and kinks
Kids Curly Hair Q&A: Treating Dry Scalp
Kids Curly Hair Q&A: Treating Dry Scalp
Cozy Friedman tackles detangling and self-esteem issues
Playing it Straight: The Hidden Motivations
Playing it Straight: The Hidden Motivations
The decision to flat iron your hair may be about more than getting a new look. Or not.
Dove's Campaign for Real Beauty
Dove's Campaign for Real Beauty
Dove promotes its products by encouraging women and girls to celebrate themselves as they are.
Kids Curly Hair Q&A: Loosening Curls
Kids Curly Hair Q&A: Loosening Curls
Kids Curly Hair expert Cozy Friedman answers your questions
Happy to Be Nappy
Happy to Be Nappy
Comb through the surface and find a celebration of childhood and girls and the freedom to express individuality.
Trading Places: A Day of Self-Discovery
Trading Places: A Day of Self-Discovery
Take one curly girl and one straight-haired girl, and switch their hair types for the day.
Why Can't I Look Like You? Advice for Parents of Biracial Curlies
Why Can't I Look Like You? Advice for Parents of Biracial Curlies
As society is becoming increasingly multicultural, there is growing knowledge about what it means to be a biracial child. And there is growing awareness about the unique challenges if the child's skin color and hair texture are completely different than her mother's.
Five Steps to Raising a Confident Curly
Five Steps to Raising a Confident Curly
Building your curly’s self-confidence is key to helping the child handle taunting comments.