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6 Things You Must Do As You Start Your Curly Hair Journey

6 Things You Must Do As You Start Your Curly Hair Journey

Hey, there! Glad you made it to the last post in my 3-post series where, for the last three weeks, I have been sharing the steps you need to take before you start your natural hair journey without having to ‘blindly’ find your way through as you go. It’s kinda’ like a theme party we’ve been […]

Hair Products and Tools To Have Before You Start Your Curly Hair Journey

Hair Products And Tools To Have Before You Start Your Curly Hair Journey

Hey, welcome back to post two of the 3-week blog post series where I’m showing you what you need to know, do and have before you start a curly hair journey. Today, we’ll be talking specifically about the basic hair products and tools you need to have to give your hair the TLC it needs. […]

What To Know Before You Start Your Curly Hair Journey

What To Know Before You Start Your Curly Hair Journey

There’s nothing that can really prepare you for a life as a naturally curly girl. When I started my hair journey I had literally no idea what I was doing other than to stop getting hair relaxers. At the time, I had no goal to grow my hair to waist length (as I did) or become […]

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Hi, I’m Mónica

Welcome to Curly Hair Lounge, a place for natural hair newbies and transitioners who are ready to confidently embrace the uniqueness of their curly hair and grow it healthy. In here, you will find clear, detailed and actionable information to help you enjoy and succeed in your hair journey without the stress. Why? Because I want you to love your curls!

Your Natural Hair Journal

The key to success comes from being consistent and learning from mistakes. A hair journal will help you understand and detect patterns that will facilitate the construction and adaptation of your ultimate hair regimen with your best practices, techniques, products, hairstyles and more.

The Curly Guide To Deep Conditioning

Deep conditioning can be the ‘magic dust’ that finally delivers your dreams of healthy, moisturised curly hair. It not only protects it from damage but it improves and maintains its health. However, to make the most out of it, reap quick results and avoid costly mistakes you need to understand the different treatments available, why, when and how often to use them according to your current hair health and hair care practices. Ready to do that?!

Fun Facts About Me

Journey Start - Jul
2013
Months Transitioning
30
Big Chop - Jan
2016
Birthday - Jan
26

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This article is a lifesaver! I just stumbled across the ‘curlyhair lounge’ blog and I’m so happy I did! I’ve always wondered if I need a condition and dc. This article does a great job of explaining the benefits of each, how they differ and why they’re both needed.

Kia

Hi Mónica, you are very informative and your site is great.

Ally

Wow, this is an amazing article !!! You are bomb, now I have much more understanding of the whole process of becoming natural! I am currently on my 5th month since I started the transitioning process. So thank you so much for that. I am downloading the ebook to continue to help me, best luck to you and continued success!

Shapira

“I have introduced my mom to your site and she is planning on transitioning after many labouring years of processing her hair. Keep up the good work!”

Christine

Just came across your site and I love it… and girl you know your stuff!

Stephanie

I was seeking guidance with my hair transition. I wanted to know why I wasn’t seeing growth, why I had knots if I was doing the right thing for my hair? There is a lot of information but you don’t know which one pertains to you. During our sessions, Mónica analysed my hair routine, products and practices came up with a hair regimen that gave me direction. I saw immediate results. My hair was nourished, the knots dropped significantly and I had fewer knots and I feel more confident about what I’m doing.

Thanks, Mónica. I don’t know what more you could have. You went above and beyond…

Jennifer

When I found Monica and Curly Hair Lounge I was well into a hair routine that I think was working for me. However, it was just was just information put together from faceless people on the net. I was having issues with curl definition and keeping my hair moisturised. I also wanted to make sure I wasn’t missing anything.

In three sessions I learned a lot about my hair, products and my hair routine. Now my hair is healthy, huge and moisturised. Mónica is very knowledgeable about the natural hair experience and what works and does not.

Cynthia

OMG, Mónica, I really learned a lot by reading this post. You are a lifesaver for s person like me, who’s only been natural for 2 months now… Thank you, and please keep the information coming, because you definitely got my full attention!

Patricia Pyrear

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