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8 Natural Hairstyles To Make You Feel Special On Valentines Day

8 Natural Hairstyles To Make You Feel Special On Valentine’s Day

We’re seven weeks into 2018 and we’re already about to hit a major celebratory date, unless, of course, you had your birthday recently (I had! 😉 ). I’m talking about red roses, love cards, romantic dinners and heart-shaped chocolate kind of day. Yes, you guessed it, Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and in a rare move, I decided […]

The Truth About Surfactants For Curly Hair Products

The Truth About Surfactants For Curly Hair Products And Why You Need Not Just Mild Ones

If the title of this post caught your attention I’m glad because I needed a bait to wheel you into a subject that many people in the natural hair community are 1) unaware, 2) don’t understand or 3) ignore thinking they now know best. So let me just pull up my sleeves to try and explain […]

6 Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionaries To Help You Choose Your Curly Hair Products_ 01

6 Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionaries To Help You Choose Your Curly Hair Products

If there’s one thing a lot of people in the natural hair community are all too willing to do is to accept and follow hair product advice on their hair woes. It’s very common to read or hear people say “My hair is super___ (fill in the blank) what can I do to fix this?”. […]

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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.

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Big Chop - Jan
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“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!”


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


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…


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.


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