Curly Girl: The Handbook

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Author: Massey, Lorraine

Brand: Workman Publishing Company

Edition: Expanded Second

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Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 176

Release Date: 13-01-2011

Details: Product Description Celebrate the beauty of curls in a buoyant how-to, manifesto, and curly girl support group all in one. Say no to shampoo, unplug the dryer, and kiss frizz and bad hair days good-bye. Curly Girl is the surprising bible for those with naturally curly or wavy hair and a desire to celebrate it, from Lorraine Massey, owner of the Devachan salons and products. It’s all here: Daily routines for corkscrew, Botticelli, fractal, and wavy curls. Homemade lotions and potions for locking in moisture. Expert tips on caring for African American hair. Fabulous dos for weddings and special occasions. How to trim your hair yourself, step-by-step. (Remember: It’s not what you take off; it’s what you leave on.) Recommendations for chemical-free products. And so much more: the care, the styling, the products, the remedies, the empowering, pro-curl attitude.   Includes: Ten things to do before you dye You are what you eat—and so are your curls Getting kids to love their curls Curly guys Lorraine’s 12-step recovery program And check out Lorraine’s video tutorials on YouTube. From the Back Cover Say no to shampoo, unplug the dryer, and find your inner curl Celebrate the beauty of curls in a buoyant how-to, manifesto, and curly girl support group all in one. Beginning with hair's true nature and underscored by Lorraine's Shampoo Epiphany - handle your hair as gently as you do your best cashmere sweater - it's all here: the care, the styling, the cuts, the dos, the tips, the products, the remedies, the attitude. Tight coils and soft wavy tresses, African American curls and curly kids - this is what to do to look and feel your best. Includes: Curly Cues and Quizzes, Daily Routines for Corkscrew, Botticelli, and Wavy Curls, Homemade Lotions & Potions, Q&A's for No More Bad Hair Days, Twelve-Step Recovery Program that will change your life, one shampoo at a time. Plus: I Used to be Straight....And 22 Other Curly Girl Confessions About the Author Lorraine Massey, a pioneer in the booming Curly Girl movement, created the CG Method, which has since been adopted by hundreds of stylists worldwide. Lorraine is the sole owner of Spiral (x,y,z), a multi-disciplined salon, and founder of CurlyWorld, a line of haircare products. Lorraine spends her days teaching the Curl by Curl method to stylists worldwide.  Curly Kids is her third book, following best-sellers  Curly Girl: The Handbook and  Silver Hair: The Handbook with Michele Bender Michele Bender is an award-winning freelance book and magazine writer. She co-authors and ghost-writes books with high-profile experts and celebrities.   Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. QUIZ: Are You a Curly Girl? If spring is not just in the air, but in your hair, you might be a curly girl. Just take the following quiz, and find out if the Curly Girl: The Handbook holds the secrets to your future hair success. 1. Do you often wear your hair tied back in a ponytail? 2. Does your hair develop volume in humid, hot, or wet weather? 3. Does your hair make you feel out of control? 4. Do you find yourself crying after every haircut? 5. Look at old photographs and recall how you felt about your hair--and yourself--on the day the picture was taken. Was there a strong correlation between your hair and your mood? 6. Do you almost always have a haze of frizz around your head? 7. Do you blow-dry your hair so often that its texture is as dry and brittle as a piece of melba toast? 8. Does your budget for products to straighten or relax your hair exceed your annual tax-deductible contributions to charity? 9. Do you live in fear of humidity, sweating, spontaneous sex, a shower with your lover--or any weather or activity that might unmask you as a curly girl? 10. Are you almost always unhappy with your hair? 11. Do you worry about your hair before any big occasion, like a wedding or an important business meeting? If you answered yes to one or more questions, c

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Languages: English, French

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