Does a Curly Bob have to be a Triangle?


There are a lot of things Curly Girls think they can't get away with, that Straight Haired Girls have an advantage in. However, on a lot of things, I beg to differ. A Curly Girl can certainly have bangs...they just have to be the right kind of bangs for her face and spirals.

I discussed in a recent post, the varying factors about the bob hairstyle and its many forms. Today I want to demonstrate how, contrary to popular belief, a Curly Girl can absolutely have a bob without having a triangle on her head.

As mentioned all over my website and in previous posts, a DRY HAIRCUT is imperative to this kind of style.

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This Curly Lady wanted a big change. Beginning with a very slight inverted bob, she only continued to amaze me with her bravery asking for a little bit shorter/sharper angle. We snipped until we got all of the curls just right. And isn't it so cute on her?!

I received a text just days after her cut exclaiming how much she loves this new style. That's one way to bring a giant grin to a Curly Stylist's face!

Speaking of cute new Curly bobs...get a load of THIS.

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"I. LOVE. MY. CUT.  It's been SO much fun to wear down, and people are telling me all the time how great it looks..." -KG

Not sure if a bob is right for your curls? Feel free to contact us with a photo of yourself and ask!



Selfie Deva Cut


So, I don't think I've ever put a "selfie" of JUST myself online before now. There are more than enough of my husband and me together...mostly on facebook- but {maybe I'm too old} I just haven't jumped on the selfie band wagon. Aaaaannd this feels really REALLY uncomfortable.


At the risk of being vain, I believe visual aids are important. And. It's for the sake of hair-learning.


Here I am.

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Both of these photos were taken this past weekend. The one on the left I snapped on Friday early morning before heading out the door to work a wedding.

The right photo was taken Sunday morning before church.

I used the exact same products, in the same order, with the same technique on both days. Both are "fresh off the Deva-fuser."

And yet...there's a huge difference, right?

Saturday I gave myself a bang trim, and chose about 10 strategic curls on the sides of my hair, and took of some weight/length.

And every time I do that, and then style my hair, I am AMAZED at how much easier it is to style my hair, how curly it gets, and how little I have to "work" to get my curls to come out of hiding.

I am freshly reminded how vital consistent Deva Cuts are to my curls working for me. No extra coaxing or encouraging...they fall into place and seem eager to go right where I want them...with hardly any work.

So Curlies, if you're using the right products, the right techniques, in the right order and still leave in the morning feeling like your curls aren't all you want them to be...'s time for a Deva Cut.

What are your first signs that you're ready for a trim?

Deva Fuser FREEBIE!


DSC_0805-003Well, they say a curl's greatest tool isn't a brush, or comb {in fact those are the enemies!} but it's our hands and fingers. It's now possible to have a "hand" in the drying process too!

The Deva Fuser is an AWESOME tool to help safely dry your curls without overheating or blowing on them- causing them to separate. The Deva Fuser attaches to most hairdryers and works better than any other diffuser I've used- both in how it "scrunches" and "sets" your curls in place as they're drying. Fantastic at keeping your "crystalized cast" in tact to eliminate frizz-- see this post to learn a little about AnGel.

{This tool also fantastically doubles as "monster hand" if you're babysitting or have children of your own. Little boys especially find "roaring" with the "monster hand" hysterical and very entertaining. But I definitely don't know that from experience. It's just what I hear...}

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