Top Tips on choosing a new hair salon

Whether you’ve moved into a new area, your regular hair stylist has gone off on maternity, or you are just feeling generally dissatisfied with your hair of late, there are several reasons why you may be on the search for a good salon. Having experienced several stylists over the years, I know the rewards of […]

Going Natural? What Can You Expect?

For many, making the transition to natural hair isn’t easy; For me, embracing your natural hair is a physical and emotional liberating journey. Here are some of our tips on what you can expect especially if it is new to you.   It takes some getting used to If you’ve spent years blow drying or chemically straightening […]

Incorporating Oils into your hair care routine

Oils: They’ve never been the enemy Guess what is though…using them without proper understanding of how to use them and why. Let’s be clear, it is already well known and researched that oils contribute to strengthening and protecting the hair hence why people have been using them in various ways for thousands of years. In […]

4 Big Haircare Mistakes & How to fix it

1. You focus on hairstyle and not hair health. Style to enhance its beauty! Wearing styles to express yourself and boost your confidence is my definition of ultimate fun! However, it should not (in any case) cause, excess damage, loss, burning, breakage, stress, bumps, irritation or pulling to your hair or scalp. Using gels, puddings, lotions […]

Myria’s Story 5/5

In the last post, I talked a bit about being Black in academics and how that has affected me and my decisions. While it is certainly frustrating, there are other aspects of my school and major that are wonderful. Being able to co-op and work in up to three different industries is an amazing opportunity. […]

Myria’s Story 4/5

My experience of STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths]   Science is a progressive field where methods and research are used to not only understand the world but to allow humans to thrive in it. However, there can be some aspects of the science industry that are not as progressive. As a Black woman in […]

Myria’s Story 3/5

This post is part 3 of a 5 part series so be sure to check out blog posts 1 and 2 before reading this one!….Enjoy! I have always loved chemistry. Now I am sure some of you are making a face and shaking your head in dismay, but hopefully, by the end of this blog […]

Myria’s Story Part 2/5

Though I have already given a brief introduction of myself [check out my 1st blog], I thought it would make the most sense to start off this blog series with a deep dive into my natural hair journey. My Hair Story Growing up I never really thought much about my hair, I am not even […]

Myria’s Story: part 1/5

Name: Myria Position: Research + Product Development   At the beginning of July 2021, I found myself stepping foot into London for the first time in my life. Born and raised in Chicago, IL USA, I have always dreamed of coming to Europe but I never imagined that hair would be the reason my dreams […]

Looking After Afro Hair

No matter your hair type, some essential hair care tips apply to everyone. 1. Cleanse, 2. condition, and 3. protect. It is easy to remember, and absolutely essential, for looking after curls worth celebrating. But here at Curly By Nature, we are oh so aware that the world of curly hair can be unnecessarily confusing. […]

Looking After Wavy Hair

Let’s start with the important stuff. No matter your hair type, some essential hair care tips apply to everyone. Cleanse, condition, and protect. The holy grail for all of us natural curlies. But we get it, deciding where to go from there and what will and won’t work for your specific hair type, is not […]

Looking After Curly Hair

No matter your curl pattern, essential hair care tips apply to everyone. Cleanse, condition, and protect. But we’re thinking you might have found yourself here because identifying your curls personality (or multiple personalities!) is something that’s left you bamboozled. And finding a routine that you feel is worth sticking to, can often feel a little […]

HairStylist Gemma Humes: My Life As A Celebrity Hairstylist

Having been nominated twice for ‘Afro Stylist of the Year’, appeared as an afro hair specialist on Gok Wan’s ‘How To Look Good Naked’ and worked behind the scenes of both the Brit Awards and X Factor, celebrity hairstylist, Gemma Humes is a firm fixture in the afro hair world. Curly By Nature sat down […]

Understand your hair type!

Stuck in a rut of curly hair over info and no routine in place? We’ve been there, we get it and we want to help. Knowing your curly hair type can help you to identify the best routine, products and techniques to ensure you’re giving your locks the ultimate chance to shine. For stylists, it’s […]