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Curly Haired and Confident!

By January 27th, 202110 Comments

Curly Haired and Confident!

by Lisa Michelle of NaturallyCurly

Have you ever passed by someone and thought, “Wow, they look
awesome!” Some people just exude confidence. You can tell by their walk,
how they hold their head high and how their eyes seem to sparkle. I
liken this to a peacock, strutting around full of pride. Sometimes, as a
natural, building self-confidence can be a long journey,
almost like your natural hair journey. You may not feel like yourself
rocking your own curls initially, but it will come with time.

See, Believe, Achieve!

Working on self-acceptance and appreciating your coils and curls is just one part of the journey, but it’s an important one.

    1. See it! One way to work on building your curly confidence is to see it in action. You can choose to do this by journaling your hair journey.
      Taking pictures along the way of your growth can work wonders in
      boosting your confidence. Many naturals create blogs to record their
      journey, and I wish I had done one when I first started. It’s great to
      reflect on how far you’ve come, and it also helps you to set goals for
      where you’d like to be.
    2. Believe it! Once you’ve discovered that seed of
      curly confidence, it’s time to cultivate it. Just as you would do for
      your hair, your self-confidence needs to be nourished and replenished
      too. I always wake up with the mantra that no one knows if I’m having a
      bad hair day unless I say so! That simply reminds me that no matter what
      I may be thinking or feeling on the inside, it doesn’t have to reflect
      on the outside. It’s amazing what adopting a positive attitude can do!
    3. Achieve it! So you’ve seen it, you’ve believed it,
      now you’ve got to achieve it. Once you’ve found that comfort level with
      your hair, you will feel more at ease with your curls. Having the extra
      confidence in yourself and your hair may lead you to try new hairstyles.
      You can learn all sorts of new things from your favorite vloggers and
      your curly friends too! When you have the confidence and with a little
      practice, you’ll be able pull off just about any style you try.

Final Thoughts



When you’re a natural gal, you can never have too much support. If
you believe in yourself and have self-confidence, then you can be in a
position to encourage and motivate others. Pay it forward within the natural hair community and help someone else who may need some uplifting.
Confidence is contagious and you can be confident knowing you are
beautiful no matter what! As the old adage says, “if you’ve got it,
flaunt it.” What better way to do that than through your gorgeous mane
of hair?

10 Comments

  • Anonymous says:

    My grandmother always told me to be confident in myself and just be myself a leader not a follower. I love my natural curls more than ever and I am going to own it even on bad hair days.

    Megan Montgomery

  • Meika says:

    I agree 100 percent! Self assurance is sexy! Oww!

  • marianela says:

    My confidence was boosted by my mother and some of my other family members. I love that they supported me and knew that my hair was something important to me. I am so blessed to have them in my life and I am all the more confident about being a curly because of my family.

  • Anonymous says:

    My husband helped me with my confidence building when I first went natural, I was pregnant with the big chop & a day never passed when he didn't admire my new found beauty. I'm very greatful for him & being my backbone. When I started to exude confidence could no one or dirty looks tell me nothing.

    Brooke B.

  • Anonymous says:

    My husband helped me with my confidence building when I first went natural, I was pregnant with the big chop & a day never passed when he didn't admire my new found beauty. I'm very greatful for him & being my backbone. When I started to exude confidence could no one or dirty looks tell me nothing.

    Brooke B.

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  • RedBirdSong says:

    This past Wednesday, I ran into a co-worker I hadn't seen in months. I walked right over and told her how great her natural hair looked. She gave me a hug and said she wouldn't have done it if I hadn't led the way. She said she heard all the good and bad comments made by others in our company. She said,'You came in here looking fierce everyday. You never wore wigs. You just shined and in the end people respected that. I thought, I want that.' I thanked her for her kind words and as I walked away I thought, 'Who knew?!'

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  • Anonymous says:

    Thanks for your post. I really needed to hear that.

  • Anonymous says:

    Amen to that sista!!!!

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