Sure, frizzy hair can be a pain and it can draw unwanted attention. Big, frizzy hair is more susceptible than any other style to looking unkempt. But while we do love beachy waves, which is the "it" hairstyle right now, we also think there's a time and a place for the sheer madness and flamboyance of wild, untamed frizziness and beautiful, natural curls.
And we're not the only ones who think so!
Diana Ross has been rocking the frizz for years. Her unkempt, beautiful 'do added to her allure and helped make her an icon. Colombian beauty Shakira might pull out the flat iron tongs now and again, but is there a better look for her than when she lets it all go? Beyonce's sister Solange sets herself apart by allowing her hair, not her family name, to define her. Beyonce herself often indulges in some serious afro-rocking and boy does she work it. Sarah Jessica Parker may have tested a thousand looks in her time, but surely nothing ranks higher than her curly bob from the Sex and the City days? Julia Roberts's hair might not be quite as wild as some of the others on the list, but we love how she maintains its natural curl and bounce. And, of course, our very own Kylie. Queen of the curls.
Having an all-out fabulous 'fro isn't all fun and games, however. While frizzy is good, many curly girls live in fear of their hair becoming little more than a frizzy, shapeless mess. Making frizz work for you is a challenge.
Finding the right cut is absolutely essential and you should be sure to visit the right hairdresser for advice and a skilled manipulation of your mop. Cutting curly hair is a difficult thing to get right and can easily end up as a bona fide Art Garfunkel look, but with the correct cut and good maintenance you can keep it wild while retaining a style.
Of course, your style will depend on your hair type.
Girls with huge hair are often all too keen to try and keep it straight, which is a shame. Nothing grabs attention quite like the bounce and drama of a giant set of curls, and nothing is sexier than a woman who has the confidence and know-how to work with what she's been given. So don't pay attention to those who try to keep you and your hair down — let that frizz go free.
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