Category: Curly Hair Tips

Protecting Your Curly Hair This Summer

Summer is almost here which means it is time to start preparing your curls for the warmer weather. As the seasons change it can affect the way your hair behaves. It is important to protect your hair throughout these changes in temperature to keep it healthy and strong. Here are some tips for managing your… Read more »

Mistakes to Avoid for Curly Haired People

While curly hair is beautiful, it does require a bit of upkeep to up maintain those flawless curly tresses. There are many different hair care regimens and treatments that work well for curly hair types. Sometimes it can be difficult to narrow down which routine is right for your hair. Instead of providing an extensive… Read more »

Curly Hair Salon in NYC Tips for Winter Months

Curly Hair Cut in NYC Salon

New York City in the winter months can be fascinating and endearing, full of lights and energy, but winter weather conditions, such as harsh winds and cold temperatures, rob our natural curls of moisture, leaving them dry, tangled, and frizzy. We’ve compiled a list of suggestions on how to protect your beautiful curls in winter… Read more »

Importance of Consistent Haircuts

If it’s been over three months, it’s time to visit Leslie Ellen Curly Hair Salon! Even if you’re trying to grow out your curls, frequent haircuts are important and will improve the condition of your curls and bring back your bounce. Prevent Damaged Curls Cutting your hair at least four times a year prevents damage…. Read more »

New Year, New You! It’s Time to Rejuvenate Those Locks

It’s been a long year for your hair since it most likely got dried out during the summer months. Maybe you’ve been thinking for a while now that your hair is starting to feel a little washed out and dry around the ends and you feel it’s not as curly or as bouncy as it… Read more »

Dry and Wet Cuts for Curls

Curls often have a mind of their own, and as a result, need to be treated with a lot of respect and love. Curls should be cut both wet and dry because both of those methods come with benefits. I always cut curly hair dry first to shape the hair. Only dusting off the edges… Read more »

Tips for Healthy Curls in the Heat

Dry, humid summer weather can cause a lot of stress for us curly haired girls! Never fear though ladies, there are many ways to beat the heat and humidity to create gorgeous curls. Hair gets frizzy when it needs more moisture, so remember to condition, condition, condition! Put your best curls forward with these summer… Read more »

Curly Girls Understand We Must Not Disturb the Curl

Curly hair is a blessing! Although some days, some of us may beg to differ. Some days our curls look perfectly sculpted and bouncy. Other days it is as if our curls have a mind of their own, resisting to be tamed. Our hair looks different from one day to next  Even if you follow… Read more »

Embrace the Beauty of Your Curls

Last January, Dove released a heartbreaking video documenting five young girls and the negative thoughts they have about their curly hair. Their research showed that only four out of every 10 curly haired girls think their hair is beautiful. To combat these negative feelings, Dove threw a party to share the curly girl love! Check out… Read more »

Save your Curls from Heat Damage and Embrace the Natural You

At one point or another, every curly girl has tried to rebel against her natural hair, but there is no need for this any longer! It’s time to embrace your curls. Here are a few steps to help get back to the beautiful bouncy curls that you love after years of heat damage. Be patient… Read more »

What’s a Curly Girl to do? Summer Event Style

Every curly haired girl has been here before: It’s the morning of a friend’s wedding, baby shower or other big event. The weather is rainy and humid and you just know your hair isn’t going to cooperate. Ladies, don’t stress! Curls are in and I have plenty of tricks up my sleeve to help you… Read more »