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  • Claire Most

    Claire Most

    Name: Claire Most, 23, Paris Curly Essence: Tell us a little about the history of your curly hair (mostly negative things that you swear never commit). Claire Most: I used to HATE my hair when I was a child. My texture was so different back then, it was really kinky. I remember that I was…

  • Miss Raye Raye

    It’s ma Raye Raye

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  • Ciomara Morais

    Curly Essence: In the world we live, is it easy be true to yourself? Ciomara: We are educated to show others what they want to see and not what we are. I think this ends up becoming conditioned throughout our adult life, because most people don’t know where to fit a person. It’s like a…

  • Rafaela Avidago

    Curly Essence: Have you ever felt out of your comfort zone because of your hair? Rafaela Avidago: Yes, especially when I was younger. In high school, students joked about my hair for being too bulky. At that time, I didn’t know how take care of it, so either I did a ponytail or a braid,…

  • Paula Almeida

    This week, we sat down with Brazil-based model — and champion of natural hair — Paula Almeida. Curly Essence: Tell us a little about the history of your curly hair. Paula Almeida: “When I was a teenager I didn’t like my hair. I always put it in these hairstyles to hide it. So, I eventually…