Posts by Ana Almeida

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

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

This week, we caught up with 30-year-old Mel Burgos from Arlington, Virginia. "I was born and raised in the Bronx, NY. I served 10 years in the U.S. Navy and am currently management analyst for the Department of Health and Human