I’m proud, happy and excited to have been invited by Today.com to create a comic about curly hair 🙂
When they contacted me, they said they wanted a comic celebrating curls. That’s it. So I started thinking, and sketching and drawing, and next thing I knew, I had created over 65 images. Curls do that to me, you know 🙂
That avalanche of comics couldn’t fit on their website, so we agreed that I would post it in full on the blog.
You can see it on Today.com HERE 😉
Hair is so much more than a simple matter of fashion. It defines us, it exposes us and tells our story of who we are and who we want to be.
I started my comic blog Tall N Curly to tell my story and by doing so, I realized I was telling the story of so many other women. Women who, just like me, want and need to be reminded that it’s OK, fun and special to be different and own who they are.
In this comic I created for TODAY.com, I wanted to show that learning to know, understand, accept and love a part of yourself — here, curly hair — is often like trying to tame something that appears to be external to yourself. I believe it’s only on the days when you have tamed the inner beast and finally released your self-conscious feelings that you will be able to fully embrace yourself … with a wink and a smile. 😉
The comic on Today.com HERE
And here’s the one-piece comic if you’d rather share it in full (click twice to enlarge) 🙂
Elaine Crawford says
I finally got over the relaxer addiction, cut off all the damaged hair, wore braids and sew-ins til it grew back, and 2 years later, took the naturally curly plunge!! That was 2 weeks, about $300 of hair care gels, puddings, oils, etc; twist outs, and countless hours on YouTube, ago. My curly daughter emailed me this link and I am crying!! So, so true!
oh my god, EVERY single word of this is just so true! i absolutely loved to read it. 🙂
thank you so much!
Stephanie M says
I can’t find the words to express how well this goes with me. My day in and day out problems. From the time I went to school to now when I get ready for work. All those details of last minute issues trying to tie my hair or I just say “blip this!”. Seriously I can’t wait to see what else will you nail to the point! ^.^
OMG, you are amazing! So much of what is here is true. But, most of all I like that we can laugh about hour hair too. I think I’ll be laughing for days and people will be like “What is she laughing at?…”. This is so good….ahahaha
curly haired girl says
The bad part is that i don’t like being the centre of attention all the time…i want to use it natural but i get anxious about my looks so i always end up with a lot of bobby pins.
curly haired girl says
This is so trueee! My hair is like a beast and when it is nice i want to go out so bad and if i don’t have nobody to go out with is really sad. I used to straighten my hair a lot before because everybody said it was better like that but it takes TIME and EFFORT (and money). I got tired of doing that and i finally understood that my hair is what it is and i like it.
I love this, It is so relatable <3
Every single word of this had me like OMG SO TRUE
This is my new favorite blog, the comics are amazingly well-drawn and SO relatable!