So, as promised, I am beginning to build the curly hair tip portion of this blog, which sets it apart from other current travel blogs. As you can see from the pictures, I managed to pull off an absolute miracle over the last 2 years and bring my curls back from the brink of death! After many years of straightening, 1 relaxing treatment and curling irons and the wrong hair products, my hair began to take a toll. My hair has always been super thick so thinning has never been a real problem for me, however the breakage was real! Curly hair is NOT meant to be straightened. Sure, for the occasional special event, (or like the last time I straightened my hair, a vain attempt to fit your hair under your graduation cap). As a young girl, I never showed my hair the proper love it deserved or appreciated my natural curl, but over the last 2 years I’ve dedicated a lot of time and energy into revitalising my curls and finding out the best treatments for it, as well as discovering, along the way, how to care for my hair abroad where climates can be dryer, more humid, or their population simply doesn’t have stores that stock the kind of hair products that we need. Now I know, better than anyone, that keeping up natural hair can be an expensive battle, but that’s why I’m putting together for you a list of some of the best products that have been tried and tested by moi (and trust me, I’ve tried them all), and to show you that good products don’t have to come with a heavy price tag. If you have any individual questions about my hair journey either email me or DM me on Insta at either @Cheylexii or @Thecurlyhairedbackpacker and I’ll be more than happy to talk about it with you. For now, keep your eyes peeled for more posts in the Curly Hair Tips section.