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Teaching My Daughter To Love Her Curls!

Teaching My Daughter To Love Her Curls!

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This post is brought to you by The Motherhood and Dove Quench Absolute. All reviews and opinions are my own!

When I was pregnant with our daughter I would often wonder what her hair would be like. Since I have thick wavy/curly hair and her daddy is a African American I knew it would be some kind of mix and I knew that I had to learn how to take care of it properly early on so that her hair would look nice. As a baby her hair has a little bit of a wave to it and as she grew into a toddler her curls started to really shine. As she’s grown her curls have gotten curlier, hair longer, and hair thicker and I am always on the lookout for hair products that will control and enhance the beauty in her curls like the products available from Dove’s new Dove Quench Absolute line.

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Sometime last year I started to notice that she wasn’t loving her curls. She would make comments that she wanted straight hair, or blonde hair like the princesses, and a few other comments. As a mom is made me sad to see that she didn’t love her curls because I think they’re so gorgeous, but I knew I had to do something to help her love her curls and since I know that most little girls get their self confidence from their moms, I really had to step up and help her love those curls. I started telling her how pretty her dark hair was and how it was hers and only hers and how I was so jealous of her pretty curls and I wish I had them. I started noticing that it was working and now when you ask her what color hair she wants, she says she loves her dark hair and she loves her crazy curls.


Thankfully Dove has also set out on a mission to help girls love their curls with their #LoveYourCurls campaign because only 4 in 10 little girls with curly hair think their hair is beautiful and only 10% of women in the U.S. with curly hair feel proud of their hair. So Dove Hair launched the “Love Your Curls” campaign to encourage women to celebrate their curls and inspire future generations to do the same. Girls are more likely to feel beautiful and proud of their hair if people around them do, so it’s our job to help them love their curls and be proud of them.

love your curls book

To help curls and woman love their curls Dove launched the new Love Your Curls book which is a poetic tribute to curly hair. Love Your Curls is inspired by thousands of stories from women with curly hair. The real stories from real women inspired the poems in the book. and is written by best-selling author, Taiye Selasi and illustrated by Annick Poirier. It’s intended to represent and inspire curly girls of all ages. And you can get a free, personalized copy of Love Your Curls! Visit, and, Download the free e-book, Create a personalized e-book with a custom dedication and illustration for a curly girl in your life, and Share your personalized e-book on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.


About Dove Quench Absolute:

Dove Hair Quench Absolute products provides 4X more defined, natural curls. The three part system nourishes hair. The formulas, infused with protein, nutrients and Buriti Oil, provide a nourished, smooth finish.

Dove Quench Absolute Ultra Nourishing Shampoo
Gently cleanses curly hair, leaving it feeling soft and smooth
Nourishing formula leaves hair strengthened from the core

Dove Quench Absolute Ultra Nourishing Conditioner

Absorbs effortlessly into the hair
Increases manageability of curls for a smooth finish
Naturally curly hair is revived and strengthened from the core

Dove Quench Absolute Intensive Restoration Mask

A rich, creamy formula
Envelopes each curl to deliver intense nourishment for ultimate smoothness

Dove Quench Absolute Supreme Crème Serum

Dove’s first curl leave-in nourishing treatment
A fast absorbing, lightweight and creamy serum
Contains high levels of glycerine to penetrate and nourish hair
Can be used on wet or dry hair and hydration

We’ve started using Dove’s new Quench Absolute line and love it. It makes our daughters curls really shine. Her hair is so soft, curls defined, and they have a much smoother look to them now. I love when I find products that work with her hair and these do a great job!

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Julie Wood

Sunday 14th of June 2015

It is great what Dove does to help women love their hair no matter what style it is, and curly hair is so pretty!!

shelly peterson

Friday 12th of June 2015

Awww she has beautiful curls. My daughter had curls too as she got into High School she hated her curls and always straightened it, her hair will never be the same again :(

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