Gena Marie

Gena Marie

Gena is a late-twenty something living in the mountains of Virginia with her husband, Nathan, and their two pups.

When she's not working full-time as a digital marketer, Gena loves creating content for her blog and YouTube channel. She started blogging back in 2009, and later began her YouTube journey in 2011. She has always had a passion for makeup, hair, fashion, and more. She tucked away her heat styling tools and started on her naturally curly hair journey a few years ago.

She is passionate about helping others learn how to take care of their hair, and love bringing you along this the ride of endless trial and error, product testing, and even scientific research.

Posts from the author

Protein or Moisture? Learn What Your Curls Need
Does my hair need protein or moisture? This is the question we all find ourselves deliberating on when we’re facing an issue with our cur...
8 MINUTES READ
Curly Haircare for Beginners
If you are just starting your curly hair journey, you may be overwhelmed by all the information out there and the various products for na...
7 MINUTE READ
The Importance Of Maintaining A Healthy Scalp
Have you ever considered how scalp care is skin care? The skin on our scalp needs special attention just like the skin on our face to ma...
4 MINUTE READ
Everything You Need to Know About Hair Texture
Texture is often a way to characterize how something feels, which is also the case when it comes to hair texture. Hair texture can be def...
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Hair Density 101
The density of our hair refers to how many strands of hair we have on our heads. These range from low, medium, to high. Many factors dete...
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The Truth about Gel Cast: Why Crunchy Curls are NOT Bad
Nobody likes crunchy curls, but that's the key to prevent frizz & help your style last. Did you know that feeling is only temporary?
4 MINUTE READ
The Best Hairspray to Hold Your Curls In Place
Hairspray for holding curls is such an underrated step that can really be helpful in your curly hair routine. Hairspray is typically a pr...
7 MINUTES READ
Different Types of Hair Gels
There’s a common misconception that hair gel is something that makes your curls hard, crispy, dry, flaky, or greasy looking, but gel has ...
8 MINUTE READ
Co-Wash vs Shampoo: What’s Best For Curls?
Shampoos & co-washes are both cleansers. But which one is best for curls & which actually cleanses your hair more?
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15 Best Products For Shiny Hair
The Best Products for Shiny Hair If you’re looking to enhance shine on your curls, you should focus on styling products. While shampoo an...
6 MINUTE READ
What's the right way to use hair oils?
Is it better to use oils on dry or wet hair? As a leave-in or rinse-out product? Explore 4 ways to add them to your routine.
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5 Benefits of Using Hair Oils in your Curly Routine
Hair oil is vital for curl health & appearance. Explore the benefits different oils can bring to your routine based on your needs.
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How to Choose the Best Hair Oil for your Curl Type
Not all hair oils are the same. Depending on their properties, they may suit certain hair types and provide different benefits.
4 MINUTE READ
Step-by-Step Guide to Co-Washing
Co-washing has surged in popularity in recent years, but there is a lot of misinformation online. How do you do it properly?
4 MINUTE READ
How To Use Conditioner: An Expert Guide
What is the difference between rinse-out, leave-in and deep conditioner? How do you add them to your routine? Read on to find out.
5 MINUTE READ
7 Causes of Itchy Scalp & How to Remedy
Itchy scalp is a common condition. Explore causes, home treatments, & expert tips on how to prevent the itch.
5 MINUTE READ
How to Remove Scalp Build Up
Found yourself wondering why you have dull, limp hair? You may be suffering from build up! Find out how to remove scalp build up, to have...
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5 Causes of Frizzy Curls & How to Prevent It
Do you struggle with very frizzy hair? If you have naturally curly hair, it’s likely that you have experienced frizz. It’s completely nor...
6 MINUTES READ
Type 2C Hair: How to Identify & Top Care Tips
Do you have type 2C hair? Perhaps you’re not sure how to identify your hair pattern and often feel like you teeter between wavy and curly...
7 MINUTE READ
5 Causes of Frizzy Curls & How to Prevent It
Do you struggle with very frizzy hair? If you have naturally curly hair, it’s likely that you have experienced frizz. It’s completely nor...
4 MINUTE READ
How To Diffuse Your Hair
Diffusing your hair can make a huge difference to your hair style because of how versatile curly, wavy, and coily hair is. Diffusing your...
4 MINUTE READ
Air Drying vs Diffusing Curly Hair
Which is better for our curls, air drying or diffusing? There are pros and cons to both drying methods and many people prefer one of the ...
6 MINUTE READ
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