Ah, thick hair. All you ladies with an abundance of hair have probably received countless compliments on your luscious thick hair and more than a few looks of envy. Little do people know that with thick hair comes great responsibility (and sacrifice). We’re here to tell you that we know your struggle is real. Take a look at the problems only thick-haired gals could understand. (And for those with curly-hair problems, we feel your pain too. Check out our 10 Problems devoted to you!)

And when you’re done laughing — and crying — over your abundance of hair, toughen up and show that mane who’s boss. Take back the control and take in these tips on how to keep your thick hair your crowning glory.

 

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You Know You’re A Thick-Haired Girl If...

  1. You’ve snapped so many hair ties over the years, you created a graveyard of sorts in your bedroom as a memoriam to all those lost elastic souls.
  2. You’ve stopped getting attached to brushes or combs, as they are often no match to the incredible force that is your hair.
  3. Bobby pins enter your hair as pins and exit as horseshoes. EVERY SINGLE TIME.
  4. Blowdryers don’t cut it. Hand me that leaf blower, please.
  5. You shed like a Golden Retriever.
  6. Your hair is Mount Everest to any and all hairstylists, as it is something that needs to be conquered.
  7. Your hair is also the Bermuda Triangle for all hair accessories. Heck, just the other day you found a butterfly clip while you were brushing through it … from the 8th grade.
  8. Even the tightest top knot ends up looking like a jumbo cinnamon roll on the top of your head.
  9. Humidity has been your arch nemesis since birth. A nemesis that always wins.
  10. You have a love/hate relationship with ponytails (and headbands). While they bring such simple, carefree joy, within minutes, they also bring headaches.
  11. Oh, and that super-cute bob trend looks more like one of the great pyramids in Egypt. Yikes.

 

The Ins & Outs of Thick Hair

 

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Your Thick-Hair Tool Kit

 

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Now check out our latest hair care tips and tricks! #ThickHairedGirlsUnite

 

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