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Ahoi, I'm Marlen

Ahoi, I'm Marlen

Marlen Stahlhuth
freelance photographer // DISTRICT MTV, VICE, ADIDAS, BlondeMag, VIVA etc.

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ahoi@paperboats.me

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Marlen Stahlhuth
Urbanstraße 127
10967 Berlin
Germany

ahoi@paperboats.me

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Curl Routine

Advertorial: Wella

I probably get the most questions about my hair. Is it real, is it a wig, is it a perm, did you ever straighten it, is it you real hair colour, how do you get your curls defined, how do you treat them etc?. So instead of answering them all separately I thought I'll do a blog post and also show you a few photos, products and a step by step routine. But to start it all of here are a few facts about my curls.

I've had extreme curls since I was a kid although no one in my family has this kind of hair structure. Quite the opposite actually, they have super straight hair. My mum's family has been living in South Africa for decades though and sometimes inherited hair structure also skips a generation or two.
I used to hate it as a kid / teenager as people called it sheep's hair, pubic hair or simply a mess. So I straightened it up until university which takes about 2.5 hours if you do it properly and lasts until humidity hits. It was a huge waste of time... but what did I know back then. By the way I also tried to chemically straighten them. I looked horrible and it lasted (thankfully in this case) until the next hair wash.
As I started to wear it as a fro, the sun only hit the outsides of my hair making it far lighter than the roots as no light ever got through there. That's why I now dye my roots a little bit every now and then to match the natural colour outside. It does get far lighter in summer than in winter though.
I've always worn them short as it really takes forever to let them grow. They additionally get very heavy and it also takes more and more time to take care of them. You have to invest in extra treatment for them to not start locking up or drying and breaking. That's also one reason I used to wear box braids. I for once got the chance to wear long hair, but it also protected my hair underneath from sun, dirt, temperatures etc. I also had to learn though that I offend a lot of people by doing that, especially on social media. As that was not at all my intention, and to be honest I was also a little ignorant to the whole topic back then, I now try it a different way. But letting your hair grow while keeping it perfectly treated is definitely a project.

July 23, 2017

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