Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series on curly hair, which will feature top tier celeb hairmasters, plus the best products, tools and accessories for your curls. We have also partnered with Ouidad, “The Queen of Curls,” and her salons for a special promotion for Mamiverse readers. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to learn more. I was born with curtain rod-straight hair. Glossy, gorgeous, and groovy. Then puberty happened, and my once-sleek locks went haywire. Suddenly, I had a Chia Pet sitting on my head. My kill-the-Chia solution was to wash my Cuban hair at night, wrap it on top of my head with a scrunchie, and then wrap the wet ponytail around a gigantic Bustelo coffee can, secured with several gigantic hair pins. Yes.