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National Curl Crush Day – March 16, 2025

National Curl Crush Day is celebrated on March 16 every year in the United States. The day encourages all curly-haired beauties to be their own curl crush. Celebrate the day by loving and showing off your natural, gorgeous curls. We have often felt frustrated with curly hair since it is more difficult to maintain curly hair instead of straight or wavy hair. Since curly hair looks so gorgeous on its own, those without curly hair often envy those who do! That’s why perming and curling are so popular! Embrace your natural curls and urge other curly beauties to do the same on National Curl Crush Day!

History of National Curl Crush Day

The first National Curl Crush Day was celebrated in 2021. The holiday was founded by haircare brand Carol’s Daughter. The brand exclusively makes products for different types of curly hair so that every individual can enjoy the luxuries of personalized care for their curls. The aim of the National Curl Crush Day is also to fight hair envy and celebrate the natural texture of every type of curl.

The founder of Carol’s Daughter, Lisa Price has a very important message to share ― she says, “I am a firm believer in crushing on you above all others, that’s why it brings me so much joy to participate in National Curl Crush Day and witness all the self-love. Today and every day, love you, love your hair, and most importantly love the curl you’re with.” This is great advice for everyone, especially young girls who might be struggling to accept their hair texture. Even if you don’t have curly hair, this is great advice to heed!

The brand Carol’s Daughter was founded in 1993. The brand has always been and remains deeply committed to bringing the highest quality products, made with the best of ingredients for each of its invaluable customers. The brand has always prioritized developing innovative formulas, handpicking the best ingredients, and only marketing products that they know can give the best care to the customer’s curls. The brand celebrates National Curl Crush Day with exciting offers and discounts on its products. Give your curls the treatment it deserves with Carol’s Daughter products.

National Curl Crush Day timeline

The First Carol’s Daughter Store

The store opens in Greene, Brooklyn.

Success Never Smelled So Sweet

The founder of Carol’s Daughter pens her memoir.


The Monoi range becomes the bestselling Carol’s Daughter’s product.

30,000 Stores

Carol’s Daughter has 30,000 retail stores in the U.S.

National Curl Crush Day FAQs

What are the four types of curly hair?

There are four different curl types — wavy, loose, tight, and coily curls.

How do you sleep with curly hair??

Curls can end up appearing tangled and unkempt if your head pressure crushes them. As you turn your head back and forth while you lay on your back, your hair may become frizzy and tangled. The best option if you really have natural curls is to lay on your side or belly.

How often do you wash curly hair?

As curly hair is so vulnerable to dryness, it needs extra attention. If at all possible, specialists recommend washing your hair not much more frequently than every day, and perhaps once a week if it is especially dry.

National Curl Crush Day Activities

  1. Show off your curls

    Celebrate National Curl Crush Day by showing off your curls. Post a photo of your curls to your social media accounts and also encourage your curly-haired friends to do the same. Post the photos with the #CurlCrush hashtag.

  2. Buy Carol’s Daughter products

    Give your curls some much-deserved love by treating yourself to Carol’s Daughter products. Find out the products that will suit your hair type best and get started on the path to enviable curls.

  3. Get a hair treatment

    You can also celebrate National Curl Crush Day by giving yourself a hair treatment. Attempt the style you have always wanted, get a haircut, dye your hair, or give yourself a hair spa! The options are endless.

5 Interesting Facts About Curly Hair

  1. Shampooing less is good for the curls

    That’s because curly hair is less oily than straight hair.

  2. There are many types of curls

    They are s’wavy, wavy, Botticelli, corkscrew, and coily.

  3. Curly hair grows quite fast

    It can grow up to a length of six inches every year.

  4. There’s no specific reason for curly hair

    The trichohyalin gene could be responsible for curly hair.

  5. “The Cheddar Man” had dark, curly hair

    The first curly hair appeared about 10,000 years ago.

Why We Love National Curl Crush Day

  1. It boosts self-confidence

    National Curl Crush Day was created to boost self-confidence to not just accept our curls, but ourselves as we are. The day teaches us self-love and that accepting yourself fully can be truly life-changing.

  2. We love our curls

    Natural curls look gorgeous and they add character to your look. If you love your curls, then it makes sense to love National Curl Crush Day too! The day is committed to spreading love and self-acceptance.

  3. It supports Black business

    National Curl Crush Day was founded by haircare brand Carol’s Daughter. National Curl Crush Day is also the perfect day to support Black businesses, especially Black female entrepreneurs.

National Curl Crush Day dates

2025March 16Sunday
2026March 16Monday
2027March 16Tuesday
2028March 16Thursday
2029March 16Friday

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