Shared experiences that change perceptions

We can change the narrative together

You found API Curls because you were on a mission to learn more about your hair and identity. You were searching for validation that “we exist.” You’ve come this far in learning how we’re transforming outdated narratives on what it means to have beautiful hair.

Our community is only possible through lived experiences like yours. Get your hair journey story amplified on our platform and social channels. Join us in providing a greater representation of what the curly hair community looks like.

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We’re on a mission to share, learn, and change the misconceptions of Asians and Pacific Islanders with curly hair. Your story is our story, too.

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Be an advocate for our unique community!

Change starts with you. API Curls is the first platform leading the movement of people who identify as Asian and Pacific Islander that want to embrace their curly hair patterns and textures-and YOU can be at the forefront of their transformation.

By becoming a brand partner, you’ll receive recognition in a growing market and have an opportunity to respond to a niche with unmet needs through a trusted platform. Opportunities include content creation, branding authority, exclusive audience insight and more.