Leonardo Cesareo's mom was a babe. Of Natalie Wood proportions. But she did put some elbow grease into looking this good. Actually it was wax.
Leo (who's responsible for the very awesome Spliff blog) writes: "She tells me that she used to iron her naturally curly hair with an iron and wax paper, and that her biggest enemy in those days was humidity."
Fie on you humidity and your cruel frizzing forces.