Wondering how to combat your dry curls? Look at this！
I have curly hair and you know that once warm weather hits, frizz is on its way. Trying to combat a head of curls is a daunting task。 My hair is curl pattern 2c/3a, high porosity and generally very dry，but now my curls look pretty good (I suppose...). No matter what look you're going for, all curly girls should focus on hydration. While it varies from person to person, the general rule of thumb is the tighter your coil, the dryer your hair is. Your natural oils have a longer distance to travel down from your scalp to your ends. I found some tips for taking care of your curly hair. 1. Choose the right conditioner When you apply conditioner to your hair in the shower, it isn’t the conditioner that is actually hydrating your hair. It’s the water! In fact, water is behind most of the items on this list! It is all about using water to hydrate your hair and then retaining that moisture.For this reason it is good to use water based products. Conditioners can contain amazing ingredients like shea butter which are softening, but the conditioner is really there to seal in the water. This is how it hydrates your hair. This is why a leave-in conditioner is crucial. You can achieve a leave-in conditioner by simply not rinsing all of the conditioner out of your hair. 2. Squish to Condish I was very much smoothing conditioner all over my hair and then waiting 5 minutes before rinsing it out. As mentioned above, the conditioner has a crucial role in keeping hair hydrated, and this means that the application of it is so important. Smoothing it on isn’t enough for curly hair. In order to ensure you are retaining the water in your hair there is now the ‘squish to condish’ method. 3. Scrunching with oil to moisturise You can ensure that the hair retains the moisture held in by the cast by scrunching with a few drops of oil on your hands. Certain ‘sealing’ oils will do just that – create a seal around the hair to keep moisture in and also reduce the chance of frizz at the same time! Sealing oils are
jojoba oil4. Oil can be applied as a pre-poo treatment. You use the oil like a masque but you apply it onto your hair before you shampoo and then shampoo it out afterwards. I will do a pre-poo oil treatment about once a month. 5. Use a hair masque to deep condition When we think about how to moisturise our hair, deep conditioner is the first thing we usually think of! Hair masques/deep conditioners improve softness, nourish the hair and help to detangle. Unlike pre-poo treatments, deep conditioning masques should be applied to wet hair after you have shampooed. 7. Don’t Sleep Without A Satin Headscarf Or Pillowcase You may be used to throwing your hair up in a pony and sleeping straight on your pillowcase, but it’s time to rethink that. If you have a cotton pillowcase, or sleep with cotton scarves on your head, you’re running the risk of further drying out your hair. Cotton loves to absorb any moisture it can get, so if you’ve ever woken up with your hair feeling drier than usual, your pillowcase is probably why. Satin provides a smooth surface that won’t absorb a drop of nutrients from your hair—not to mention the fact that it feels luxurious on the skin. Do you have any tips for curly hair hydration？ Share with me！
EmilyAscencioI’ve tried using the silk bonnet and it helps a lot. I want to do deep conditioning but idk which one to use or how to look for a good one to use :)
Dry, Frizzy Curly Hair? You May Made Those Mistakes While Washing Hair!
“My hair is dry and frizzy, not curly.” “It’s so rough and get tangles easily, I hate leaving it open 🙁 “ Do you have such kind of hair concerns? You may made some mistakes every day with your curls while washing your hair. You can get healthy, gorgeous curly hair if you followes these tips: 1. Shampoo Only Your Scalp A regular shampoo has harsh ingredients called sulphates that works like a detergent. It will create that lovely lather you like but also suck out your hair’s natural oils making it really, really dry. These natural oils don’t get to travel down the length of your hair because of the curl’s shape. Shampooing the length of the hair vigorously will reduce it to a haystack! 2. Dilute Your Shampoo with Water We LOVE pumping out large amounts of shampoo no? Stop that immediately! The lesser shampoo you use on dry hair, the better. So instead, simply mix enough water with the shampoo in a mug and then apply it in it’s diluted form. Not only will it get easier to apply, the harshness will be reduced. 3. Switch to a Shampoo WITHOUT Sulphates & Use a ‘Co-Wash’ These shampoos are called CG Friendly or Curly Girl Approved shampoos and have no harsh cleansers in them. They will clean your hair with minimal dryness. You can alternate this with co-washing your curls. Co washing means cleaning your hair with a conditioner, not a shampoo. In co-washing, you do a lot more manual work, i.e use your fingers to scrub out the dirt in your scalp with a conditioner. Also, there are special products in the market called Co-washes. These are conditioning cleansers MADE to clean your scalp without removing moisture. 4. Use a Creamy, Moisturising Conditioner Shampoos aren’t what will save your curls. It’s conditioners. It’s that magical, creamy conditioner that will smooth down your hair and form a protective barrier against the humid environment.It will provide moisture to your curls, make them bouncy again and leave them healthy, like the hair you see in my pictures. 5. Use a Leave in Conditioner/Curl Cream After you’re done with your shower and your hair is still wet, smooth on a Leave-In-Conditioner the same way you did the conditioner. This will keep your curls hydrated until next time you wash it and keep it free from tangles and frizz.A leave in conditioner is used for providing moisture whereas a curl cream helps define the curls and helps them last longer. 6. Deep Condition your Hair This is one of THE MOST important tips & I strongly recommend you do this at least once a week. This is especially important when you’ve just started your curly hair journey since your curls need maximum hydration. It is also very important if you are focusing on growing curly hair faster. How does this help in growing curls longer? Healthy hair needs to be trimmed less, hence length is retained! Do you have any tips for dry/curly hair? Share with me!
I hate its price, but I can't live without it...
Ouidad - Advanced Climate Control Heat & Humidity Gel $75/ 33.8 oz I had brittle curly hair for a long time and my best friend recommended this to me several months ago. She is also a curly girl. At first I didn't expect what changes it would bring to me. But now I have to say, I will definitely rebuy it! For me, consistent results are what I’m looking for in a product. This gel is giving me consistent 2nd, 3rd & 4th day good hair. I just wet my hair in the morning, arrange my hair the way I want it and let it dry. I might leave my hair as is or when dry, fluff the roots to get rid on the “gel” look. I use it in conjunction with other products but this is my base. I always mix this with a leave in conditioner. Thin in consistency so it's easy to work through hair without disturbing the curl pattern. It leaves my curls shiny, defined and frizz free. Adding too much will weigh my hair down and take out some volume. I like volume so I add a moderate amount and lightly scrunch to take out the crunch after it's dry. I have been using it for several months and will continue forever.Don't be afraid to use quite a bit on each section of hair, I do section my hair as I have a TON! My curls stay fairly frizz free, I wash only about 2 times a week, my curls don't need more than that. My curly hair is never better than when I use them. This is a great product and I hope every curly girl could have one! You can get a travel size set to try them cheaper.
Ouidad-Advanced Climate Control Heat & Humidity Gel
5 Best Hacks Saved My Curly Hair💖💖💖
I have curly hair. That is not an easy thing for me. I used a lot of hair products including masks and conditioners, but my hair is still frizzy. I will share several things I have learned through my experience dealing with my hair. I hope this can be helpful if you have curly hair as well. Figure out your curl Porosity Your curl porosity is your hair’s ability to absorb moisture. Curls with low porosity require lightweight products and heat treatments, while curls with high porosity need butters, oils, and proteins to keep them moisturized and healthy. So you need to know your curl porosity before you decide what hair treatment you need. Use a curl-specific detangling brush. Hair is fragile when it is wet. It's so easy to break and tangle. That's why you need a nice brush! I highly recommend you try a detanglish brush especially for your coils. A nice brush actually makes a difference. Apply your conditioner to DRY hair, not wet. Using condition on dry hair helps maximize its potency. If your strands are saturated with water, they can't absorb much hair conditioner. So you should use your conditoner before you step into the shower. Skip the shampoo and co-wash instead. If your curls are really dry, skip the shampoo completely. Wash your hair with only conditioner or those with a co-wash formula. Co-wash your curls once a week or as often as needed to keep your hair moisturized without drying it out. Comb your curls when they’re sopping wet. Comb your hair when you are in the shower! Don't wait till it's dry. You want your curls to clump together and dry in natural pattern. If you comb them when they are dry, it doesn't work that way. I hope this is helpful to you. If you want to know more, let me know.
For Curly Girls! The Only 3 Curly Hair Rules I Stick To!
As I have mentioned before, I have curly hair and I love my curly hair. After years of exploration, I found 3 BIG rules for me and I’m going to share my own 3 Big Rules with you, especially those with curly hair. BIG Rule 1 Use sulphate free shampoo Sulphate-Free is Good For Curly Hair! Our hair needs moisture and we need that same moisture to stay put. Curly hair has a tendency to be dry in texture and this is why we spend so much time moisturising it! Sulphates will strip away the natural oils produced by our scalp. When curls are de-hydrated they are vulnerable to breakage. Curly hair needs moisture to stay healthy. BIG Rule 2 Use As little heat as possible Heat is bad for hair. Heat is even worse for curly hair. If I’ve washed my hair and I’m leaving for work in a bit..I’m going to diffuse it – on a low heat setting. Not from dripping wet to completely dry but just enough to help the drying process along. And I will always use heat protector to protect my hair from being damaged by heat. BIG Rule 3 Use a t-shirt to dry The softer fabrics are better for your curly hair. You don’t want to rough up the hair cuticle with a rough towel. It can cause damage on your curly hair. I even feel like my curls form and clump better when I use a t-shirt! Do you have any ideas about curly hair care? Share with ME!
Attention Curly babes ✨
I have a special product from Briogeo to all my curly and coily babes. I had my eye on this product for a while now. Ever since I tried their Don’t despair, repair mask I searched their curly hair products. And here is the one that caught my attention. What is is: This is a rich and very creamy Style product for curly hair that hydrate, enhance and define your curls. This has amazing ingredients like Shia and flax seed. This product is safe for color treated, keratin and relaxed hair. Most importantly their free of silicones, parabens and sulfates! My experience: The moment I used this and used my defuser after, my hair just looked so hydrated and most importantly super curly! Something important to know is that this is a very thick formula which you won’t need so much product on your hair. I was super surprised how much I fell in love with this! Now I’m dreaming about the other products for curly hair they have. 😍 I recommend to use this with on damp hair. 💸 How much you ask? This product is retailed at their Briogeo website and Sephora for $26. Which is really good considered the amount you get and you really don’t need much of this daily! Briogeo - Curl Charisma Chia + Flax Seed Coil Custard
Briogeo-Curl Charisma Chia + Flax Seed Coil Custard
Give it a Go! 5-step Plump Hair Method!👏👏👏
The Plump Method is a styling technique for people with naturally curly hair to create big, bouncy and fluffy curls. My hair type is 2c/3a, but I’m sure these tips work for all kinds of curls, so keep reading! I’ve been so pleased to learn that I can utilize different methods and techniques and have different curls because of it. Rake & shake, rake & scrunch, and the plump method all give significantly different results. The Plump Hair Method Tutorial Step 1: Co-Wash/Shampoo and Condition as Usual With the co-wash, or conditioner, in your hair, flip your head over and gently finger-comb your hair so it is all going forward. Use a wide-tooth comb to distribute product evenly; this will also smooth your hair and prevent frizz. Step 2: Form Curl Clumps, Apply Product, Finger Curl With hair still flipped upside down, rinse the conditioner out of your hair. Let the water help your curls form into large clumps. Those large clumps will help you get big fluffy curls once it is dry. While still in the shower with hair still pushed forward, gently press excess water out of your curl clumps. Your curls should still be soaking wet. Now would be the time to apply leave-in, if you choose. Once your product is applied, finger curl each clump for more definition. Next, smoosh a small amount of gel into each curl clump. Step 3: Time to Plop Plopping your curls will help “set them” and will also help with volume. I use a soft T-shirt; the key here is to let the curl clumps coil as you set them in the plop. I let my curls sit plopped in the T-shirt for about 20 minutes. Step 4: Time to Dry I highly recommend diffusing, I find it gives me the best volume. Do NOT separate your curl clumps when they are still wet! The curl clumps should start to separate on their own as you diffuse. Step 5: Finishing Touches Once my curls are about 80% to 90% dry, I start to pull apart any curls still clumped together. Once clumps are separated, continue to diffuse until dry. Once your curls are 100% dry, use your fingers to gently shake your curls out at the roots. This will help with volume and also help lift curls from your scalp.
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