MUST-HAVE Curly Hair Tools Every Curl Girl Needs

RareRubiRareRubi
Sep. 2, 2020
Diffuser : I mainly use the diffuser to help with my curl definition and volume after styling on wash day.. If I don’t diffuse, my hair still gets definition but stays a little flat and I don’t like that.  My favorite diffuser (and the one shown) is the Xtava Diffuser . Since it's big, it dries my hair faster than other smaller diffusers. I prefer to diffuse 1 hour after air drying, and diffuse for about 15 minutes.
Detangling brush : I usually finger-detangle but there are times where I do need the extra help. The Behairful Brush is a must-have! Honestly it melts my tangles away like butter. It saves me from using too much conditioner/product to detangle when I only use my fingers. Not all detangling brushes are the same. I've tried others where I feel it's too rough on my hair and actually causes more breakage. But this one works so smooth and instantly! This detanling brush also works as a styling brush (give you amazing clumps!)  
PuffCuffs: The Puff Cuffs are clips you can use in place of hair scruchies or ties. I LOVE the puffcuff because it never leaves a dent in my hair like hair ties sometimes do. I use the puffcuff mainly to sleep and when I workout! (I use it with bobby pins when I workout to secure my hair better) My curls stay intact throughout the whole time! 
Shower caps: Saves my hair from getting too wet in the shower when I’m not planning on washing it just yet. I also use it along with my Deep Conditioning Heat Cap 😁
Thermal Heat Cap: The is a MUST-HAVE deep conditioning tool. Heat is important when deep conditioning since it opens the hair cuticle and allows the product to absorb better into your hair. There are other tools that offer the same functionality such as sitting under a hooded dryer but doesn't offer the same freedom as when using a heat cap! (Do you really want to sit there for 30+ mins? Didn't think so!)
Scalp massager:  I mainly use the scalp massager as a volumizing tool. There are times where I feel my fingers are too big and can ruin my curls that are stuck at the scalp if I start massaging it, causing frizz. The scalp massager is gentle enough to lift and loosen my roots which brings out the rest of my curls and makes my hair look bigger. 
Satin pillowcase, bonnet, hair scruchies: ALL are must-haves for sleeping! If you have curly hair, just switch to satin pillowcases completely. Satin is gentler on the hair compared to cotton since helps prevent breakage and TANGLES, minimizes frizz, and preserves curls better overnight. The bonnet helps to lock in moisture so it prevents me from waking up with really dry curls. I also wake up with most of my curls still intact with minimal frizz!  If you’re going to get any of these items, you HAVE to get them from NPTressTreats! (Super cute and customizable options! All hand-made!)
Spray bottle: I use this for my refresh days. Just wets my hair without the risk of over-soaking my hair lol. Or turning on the shower head.. You can get the mist bottles at Amazon. 
Microfiber towel: A microfiber towel (A t-shirt also works too) absorbs the excess water out of my hair when I finish styling. I find that my hair clumps better after scrunching the water out with the towel. It also prevents my hair from getting too weighed down with all the extra water.
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