Condition curly hair.
Curly hair gets dry at the ends. Don't
condition roots. It can flatten hair. Work
conditioner from middle to the ends.
Practice nozzle know-how.
blow-dryer over curls will flatten them. Use
a diffuser which helps curls keep their
Do the brush-off.
Never brush a curl. You'll lose it. Instead,
use a wide-toothed comb or your fingers to
detangle and style.
Shampoo in moderation.
Don't overshampoo. Every three or four days
should do it. For morning styling, simply
rewet using a spray bottle or, if you have
time, rinse and condition.
Always Sleep With a Satin
hair will be better able to retain the
natural oils which condition the hair naturally. In contrast to
satin, a cotton pillow case will absorb
these natural oils which may be great for
oily, straight hair but not for curls!
Achieve a Beautiful, Shiny
and Curly Look Without Frizz.
Apply a generous
amount of leave-in conditioner after
washing. Tilt head down, flip hair forward
and blow-dry the roots. When this area is
fairly dry, gently flip the hair back and
allow to dry naturally. When the hair is
completely dry, scrunch it with the fingers.
Create a Sophisticated
Wave to Keep the Hair Off the Face.
After washing, apply gel
throughout the hair, especially the hair
line. Next, put on a headband. While hair is
still damp, push the hair forward and then
back again. Allow your hair to dry naturally
Avoid the Dreaded Frizz
curly hair while it is drying.
Create a Softer, Botticelli
Allow hair to
air-dry. Then section the hairline away from
the rest of the hair. Wrap the sectioned
hair around a natural boar bristle round
brush and blow-dry it. When you are done,
gently combine the two textures with your
fingers and voila—a softer look!
Sexy Locks for a Night
Use bobby pins in
a shade that matches your hair color. Lift
and tack the hair in sections and sculpt a
(Courtesy of Santa
Cruz, New York)