COMPLETE GUIDE: FROM SHAMPOO TO STYLING
From loose waves to defined curls, curly hair needs proper care — here are 15 essential products to take care of every type of curly hair.
We're thrilled that embracing natural curls, waves and coils is now the norm. If in the ‘90s and early 2000s the trend was to straighten and tame curly hair - often with methods that can damage the curl structure - now the beauty of natural hairis being celebrated.
Yet, to get defined, full and non-frizzy curlsin a natural way, some tricks are necessary. First of all, you should know your hair type: wavy (2A,2B,2C), curly (3A, 3B, 3C), coilyor textured (4A, 4B, 4C). Then, choose a specific haircut to complement your hair type, and have it done by a trusted professional hairdresser. Finally, use the right cocktail of curly or wavy hair products to protect and enhance the natural movement of your hair. Let’s have a look at the six steps and recommended products to get healthy, moisturised, non-frizzy curls bursting with volume.
STEP 1: SHAMPOOING
STEP 2 – MOISTURISATION AND NOURISHMENT
STEP 3 – HOW TO CREATE WAVES AND CURLS
The third step in our routine consists in creating waves enhancing the natural movement of your hair. Start by removing excess water using the plopping technique: putting the head down, gently wrapping the hair with a microfibre cloth or a cotton t-shirt and patting the hair upwards without rubbing it. Do not use a traditional towel as it absorbs too much water and can cause additional frizz. To achieve the wavy effect, it is essential for hair to be still fairly wet when applying the cream or foam.
STEP 4 – DEFINING OR FIXING CURLS
STEP 5: DRYING CURLY HAIR
STEP 6: REFRESH AND RESTYLE