Just as long hair
care is important, curly hair
too requires much more attention as its prone to be dryness and being
frizzy. Curly hair even tends to be more brittle than straight hair.
Following here are few curly hair care tips that would help you in
keeping your hair healthy and manageable.
Being little more careful and following these simple guidelines can
give you beautiful curly hair, which you and everyone would love.
- Choose a proper haircut. Curly haircut techniques
are very different from that of straight hair, and therefore you
should consult a good salon for your curly haircut. An improper
haircut can make your curly hair cut frizzier and more unmanageable.
- Choose proper tools. Tools that you use for
styling your curly hair, like combs, brushes, hair dryers should
be properly chosen. If your hair is thick and has volume, use
a wide toothed comb, so that it helps you to brush your hair with
gentle strokes. The hair dryer that you use, should contain a
diffuser. This would greatly help prevent frizz.
- Choose hair products properly. Since curly
hair tends to be dryer than straight hairs, it requires products
that provide lots of moisture to your curly hair. Summer time
sun and heat, chlorine present in salt water, etc can all strip
of the natural moisture from your hair. Opt for moisturizing shampoo
and conditioner, which are best-suited product for curly hair
care. You can even opt for leave on conditioner for extra moisture.
Some other products that can impart extra shine and body to your
curly hair include, frizz control treatments, mousses, and hair
- Limit shampooing your hair to a maximum of
not more than two times a week. Shampooing strips of the natural
moisture from your hair leaving it more dry and hence result in
- Avoid brushing your hair when wet, and alternatively
let your hair aid dry well before you use it. Do not use a towel
to dry your hair, instead simple blot your hair with the towel,
if you need to quick dry your hair. All these will help you control
your hair frizz to a great extent.
- If you decide to straighten your hair with the help
of a hair straighter or straightening iron etc, remember to supply
your hair ample moisture before you proceed to do so. Doing so
will prevent your hair from the damaging effects of extra heat
and also prevent frizz.
- Natural Curly Hair Care can be carried out at home making use
of natural ingredients available. Some natural ingredients that
can prove good to your curly hair include, coconut oil, jojoba
oil and aloe vera.
- Should you need to detangle your hair under the shower, moisten
your hair and condition it well. After this detangle your hair
using your fingers. Now comb with a wide toothed comb, starting
from the end and going up to the root of the hair. Now rinse your
hair with water, trying to retain half of the moisture on you
hair. This process will prevent your hair from frizz at the time
of detangling. However, if you try to untangle your hair while
dry, you might cause it to frizz.
- Avoid running your fingers unnecessarily through your
hair or carelessly playing with it. Avoid touching it
as much as possible. The more friction occurs, the more are the
chances of tangle and frizz in your hair.