Want to learn how to style your curly hair? Do you know how to properly shape your curls without wasting time and with optimal results? Or, discover how to refresh your curls when you wake up? You are in the right place! Here you will get all its tips to define and enhance your curls naturally!
Style your curls during your curly hair routine
” If curls are great when wet, they’ll always be great when dry .” The idea is to style your curls in the shower during your routine. As you know, curly hair loves water, and it is essential to help define and enhance your curls naturally!
Once your hair is clean and detangled – and on hair that is still very wet, apply 1 or 2 styling products depending on your hair type and desires!
Why you should use styling products
Styling products are essential for:
Protect your curly hair (from dehydration, external aggressions, friction, etc.)
Hydrate and nourish the hair fiber
Limit the appearance of frizz and fluffiness
Style your curls, shape them, and define them
Freeze and perpetuate your curls
How to redefine your curls
Perform your routine with your head bent down. This technique allows you to take off the roots, brings volume, and promotes the formation of curls from the root.
Occasionally, do an acid cider vinegar rinse. Indeed, this last rinse will close the scales of the hair fiber and thus limit frizz.
Your hair must be very wet when you apply your styling products. Thus, by scrunching, you will hear the famous noise of victory!
Depending on your hair mass, proceed by section (2 or more) to facilitate the application of your styling products.
Adopt our curly hair detangling brush, ideal for perfectly detangling and defining your curls!
Test different dosages to see what works for your curly hair. Then, if necessary, add more little by little!
If you have shy curls, you can work them with your fingers using finger coiling or finger rolling techniques!
Apply your styling cream to all of your wet lengths as with the conditioner, taking care to insist on the ends. Moreover, if your hair does not grease easily, you can apply a little bit from the roots. Then, untangle your curls, either with your fingers, the wide-tooth comb, or the curly hair detangling brush. The comb or the brush will make it possible to distribute the cream evenly and perform your beautiful curls. Finally, scrunch
your curls (press the tips towards the roots) to optimize their formation! If desired, you can then add a styling gel before drying.
The styling jelly provides more hold without weighing down the hair fiber. Always on wet hair, distribute your styling gel by scrunching from the ends to the roots; alone or
After your styling cream, finally, do not hesitate to gently run your hands over your roots with the jelly to fix your curls and limit frizz.
Adored by people with wavy and fine hair, the styling spray allows you to draw waves without weighing them down. Spray it all over your hair before scrunching to define your curls!
Among the essential accessories for the formation of curls, there is also the cotton T-shirt or the bamboo fiber towel. With a cotton T-shirt or a bamboo towel, scrunch the curls gently to wring out the excess water and product(s) without damaging them by friction. Then, do not hesitate to do the plopping technique for at least 30 minutes for optimal pre-drying! This technique is ideal to start drying your curls while keeping their shape. Finally, let your curls air dry or dry them with a cold air diffuser!
Refresh your curls when you wake up
Set up a Morning Routine to refresh your curls when you wake up. In a maximum of 10 minutes, I promise you will find beautiful curls in great shape! If your roots are oily, apply a little dry shampoo to the roots to absorb excess oil. Then, moisten all of your lengths with the curly hair spray. Finally, depending on the needs of your curls, spray a moisturizing spray or apply a little styling cream and jelly before scrunching!
This Morning Routine is perfect for spacing out your shampoos and redefining your curls between 2 washing routines! Besides, remember to protect your hair at night by tying them in pineapple and sleeping on a silk pillowcase. Thus, the curls will be protected from friction and knots frizz, and the foamy effect will be limited!