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IN Lifestyle ON 14 May, 2015
Every day is like a roller coaster ride for the girls with curls. They look super cute, but with curly hair, you surely get too many things to tackle. They get frizzy and detangling them can be a significant challenge. They certainly need a bit more attention than straight hair.
Every girl with curly hair should know her curl type. The numbered hair typing system makes it easier for you to understand your hair and also suggests the curly hair products that can be used and the ones that should be avoided. 3A through 3C include loose curls while 3C to 4C include the curls that are much tighter. Combing and using heat appliances on your hair becomes difficult when you have super tight curls.
People with tight curls are often suggested to avoid parabens and sulfate based products. There are many hair product companies in the market that have designed products while keeping in mind various curl types. One of the famous names in curly hair care products is Hello Curlies.
Girls with curly hair are often suggested to wear their hair in a way they can stay for few days. This helps their hair to gain some natural oils and fight frizz. With curls, it is often suggested that heat should not be used. But, still in instances where you need to use it, a heat protectant is a must. So, girl if you are blessed with beautiful curly locks, don't you worry on how to tackle them because these tricks and hacks will help you in dealing with them. Take proper care of them and let your curls enhance your beauty!
Here are some life-saving tips for every girl with curls.
It will help you to find out the type of product that goes perfectly with your hair. Different types of curls require different styling and maintenance techniques. This classification of curls was given by Andre Walker, who is apparently the hair stylist of Oprah Winfrey.
It is best advised to use fingers or wide-tooth comb brush to prevent any breakage and maintain the curl shape. Hair brushes are a strict no-no!
Sometimes, even comb fails to detangle your curly hair. This hybrid of brush and comb might save you in those times. They are designed to detangle hair without breaking them.
It is recommended to comb your hair through the knots at the ends and then moving towards the roots.
This will minimize the frizz and will spread the heat in an even manner.
You can either get a satin cap or a satin pillow case to protect your locks while sleeping at night. This will avoid them from getting frizzy and flat.
Especially for fine curls, this hair net can be a boon. They will maintain your curl shape and get your hair clean as well.
T-shirts are less absorbent as compared to towels. The soft T-shirt material will protect your hair from frizz and breakage and will gently squeeze out all the water.
Many of us don't like to wet the hair with water to refresh them. A refreshing spray with fifty percent of water and other fifty as leave- in conditioner works great for curly hair. Just take sections of your hair and spray them with it.
As combing, washing, conditioning and applying any other hair product should go from bottom to up.
Try using no shampoo at all, while washing your curls. This is called co-washing. You can use only conditioner. This will give your hair a healthier look.
Instead of sulfate ad paraben shampoos, use natural soaps that are made to wash hair. This will ensure that your curly hair gets a better texture.
This will avoid your hair from getting dry and will maintain your healthy curls.
Even natural hair colors are a bit damaging for hair. Make sure you take proper conditioning treatment a fortnight before getting your hair colored. With their cuticle layer opened, curly hair are usually more fragile making conditioning a must.
It is recommended by stylists to trim curly hair regularly. The suggested time frame is 6-8 weeks. Layered hair cut gives volume and will make the curls look healthy.