9 Things That Will Always Disrupt Your Wavy Curl Pattern

Women with wavy hair have to treat their hair differently than those with tighter curls. If you have wavy hair, you probably want better curl definition. If this is you, you need to avoid the following nine things that will always disrupt your wavy curl pattern. 1. Touching your hair while it’s still drying This is especially challenging if you like to air dry your hair. But touching your hair...

Tips For Safely Coloring Curly Hair

Color has the ability to spice up your curls by adding dimension and interest to curly hair. Curly hair absorbs more light than straight hair because straight hair presents a flat surface for light to reflect off of, whereas curly hair disperses light and therefore appears darker. Also, due to the fact that the cuticle layer on curly hair is raised more than it is on straight hair, curly hair isn’t...

How To Grow Naturally Curly Hair Longer

Have you ever wanted your curly hair to grow longer but felt like it won’t grow another inch? Many a curly girl has felt this way at one time or another. The fact is, your hair is always growing but you may not be retaining what’s grown. In other words, just as fast as it grows, it breaks, creating the illusion of stunted hair growth. Here are six things to...

Balayage vs. Pintura Highlighting For Curly Hair

Two of my favorite methods for highlighting naturally curly hair are balayage and pintura. In this post, I will explain the difference between these two hair coloring methods and offer my opinion on which technique works best for different curl types. Balayage Highlighting The history of Balayage Balayage was created by the French in the 1970’s and has been slowly gaining popularity in the U.S. It is a hair highlighting method...

Two Different Styling Techniques For Naturally Curly Hair: The Deva 3-Step and Ouidad Rake and Shake

In this post, I will explain the difference between the Deva 3-Step and the Ouidad Rake and Shake. These are two different methods for styling naturally curly hair as they are taught by DevaCurl and Ouidad. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I have been trained and certified in both the DevaCurl and Ouidad curly hair styling techniques. So let’s break both methods down and you can decide which one...

The Difference Between The Deva Cut and Ouidad Haircut

Many of my curly haired clients ask me what the difference is between the Deva Cut and the Ouidad Haircut. Having been trained and certified in both techniques, I am qualified to answer this question. In this article, I don’t intend to give my opinion of which method that I prefer, I will simply explain the differences. Before the Cut Both techniques claim to be the best method of cutting...