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...

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...

Coconut Oil Is Good For Naturally Curly Hair

Coconut oil is an all-natural wonder ingredient that is great for curly hair. Unlike most oils, coconut oil penetrates deep into the hair shaft, rather than sitting on the surface. When applied to curly hair, coconut oil helps heal protein loss, adds moisture and makes the hair stronger over time. Using coconut oil on your hair regularly can also help increase the shine, softness, and manageability while simultaneously decreasing frizz....

Your Curly Hair Looks Great When You Stand Up Straight

Who doesn’t enjoy seeing beautiful people strut on a runway like they are the most important person in the universe? When they have bouncy curly hair, I get an extra kick out of it! Even if they have straight hair, I enjoy it. There is one thing that you can do to make your curly hair look better, and you don’t need to change your hair care routine one bit....

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...