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...

How To Dry Naturally Curly Hair

There are a variety of ways to dry naturally curly hair. The method that you choose is usually determined by the hairstyle you want to achieve, your hair’s texture, your preference and your lifestyle. Here are four basic ways to dry curly hair. Air-dry This is the easiest way to dry naturally curly hair and it is a method used by those who want to spend the least amount of time...

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...