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...