Tips For Curly Hair Growth

So many of my clients have asked me to help them grow their curly hair longer, that I have decided to write a second blog on the subject. Here are some more tips that you can follow to help you grow your beautiful curls longer and longer and longer if you want. 6 Tips to Grow Your Gorgeously Curly Hair 1. Start with your scalp Healthy hair growth starts with...

9 Easy Ways to Improve Your Self-Care Routine

Although you wouldn’t know it if you saw me at work, life is about more than just curly hair. The following ideas are some things that you can do to improve your self-care routine that have little to do with your hair. 9 self-care tips that will make your curly hair look and feel better 1. Drink a glass of water when you wake up Start your day off with a...

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...

Why naturally curly hair should be cut dry

I’m often asked if I cut curly hair dry, and why curly product lines like DevaCurl and Ouidad do or don’t recommend it. It is almost always best to cut naturally curly hair when it is dry. There are a number of reasons for this: 1. Spring factor Every curl has its own unique spring factor, which is the amount of distance that it will spring up after it is...