Why Curly Hair Is My Favorite

  For the past twelve years, my goal has been to become the best curly hair stylist in Denver. I don’t know if I have achieved that goal yet, but I currently have about 250 curly haired clients, so I must be doing something right. Many of my clients ask me “Why did you decide to specialize in curly hair?” The short answer is that I wanted to eat good...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...