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...

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...