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...

10 Most Ridiculous Curly Hair Superstitions

There are all kinds of superstitions surrounding curly hair. Here are some of the most ridiculous ones. Babies with curly hair go through more diapers than straight hair babies. If you have red curly hair, you are more likely to believe that there are aliens living amongst us. People with curly hair prefer eating popcorn by having it thrown into their mouths by another curly haired person. Men with curly...

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 the cuticle layer on curly hair is raised more than it is on straight hair, curly hair isn’t...

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 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 that creates the beautiful natural...

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...