How To Care for the Hair Curls
While curls are very beautiful it unfortunately can take years to figure out what products and hair styles will work. Some times some people with curly hair may experience extreme frizziness and others may have softer and bigger curls and both frizzy and softer curls will require different care. While you are selecting what products you wish to use you should keep in mind the products that you like as well as what has been working for you. If you are not satisfied, however, then you should consider some of the following tips.
First it is important to realize that there are several different types of shampoo on the market today that you can get for curly hair. This would be a great place to start if you are not happy with the results of your current shampoo. You can also search for shampoos for curly hair at your local hair salons that are especially made for curly hair. It is also in your best interest if you also use a clarifying type of shampoo to help remove build up that is caused by other hair products such as conditioner. Hard water can also cause you a hair build up. Make sure you also use conditioner because clarifying shampoo can cause your hair to dry out. Moisture is imperative for curly hair.
Now you may notice that by blow drying your hair can cause frizziness to get worse over time. Therefore you will want to avoid blow drying your hair entirely. If you do feel like using a hair dryer because sometimes drying your hair can take longer if it is very thick. The best idea is to use a hair diffuser. This is a flat attachment you can add to your blow dryer so that it will dry a larger area. It also takes away pressure so that it does not pull the curl out. In fact, some people choose to use a hair dryer as the means to straighten their hair.
If you are going to get a hair cut you must also keep in mind that your curls will spring up and this will cause your hair to be shorter than you originally intended. Layers are a great style to wear curly hair in. However, be aware that heavy layers around the face can create “dog ears” and these do take a long time to grow out. You may also want to consider asking someone that is used to cutting curly hair to do your. Some stylists may not have cut curly hair extensions before.
If you follow these tips then you will soon be able to love your curls once again.