Understanding your hair a round up of the basics
This is the guide to the Wavy and curly girl method and how to care for your curly hair if its dry, frizzy, damaged or uncontrollable. This post is jam packed full of information and resources to answer every question you may have. This method is an approach to caring for wavy, curly and coily hair in the most natural way possible. It involves choosing the right cleansers, conditioners, styling and drying methods. This post is also broken down in to sections which include; Co washing, using Lo poos and rice water rinses and a product selection guide.
This curly girl method guide explains the basics of the curly girl method. From your final wash, what order to use your products and a complete break down of the method in easy terms.
Everyone has questions they need answers to when looking after frizzy, curly or wavy hair. These are some of the most asked question on the curly girl method. Find your answers to questons such as what is a cast? How often do I wash my hair with the curl method? and how long do I plop for here.
Co washing and transitioning is one of the hardest things to adapt to in the curly girl routine. How long do I have to co wash for? What is co washing and what is transitioning? Why is my hair still greasy from washing with conditioner? learning to co wash can be just as hard to manage as the curly girl method itself. This is Co washing explained in full as well as transisitioning tips.
Curly hair takes a while to change and develop a curl. What will your hair develop in to? and is it worth doing the curly girl method routine at all? How long does it take to find a curl memory and encourage luscious soft curls? Will my hair be the same again? Look at these before and after pictures of wavy hair to get an idea of how your spirals will change over time.
Trying to find the right approved products to use for the curly girl method can be hard. You need to check that products are curly girl approved with no sulphate, no silicone and no parabens. This is a list of some of the products you can buy in supermarkets and drugstore's which are compatible with curly hair and are approved to have no harsh ingredients.
There are many Curly Girl approved leave in conditioners on the market and here are few easy to find favorites. These conditioners are suitable to leave on your locks and can be found worldwide. Leave in conditioner used under your gel locks in moisture keeping your curls soft all day long.
Where can I find cheap curl products? Save a fortune with these products from Savers. Budget buys from lo poo shampoo to conditioners and mousses and styling gels.
These tips and tricks will help guide you on styling your natural curly hair. What brushes can you use? Can I use a towel? Why is my hair frizzy? 25 ways to style natural curly hair with out using heat, heat tools or damaging your hair.
A rice water rinse is a cheap and easy way of giving your curls a protein boost. Used as a treatment for condition and aiding growth a rice water treatment is an amazing do it yourself curly hair quick fix. Find out here how to do a rice water rinse, what the benifits are for your hair and what other ingrediants you can add to it.