For this reason, curly hair is usually also dull, brittle, prone to frizz and mechanical injury. In order to prevent this, you need to adapt your hair care treatments to their specific requirements. How do you care for your curls so that they are healthy, bouncy and manageable?
How Do I Wash and Dry My Curly Hair?
Curly hair is fragile and prone to damage. Therefore, there are a few rules to keep in mind when washing and drying curly hair:
Wash curly hair gently using an appropriate shampoo.
Rinse with a cool stream of water to close the cuticles.
After shampooing, towel dry your hair (use a towel to press the towel against the strands and avoid rubbing).
Then apply a leave-in conditioner to your hair to make the curls springier.
Use a wide-toothed comb to comb through the wet strands. It is best to choose wooden combs, which prevent static electricity t (a common problem with curly hair).
It is best to let the strands dry on their own. However, if you choose a hair dryer for curly hair, remember to:
- Use a model with an ionization function,
- Use a lukewarm blow-dryer,
- This closes the cuticles and reduces frizz.
How to Cut Curly Hair
Curly hair can be cut in many different ways to give it a new look. It is best to let a professional cut your curly hair. How the hair will look after the cut and the final shape depends on several factors:
- the natural way your hair is styled,
- the density of the curls,
- the type of curl.
- An experienced hair stylist knows how to cut curly hair for best results. In addition, he or she will advise on the best length and hairstyle for your beauty type. The haircut should be adapted to the shape of your face and be skillful in shaping the facial contours.
Cosmetics for Curly Hair
Curly hair tends to be dry, lack lustre and frizzy. In order for curly hair to look healthy and fall nicely into place, it must be properly moisturized and nourished. Cosmetics for their care should take into account these needs and at the same time be light and delicate. Some beauty salons offer professional hair care products for curly hair to enhance the curl and to provide curly hair with carefully selected ingredients.
Remember: curly hair products should not contain alcohol, as this dries out the hair strands.
Shampoo for Curly Hair
Shampoo for curly hair must gently cleanse the scalp and the hair strands from impurities. In addition, it should have a lightweight formula, which will not weigh down the curls. The most important tasks of a shampoo are:
- preventing frizzy hair,
- preventing excessive curliness,
- giving curls their springiness.