Natural curly hair is fundamentally different from other types. Curly hair is more dry. It is susceptible to damage. It breaks easily. Curly hair follicles are oval in shape. This makes it harder for natural hydrating oils from the scalp to penetrate the follicles. Wash naturally curly hair a maximum of twice a week. Frequent washing reduces the amount of necessary sebum. The natural structure of the curls is disturbed.
This type of hair has a different protein structure. That is why this type of hair needs special care to be optimally hydrated, strong and flexible. Before bathing or showering, put a mask on curly hair, then a shower cap to retain heat. Hold the mask for 10 minutes. Wash your hair with sulfate-free shampoo with added conditioner.
You can start combing your curly hair already during the shower. Gently run your fingers through your hair while rinsing with water. To activate the natural curl, gently wrinkle still wet hair with your fists.
Wrap wet curly hair with a microfiber towel. Absorb excess water with gentle movements without rubbing your hair.
For curly cousses, use conditioners without rinsing. The amount of coin shape is sufficient. You can mix conditioner with curly hair cream and apply from root to tip.
You can shape natural curls by squeezing your hair with your fingers. Use dedicated products to fix and extend spiral curls or creams for wavy hair.
Air drying is the safest option because drying with a hair dryer can deplete hair moisture. For people who need quick drying, it is advisable to use a diffuser or hair dryer accessory. Set the temperature and speed to the lowest values. Curls can then form naturally.
Do not touch the dried hair with your hands as this disturbs the shape of the curls and causes the hair to look stiff.
Before going to bed, gather your hair into a loose bun or braid. Use a silk or satin pillow to prevent hair damage.
Spray your hair with hair styling spray every time between two washes.