Being blessed with curly and wavy hair does come with its own curse, and that’s known as the frizz. Learning to tame your frizz now will serve you well as your style changes and evolves. Curly hair is not as strong as other textures of hair. Care should be used in every phase of hair styling and care. Split ends are easy to cause with the wrong type of styling techniques.
The weather can also be the culprit. If you live in a humid muggy environment, then frizzy hair is something to expect. The good news is there are ways to tame it and work with your look.
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First, resolve to handle your hair in the least possible ways. Anytime you are going to work your fingers through your hair, be certain to dampen your fingers with water, first. This will smooth frizz. It’s also wise not to wash your hair every day. Since oily hair is not an issue with curls and waves, washing every other day is recommended.
An exception to the rule is if your hair is coarse, then a hot curling iron is advised. The coarse texture accepts the heat well and smoothes the hair, eliminating frizz. If drying your hair is a must, and these days it’s hard to dry naturally every time, using the blow dryer correctly and, by method, will keep your hair healthier and possibly cut down on the frizz.
Dry in sections using a circular motion and finish off with a cool air setting. This will help seal the moisture in your hair. Examine your styling products. Those high in alcohol are drying and, over time, damaging to your hair.
The way to read labels is to realize that the ingredients listed first is the most percentage ingredient in the product. Look for alcohol free aids and learn to use them. Know your daily conditioner and your deep treatment conditioner. Those that are oil based may contribute to the frizz, making these less than attractive to use.
If choosing products is confusing, simply select the specific to your hair type. It should say on the bottle what hair type is best served by the formula.
You might have something suitable for your hair right under your nose though. Products safe for your hair and very useful in fighting the frizz are vinegar and egg.
Vinegar can smooth the hair at the cuticle and bring the PH balance back to normal in your hair. A vinegar rinse is recommended once a week. Mixing an egg with 1 tablespoon of olive oil creates a paste to apply to your hair.
Let it set for ½ hour and then rinse out. Afterwards, use your regular shampoo and conditioner. This protein rich treatment may be used once a week to bring health back to the hair cuticles.
Regular hair trims every 4 to 6 weeks is also a useful tool in combating frizz. If your hair is suffering damage, it is recommended to remove the damage then resolve to work at bringing your hair back to health.[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]