Who likes frizzy curly hair right? It can happen to anyone with any hair type but it affects curly haired people the most, more than anyone. Having a date night but you've broken frizzy hair? sounds like a nightmare we know and that's why we are here to give you some of our top hacks and tips to get rid of the frizz and embrace the silky, bouncy and amazing curls.
But, what exactly causes frizzy hair?
The answer is very simple, curly and/or wavy hair can be quite a handful to manage, they are more prone to damage and breakage and can easily turn into a Lion's untamed mane. Chemically harmful hair products, heated styling methods, friction, monsoons, humidity resulting in a lack of moisture from the hair can turn the gorgeous curls into a frizz factory.
Here are a few cheat codes you can try to get rid of any possibility of the curly frizz-
1. Don't over wash your curls
One of the most important tips is to retain an adequate amount of water in your curly hair. If you over or under wash it, the moisture retaining capacity will be adversely affected causing the hair to turn into a giant ball of frizz. Curls are usually dryer than other hair types hence, shampooing often becomes a necessity. Applying a dry shampoo on days you can't go with the traditional is important as it helps maintain the moisture in the hair. Also, always going for a moisturizing shampoo or conditioner like Curlvana intense Curl Cleanse and Moisturizing Curl Conditioner would again, help restore the moisture in the hair. Lastly, on days you feel extra special, try on the curls setting spray to give the curls a more sleek and defined look.
2. Don't brush your curls dry
This is perhaps the most common mistake that a lot of people make, they often brush their curls dry and disturb it's pattern, thereby, creating frizz and increasing the risk of damaged hair.
3. Hydration is key
Focus on retaining the moisture in your hair either by applying hair masks or oils or butter anything really. Use intense hydration techniques to keep your hair stronger, shinier and nourished than ever. Try using curlvana's double cream nourishing mask if your hair feels super dry and greasy!
4. Check for the quantity of glycerine and alcohol in your curly hair care products
Glycerine adds moisture to the hair so choosing products and the quantity of glycerine in them is crucial to the weather and seasonal changes. Glycerine free products act better in humid conditions while products with it perform better in dry season. Amidst the stingy humid weather we'd definitely recommend you go for anti glycerine products to have the perfect, amazing curls that you deserve. India's free glycerine curly hair care range at reasonable prices only at Curlvana, so what are you waiting for? Go and check out our products only on
5. Make hair oils your absolute best friends
Castor, coconut, almond or jojoba, all these are attractive options when it comes to taking care of those natural, beautiful curls. Serums and silicone based products are damaging to the density of the hair so we'd suggest oiling at least 3-5 times a week depending on the weather, for bouncy, lush curls.
6. Get an old, cotton t shirt to dry your hair
This is the easiest way to make sure that your curls don't lose it's definition and lustre. Just take an old cotton t shirt and scrunch up your hair after showering, it's soft, comfortable and soaks up adequate amount of moisture.
7. Do NOT touch your curls constantly
We know it's a given but most often than not, people tend to just play with their hair which we're repeating IS NOT OKAY, especially if it's still damp. A very simple solution to frizz free hair is to simply adopt a hands free approach.
8. Getting a system in place
A lot of people have this question, "even after religiously following some of the tips, why can't I get rid of frizz?"
Here's a simple answer, because using only 2-3 tips won't do the trick, you need to establish a system that works personally well for you, try out all the tips, and the products mentioned in our other blogs as well but then come up with an arrangement that especially caters to your hair and needs. Use these products and tips strategically and come up with a holistic routine and just stick to it.
These are some of our top hacks which have helped us to navigate a frizz free, curly life. Hopefully, these will help you out to and make you prouder to own your naturally curly incredible hair!
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