Preparing your hair for a curly hair cut is probably something that most curlies don’t think about when making their appointment with a salon, but taking a little time to prep before your appointment can really make a difference to your results. Here are our tips for how to arrive at the salon fully prepped!
Damp vs Soaking? When it comes to wavy, curly and coily hair, how you apply your products can make a huge difference. It’s always a good idea to experiment with different application techniques to find out what works best for you. Here's the breakdown...
Who knew incorporating a bowl in your wash day routine could help create hydrated, defined and frizz free curls?
The simplest and equally effective method is simply using a bowl of water to rinse off your conditioner. Re-dipping your hair into the bowl of conditioner and water, multiple times, helps create amazing curl clumps and forces more water into the hair for extra hydration.
Our fabulous curl specialist Sherie put together some videos to show her favourite curly hair hacks and application techniques. In this post you'll see how to do 6 new amazing techniques to get your curls popping...
If you’ve ever tried drying your curls with a regular nozzle attachment you’ll know that the direct air blows apart all those lovely curl clumps. A diffuser disperses the air so that no direct heat or air is being applied to one concentrated area, this is kinder and more gentle on the hair and allows the curls to form.
Taking away the water weight by diffusing can result in even springier curls!
We asked curl specialist Charlotte Hay at Bella Box salon to help us demonstrate the best diffusing techniques for curly hair.
Are you still scared of using gel on your curls? Because of the crispy, crunchy finish? Here's how to use a stronger hold gel, scrunch out the crunch (SOTC) and get soft bouncy curls with long lasting hold
If you also have faced the issue of dry brittle hair which is prone to breakage, then deep conditioning your hair might be the answer for it. A healthy head of hair requires a lot of moisture. Deep conditioning your hair aids in the replenishment of moisture lost due to normal wear and tear. Even if you don't colour or iron your hair often, it can get damaged. Deep conditioners enhance the overall look, feel, and texture of hair while also making it simpler to maintain.
The two most popular ways of drying curly hair: you either air dry or diffuse. Sounds simple? After doing this over 4yrs I realised the honest answer is no. When it comes to curly hair, the technique matters a lot. Here are my top tips for drying curly hair
"How do I manage my next day hair?" is a question we get asked every day at Only Curls. Non wash day/ second day / third day curls are a challenge for most curly haired people. If you are wondering what to do with your curls when you wake up in the morning, you are in the right place. We can help you.