It’s the worst. I have hair that isn’t actually curly and isn’t anywhere near straight. Just a messy bunch of kinda-waves and a whole lot of frizz.
I’ve been fighting the frizz for years, and I’ve picked up a few tips along the way from stylists and beauty writers, and I’m hoping that you will find them useful in the never-ending frizz battle we engage in every day.
Shampoo less often so that natural oils aren’t cleansed away. I typically wash twice a week, although in the summer it might trend towards three. Either way I try to minimize the shampooing if I can, and use a dry shampoo like TRESemme Fresh Start Dry Shampoo.
Choose a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner. They have ingredients that coat the hair, helping to keep frizz away. I’ve been using Cibu’s Spring Roll Hydrating Shampoo and Conditioner.
Deep condition every time you shampoo to coat the hair with moisture and prevent dry frizz. I am in love with the Honor Haircare Mask because it conditions beautifully and smells like heaven.
After conditioning, rise the hair with cool water. Cooling the cuticle helps to keep it closed. Just remember, heat opens the cuticle, coolness closes it up. When your cuticle is open, it’s more prone to frizz.
Dry hair with a microfiber towel or turban because regular towels roughs up the cuticle, preventing it from laying flat. Some swear by a t-shirt. I’ve been using the DevaCurl Deva Towel and it’s very helpful.
Squeeze the water out of the hair. Rubbing roughs up the cuticle even more. If you squeeze and twist, make sure you aren’t creating any breakage.
Use a heat shield spray to prevent damage to the hair strand. The Pantene Pro-V Stylers Heat Protection Spray works really well and won’t break the bank.
Consider a high-quality blow dryer. Ionic dryers help to compress the […]