Even if your hair is naturally curly, good management is essential if you want to make the most of curly hairstyles. Naturally curly hair has a tendency to frizz which can ruin the effect of a curly hairstyle. Frizzing can be prevented by proper treatment and by selecting the best products for your hair. To prevent stripping of natural oils, choose a shampoo for dry hair and do not shampoo more than twice.
Moisturize your hair with a low protein conditioner after washing. You can apply a low build up, leave in conditioner on the days you don't shampoo your hair. Avoid using heat to create your curly hairstyle. Hair dryers should be used as sparingly as possible. After washing it is preferable to gently press out excess water with a towel and leave it to dry naturally. To detangle and style your curly hair, use a wide tooth comb. Avoid excessive brushing which is a major frizzing culprit.
Even if your hair is naturally straight, you can still experience the fun of a curly hairstyle. Curly hairstyles on straight hair, is best achieved with rollers and pins then either left to dry naturally or with the aid of a hairdryer. Once the hair is dry, you can use a wide toothcomb or your fingers to gently style the hair. Setting your hair this way will result in longer lasting curls.