Curly hair extensions is considered a hairstyle most difficult to manage and style since it tends to be dry, it easily suffers from split ends and breakage, and it is also prone to tangle. Let following some following tips to keep your curls bouncing and healthy.
Shampoo no more than twice a week
Some supposes that the natural oils applied to your scalp cannot be easily down the hair shaft if your hair is curly, which is the reason why curly hair extensions is much more prone to dryness than stick-straight hair. When lathering, up, remember to use a gentle shampoo suitable for curly or damaged hair, such as Pantene’s Pro-V Curl Perfection 2 in 1 Shampoo and Conditioner.You also should apply conditioner to your hair from mid-length to ends only then rinsing off with clean water.
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Lock in moisture; lock out frizz.
After you rinsed out the suds, combing through your curls and applying a moisturizing styling cream to your curly hair. Some hair stylists recommends using Rene Furterer Vegetal Styling Control Emulsion that is a combination of the styling powers of a gel with the hydration of a cream.
Deep condition your hair twice a month
There is a fact that most girls or women having curly hair extensions don’t do that though they know that conditioning hair is very essential to avoir dryness. There are many hair conditioners in the market, so you can apply an ultrarich product such as Original Miracle Seven Day Miracle Moisture Masque or L’Oreal Paris Hair Care Advanced Extraordinary Oil Curls Mask, and remember to leave it for at least 10 to 15 minutes (or overnight to get maximum effect).
Don’t skip salon visits
Hair specialists often say that it’s ideal to get a trim about every 3 months to lop off those dried, damaged split ends. And anothing thing equally important is how your hair is cut. Not many girls have a tendency to go to hair salon for a haircut since most of hairdressers often cut too short hair. However, you need to have your hair cut to get rid off damaged curls.
Prepare your hair for sun and surf
It is certain that heat and humidity bring on frizz, but adding sea water, sand, and wind, and you’ve got a recipe for tangles. To keep the curls from getting gnarled at the beach or pool, you should apply a leave-in conditioner, such as Kerastase Discipline Crème Oléo-Curl Leave-in Treatment, and tieing your curly hair extensions back in loose braids.
Never use a fine-tooth comb
Avoid using hairbrushes, too, which can result in breaking up the curls, inviting frizz. For detangling, choosing a wide-tooth comb, or rake your fingers through your curly hair extensions in a pinch.
Don’t blow-dry without a diffuser
Ideally, after washing hair, applying leave-in conditioner or another styling treatment that’s used for curly or dry, damaged hair, combing it out, and letting it air dry. This will minimize frizz and help curls keep their natural shape. If you are in the situation of having not much time, blow-drying hair on a low setting by using the diffuser attachment, which will help curls keep their shape.