How to follow the Curly Girl Method

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How to follow the Curly Girl Method 

Trade your damaging habit in for a healthy hair regimen.

What to Avoid:

  • Avoid Shampoo
  • Avoid Heat
  • Avoid Comb & Brushes
  • Avoid  Fragrance
  • Avoid Sulfates
  • Avoid Non-Water Soluble Silicones 
  • Avoid Alcohol 

Step 1: Cleanse

Gently stimulate the entire scalp with fingertips (no nails) & conditioner. 

Wavy

  • Cleanse once a week. You can use regular shampoo, but condition before & after.

Curly

  • Cleanse once a week or every 10 days cowash with water & conditioner.

Coily

  • Cleanse as little as possible. In between cowash days, wet your hair & go straight to Step 2. 

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Step 2: Condition

Smooth conditioner over all hair in sections.

Wavy

  • You can leave a little bit of conditioner in, don't rinse all the way.

Curly

  • You can rinse or leave the conditioner in, depending on your hair.

Coily

  • Wrap your hair & apply heat for 15 minutes for a moisture boost. Rinse completely to avoid a film.

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Step 3: Day & Style

Bend Forward & blot dry by cupping curls in a towel, them air-dry. In a hurry, Diffuse. Scrunch gel from ends towards the scalp, clip the roots for lift. 

Wavy

  • For Curlier hair, do extra scrunching or pin curls.

Curly

  • When hair is completely dry, flip forward & fluff to create lift.

Coily

  • Wash & go with the Rake and shake method

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Have you tried this method?


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