Step-By-Step: How to Diffuse Curly Hair
This expert guide will get you perfectly defined, frizz-free curls
Step 1: Apply leave-in conditionerAfter shampooing and conditioning, Ouidad says to use a spray conditioner to lock moisture into your hair immediately after showering. This will help minimize frizz and keep hair feeling soft. A few to try: Aussie Sydney Smooth Heat Protector Plus Leave-In Conditioner Spray, $4.23, or Aveeno Nourish and Condition Leave In Treatment, $6.49.
If your hair is wavy you can skip this step because it may weigh down the curls you're trying to create.
Next: The "rake and shake" method
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