Learn To Style Curly Hair Like a Pro With These 4 Tips

styling curly hairCurly hair can be difficult to style if you do not know how to properly use the correct tools and products. However, this is nothing that cannot be tamed with the right tricks of the trade. All you need is some patience, the right products, and a little time to transform a frizzy head of hair into glamorous curls. Of course, the right training also helps, but the following tips will help you get a head start on taming those curls.

1) Invest in an Professional Ionic Blow Dryer

There are the twenty dollar blow dryers that anyone can pick up at the drugstore. And there are also the professional grade quality dryers. You can imagine which an aspiring hair stylist will need if they want to make an investment in their future. A professional hair dryer not only cuts down on drying time, but it also gives hair a healthy sheen. Clients will love how their hair looks, and you will not have to waist valuable time drying their locks.

2) The Right Attachments

Most professional dryers come with attachments like a diffuser or a concentrator. These are key components to getting the look you want. The concentrator is the attachment that looks like the nozzle of a hose. Its flat end helps you pinpoint areas that need to be straightened such as bangs. You will not need to use it much if you plan on wearing you hair curly most of the time. The diffuser is what you really need to get full bodied curls. Its multiple prongs help dry your hair without the use of a brush. It makes styling quick and easier for girls with lots of hair.

3) It’s All in the Cut

The cut is also one of the most important facets of curly hair. It cannot be too long or too short. The cut also needs to have the right amount of layers added to give the curls their best movement. If a layer is too short, then the curl will frizz up. However, if the strands are too long, then the curl will be weighed down. In order to get the ideal shape, the stylist needs to be experienced with curly hair to best determine the right shape.

4) These Products Style Better

In addition to the right tools, every curly haired girl needs the right styling products. These can be the difference between a good and bad hair day. You will need at least a mousse and gel to keep your curls looking well defined throughout the day. However, you will also want to invest in a good product that helps detangle your curls when you are out of the shower. This will make brushing a breeze and make your hair easier to manage.

If possible, then try to get the most expensive product you can afford. Cheaper brands tend to have too many damaging chemicals. They are not really able to do their job properly compared to better hair products.

If you’re thinking about a career in styling hair, let’s talk about it. Please contact us here.

Frank Trieu
Vice President of Business Development & Industry Relations

Frank Trieu is a cosmetology industry leader, and despite his accomplishments and accolades, he still prioritizes students on the Evergreen campus. Through building relationships within the community and local salons, retail stores, and spas, he helps facilitate job placements for aspiring beauty professionals using his expansive network.

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