Curl Evolution News
15
Mar

Techniques To Try For 2019

Every year, we are all introduced to new tips and tricks on how to manage our curls. Just a few years ago, curls were as simple as just adding water and conditioner. Now, we have certain ways to produce the most defined curls, what temperature the water should be on when washing our hair and how often we should wash it. What may seem like a commitment and a lengthy process to some can actually be simple depending on your knowledge. For instance, deep conditioning plays a large role in...
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14
Feb

Choosing the Right Diffuser for your Curl

Diffusers they all look so different how do you know what to choose? First lets begin with what is a diffuser?- A diffuser redistributes warm or cool air so that it doesn’t blow directly on your hair. Ultimately disturbing your curl and making you frizzy. If you use a blow dryer with out a diffuser the curls will eventually grow and expand the more you dry. With several types of very different looking diffusers on the market choosing the right one can be a challenge. Our curl experts recommendations are...
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30
Jan

2019 Predictions

When it comes to the world of curls, we never know what to expect for the years to come. Just a few years ago, curly hair was barely being sported in lieu of straight hair being the beauty standard. Now, we have so many appreciated variations of curls that it’s almost impossible to think about what trends are next to come. Last year, the blonde highlights became a popular choice amongst curly haired girls. We even saw a few pixie cuts surfacing. We find that most girls choose their next...
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30
Jan

How To Stretch Your Style

The goal of a wash-and-go is to make it last for as many days as possible. It’s a very frustrating feeling to have your style ruined by the second day because you sweat it out at the gym. It can be a tough battle deciding to change your lifestyle or to maintain your curls for the week. Sometimes it doesn’t have to be a battle, however. Whether it’s wearing a silk wrap to protect yourself from the sauna’s heat or washing your hair on a week where you don’t have...
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03
Jan

2018 Curly Fads

This year, the curly hair community definitely added some new styles and twists to their natural routines. Sure, wash-and-gos were still a thing, but when introduced to pixie cuts and blonde streak highlights, a lot followed the trend. Curls are already fun as they are and the possibilities are endless regarding what you can do with them. A lot have been going with the pixie cut trend as it allows them to feel free and removes their label of being just “the girl with curly hair.” Highlights are always fun...
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29
Dec

Tips your curl stylist wishes you would follow

Here are some things your stylist hope you take away from the experience:   1. At Home Maintenance is Just as Important as Regular Salon Visits Just because your first time experience at a salon was spectacular does not mean you should allow it to stay at just that. Don’t be afraid to ask your stylist questions throughout the process- it’ll benefit you in the long run!  If you really liked how your hair turned out during your first visit, take notes of the procedure and the products used so...
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28
Dec

Smoothing Treatment Questions Answered

Most Popular Smoothing Treatment Questions Answered… Sale is January 1 – January 31 ——— This Treatment has NO down time ———- You may wet/wash your hair the same day ———- Yes please book your color and haircut on the same day ———- Swimming in salt water or chlorine is absolutely fine ———- Stays for 3 months ———- You need to use sulfate free (on sale!) shampoo to maintain ———- You may keep your sale price of $199 If you Maintain your treatment within 4 months (16 weeks) Book Now
12
Dec

Tackling Dry Split Ends

  Dry, split ends are a nightmare for almost anyone with curly hair. Even if the majority of your hair is healthy, unmoisturized ends virtually cancel that out. Notice how we are advised to pay the most attention to our ends when washing and styling our hair- that’s because the ends are the most prone to dryness and breakage. Even washing your hair too much can have a negative effect on them as it can dry them out if washed consistently in a short period of time. And here’s the...
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20
Sep

Different Shapes You Can Achieve With Your Next Curly Cut

The beauty of curly hair is that it comes in all shapes and sizes. The texture of your natural hair and the shape of your face play a role in which shape suits you the best. Luckily for some, their curls already fall into the shape that they want and a curly trim is all you need. Others seek curly cuts (highly recommended)for their new look or use protective styles like braids or twists in order to achieve their desired look. It is also a matter of length and tightness...
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31
Aug

Back To School With Curls

As the summer comes to an end and back to school season is in full effect, most naturals wonder what they’re going to do with their hair. Some feel more comfortable wearing their curls in a big fro throughout the summer but like to tone it down for school. Nothing wrong with that, some feel they don’t want to draw too much attention to themselves. Others don’t mind their big hair and want to wear it to class. However,  being a full-time student can be time-consuming and tiring since you...
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05
Jun

Figuring Out Your Curl Type

Figuring Out Your Curl Type “What is my curl type?” many may ask. Curl types are divided into numbers with partnering letters which determine the tightness of your curls the higher the number. The curl types that are commonly known are: 2A / 2B / 2C 3A / 3B / 3C 4A / 4B / 4C The first type, 2A, represents very loose curls that can usually resemble waves. The last type, 4C, resemble the tightest curl pattern usually referred to as “kinky.” And you guessed it- the curls in...
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22
May

Hair Porosity Test

Understanding hair porosity is one of the complicated parts about natural hair care. Porosity refers to how much your hair can retain moisture. There are many factors that tie into this such as: curl texture, the amount of moisture it absorbs and retains and the structure of your cuticle. When referring to the levels of porosity, there are three: low, normal and high     Low porosity hair resists moisture but once it’s in, it stays in for a while. It is recommended that those with low porosity hair stick...
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14
May

Quiz! How Well Versed are you in Curl Talk?

Ever heard someone refer to their hair as “CG” and wonder what does that even mean? Well, in the same way every country has their own language(s), curly hair has its own too. We use this jargon to refer to different things like the current state of our hair to the style we did overnight to protect it. It works for those with curls and makes conversation much simpler. Take our quiz and see how you rank with your curly lingo. Give your self a point for each term you...
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03
May

How You Can Protect Your Curls This Summer

While the summer can be the most fun time of the year for many, most curly girls agree it can be double the work. Think about the amount of time and maintenance your hair requires- now multiply that by two. The sun and its UV rays can be detrimental to your hair by drying it out. For those who love lightening their hair color, the sun will definitely help in that department but you must still be careful of accidentally damaging curls by not protecting with enough moisture when entering...
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24
Apr

Keeping Your Wash N’ Go Fresh on Day 5

Yes, a wash-and-go can make it to day 5 without even looking like it. All it takes is the proper care and nightly routine to make it possible. A lot of those with curly hair will say they prefer “second-day hair” over a fresh wash-and-go because it already had time to settle in and acquire volume. “First-dayers” will notice that it takes a long time for their hair to dry which results in a lack of volume until it fully dries. On the second day, you can pick it and...
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17
Apr

Preventing Frizz

Preventing frizz can be one of the hardest tasks for those with curly hair. With the summer right around the corner, it’s time to start bracing yourself on how you can protect your mane from the beaming sun. One of the biggest challenges concerning curly hair and frizz in the summer is that you might want to let your hair out, but then begin to sweat due to the heat. Some alternatives to this are styling your curls in an updo, or slicking your hair back in the front and...
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