Curl Evolution News
29
Mar

Color Options For Your Curls

  Okay, so you’ve made it through the transitionary period of your curls and now you’re ready for some color. This time around, it won’t be done by using a box dye at home. The temptation is real, especially after browsing through dozens of pages featuring a rainbow of curly haired girls. We’ve all been there! Nevertheless, make sure to do your research and find a salon that specializes in coloring curly hair or else you’ll find yourself back at square one again. These salons should be able to provide...
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07
Mar

Different Ways to Effectively Apply Product To Curls

All product-applying methods are not created equal. One question those with curly hair usually ask is, “How can I get my curls to be more defined?” This is a popular question because most people aren’t effectively applying product onto their hair, causing frizz and little to no definition. However, if frizzy and undefined hair is your style, go for it!   Some aren’t even aware of the full potential of their curls because they aren’t sure on how to properly apply product. It actually isn’t as simple as applying product...
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22
Feb

7 Curly Hair Tips To Live By

While all curls are different, they all have one thing they need: maintenance. Maintaining curly hair is not as easy as it seems and can be time consuming. Some people think it is as simple as washing your hair with shampoo and conditioner and letting it air dry. Wrong. Things like washing your hair with shampoo more than twice a week can dry it out and using a regular towel to dry your hair makes it frizzy and removes moisture. There’s never too much to know about the tips and...
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13
Feb

Different Methods to Encourage Growth

One thing most curly haired curls have in common is shrinkage. Shrinkage happens across all curl types but is most noticeable with tighter textures.Even though curly hair is actually longer than appears, most of us want length at all times. It happens with all curly textures but its most noticeable with those who have 3B through 4C textures, as they are tighter than any other curl types. It can take your hair months, even years for it to reach its desired length if you let it grow naturally without using...
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20
Jan

5 Best Practices for Curly Hair in a Work Environment

In an artistic business big hair is more than welcome. But we don’t all work in a creative space.The existing debate whether curly hair is appropriate for a work environment makes it difficult for those who are unapologetic about their natural hair. Some feel curly/natural hair is too “loud” for an office environment, let alone an interview for your dream job. How many people with curly hair can relate? You find yourself slicking your hair back or blow drying it for an interview because you don’t want to potentially be...
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14
Nov

Safe Ways to Add Heat to Your Curls

Adding heat to curly hair is a big risk- in fact, it is such a risk that your curl pattern might be altered when you wash it again. However, the risk level lowers when you use caution and don’t add heat frequently. For those who are transitioning from damaged hair, heat use isn’t recommended but if you do choose to add heat, it should only be done at least once a month. Many people who are transitioning don’t feel 100% comfortable with their hair so they blow dry it because...
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03
Nov

Different Curl Types and How They Work

  Different Types of Curls and How They Work For every person with curly hair, each one has a unique curl type. Sometimes for one person, there’s more than one curl type in their hair. Some of these curls can be in the 1 range, which are much looser curls than those in the 4 range. The 1 range consists of straight and fine hair meaning it is thin and does not curl on its own. The 4 range includes the tightest curls on the spectrum. “Kinky” can be another...
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19
Oct

Different Ways to Protect Your Curls While You Sleep

Small Braids For those who desire a wavier look, braiding your hair at night will definitely do the trick. Similar to the two-strand twist method, first apply a refreshing product to your hair to make it damp. Next, divide your hair in 8-10 sections and  braid every section. If you want to still show some of your natural curl pattern, looser braids will do the job. For tighter waves, tighter braids will give you the exact result you are looking for. Finish each braid with a small rubber band. For...
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03
Oct

Different Ways to Manipulate Your Curls

Different Ways to Manipulate Your Curls   Coiling Coiling is a great method for those who like springier, defined curls. It’s a really simple process which only requires four steps. First you wash your hair, add a styling product of your choice, grab the selected amount of hair you desire and twist it using your index finger. Repeat until you have gotten to every strand of your hair or you can also coil the desired section. This method can also be done by using the stick part of a fine...
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28
Sep

When Is the Right Time to Get a Curly Cut?

When Is the Right Time to Get a Curly Cut? While the curly hair movement has made a large comeback in the past few years, curly cuts play one of the essential roles in the movement. Without a curly cut, it might take some extra maintenance for your curls to flourish. A curly cut is an innovative way of cutting curly hair while it’s dry. The reason this cut is done while your hair is dry is because you can see where each curl will fall once trimmed. Although wet...
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01
Mar

Curl Trends from Spring Fashion Week 2017

Spring looks straight from #FASHIONWEEK. Crop Top curly girls were all over the runway. Natural styling and rounded tops with a tear drop shaped nape area finishes the look.Keep curls feminine by defining out small pieces around the face try Curlfections Polishing Whip or Glimmer Polish . Slick Soft Waves Apply product wet and gently comb to smooth out curl. Air dry for natural waves. Try Ouidad’s Clear Control Pomade or Wave Create Sea Salt Spray.   Heavy Bangs with bohemian soft waves cascading to the shoulders. Use a cream that will not over...
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01
Feb

Your Just Glowing!

How could you not love looking at the vivid or neon color combinations. Even if your not in the market for a vibrant look its hard to turn away. Our stylist live, sleep and breath these fabulous colors just because they are lively and can be so fun to work with. When a client is ready to be creative and allow  a stylist  to create a custom look you get a result that will be unique and eye catching.With the new addition to the market of florescent black light Top Coat your look can...
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10
Dec

Your Best Holiday Hair

Looking for a simple end of the day curl refresh just like our cover model. Curl wrapping will take your day time look long into the evening and even into the next day. Choose the texture your looking for based on the curling irons size below. Stylist tip: if you choose the curling iron or curling wand closest to your curl pattern It will be the simplest and most easy to style and mimic. The larger or smaller the iron is in comparison to your natural curl pattern, the more work will be involved...
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18
Oct

Get Inspired

Pintrest, Instagram and Google searches will lead you to a plethora of excellent photos to find inspiration. Get the most from your pins by keeping a theme in mind and storing photos in the same place. The more visuals the better!   Don’t be afraid to show your stylist several different looks but explain why you like each one specifically. If you have multiple photos you like for varying reason and cant decide on one style, show them all and include explaining what you don’t like so you get the most out of your...
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11
Oct

Trending Curly Cuts Winter

  Ready for style inspiration for your curls this winter? Look no further these hot styles keep curls fresh and bouncy all winter long. If your getting bored with your hairstyle or just need to refresh your curls. Long short and every thing in between we have a new look to keep you in style.         Crop Top Pixie fun, easy to style this look is super stylish with out really having to try. Tight sides and back eliminate much of the styling. Have fun with the...
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