Our Blog

25
Jul

How do different treatments smooth your curls?

Olaplex, glazes, deep conditioning treatments… You hear about them all the time as ways repair, strenghthen and improve your curls but which one is best for you and how do they compare? Get the facts here. Bond Builders (i.e. Olaplex) – Best for those who are going lighter or who have fragile curls, bond builders are a two step salon process that strengthens your hair by linking broken bonds (typically broken through heat and chemicals) and preventing breakage. First, an additive...
Read More
01
Jul

Adding Length to Your Curls

Seeking length for your lovely locks? Our curl experts have culled the best and simplest steps to encourage length and health to your curls. Moisturize – deep treatments once a week  hydrate and drop tight, dry, frizzy curls. Rake – apply your products using only a rake method application. No scrunching! To scrunch, place product in your hands and spread through your curls working roots to ends. Cream vs Gel – Creams add weight and hence, add length. Another benefit is that creams...
Read More
27
May

Product Review of Deva Curl Delight Loo Poo Shampoo and Conditioner

By Curl stylists Sharon & Lisa We were excited to hear Deva came out with a new product. Deva Delight for Weightless Waves. This should not be confused with curly girls trying to make there hair wavy it will not. Its a product for already fine textured wavy girls. A nice lightweight cleanser is a welcome addition to the Deva line. Will Delight be flying off the shelves? Our stylist say probably not. “Moisture is a key factor” says both...
Read More
23
May

Trendspotting Summer 2016

We’ve got the dets on all the trends you need to know about this summer. Emerald Hair The newest hue in rainbow hair is emerald. Edgy and luxurious, emerald hair is more smoky than ghoulish and we are obsessed with the contrast on curls. Photo credit: Hairbydonnetta  Platinum curly bob Get on trend for summer with an icy blonde shade and easy bob. Some of our favorite “it” girls are sporting this look featuring a deep, rooty base Photo Credit: Sean...
Read More
23
May

Why Under Cuts Rock Summer 2016!

Want to be cool, comfortable and have a trending curly style this summer? Ask for an undercut. Shaving the underneath neck area and sides gives your curls an edgier look that can easily be reinvented. A curl stylist will buzz or scissor cut away hair from around the nape of the neck, side of the head or both. Style time and the need for cleansers and styling aides get cut in half. You can take it a step further by...
Read More
19
Apr

5 Easy Curly Hair Styles

Twisty Pony Take a two inch section of hair from each side and twist towards the back, pin in place then style a low ponytail secured at the nape of your neck. Geo Pull Back This style may be the easiest yet. Pull hair from both sides of the face to the back of the head. Slip hair slides into hair to create a geometric shape Curly Top Knot The Curly Top Knot is Perfect for 2nd Day Hair as...
Read More
19
Apr

Curly Nights Featured on NaturallyCurly.com

Curl Evolution’s “Curly Nights” events were recently featured on NaturallyCurly.com. Read an article excerpt below and the full article here.  I recently spoke with Curl Evolution, a Babylon, NY based curly hair salon about their monthly workshop titled Curly Nights. In this educational experience, certified hair stylists have the chance to provide live demos and give problem solving advice for a wide range of seasonal issues that only women with curly hair have. I spoke with Rachel Fasciani, who gave...
Read More
12
Apr

Lisa

Over the years I have blown my hair straight, and it would end up very frizzy and dry looking over the coarse of the day. I was spending too much time on my hair in the morning when I didn’t have a lot of time to give, trying to get the boys off to school. I decided I needed to embrace my curls instead of fight them. After learning about curly cuts, primers and using a gel properly and I...
Read More