Caring for those beautiful curls can be somewhat difficult if you don’t know where to start…
Lucky for us, we have two amazing stylists (Melodie & Krystal) that not only have natural hair themselves but have mastered their technique in helping others style and care for their beautiful do’s.
First things first – MAINTENANCE:
As you may have guessed, how you care for your hair is extremely important! You don’t always need the most expensive products but you need to have quality products that “vibe” with your hair.
There are different types of curls out there, so not all products are going to work with every curl. Depending on how you like to style your hair from day to day can also determine which products are best for you.
BEST BASIC PRODUCTS TO HAVE ON HAND…
1) Leave In Moisturizer – To keep that frizz at bay, a leave in moisturizer will help calm those fly always and make your hair more manageable.
2) Oil – Another frizz reducer, oil will also give your hair a high shine look.
3) Cream/Gel – Based on the density of your hair, whether it’s fine, medium or thick, a cream or gel product will give your hair the hold you need to style your however you like.
When combing these products together, your locking in the moisture which will help your hair last longer between washes. A great way to remember these products is referring to them as the L.O.C Method.
L – Leave in
O – Oil
C – Cream (or gel if you like that better)
Here is a great video explaining the L.O.C method from softsheencarson youtube channel, which includes Dark & Lovely Au Naturale Products.