Does anyone else have curly hair?
Or curly hair that you fight on the regular with a flat iron, a Brazilian Blowout, and some hair magic?
I've never tried to fight my curls.
I have a low tolerance for spending more than 10 minutes on my hair on any given day.
It is worth noting though that I take about twenty minutes to apply make-up.
So, this may be a wedding picture and you may think, "Oh she had the stylist curl all those curls."
No. I asked her to pin the sides up and spray every hairspray known to man on it.
The rest was just my hair up to is usual shenanigans.
Every day is a bit of a "SURPRISE" because some days it's crazy curly, some days it's fluffy, some days it's both. I just try not to look in the mirror during the day, lest I see what my hair is really doing.
Today I wanted to share the shampoo, conditioner, hair gel and hairspray I use regularly to whip these curls into shape!
The Curly Hair Styling Essentials
Neutrogena Triple Moisture Shampoo. I bought this on a whim and love it! It's a cream shampoo and it lathers beautifully! It also leaves my hair feeling clean but not dry, so I can shampoo 4 or more times per week! I used to shampoo only once or twice per week(don't cringe, my hair is naturally really really dry). Get this. You will loves it.
Garnier Fructis Conditioner. I prefer Sleek & Shine or Hydra-Recharge, but that's just because I'm fighting a losing battle of dry hair over here. I even(gasp!) use this as a leave in conditioner!
Pantene Pro-V Curly Hair Gel. This stuff is perfect. I put in a healthy amount(think a palmful, not a "nickel" size) and flip my head upside down with a little scrunch action.
Redken Hairpray. This stuff is my humid day holder. Ain't nothin' gettin' through this stuff. 'Nuff said.
L'Oreal EverCurl. I want to like this stuff. I DO. It works amazingly, it holds, it lasts, but jeez louise, whatever they took out to make it "sulfate free" put it back! This stuff stinks! I use this on non humid days, as a bit extra hold when I wear my hair down.
Garnier Fructis Extra Hold Hairpray. This is my every day hairspray. It smells good, it holds my curls and baby hairs in their places and I never feel guilty for layering it on like I do when I use more expensive hairspray. I have a lot of hair here people. This kind of maintenance adds up!
I feel like I don't need to tell you to invest in salon quality bobby pins, and to place them bumpy side down(towards your scalp) or to have ouch-less hair ties? These seems like items you should already have in your hair arsenal.
So what do you use on your hair on a daily basis?
Or, what do you recommend I add?
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