Embrace your bounce by defining and emphasising your kinks.
The trick to mastering manageable curls is to select a style that will complement your curls rather than fight against them. Ask your hairdresser to banish bulk with a low maintenance cut that takes weight out of length while encouraging natural movement and bounce. Avoid high maintenance styles that requires too much blowdrying, as it will only dehydrate your strands.
Dark solid shades can make your kinks appear heavy, so add definition by lightening your lengths a little. Don’t be tempted to try all-over bleaching as your hair type is already naturally dry and it will increase dehydration, making it prone to breaking and frizz.
Using a wide tooth comb, evenly distribute a curl-enhancing product through damp hair and then twist to add shape. Invest in a diffuser attachment for your hairdryer – an essential tool for creating perfect curls – and gently place small sections of your hair inside the diffuser while you blast, leaving them to dry. Finish by running a few drops of serum or oil through your strands to keep them frizz free and shiny.
Nourish your strands without wearing them down, with a curl specific shampoo and moisture rich conditioner. A weekly hydrating mask and leave-in conditioner will also help keep your hair hydrated and fight fluffiness.