Hair Curl Pattern: 2B
WHAT IS TYPE 2B WAVY HAIR?
Having type 2b hair is pretty great: You were basically born with perfectly styled hair. Your waves are the envy of all of your friends, and your strands are thick and strong and can handle just about anything. You can’t even deny that you were blessed with naturally gorgeous hair!
But with the good comes the bad, and the bad can get pretty tough. For type 2b hair, the frizziness can get real. The minute the weather changes just the slightest, your hair becomes a frizzy, unruly mess. And the battle with tangles and dryness can get really, really rough. But don’t lose all hope, because we’ve got the perfect tips for you! These styling tips for 2b hair types will help change your locks from a matted mess to waves that are silky smooth to the touch.
CARING FOR 2B WAVY HAIR
Caring for curly and wavy hair starts in the shower, and requires the right products for your hair type. While wavy hair has a natural malleability that makes it one of the easiest hair types to style, many wavy and curly tresses tend to require products that keep the frizz at bay. Here are some tips to keep in mind:
Hydration is Key
Styling your hair starts in the shower with a cleansing and hydrating shampoo & conditioner. We recommend using a sulfate-free shampoo for several reasons. Sulfates strip your hair of its natural oils, causing dull and frizzy hair (especially among those with waves and curls). Next, select a conditioner that will lock in moisture and keep your hair hydrated. Follow up with keratin to detangle while providing protection against heat styling after washing. Keratin, a protein found in hair, strengthens the shaft while smoothing the hairs cuticle, reducing frizz, adding shine and improving manageability - perfect for waves and curls. Our sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner contains a Keratin complex called Lipotein-Q™
Define Curls and Lock in Shine
Although wavy and curly hair tends to have more volume than straight hair, it can fall flat. Using a texturizer >on damp or dry hair will help define your waves, providing you the texture and volume necessary to get that healthy bounce everyone desires. Use a diffuser after applying your product for more volume.
Leave it Alone
After styling, keep your hands and tools off your hair to prevent messing up the styling effects. Messing with your hair will inevitably lead to frizziness, flyaways, and tangles.
- Stop Using Products With Sulfates And Water-Insoluble Silicones
- Squish To Condish.
- Don't Use A Towel.
- Before Drying Your Hair, Scrunch And Plop Your Hair For 10 Minutes
- Let Your Hair Air-Dry Or Use A Diffuser.
- Detangle Your Hair When Dry Once Per Week Before Showering
- Only Comb Your Hair When It's Wet
- Reduce Your Washing Frequency. Wash Hair Every 3-4 Days.
- Only Apply Conditioner From The Ears Down.
- Do Not Wash Your Hair With Hot Water.