If you were born with naturally curly hair, you may likely have suffered from frizzy days and lots of bad hairstyles. Even under some certain conditions, you may eager to straighten your hair with a flat iron. However, no matter how you love or hate your curly hair, one indisputable advantage is that it holds styles much better than slippery hair. So, the key to work with curly hair is to find hairstyles that take advantage of your natural volume and texture. If you have been tired of your usual hairdo, here are some easy, beautiful options that work with different curly types and lengths.
In general, one thing to remember about curly hair is that the less you do to it, the better it looks. Especially when it is dry, the more you touch it, the frizzier it would be. While if you want deliberate messiness, just use your fingers to loosely rake the hair up to the center of your head and secure it with an elastic that matches the color of your hair. This is an easy yet elegant way to bring the hair away from your face and show its length at the same time. When some pieces tumble down, leave them alone. They usually frame the face beautifully and give you something to twirl when you are flirting.
For a more romantic curly hairstyle, make a half-crown braid around the back of your head. To get this hairstyle, just create two braids which are pulled back from the sides and keep them embrace the other hair. To be specific, separate a section about 1 to 2 inches of the hair from behind both the two ears and make a braid, angling the two braids around the back of head towards the opposite ear. If you have very long hair, don’t braid the full length of your hair. Just braid enough so that they go across the back of head and can be fastened together. It is elegant and beautiful, and what’s more, this style can be made in just a couple of minutes.
If you are looking for a fancier style, you can make a twist-and-pin braided hairdo. This hairstyle frames the face by a Dutch braid, which is created by crossing strands under each other and is opposed to the French braid, where strands go over each other. At the base of the head, your hair gathers into twists which are pinned into place. If you are tired of wearing the same style every day, try this hairdo. In addition, for more elegance, rub a bit of pomade between your palms to smooth the sides of your hair. But don’t use alcohol-based gels, they can further dry the hair, causing frizz.
However, if you are busy or don’t understand the tips above, forget all of them, just go to a salon and find a stylist who specializes in cutting curly hair. Let me whisper a little secret in your ear: when you walk into a salon, remember to find a stylist with natural curly hair. He or she would be going to know better than a straight-hair stylist how to do hairstyles for curly hair.