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Alter Crews favorite curly tips and products

We asked all seven of our stylists for their favorite tips and tricks on curly hair. Please keep in mind all curls are different and its always best to come to the salon and let us help you find a maintainable hair care routine for your lifestyle and hair type. These are some great general tips that go over everything from styling methods and tips, what to ask your stylist for, and frizz free curls.

Sadie's favorite tip is to not brush your hair while it’s dry, wait until you are in the shower with conditioner in your hair. Then use a wide tooth comb to distribute the conditioner evenly throughout your hair. Sadie's most loved products for this are the Vicious Curl Moisture Surge, Allsoft Mega, and Frizz Dismiss lines by Redken.

Ari suggests you try to add moisture at each step of your haircare routine. Use a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner she tends to reach for the vicious curl line for this. Then add at least one moisturizing product some of Ari’s top two picks for this are the Acid bonding leave in by Redken, IllumiOil by Leyton House.

Ky suggests the plopping method if your curls are weighed down or you struggle with long lasting volume at your roots. She suggests using a conditioner that’s not too heavy for your texture she is usually reaching for Vicious curl moisture surge or Frizz Dismiss to achieve this. When plopping Ky suggests you put your upside down into a cotton t-shirt or towel to keep frizz far away.

Elle has curly hair herself and says she suggests to ask your stylist for layers, this encourages your curls by taking out weight and giving them more room to fully form. She loves to spray 21 Benefits in her hair for moisture and then use the Vicious Curl Gel for long lasting touchable curls.

Aaron favorite styling method for curls using a Denman brush to define your curls after shampooing. Taking your hair curl by curl you smooth and follow your curl pattern with a Denman brush. Aaron’s favorite product to add for hold for this is the Curl Gel by Vicious Curl.

Jenna’s favorite tip is to wash less often, preferably once a week, and use a cowash in between. Jenna’s go to product for this is the Vicious Curl Non Foaming Cleanser. This is her go because it cleanses without completely stripping the hair letting it retain moisture.

Monica uses Moisture Surge conditioner from Vicious Curls and suggests curly girls use a silk bonnet or pillow case to reduce damage and preserve your styles for longer.

We hope you found this blog post helpful! Our stylists are passionate about continuing their education and finding the best products and techniques for curly hair. We so appreciate you sticking around until the end and we can’t wait to see your beautiful face in salon.