Want to try curly girl method? but you are a bit worried and concerned about what might be the outcome. Then there’s is something special for you here.
Right in this post I have posted almost all the frequently asked questions related to curly girl method with their answers. Whether you are and expert or a professional. I am very sure you will need to read this.
So far, so good I have joined countless number of social media and web forums for curly hair girls, compiled all the questions bothering everyone including myself, did few research, got experts opinion and published this post.
Note: This post will be updated every week be rest assured to get something new. But remember that personal experience is the best teacher.
Here also Lorraine Massey and Michele Bender the author of curly girl handbook answered every question they encountered during their curly hair journey.
Care and Maintenance (FAQs)
Q: How often should I wash my hair?
Experts will advise you to wash once in two weeks or every week. But one thing is that all hair are not the same, some finds it comfortable washing once a month, while some don’t. The best and surest way to know how often you should wash your hair is through testing.
Q: What’s the best haircut(s) to wear With CGM?
The best haircuts for women with curl is Deva, rezo and ouidad cut others; For men/ boys temp fade, undercut, Afro and many more matches well.
Q: How Can I reduce Frizz In My Hair?
To reduce frizz in hair, Dry and wrap your hair with T-shirt or micro fiber towel and sleep over it. This works like magic
Q: Is It Better To Cut Curly Hair Wet Or Dry?
Cutting or trimming curly hair when wet is sign you are about to get your worst. It is better to trim or cut your hair when dry because it gives you the exact length and shape with curls unlike wet hair.
Q: Is Brushing Curly Hair Bad?
The act of brushing or combing the hair interferes with your curls’ formation, causing dispersed curls, otherwise known as frizz! Even when your hair is more straight than curly, you should get out of the brushing habit. Instead, use your fingers to comb through the hair and then only while it’s wet and drenched with conditioner.
Q: Is straightening my curl good or bad?
Don’t be among those curly girls that think blow-drying and flat-ironing their hair straight once in a while is good and okay. The truth is that It’s Not Good.
Q: Which Ingredients in Hair Dye Are Not Curl Friendly?
Stay clear from hair products that contains Sulfate, silicone, Parabens and Phthalates are not CG friendly at all. If you have any just remove it from your wardrobe.
Q: Why Doesn’t The Front Of My Hair Grow As Long As The Back?
The hair around your face, like the windshield of a car, is constantly exposed to wind, rain, heat, and other environmental factors, and therefore has a shorter life span than the rest of your hair.
But you can mend and protect these tendrils by nurturing them with extra doses of conditioner and handling them gently. Pay attention to the damage you may be unwittingly inflicting on your hair by pulling it, playing with your bangs, or running your fingers through your locks.
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Q: Does Curly Girl Method Cause Hair Loss?
There is no form of complain that CGM causes hairloss. Infant, 90% of ladies that practice CGM said that the amount of hair shedding reduced drastically after using the curly girl technique.
Q: How Long Does Curly Girl Method Take To Work?
With correct routine and approved curly girl method products, decent improvements and results should start showing up after 2-5 days. But full results usually take at least 2-3 months depending on the hair texture and type.
Q: Does Frizzy Mean Unhealthy Hair?
No, frizzy hair doesn’t say your hair is unhealthy, just that at times it looks annoying, but be assured that it can be fixed.
Q: How do I sleep and protect my Curl?
Tossing and turning in bed at night causes a lot of friction. I suggest that you get a pillowcase made of silk, cotton sateen, or very high thread-count cotton to reduce friction and minimize split
ends. The softer and more luxurious the cotton, the less damage it will do to your hair.
Q: Is Curly Hair Attractive To Guys?
Of course. No one will see a beautiful princess with brilliant curly and see or say something odd, Trust me.
Q: How can I get rid of static?
Most curly girls don’t have much of a static problem once they throw away the hairbrush, shampoo, and harsh electric appliances that create static blow-fly!
Use plenty of conditioner, especially on the canopy of the hair. If static and flyaways are still a problem, take a wet paper towel with gel in it, and graze gently in a downward motion over the top layer of your hair.
Q: My hair looks dull. How can I get it to shine?
Shinning is always an issue with curly hair. Unlike straight hair, which has a flat surface and can reflect a lot of light, curly strands have contours so light reflects only off part of them.
Also, if your hair’s past includes shampooing, blow-frying, and straightening, be patient. You may never get the sheen that your naturally straight sisters can achieve, but after a few weeks of CGM, shinier curls will emerge.
If you don’t have the curly girl method e-book, my dear you are missing alot. Endeavors to get it now. Or do have some questions not answered here? do well to let me know through the comment box below.