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New To Embracing Your Curls?

Did you just finally  give up on the old ball and chain flat iron? Good!  Don't know where to start? Try a copy of The Curly Girl Handbook, by Lorraine Massey - the queen of DevaCurl and also check out my Youtube Channel Curl University to see any styling videos that might help you begin your journey.  Stop in to the salon and pick up the CG handbook and trial kits of Deva OR Ouidad (i like to mix and match between the 2 lines) or find Ouidad at Sephora if you don't have a salon near you.   After the jump, there is a generic product prescription in order of application that should yield great results on all (most) curls. If you are swavy, or ever feel like your scalp gets oily after 2 days or less, or just don't like the feel of a no-poo, replace the no-poo with Ouidad Sulfate Free Cleanser. See the product's respective website for application instructions.

There can always be a bit of trial and error when it comes to the right curl products - as I am sure you've experienced. It is not a one size fits all, but high quality products and a correct application can sometimes be a one size fits most when it comes to a general prescription/starting point. Swavy's might want to replace the gel with the ouidad foam (if your hair is limp and you are restyling everyday to keep your curls from looking more like straight with a slight wave) Fractile and Zig Zag curls may want to focus on deep treatments and leave in larger amounts of deep conditioners like deva's heaven in hair.


devacurl no-poo/ ouidad climate control sulfate free shampoo
devacurl one condition / ouidad climate control defrizzing conidtioner
ouidad moisture lock leave in conditioner (or leave in most of the one condition) (coming from a place of repair, i suggest using a bottle of moisture lock and then reassessing - leaving in the one condition can save you from having to purchase both. it becomes a personal preference.)
ouidad climate control gel
ouidad styling mist
ouidad clear control pomade or shine glaze (Pomade adds a little body, there is less room for error and more intense shine with the shine glaze serum.)
devacurl set it free (24-48 hour moisture locking spray)
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day 2 + refresher/reactivator Ouidad Botanical Boost or Devacurl Mr. Right

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