Should I use cream or mousse for curly hair?
While both a curl defining cream and curl mousse will help define curls and protect from frizz, a mousse for curly hair will give your hair more volume, especially at the roots. Additionally, curl mousses are great if you live in a more humid environment, and will help keep frizz at bay.
Is the mousse good for curly hair?
And experts agree that mousse is one of the best products for naturally curly hair, to enhance the bounce and shape of fine or thin curls, or to help hold curls in straight hair.
What does curl cream do to curly hair?
Curl creams coat the hair with a thin film that helps smooth the hair’s cuticle or “shingles,” preventing hair from locking or tangling. The product creates an even surface that allow hairs to freely move past each other while locking in moisture and promoting curls to be springy while also providing definition.
Why do my curls look wet?
Depending on the styler you use for your curls it’s possible that they always look like they’re still wet, even if they’re completely dry. If you’re using a gel as styler your curls will usually look like they’re still wet, although you’ve finished (blow)-drying them.
What is the proper order to apply curly hair products?
The Right Order to Use Your Hair Care Products, According to a Hairstylist
- Step 1: Shampoo. Any good haircare routine begins with a regular wash.
- Step 2: Conditioner or Mask.
- Step 3: Serums, Oils, and Creams.
- Step 4: Gel or Mousse.
- Step 5: Hairspray or Dry Shampoo.
Why does my hair look stringy when I curl it?
Raking in products or using a brush or comb for styling – Raking in products or using combs and brushes can break curl clumps and cause thin stringy curls, especially in looser curl types. If you absolutely have to do that, scrunch in some water AFTER applying the products so that your hair clumps up again.