If you have natural curls, you know how challenging it is keeping them bouncy, glossy, and fabulously frizz-free (and yet Alicia Keys always seems to get it right!). Here's the thing: Caring for and styling your natural curls, coils and kinks is easy, once you know the insider secrets. Here, we chatted with Anthony Dickey, celeb hairstylist and owner of NYC's Hair Rules salon and product line, to find out his top ten curly hair do's and dont's--and check out our curly girl gallery for style inspiration!
DON’T: USETOOMUCHSTYLINGPRODUCT. “This leads to crunchy curls,” says Dickey. “Your product should be lite enough that you can saturate your hair with it, and your curls don’t get crunchy or weighted down.”
Here, Tracee Ellis Ross creates a casual, loose updo by piling her curls on top of her head.