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Curly hair....I need volume and anti frizz

(10 Posts)
krisskross Sun 24-Jan-16 11:21:27

That's it really, very wavy rather than curly with a tendency to frizz. Alot of anti frizz stuff makes it greasy and flat. And volume products make it frizzy.

What shampoo and conditioner combo will give me both? Thanks

INeedNewShoes Sun 24-Jan-16 11:28:18

A few tips:

Avoid conditioners with silicones in them - these do smooth the frizz but with build-up that makes your hair greasy.

Things to deal with frizz:
- Don't wash your hair every day
- Avoid towel drying your hair (I wrap my hair in a curl ease towel after I've washed it. The rough fibres on a normal towel cause frizz)
- Don't use a hairbrush at all
- Avoid using harsh shampoos

Lots of useful advice here:

I use gentle shampoos (non SLS) and then silicone-free conditioner. The brand doesn't seem to matter that much. Waitrose stock a few different gentle haircare products (Korres, Avalon etc.).

The only product I use after washing now is Boots curl creme (which gets recommended a lot on here).

lampshady Sun 24-Jan-16 11:28:45

I have this:

Sorry about the size of link! Ace for curly hair. It's a Co wash so nothing that messes with curly hair as it tends to be dry.

INeedNewShoes Sun 24-Jan-16 11:29:13

p.s. I realise you said that your hair is wavy rather than curly, but everything I said still applies...

lampshady Sun 24-Jan-16 11:29:35

*contains nothing

BearFoxBear Sun 24-Jan-16 11:51:49

My hair is the same, and I make my own shampoo using coconut milk, olive oil, water, castile Soap, honey and essential oils - takes about 5 minutes to make and it's sorted the frizz right out. After drying I use a very small amount of either coconut or monoi oil, and that's it. It's made such a difference.

krisskross Sun 24-Jan-16 12:40:31

Thank you all for your responses... Loads for me to read and hope at last!!

Destinysdaughter Sun 24-Jan-16 15:54:27

My hairdresser who specialises in curly hair recommended Body Shop Rainforest range. It's SLS and silicone free. There's also a more expensive range called Devacurl which is specifically designed for curly hair which is available on Amazon. My hair is more wavy than curly too but v prone to frizz!

INeedNewShoes Sun 24-Jan-16 21:05:30

Destiny whereabouts/who is your hairdresser?

I go to Hazel at Belli Cappelli in Egham and she's fab but it's a bit of a trek for me.

Destinysdaughter Mon 25-Jan-16 00:02:28

He's in Birmingham. Don't know if that's any nearer for you? He is fab and has clients from all over the UK.

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