My hair’s crazy-damaged. We’ve been through a lot together. I try to tenderly care for it with deep-conditioning masks and precious serums, but I just can’t seem to quit it with the heat styling.
It doesn’t help that it’s winter, and as a pathetic baby who literally starts to cry when I feel too cold, I can’t walk around with wet hair in my freezing cold house for even a minute.
In winter, I end up styling my hair straight quite often. I really couldn’t tell you why. Straight hair just feels more wintery. I do prefer the way curly hair looks peeking out from under hats and stuffed into a big scarf, so I’m going to try and rock the curls more often this winter.
Like I mentioned, my hair is really damaged, so it starts to dry on its own super-quickly. It’s also a lot thinner than most people think it is, so it doesn’t take long. I start by taking my weekly shower, and I immediately spray some Organix Instant Repair Weightless Healing Oil.
It helps smooth my damaged ends, while giving my hair a soft, pretty shine. I like that it’s a spray because I can get a little heavy handed with oils and serums, and this one stays light as a feather.
For my next step, I work some sort of curl enhancing product into all my hairs. Right now, I’m into Not Your Mother’s Kinky Moves Curl Defining Hair Cream.
This cream keeps my curls frizz-free and gives them some extra oomph. I really like the way it smells, too. It’s got grapeseed oil and jasmine in it, which sounds fancy, right? I don’t use a whole lot, because we don’t want crunchy curls ever.
So work that stuff all the way through your hair, but try not to hit your roots because it can look a bit greasy there.
And here’s the most important step: you need a blowdryer with an attachment called a finger diffuser. My blowdryer came with this attachment, but you can find them separately. Just make sure it will fit onto your dryer.
Then flip your whole cabeza upside down, and blowdry!
I keep my dryer on the lowest speed and the lowest heat, and you should, too. I run my fingers through my hair as it dries and I sort of shake my head around like a manic dog. Sometimes this whole thing makes me dizzy and I have to sit down for a while. It’s OK.
After it’s all dry, I blast it for a few minutes with that “Cool” button on the dryer.
Then I usually spray a couple spritzes of that Organix oil into my hands and use it to tame down the poofiness of my hair.
So far as styling, lately I’ve been pinning my bangs to the side because I just cannot be bothered.
That’s how I do my hair. How do you do yours?