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Frizzy curly hair: Tame your locks once and for all

Love your curly hair, but is frizziness making you want to tear it out? You are not the only one! Curly hair tends to run on the drier side, and frizziness is a problem that every curly-haired girl deals with. Frizz can turn naturally healthy, gorgeous curls into limp and lifeless ones. It also makes your hair look unhealthy and inhibits hair growth. But what is the solution to tackle frizzy curly hair once and for all? Read along to learn more about our best tips on reducing and preventing frizziness.

What causes frizzy curly hair?

To understand how to deal with frizzy curly hair, let us understand what causes it in the first place. Some of the most common causes of frizziness are:

The Weather

Yes, the number one culprit in causing frizz in your hair is nothing but the good old weather. You might have noticed that a humid climate causes your hair to get frizzier. This is because curly hair is inherently porous in composition and tends to absorb moisture quickly. This leads to curls losing their shape and turning frizzy

Using the wrong haircare products

The way you brush your hair is very important. Brushing too aggressively can cause damage to the hair follicle, which is why we recommend that you always comb your curls wet

Using a cotton pillowcase

This is a surprising one. isn't it? However, this is very true. Cotton pillowcases absorb the moisture from your hair and cause them to lose their shape. This can lead to frizz and dryness. 


Can stress cause frizziness in curly hair? The short answer is yes. Stress can lead your curly hair to go frizzy. 

Wrong drying methods

How you dry your hair is extremely important. Your curls are at their most vulnerable when they are wet and improper drying techniques can cause damage, inadvertently leading to frizz. 


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How to tame frizzy curly hair: essential tips

Curly hair is wild, beautiful and unique. But on the flip side, it is delicate, high maintenance, and can get dry easily. It can also get frizzy easily and frizzy curly hair is not a good look on anyone. Frizz spoils the overall texture of your hair and can even cause it to look untidy. Hence, if you want to achieve those Instagramable curls and prevent frizz, you have to address the special needs of your hair. Let us take a look at the step-by-step practices to prevent and reduce frizz:

  • Use lukewarm water for hair wash. The less heat you use on your hair, the less damaged it gets. Yes, this applies to the temperature of water that you use for hair wash. Never wash your hair with hot water as it can lead to your curls getting damaged and of course frizziness. Opt for Lukewarm water instead; 

  • Condition it often. Thoroughly conditioning your hair is the key to glossy curls. Use a good quality conditioner loaded with natural nourishing ingredients such as Shea Butter, Argan Oil etc. Go a step further and give much-needed TLC to your hair by using a stronghold leave-in conditioner;

  • Avoid using harsh hair care products. Chemical-laden shampoos and conditioners are the enemy number uno of pretty curls. Avoid these products at all costs as they can strip the natural oils straight out of your hair;

  • Use a frizz protectant. If you live in a humid climate, always remember to use a frizz protectant. These serums and creams give that extra layer of protection to your curls against the harsh climate. 

The best products for frizzy curly hair

So you want to tame the frizz in your curly hair but are unsure about what products to use? Let us walk you through the best product types recommended by experts to get those glossy frizz-free curls of your dreams. 

Pre-poo treatments

Pre-pooing is prepping your curls before you wash them. You can use either a hair mask or hair oil for this. Use a hydrating hair mask that features ingredients such as natural proteins, honey etc. Natural hair oils such as Coconut and Argan oil also work like magic on frizzy curly hair.

Type of shampoo

The shampoo that you use is one of the if not the most important hair care products that you can use. Hence, choose it with caution. Avoid natural oils stripping shampoos containing sulfates and alcohols. Instead go for gentle hydrating products that feature ingredients such as Shea Butter, Jojoba oil etc. 

Hair masks

In our opinion, hair masks are one of the most ignored hair care products and we just don’t understand why! Include a moisturizing hair mask that is full of components such as Aloe Vera gel and Flaxseed oil to see your curls transform overnight. 

Hair oils

Regularly oiling your curls can breathe new life into them. Opt for natural hair oils such as Coconut, Argan, Jojoba etc. However, be careful about what oils you are choosing. Certain hair oils such as coconut oil are heavy and can weigh down your curls. 

Curly and frizzy hair: Taming locks naturally

wet hair

Any hair expert worth their weight will tell you that the solution to most hair problems can be found in nature. Nature is bountiful and brimming with nourishing products that can take your lifeless dull curls and transform them into a thing of beauty. So, let us take a look at some of our favourite natural remedies to achieve beautiful, highly defined, natural curls. 

  • Hot Oil Massage. Heat the natural hair oil of choice in the microwave for a few minutes. Wait for it to cool down so that it is comfortable to use. Massage this oil into your scalp and wrap your hair in a towel for at least an hour before hair wash;

  • The Egg treatment. This one is our personal favourite! Beat up two eggs in a bowl along with one spoon of Olive Oil. Apply this hair mask for 20 minutes to your hair and then rinse it off; 

  • Aloe Vera gel. Aloe Vera contains countless nourishing ingredients and will help you transform the look of your curls. You can either use fresh gel from Aloe Vera leaves or just plain store-bought Aloe Vera gel. Massage this gel into your scalp for 15 minutes before you shower. 

Bellissima Italia to style your curly hair

As we have talked about earlier, how you dry your hair can have a dramatic effect on how frizzy your hair gets. Hence, be careful when choosing your hair-drying technique. 

If you want to achieve those head-turning curls like Rihanna, we suggest you invest in a high-quality diffuser. A diffuser is a handy hairstyling tool that spreads hot air over the surface of your hair in a controlled manner and helps combat frizz.  

Our favourite diffuser on the market right now is the Diffon Supreme by Bellissima Italia

This one of its kind product is designed using the best Italian Engineering and is loved by hair experts around the world. This next-gen diffuser works on the principle of good heat to give you those eye-watering beautiful curls all day long. It boasts of a Curls booster System that combines the smooth action of the perforated grid and twelve long fingers to give you gentle drying while preserving your natural curl pattern. Say goodbye to the stress of damaging your curls due to excess heat due to its custom digital heat control that features 3 temperature and 2-speed settings. Its Ion care technology further leaves your hair shiny and frizz-free. 

While the Diffon Supreme only runs on 770 W, this low power is specifically integrated to protect your curls from heat damage. It also comes with a professional 3-meter cord that gives ultimate convenience and luxury. Its high-quality Silicon diffuser tips also provide extreme head comfort. 

Do we need to say more? We think not! Add the latest Diffon Supreme to your cart today and let us know your experience.

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