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Hair wash: the best picks

Washing hair is a part of everyone’s basic hygiene. It is so ingrained into our daily routine that we often don’t put too much thought into it. However, is there a proper way to wash curly hair that will enhance its health and beauty?  Yes, there is! Everything from the products that you use to the frequency of hair wash can have a dramatic effect on your curls. So, are you wondering what is the proper hair wash technique for curly hair? Read along to learn all about the best tips and tricks for cleansing curly hair the right way.

How often to wash your hair?

The first question to answer is how often do you wash your hair? Unfortunately, there is no single answer. Your hair wash frequency depends totally on a variety of factors. These factors include (but are not limited to) your hair type, scalp texture, how greasy your hair gets, and lastly personal preference. 

On the other hand, if you have wavy hair, use a sulfate-free shampoo to cleanse it twice a week. 

However, curly hair is a completely different story.

How to wash hair: the best practices

Now that we have talked about the importance of following a proper hair-washing routine, let us move on and talk more about what are the best hair-wash techniques

If you have wavy hair 

Wavy hair falls somewhere in between straight and curly. Start by prepping your hair with a hydrating hair mask. Use a curl-defining shampoo to rinse your hair. Add in a moisturizing conditioner. Don’t skip on using a good quality leave-in conditioner for better nourishment. 

Now, washing curly hair the right way can get a little tricky. Curly hair has its own unique set of needs that need to be addressed. Improper hair-washing techniques can lead to lifeless dull curls. We shall discuss the correct way to wash curly hair in detail further below. 

How to wash curly hair: experts’ beauty secrets

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When we talk about curly hair, proper hairwashing technique is important for not just cleansing but also for styling. Washing your curly hair the right way leads to beautiful, voluminous curls that dreams are made up of. So, here is a step-by-step guide for washing curly hair: 

  • Pre-pooing goodness. The most effective way of achieving healthy curls is to use a pre-poo treatment. Pre-pooing is nothing but prepping your hair before washing using either a hair mask or a hair oil.

  • Cleansing it up. Thoroughly wet your curls and evenly distribute a cleansing shampoo into your hair from the roots to the ends. We suggest using only cold water on your curls as hot water can damage them.

  • The best cleansing techniques. To avoid stripping the hair of its natural oils, always go for Sulfate and chemical-free shampoo. Co-wash between washes for healthy hair. Also, use a clarifying shampoo every two weeks to clean up dirt and product build-up. 

  • Condition it like a pro. Add much-needed moisturisation to your hair by using a strong-hold conditioner. Choose a conditioner that is loaded with ingredients such as Argan Oil, Aleo Vera Gel, Natural Proteins etc. 

  • Don’t miss out on a Leave-in conditioner. Add that extra layer of hydration to your curls by using a good-quality leave-in conditioner. Use a leave-in or rinse-out leave-in conditioner so that your curls look shiny between washes. 

  • Enhance Your Curls. If you want your curls to look more defined, use curl-enhancing techniques such as finger coiling and scrunching and make magic happen! 

Looking for a way to make your curls last longer between washes? Discover "The ultimate guide to keeping your curls looking great between washes".


It’s time to dry!

Drying is one of the crucial steps in any curly hair care routine. Improper drying can lead to extreme frizz and dryness. Hence it is important to go for a drying technique that gives you a gentle drying effect without disturbing your natural curl pattern. 

To minimize frizz and preserve curl definition, always use a micro-fibre towel to absorb excess water. Clipping the roots of your hair as you dry will help you achieve those bouncy curls that are just so gorgeous to look at. Further, Always remember to use a leave-in conditioner before drying to control dryness. 

Some of the most popular drying techniques for curly hair are plopping, air drying, and diffusing. 

Out of these methods, Diffusing is the go-to curly hair drying method chosen by experts around the world. So what is Diffusing? Diffusing is nothing but using a diffuser to gently dry your hair. And what exactly is a diffuser

A diffuser is a hair styling tool that gently distributes warm air over the surface of your hair in a controlled manner. It helps in preventing frizz and enhances the natural curl pattern of your hair. 

Take this as your sign to invest in a good quality diffuser today.

Bellissima Italia to style your curly hair

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

This innovative diffuser is hailed as a Holy Grail product for curly hair by hair experts all over the world. Designed using Superior Italian Engineering, this diffuser is tailor-made for curly hair. It features a revolutionary Supreme Curl Flow Technology that boasts of a perforated grid and twelve long fingers that give a delicate drying effect and preserve the natural curl texture. 

It also comes equipped with a digital heat control that comprises three temperature and two-speed levels to provide customized drying. Diffon Supreme’s Ion Care technology provides hydration to your curls and leaves them shinner and bouncier. Not only this but also its Ceramic and Argan oil technology helps fight frizz and dryness. 

Featuring faster drying times, the Diffon Supreme is also perfect for long curly hair. It runs on 770 W thus protecting your hair against heat damage. It is also extremely flexible to use because of its 3-meter cord and Silicon Diffuser tips. 

So, what are you waiting for? Get your hands on the revolutionary Diffon Supreme today and let us know your results.

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