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| June 30, 2022

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#KnowYourCurl

Salon Business has partnered up with Revlon’s RE/START to help hairdressers get to grips with each and every curl they might encounter – and learn how to tackle it.

Type 2: The wave

Wavy hair strikes a balance between straight and wavy. It is usually defined as Beach Waves or Tousled and can be styled easily. Frizz and flyaways start to become more evident the stronger the wave becomes.

 

Wavy hair characteristics

– Hair takes an ‘S’ bend shape

– Hybrid between straight and curly hair

– Flyaways or frizz present 

– When wet, the hair shows movement

– Density varies

How to identify wavy hair

– Does it have mild to natural shine?

– Does it have an ‘S’ bend or movement that is subtle or pronounced?

– Is it versatile to style? 

If these are all yes, then it’s wavy hair.

HOW TO TREAT WAVES 

In-salon… 

Step 1/ Nourishing cleanserWaves Group

To nourish and softly clean wavy hair, shampoo or twice depending on the needs.

Step 2/ Nourishing Conditioner and Leave-in

Condition waves by applying conditioner to damp hair and leave on for 2-3 minutes. Rinse thoroughly.

Step 3/ Defining Caring Cream

To define waves apply Defining Caring Cream to damp hair. Blow-dry or leave the hair to air dry.

 

 

At home…

Waves at homeStep 1/ Nourishing Cleanser
To nourish and softly clean wavy hair shampoo it once or twice depending on the needs.

Step 2/ Nourishing Conditioner and Leave-in

To condition wavy hair apply the conditioner to damp hair and leave on for 2-3 minutes. Rinse thoroughly. Use the conditioner as a leave-in treatment every second shampoo.

Step 3/ Defining Caring Cream

To add definition, apply Defining Caring Cream to damp hair. Blowdry or leave the waves to air dry.

Step 4) Next-day Refreshing Tonic

To refresh and enhance waves apply the tonic on dry hair between shampoos.

Type 3: The Curl

Curly Hair naturally ranges from loose curls, and buoyant spirals to tight spirals curls, which have some mild shine but are prone to frizz. This hair is referred to as Type 3.

Curl

 

Curly hair characteristics

– Combinations of soft spirals and tight spirals curls.

– Natural volume and height

– It is prone to dehydration

– Washing rituals will change due to texture

How to identify curly hair

– Is there a clear spiral shape when it’s wet or dry? 

– Is the hair’s density varied? 

– It is reactive to the environment? 

If these are all yes, then it’s curly hair.

HOW TO TREAT CURLS 

In-salon…

CURLS GroupStep 1/ Nourishing Cleanser

To nourish and softly clean curly hair, shampoo it once or twice depending on the needs.

Step
2/ Deep Nourishing Buttery Mask

Nourish curls deeply with the mask and leave on for 3-5 minutes. Rinse thoroughly.

Step 3/ Defining Caring Cream

To define curls, apply Defining Caring Cream to damp hair. Blowdry or leave the hair to air dry.

At home…

CURLS AT HOMEStep 1/ Nourishing Cleanser

To nourish and softly clean curly hair, shampoo it once or twice depending on the needs.


Step 2/ Deep Nourishing Buttery Mask

Nourish curls deeply with the mask and leave on for 3-5 minutes. Rinse thoroughly. For a conditioning effect, alternate the mask with the Nourishing Conditioner & Leave-in, in this case use the conditioner as a rinse off.


Step 3/ Defining Caring Cream

To add definition, apply Defining Caring Cream to damp hair. Blowdry or leave the curls to air dry.

Step 4/ Next-day Refreshing Tonic

Apply the tonic on dry or damp hair between shampoos to refresh and enhance curls.

Type 4: The coil

Coily hair, commonly referred to as Afro-textured or kinky hair, Type 4 is naturally very dehydrated and spongy in texture. It can be soft and fine or thick and wiry. There are strands which form very tight, small curls of zig-zags right from the scalp and are prone to major shrinkage.

 

Coily hair characteristics 

– Mix of tight to tightest spirals and coils

– Volume and height

– Versatile

– Fragile due to dehydration and less cuticles present

How to identify coily hair

– Does hair feel fragile due to less cuticles present

– Does it have tight corkscrew, spiral springs?

– Is the hair varied in density?

– Is the hair reactive to its environment?

If these are all yes, then it’s curly hair.

HOW TO TREAT COILS 

In-salon…

COIFF GroupStep 1/ Multipurpose Gel-To-Oil pre-wash
Apply Gel-To-Oil on dry hair and leave in for up to 10 minutes. Rinse thoroughly.

Step 2/ Nourishing Cleanser
To nourish and softly clean coily hair, shampoo it once or twice depending on the needs.

Step 3/ Deep Nourishing Buttery Mask

Nourish the coils deeply with the mask and leave on for 3-5 minutes. Rinse thoroughly.

Step 4/ Nourishing Conditioner & Leave-in & Multipurpose Gel-To-Oil

For customised results, you can mix the Nourishing Conditioner and Leave-In with the Multipurpose Gel-to-Oil. Apply to damp hair. Blowdry or leave the hair to air dry.

At home…

COIFF AT HOMEStep 1/ Nourishing Cleanser

To nourish and softly clean coily hair, shampoo it once or twice depending on the needs.

Step 2/ Deep Nourishing Buttery Mask

Nourish coils deeply with the mask and leave on for 3-5 minutes. Rinse thoroughly.


Step 3/ Nourishing Conditioner & Leave-in & Multipurpose Gel-To-Oil

For customised results, you can mix the Nourishing Conditioner and Leave-In with the Multipurpose Gel-to-Oil. Apply to damp hair. Blowdry or leave the hair to air dry.

Step 4/ Next-day Refreshing Tonic

Apply the tonic on dry or damp hair between shampoos, to refresh and enhance coils.

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