With its bends, curls and coils, wavy hair is unique in its own way. Because of the different ways it can fall, wavy hair tends to be more fragile and delicate than fine or thicker hair. Wavy hair isn't overly oily or dry, which allows for many different styling options along the spectrum of curly or straight looks. Despite being resilient and a good shine reflector, wavy hair is most prone to frizz and can at times, be fairly coarse. Read our tips below to make sure that your hair is always well-hydrated and looking amazing!
While genes does play a very important role in this, scientists recently discovered that the shape of your hair follicle determines the way in which each strand grows. When a hair follicle is asymmetrical, the hair tends to curl. However, when the follicle is symmetrical, the strand grows round and straight. Other research also suggest that wavy and curly hair is the result of an uneven distribution of a type of keratin that accumulates on the inside edge of a curled hair.
Using a hydrating shampoo and conditioner is a very important step in any wavy hair care routine. The perfect range for this is the CHI Deep Brilliance Argan Shampoo and Conditioner (R790.00) which is specifically formulated to rejuvenate and hydrate dull, frizzy and damaged hair. The addition of Argan oil Argan Oil makes the product rich in essential vitamins nutrients. It adds strength and elasticity to the hair and helps to protect against damage from thermal styling and UV rays. The Moringa Oil works as a natural hair rejuvenator and restores vitamins and moisture back into the hair, for younger, shiner, healthier looking hair
After washing and styling your hair, you might feel the urge to play with or touch your waves. While it might seem harmless, try not to touch your hair too much as it can lead to an increase in frizz, flyaways and tangles.