Curly, wavy, straight, or kinky: Your gene determines your hair texture. Your DNA plays a major role in your hair than other factors like hormones, body condition, environmental factors or nutrition. Curly hairs are liable to frizziness. They need moisture to keep them bouncy and healthy. Compared to other hair textures curls require more nutrients and specific care. With simple hair care strategies, curly hairs are manageable too. 

Why Curls Are So Fuzzy? 

With frizz and heavy spirals, curly hair is quite complicated to manage. It is noticeable that whenever you oil the curly hair the scalp may look oily but not the hair ends. Because the curls never let the oil move down which leads to frizziness. 

Apart from genetics and oiling, body conditions are also major contributors to frizziness. 

For instance, frizziness may be an indication of dehydration. Lack of moisture in the body makes hair so dry and dull.

Additionally, the humidity in the atmosphere makes it even worse. When your hair absorbs water molecules from the humidity it affects the hair texture and makes it out of control. Not only curly hair, humidity can affect any type of hair. In such cases, it is necessary to provide your hair with the right care.

Given below are some of the other factors that affect curly hair 

  • Too much shampooing 
  • Dehydration
  • Using cosmetic accessories
  • Skipping conditioner
  • Sun exposure
  • Tight hairstyle 

Follow These Tips to Wash and Dry Your Hair


  • Prefer shampoo that is specially formulated for your hair conditions. 
  • Curl care shampoos are created with extra nutrients to smoothen the curls and give you a glossy look.
  • Some shampoos are blended with oils and natural extracts which will lock the moisture in the hair.
  • Don’t use shampoo with alcohol as it will worsen the dryness. Since most of the products consist of alcohol prefer the product with less alcohol content.
  • Curly hair never gets enough oil so it becomes frizzy. Wash your hair once or twice a week. Avoid washing every day.
  • Don’t apply the shampoo to the hair end. Give a deep cleanse to your hair root and a mild cleanse to the hair ends.
  • Either air dry or use a microfiber cloth to dry your hair. Blow drying will make the curly hair coarse.

Simple Styling Tips for Curly Hair


  • Brush your hair before it gets dry. To detangle gently stroke your fingers through the damp hair. Also, You can use any hair oil or conditioner to smoothen the hair.
  • Use a wide-toothed comb to detangle your hair. 
  • Have a proper haircut. Choose a haircut/style that suits your face, hair texture, and level of curls. You can even talk to a stylist or a hairdresser for expert advice.

Natural Hair Treatments for Curls

  • Hot Oil Treatments

When it comes to hair nourishment hot oil treatment is the best one. 

  • Take any essential oil of your choice. 
  • Pour into a container and place it in hot water for 5 to 6 minutes till it gets warm. 
  • Massage the warm oil on your hair and cover it with a shower cap
  • Wash it after 30 minutes or 1 hour.

When warm oil penetrates through your roots, it will soften and smoothen your hair strands.

Use a variety of essential oils like coconut oil, jojoba oil, avocado oil, curry leaf oil, or vitamin E oil. 

  • Hair Mask

Try out the following hair masks to reduce the frizziness

Banana & Yogurt Mask- Blend banana, honey and yoghurt together. Leave it on your hair for 30 to mins and then rinse it off.

Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Mask – Mix both ingredients together and it’s ready to use.

To summarize, Curls are beautiful too. If you have challenges in managing your curls follow these tips, and try to nourish your hair. Eat healthy food and get a good sleep.