1. Don’t brush dry hair.
avoid brushing hair after it dries. Brushing not only disrupts your hair’s cuticle, it can also stretch
hair, leading to breakage.
- Instead, towel dry hair after a shower; brushing, combing, or finger-combing it; adding a touch of your preferred
conditioner or anti-frizz product, then just say no to styling with brush or
2. Comb dry hair with wet fingers
- If you shouldn’t brush, what can you do when humidity or a brisk day leaves your hair a frizzy mess?
Water is the key, “The problem with frizzy hair is that it’s dry. Water is a basic response to this basic problem.”
wetting your hands, then finger-combing to tackle frizz and tame tangles.
3. Tame with a touch of conditioner.
To foil frizz, water down a bit of hair conditioner, then using her hands to apply it to just the tips of her hair.
4. Look for protein in your conditioner
A protein-infused conditioner will not only help you manage frizz, it helps create shine, too.
5. Don’t over-process hair.
Relaxers and straighteners can make hair brittle and lead to breakage, so go easy on these products.
6. Put moisture back in your mane.
Frizzy hair tends to be drier, so you need to put moisture into it. Use a conditioner, a natural oil, or a frizz cream, says stylist Natural oils are better than synthetic because they are absorbed into the hair, while synthetic
silicon moisturizers lay on top of the hair, making it appear dirty.
7. Stop ‘cooking’ your curls.
Anything that would blister your skin doesn’t feel so great on your hair either,” To minimize frizz, avoiding flat irons, curling irons, and limiting heat sources to a blow dryer with a diffuser.
8. Use a round brush to smooth your hair.
If you spin a round brush through your hair as you blow dry it, it helps smooth the cuticles flat.
9. Dry only the roots of your hair.
To help reduce the chance of frizzy hair, blow dry your roots only, it gives hair lift but helps you avoid drying out the hair shaft and hair tips.
10. Go alcohol-free.
Because alcohol can dry hair out, setting you up for frizz, look for alcohol-free products. That may mean switching to salon-quality shampoos, conditioners, and hairsprays. “Salon-quality products don’t have to last as long on the shelf,
so they don’t contain as many harsh ingredients — like alcohol — as supermarket and drug store products do.”
11. Fight afternoon frizz
by smoothing hair with a small amount of detangling spray, the kind made for baby hair. Spray a smidge of it in your hand and then smooth it down. It’s very lightweight and doesn’t make your hair look oily.”
12. Talk to your stylist.
If what you’re using works, use it, whether it’s a pricey product or a great drug store find. But if you want help in the fight against frizzy hair, remember that your stylist is there to help and probably has a host of hints that’ll help keep you frizz-free from morning to night.
Dawn Harrison, owner of Invisible Hair Pieces, Extensions, and Human hair wigs.
Dawn has earned two U.S. Patents for inventing the “Invisible Hair Grafting”, which is a non-surgical method of attaching human hair pieces to women’s hair and skin.