Taylor Tugman is a curly hair expert and senior hairstylist for DevaChan. But don’t give up just yet. Although the damaged portion of your strands might not be salvageable, with a few changes to your regular routine, your curls will be back to their old selves in no time.
Can you get your curly hair back?
The best way to restore your natural curl pattern is to cut off the damaged hair. In some cases, this could mean you’ll have to do a dreaded big chop. Before you faint, scream, or refuse to read any further, remember: Your hair will grow back.
How long does it take to get your curly hair back?
Two to three years:This is the usual length of time that transitioning takes. This does not mean that your curls do not have any more growing to do or that you will not require additional trims to get you hair to its final state, but this benchmark will let you see your crown in all its glory.
Why has my curly hair gone straight?
But hormonal shifts—like those that occur during puberty, pregnancy, and menopause—can alter the shape of the hair follicle. … (Think of the follicle as a tube: If it has a slight curve, the hair grows in curly; if it doesn’t, the hair grows in straight.)
How do you repair damaged curly hair?
If you want to restore your heat damaged curls, start re-hydrating your locks in the shower. Use our moisture boosting Dream Curls Shampoo and Conditioner which not only provide hydration but are also some of the best products to revive curly hair.
How can I revive my curly hair in the morning?
Fill your spray bottle with water and a little less than a tablespoon of your favorite conditioner and dampen your hair with the mixture (or wet your hands and smooth or scrunch the water/ and conditioner into your hair.) Smoothing will elongate the style while scrunching will create a bit more curl definition.
Why am I losing my curls?
Hormonal changes like pregnancy, puberty or menopause can cause your curl pattern to change drastically. The shape of your hair follicles defines your curl pattern and texture, so when your body goes through a major hormonal overhaul, it can also change the shape of your follicles, thus changing your curl pattern.
Why won’t my natural curls stay?
You are not applying products to soaking wet hair
Styling products capture your natural curl, not create them. You want to apply your stylers to soaking wet hair in order for it to set in place as it dries. Applying product to damp or dry hair will still provide hold but it will not revive your curl definition.
Does layering hair make it curlier?
Yes! Layers will bring more curl definition and will prevent triangle head.