Curl Warehouse Blog

Dictionary of Curl Styling Products
There are so many styling products out there! Our list of products available at Curl Warehouse, which is big but is certainly not absolutely everything, grows all the time. Let’s take a closer look at your options to provide you...
How Many Styling Products Do I Need for a Great Hair Day? Part 2 - Stylers
If you haven't read Part 1 of this blog, please read that first! The next step in your routine after a primer can include a product for hold and/or volume. The majority of our customers are looking for long-lasting results,...
How Many Styling Products Do I Need for a Great Hair Day? Part 1 - Primers
Your Question: How Many Styling Products Do I Need to Use for Great Results?My Answer: Two.  You’ve been trying the Curly Girl / Hair Method for a while and you're struggling, or perhaps you are new to the Method.  Either...
Gift Ideas for Curly Friends, Family, and Kids
If you are starting your Black Friday or Holiday season wish list now, this blog will help you get some new ideas for curly friends or family.... Or you can pass along a copy to those friends and family so they...
The What, Why, and How of Pre-Pooing
You may have heard this odd term in the curly community before: pre-poo. Today we'll be discussing what it means and why you might want to try it out! What does "pre-poo" mean? A "pre-poo" simply means something done before...
FAQs: What is "Slip"?
I'm sure you've heard this term before: "slip". What is it and why might you want a product with it? What is slip? Slip is the feeling you get after applying a product.  If something has "great slip", it is...
What are Hair Thickening or Volumizing Products and How Do They Work?
Curlsmith recently released their new Full Body Thickening Lotion with some really exceptional reviews.  With this came the question: "How do these products work?" How Does a Volumizing Product Work? Volumizing or thickening products can work in a few ways,...
Help! My Scalp is SO Itchy!
A lot of people experience dry, itchy, flaky and irritated scalps. There’s so many reasons that it can happen, so I will try to address as many causes of itchiness and solutions as possible here.  The bottom line is that if...
What is Irish Sea Moss and Why Is It In My Hair Products?
The latest ingredient that seems to be popping up everywhere is Sea Moss, or as it is also known, Irish Sea Moss or Chondrus Crispus.  There is also two other common types you might see called Genus Gracilaria and Eucheuma...
Refresh Sprays: Everything You Need to Know & Product Recommendations
I think one of the main reasons some of us love the Curly Girl / Hair Method is our ability to get multiple days out of one wash day.  Most of us want as many days as possible with our...
The Name's Bond.... Bond Repairer
It seems that every manufacturer is coming out with  “bond repair” products for hair these days.  This is great, as it means there is way more selection than ever to help you achieve your healthiest curls.  The downside is that this means trying to figure out which...
There's An Oil For That: Oil Recommendations for Curly Hair
If you haven't used oils before, you may be a bit unsure how best to use them to suit your hair type and routine. Here I have provided a list of ideas on how to use oil on your hair/body.  Please...
How to Care for Oily Hair and Scalp
If you have oily hair, following the traditional guidelines of the Curly Girl / Curly Hair Method may leave your hair feeling limp and heavy and your scalp still dirty after cleansing. Oily hair tends to be - but not always -...
Curl Warehouse's Guide to Glycerin and Dew Points
Glycerin. Does the word instantly get your attention?  If there’s one ingredient that seems to not get the love in the curly/wavy community, it would be glycerin. What is Glycerin? Glycerin is a humectant that can also known as glycerol.  It...
Low and No Waste Products for Curly Hair
Everyone is concerned about the overuse of plastic and figuring out ways to recycle, and rightly so!  We all want to see less at the landfill!This blog will talk about products at Curl Warehouse that are zero waste or are...
DIY Low-Waste Recipes for Curly Hair Care
It's Earth Month! Let’s chat about a few homemade recipes that can be good for hair, require no additional packaging, and are inexpensive.  Most of these recipes include ingredients you already have in your house. Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse First...
Products for Scent-Sensitive Curlies
Well if there was ever a subject that is highly subjective….this blog is it.Everything from food, cleaning and personal products will have many people swear it is the best.... While  others are swearing that exact same thing is the worst...
Tips for Caring For and Styling Fine Hair
What is fine hair? Fine hair texture is found within all of the curl types, from 1A to 4C.  This type of hair is smaller than a thread in width and almost invisible. It is difficult to feel a single...
How To Choose the Best Deep Conditioner for Your Hair
Deep conditioning is a popular topic at Curl Warehouse, especially in the winter. What is deep conditioning?  Deep conditioning is using a conditioner that is  left in your hair longer than a rinse-out conditioner.  It is usually done with a...
What Causes Frizz? 12 Tips to Reduce Frizz
If there is one subject that gets talked about a lot in the wavy/curly/tight curls world it is FRIZZ!  Some embrace it while others do everything they can to banish it.  But one thing is true: we will all have...
How to Integrate New Products into your Curly Hair Routine
Have you been doing the Curly Girl / Hair Method (strict or modified) for a while now? Are you getting bored using the same products?  Or maybe you have it down and are ready to try something new!!  Well Curl...