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Diane Da Costa

Diane Da Costa

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Curly Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Curly Q&A: Diane Da Costa

he tight curl or coil is a very challenging texture. Actually, to create and keep the curly look requires a little more effort with styling. You should try the twist out or coily twist out to achieve a more semi-permanent curl pattern which last about two weeks.

Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa

Anytime you can still maintain a deep wave pattern when wet, it is considered a texturizer -- a technique, which softens and elongates the natural wave for more manageability.

Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa

Highly textured hair means that there are very tight curls and the hair is very dense. For this reason, the best way to cut or shape textured hair is by blowing the hair out first with a wide tooth comb to loosen the curl pattern slightly, leaving enough room to see the elasticity.

Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa

For a long-lasting style, try creating large two strand twist by applying gel or pomade and sectioning the hair into 2” sections, then twist. After the hair dries completely, separate the twist and finger comb the twist for more fullness. Always let your hands act as your comb- they work wonders.

Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa

In my journey, I've found that textured hair is the universal word for all curl patterns. Textured hair is naturally staright-wavy hair, wavy, curly, very curly and tightly coiled hair. once you accept what you have and stop fighting your hair, you'll be able to achieve all possibilities.