Meet Alex Portelli, a junior at Boston College and a fan of the Deva Cut.
DevaCurl One Condition and DevaCurl DevaCare Arc AnGEL. Different curls may use a different combination of products. I shampoo my hair once a week and I haven’t found that the shampoo brand matters. Once I'm out of the shower, I apply the DevaCare gel and use a microfiber towel to scrunch the curls and remove excess water from my hair. NC: What reaction did you get when you first decided to go natural? AP: People didn't realize how curly my hair really was because I always had it pulled back and straightened. My hair was different so I think most people found it really pretty. I had always been shy and quiet, but my curls made me stand out more. NC: What do you do at nighttime for your hair? AP: I sleep on a silk pillowcase; it reduces the frizz in the morning. Sometimes I will very loosely pull my hair on the top of my head to prevent the top from getting flat. Read More: How to Dry Low and High Porosity Hair