* A good haircut is key (find an expert here)

* Sleep on a satin pillowcase

* Don't shampoo every day

* Comb conditioner through hair in the shower

* Avoid terrycloth towels; use microfiber instead

* Air dry or use a diffuser

* Use styling products suited for your hair type

* NEVER use a brush

* Don't touch your hair

* A pomade is great for mid-day touch ups

* Apply styling products to dripping wet hair