How do I use a hair diffuser?

I have 2A hair and I am curious as to diffuse my hair to enhance my curl pattern. The result that would be ideal would be a soft beach wave. Any Tips?

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Here are 12 quick tips on how to use a hair diffuser to keep your curls looking great every day.Use a diffuser that stays on your hair dryer. Many will fall off. Some hair dryers comes with a diffuser. Or, check out the selection of hair diffusers from They fit most hair dryers.Have your favorite stylers in your hair. If you have time, let your hair air dry for a little while before you start to dry it with a hair dryer and the diffuser.Use duckbill clips if you need to add volume at the crown of your head.Set your hair dryers heat setting to medium. If you are in a hurry the hot setting will work but be careful not to over dry your hair. That will cause frizz to occur.Hang your head sideways or upside down. Touch your hair gently and put curls in bowl of diffuser.Move diffuser towards head to get heat up to the roots.Be careful not to disrupt clumping and curl formation. This is a gentle but tricky process.Keep this up. Working in sections until hair is 80-90% dry.Flip head over and adjust curl alignment.Use a small amount of pomade or curl cream to scrunch out the crunch.Dry hair for one more minute to lock in moisture from pomade or cream.Use fingers at roots to shake out hair if you want more volume.