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Embrace Your Curls: How to Define Curls for Curly Hair Extensions in Various Methods?

by CURLS QUEEN

Curl-defining methods remain a significant issue for many Black girls and women today. With the rise of social media, more and more Black women have learned various techniques to define and style their curly hair for different occasions in their daily lives. However, many Black girls still face challenges related to styling and maintaining their curls.

Here are some simple methods to define curls and embrace the beauty of curls, whether you have natural curly hair or different types of curly hair extensions like curly clip-ins, Microlink hair extensions, or sew-in weft hair extensions.

Define curls to bring out your natural texture

Products need to be prepared:

Claw clip

Leave-in conditioner

Curl-defining products

Detangling Brush

STEP1

Prepare your hair before styling by shampooing with a sulfate-free cleanser, conditioning, and detangling to ensure hydration.

STEP2

Choose the right styling products such as curl defining creams, gels, mousses, and serums based on your hair density, porosity, and desired level of hold.

STEP3

Apply the styling products to strands of your hair and finger-coiling, twirl individual curls around your fingers to encourage definition.Repeat the same process until you finish the whole hair defining.

Define curls as tighter or more coily

    1. Twist hair method to define curls

The twist method is one of the most popular hair styling methods among Black women,twisting is a versatile and easy-to-do method that can be used on a variety of hair textures and lengths.

Products need to be prepared:

Claw clip

Leave-in conditioner

Curl-defining products

Detangling Brush

STEP1

Follow the same preparation process as the first curl defining method.

STEP2

Choose and apply the styling products as above.

STEP3

Twist in small sections: Divide your hair into small sections and twist each section separately. This will help you achieve a tighter twist.

STEP4

Twist in the same direction: Twist your hair tightly in the same direction for each section. This will help to create a uniform twist.

STEP5

Wear a bonnet and wait at least 4-6 hours until the hair and products are completely dry.

Tips:

Open your twists in opposite directions and apply a little hair oil to your twist to maintain maximum definition and avoid frizz.

Hair used in it is CURLSQUEEN 18" Water Jerry Curly Itip Microlink Hair Extensions.

 

    1. Straw set method to define curls

Products need to be prepared:

A straw set (Use a straw set with small straws for tighter curls )

Curl-defining cream

Bobby pins

STEP1 Prep your hair:

Wash and condition your hair as you normally would. Towel-dry your hair until it's damp, but not soaking wet.

STEP2

Apply curl-defining product: Apply a small amount of curl-defining product to your damp hair, focusing on the ends of your hair.

STEP3

Section your hair: Divide your hair into sections, depending on how many straws you have. For example, if you have 4 straws, divide your hair into 4 sections.

STEP4

Set your hair: Take each section of hair and wrap it around the corresponding straw. Make sure to wrap the hair tightly around the straw, but not too tightly that it causes tension on your hair.

STEP5

Secure the straws: Use bobby pins or hair clips to secure the straws in place. Make sure they're not too tight or too loose.

STEP6

Leave the straws last for at least 4-6 hours until they are completely dry,his will allow your hair to set and define.

STEP7

Remove the straws: Gently remove the straws from your hair, starting from the bottom section and working your way up. Use a microfiber towel or an old t-shirt to blot excess moisture from your hair.

STEP8

Style your hair: Use your fingers or a comb to gently style your hair. You can also use a diffuser to enhance your curls.

Define curls for curly extensions to be voluminous loose curls

  • Flexi rods method to define curls

Products need to be prepared:

Claw clip

Leave-in conditioner

Curl-defining products

STEP1

Follow the same prep process as the 1st curl defining method.

STEP2

Apply the heat protectant on your hair before straightening your curly hair extensions.

STEP3

Apply the styling products to your hair, tuck the hair under the hair rod, and then roll the hair onto the rod until you reach the root. Fold the rods and repeat the same process for the rest of your hair.

STEP4

Taking down your rods only when they are completely dry, spray some holding spray to make the curls last longer.

 

Define curls for curly extensions overnight

  • Pineapple method to define curls overnight

The pineapple method is a popular technique for defining curls overnight. Here's a STEP-by-STEP guide on how to define curls with the pineapple method overnight:

Products need to be prepared:

A microfiber towel,scarf or an old t-shirt

Scrunchie (optional)

Hair oil

STEP1

Prep your hair

STEP2

Tilt your head over,put all of your hair from back to forward and set on top of your head,you can choose to divide your hair into 3 or 4 sections and tie them with soft scrunchies if you hair super long or super thick hair.

STEP3

Place the pineapple: use the scarf to place the pineapple on top of your hair, making sure it's centered and secure. The pineapple will help to define the curls and add volume to your hair.

STEP4

Take your scarf out overnight and shake your head to let curls loosen. Then, put some hair oil on your hands and apply it to your hair to reduce frizz.

Pineapple method to define curls

Pic from @Naptural85

 

  • Bantu Knots method to define curls overnight :

Overnight Bantu knots are a popular hair styling technique while you sleep to achieve defined curls and reduced frizz,it is the easiest curl defining method for long last curls.

Products need to be prepared:

A wide-tooth comb or a detangling brush

A curl-defining product (such as a curl-defining cream, gel, or mousse)

A hair tie or clip

STEP1

Prep your hair: Wash and condition your hair as you normally would. Towel-dry your hair until it's damp, but not soaking wet.

STEP2

Section Your Hair.Divide your hair into small sections using a comb or your fingers. The size of the sections will determine the size of your Bantu knots and the resulting curls.

STEP3

Apply curl-defining product: Apply a small amount of curl-defining product to your damp hair, focusing on the ends of your hair.

STEP4

Take one section of hair and twist it tightly from root to tip.

Once twisted, wrap the twisted hair around itself to form a small knot close to the scalp.

Secure the knot in place with a hair elastic or bobby pins.

STEP5

Secure the knots: Use a hair tie or clip to secure each knot. Make sure the knots are not too tight or too loose.

STEP6

Leave it overnight: Wear the bonnet and leave the knots in your hair overnight to allow your hair to set and define the curls.

STEP7

Remove the knots: Gently remove the knots from your hair, taking care not to disturb the curls.

STEP8

Brush the edges with edges styling gel

Overnight Bantu Knots method to define curls

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