Curls are magical things when they’re acting the way they’re supposed to act. Curly girls know that sweet spot of happiness when our coils and kinks are supple, hydrated and behaving. But throw in summer heat and humidity and they can turn into an absolute nightmare: frizzy, crunchy and resistant to all styling and taming. It’s true: fear of frizz can ruin our summer fun.
Luckily, there are plenty of tricks to keep naturally curly hair quenched and luscious during the summer months. We turned to Taliah Waajid, one of the OG pioneers of the natural and multicultural haircare industry (she’s been doing this since 1991), who was more than happy to share some tips on how to keep your curls supple, hydrated and manageable during the summer months.
This article originally appeared on TotalBeauty.com