Caryse Firebrace
Caryse Firebrace

How I Tame my Curly Mane but Still Look Fly

Maintaining super thick, curly hair is hard work. The worst is when products help tame the beast but don’t leave you with the stylish look that you were going for. However, after countless products and techniques, I finally found the perfect hair routine that rids me of frizz but also keeps me looking fly.

The key to having hydrated curls starts in the shower. My go-to shampoo is Head & Shoulders Men: Old Spice 2-in-1 Dandruff Shampoo & Conditioner. While it might seem like an odd choice, I prefer the ‘Old Spice scent’ to the usual peppermint. Also, having curly hair I use thicker products that can sometimes cause build-up so having good dandruff protection doesn’t hurt.

Next: conditioner. But wait, you thought the Head & Shoulders was a 2-in-1?! Nu-uh honey, that won’t cut it when you have a thick mane. This is where Tresemmé Curl Hydration Conditioner comes in. Once I apply it, I let it sit so it can work its magic, (around the same time it takes to wash my body or shave my legs). When it’s time to rinse I always leave just a tad in to help maintain curl hydration.


While my hair is still wet, I apply the Garnier Fructis Leave-In Conditioning Cream. It adds an added dose of hydration which will condition my strands all day.

Tresemmé Flawless Curls Mousse keeps my curls in nice ringlets while also allowing me to style them the way I want. To finish up, I just give a quick blast with the blow dryer.

Oh wait, what about the next day?! It’s all good! You can still wake up and rock an awesome bed head look.