Monthly Archives: October 2014

With curly hair, any loose hair-style looks good. Check out this video tutorial for the loose curly hair updo. This is good for second-day hair when you are not getting much of a curl definition. In this video, we use a curling iron to define the curls around the face but if you do not have that, you can use your finger and apply some […]

Curly Hair style – loose updo

Do you think curly hair is boring? You can only keep it open or tie it in a ponytail or with a clutcher. No! So let’s start a series of easy-to-do hair styles for curly hair that you can do by yourself.First style that we look at today is the High Messy Bun. If you have less volume on your head, you can camouflage your […]

Curly hair style – High Messy bun

India and Indians are in the midst of a transformation today. We see more and more people starting to exercise which is very good. I remember, we never even knew that there is such a thing as green tea and today, we see so many brands of green tea at our neighbourhood store. Through this post, I am suggesting another good habit, which is to […]

The prime offenders of hair care

This is a list of sulfate-free, silicone-free shampoos, conditioners and styling products in India. If you know of any other product, do let me know and I will add it to the list. You will find most of these products at online stores like Amazon, Flipkart, Purplle, Nykaa etc. Whenever you buy a product, make a habit of reading the ingredient list. It is a good habit, […]

Sulfate free and silicone free hair products in India for ...

Along with last week’s post to define curly hair, here are a few more tips that I want to share for wavy hair. The amount of conditioner depends on the properties of hair like coarse/fine and dry/normal/oily.  If you have fine hair and normal/oily waves, then you should use small amount of light conditioner (or skip it entirely if you feel your hair is oily). […]

How to do it Revisited (for wavy hair)

In my last post, I talked about how to define our natural curls. But sometimes, you want to have more control over your curls and might want to reshape them instead of letting them fall naturally. For such occasions, we have a technique called twirling. 1. Start with washed and detangled wet hair. Dab wet hair with an old t-shirt or microfiber towel to remove excess […]

Twirling technique for wavy/curly hair

Who says we can not do it? Just follow the proper routine and you can get the well defined curls. And please keep in mind that it applies for wavy hair as well. I follow the CG method with shampoo for wash instead of co-wash. I like the CG method because it gave me superior results which is quite evident from my before/after pics. Shampoo: […]

How to define curly hair

What you need to avoid in a product – Silicones, Sulphates, Wax, Petroleum Jelly, Drying alcohol like Alcohol Denat, SD alcohol. Refer to the list of Ingredients to avoid. Determining a Hair product to be CG approved – Below is some basic list of ingredient which you can refer. You can also verify ingredients list using the below link. Note* In original CG method […]

How to start the CG method

This is the first post of my blog. I never thought I would one day be writing a blog but here I am. Things change and so do the curls 🙂 I know what we all were told from our childhood to maintain our curly/wavy hair; oil your hair, wash with shampoo, apply conditioner and once the hair gets dry, comb it. And I used […]

Starting the curl journey!