‘’Your natural curls are stunning works of art exactly as they grow from your head.’’ – Teri LaFlesh creator of The Tightly Curly Method.
The Tightly Curly Method is said to keep your curls healthy, hydrated and hang better, making them easier to manage. Terri also has a book available with instructions and useful info for how to best take care of tightly curly hair.
- Cleanse the scalp
- Condition the hair while detangling with your fingers or a comb.
- After you rinse, apply a large amount of conditioner to wet hair. You may find it best to section the hair.
- Detangle with a Denman brush with the conditioner in your hair. This will remove a large amount of the excess conditioner.
- Smooth and twist curls as necessary.
- Air dry
Tips from the site
- Teri recommends gently washing the scalp only. Do not pile hair on top of the head and rub it in. Shampoo the scalp, and when rinsing, let the soapy water run over it and down the hair.
- Do not brush or comb your hair when it’s dry.
- Never separate your hair like a wishbone, as this will snag and pull. Terri explains ‘’When you do need to separate your hair, like when dividing it into smaller
sections for combing, it’s good to first comb your ends when they are wet and loaded with conditioner. Then hold the hair you want to separate lightly in one hand. With your other hand, very gently pull one section out from the remaining section’’
- You don’t have to trim. If you eliminate damaging your hair, you don’t have to trim it. The purpose of trimming is to cut off the damaged parts. If you aren’t damaging your hair, you will just be cutting away perfectly good hair.
Does it work?
We have found a lot of positive feedback on this method. ‘’ I LOVED the way my hair felt for the next few days’’. Shanti Terry wrote on the Let Me let You Know blog, ‘’Overall. I love this method. I will be continuing it for at least the next month to see if I want to switch over to it indefinitely. I definitely recommend that you try it if you haven’t. It can’t hurt to give it a try!’’ Shanti went on to say.
Have you tried The Tightly Curly Method? Let us know what you think of this method in the comments.