5 Fuss-Free Curly Hairstyles: The Winter 2014 Edition

Hey all you girls with curls. It’s time to stop flat ironing and straightening those curls and check out these super cute naturally curly hairstyles that are trending this winter! Once you learn how to style those curls, you’ll never go back. Curly hair can be an easy way to cut down time getting ready in the morning and make all the straight haired mavens super jealous!

1.MAHOGANY CURLS:

5 Fuss-Free Curly Hairstyles: The Winter 2014 Edition

How To:


  • After shampooing hair, towel dry by scrunching towel through ends of hair.
  • Apply a curl cream to ends. Try Pravana’s NEVO model behavior.
  • Work all through hair and air dry or dry using a blow dryer and diffuser. Remember to use a higher heat setting, but low force.
  • While drying, use a wide tooth comb through top of hair to pull most of the curl out, but stopping where you want your tendrils to begin.
  • Smooth top with brush or comb. If more volume is desired, lift sections and back comb with comb or brush.
2.SULTRY CURLS:

5 Fuss-Free Curly Hairstyles: The Winter 2014 Edition

How To:

  • After shampooing and conditioning hair, towel dry lightly.
  • Apply a medium hold mousse to damp hair, working through to ensure all strands are coated.
  • Scrunch hair in hands to energize curls.
  • Blow dry hair using a dryer and diffuser. For extra volume, flip hair over and blow dry upside down.
  • Once hair is dry, starting at the top, gather medium-sized sections and bobby pin in center. Continue down center of head adding more sections and securing with pins. Leave a section down in the back, or you can choose to pin it all up.
  • Finish look with your favorite hairspray, and you’re ready for a night on the town!

3.BRAIDED BACK:

5 Fuss-Free Curly Hairstyles: The Winter 2014 Edition

How To:

  • After shampooing hair with a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner, apply a curl cream throughout.
  • Dry hair using dryer and diffuser, using low force and high heat to create a soft curl without frizz.
  • Once hair is dry, section out as area in front, angling back.
  • Starting at the back of section, divide hair into three sections and begin a French braid, bringing hair under instead of over. This creates a flat braid that looks like a headband.
  • When you reach the end of the section, continue to braid a few more inches and place above the ear. Secure with bobby pins and arrange curls to hide them.
  • Finish look with your favorite hairspray and get ready to accept the compliments!
4.FAUX HAWK:

5 Fuss-Free Curly Hairstyles: The Winter 2014 Edition

How To:

  • After shampooing and conditioning hair, apply a medium hold gel through hair, combing to ensure all strands have been covered.
  • Dry hair with a diffuser and blow dryer. While drying, use a comb or brush to dry sides straight back (this will keep them in place all night!).
  • Section front of hair and back comb to create volume. Poof up and secure with bobby pins, leaving ends loose.
  • Gather hair towards the middle of the center of your head and create a connecting ladder of bobby pins to hold in place.   Repeat on both sides until all hair is pinned up.
  • Place curls to hide pins and spray with hairspray.
5.A CURLY NIGHT OUT:

5 Fuss-Free Curly Hairstyles: The Winter 2014 Edition

How To:

  • Apply medium hold gel or mousse to damp hair. Make sure that you evenly distribute product, combing after applying can help.
  • Dry hair with a diffuser and blow dryer. To create extra volume, flip head over and dry upside down.
  • Once hair is dry, create a deep part and secure curls over.
  • With the side that you will twist back, take ¼ to ½-inch sections, and secure loose hair with a clip.
  • Holding tight to head, twist hair back, adding hair as you move towards back of head. When you choose where you want them to stop, hold tight to scalp and secure with bobby pin. You may need to create an X pattern with pins. Continue up to part.


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