“For a frizz-free, natural wave, prep is really important,” says Gunn. “Giving your hair a good dry brush before you wash it will remove any moulting hairs that might cause tangles. But this should be the last time you use a brush or comb.
-Joico Curl Créme CO+Wash, $34
-(1) Lee Stafford Here Come the Curls Conditioner, $17.99
“Keep your styling product handy in the shower and style your hair while it’s still dripping wet,” says Gunn. “Choose products that are alcohol-free, as alcohol tends to create frizz in curly hair and dry a bit crunchy.
(2) John Frieda Frizz Ease® Dream Curls Air-Dry Waves, $19.90
(3) KMS California CURLUP Control Crème, $34
“Ideally, you’ll leave your hair to air dry,” says Gunn. “Don’t irritate it with unnecessary fiddling – think calm. If you do have to dry it, use a diffuser attachment on your hairdryer, and the same rules apply: don’t overstimulate it; let your hair fall into the diffuser and dry slowly.
(4) Nutrimetics Nutri-Rich Hair Protect & Shine+ Serum, $30
(5) ghd curve® creative curl wand, $270