Thankfully, there are passionate education specialists who teach the latest in textured hair addressing essential characteristics including how-to design and style accordingly, which products are essential and why, and impressive styling tips and tricks.
These educators are texture specialists and I am grateful for their knowledge helping me design signature looks for clients who wish to enhance their natural curl.
Research from leading industry experts in texture, specifically Sam Villa of Redken, reveal more than 50% of salon guests have some degree of texture present in their hair. Findings are significant and reveal people are now embracing their natural texture.
There is a growing trend towards professionally managed, luscious, naturally curly hair and realization that not everyone is a candidate for "pin-straight hair" as we have seen in the past.
Curly hair needs special attention because of its unique physical characteristics. It is weaker, more prone to breakage, has a tendency to become frizzy, and the shine can become lost in the depth of the curl.
How these unique texture characteristics affect hair color are also important and the effect of color is a consideration anyone with curly hair must consider.