HAIRCARE

Red Carpet Curls is an educational website focusing on the curly girl method for both haircare and skincare. We take a scientific approach to the method to help you understand how your hair and skin function.

HAIRCARE

In this section you will find articles and videos on applying the curly girl method to your naturally textured(wavy, curly, coily, kinky hair). If you have a question about any part of the method from; how to read ingredients, info on protein, humectants, co-wash, pre-poo, even building a new routine every season! Chances are we have the answer to your questions in either an article or video.

Curly Girl Method Science: Porosity 101

Porosity is a key piece of information often ignored when learning to care for curls. Once you understand the science behind porosity you will be able to figure out the problems in your routines in no time. Get all the FACTS about porosity supported by peer-reviewed journal articles.

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Curly Girl Method Science: Scalp Health 101 (Including Tips)

Are you struggling with hair growth or even hair length retention? Do you suffer from dandruff or other embarrassing scalp issues? Well, you can’t have healthy hair without a healthy scalp! Get all the info you need to know for a healthy scalp and healthy hair growth.

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The Science and Benefits of Amino Acids for Your Hair & Skincare (Including Recipe)

Amino Acids are the perfect solution to your frizzy hair days! Find out how I never do protein treatments but still keep the perfect balance by utilizing amino acids.

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The Science Behind Naturally Textured Hair and Why the Curly Girl Method Works!

Are you struggling to understand what The Curly Girl Method is? How about even answering the question as to why it’s the need or even the best approach for your hair? Get all the answers you need right here!

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How to Read Product Labels

Lost when it comes to spotting bad ingredients like sulfates and silicones on your product labels? Well, suffer no more. Learn all the tricks from the pros of the CG Method and never have to worry about bad ingredients again!

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#RedCarpetCurlsRoyalty Series: Keri-Joe

Learn about the routines, advice and product recommendations from our fellow sisters in this new series called #RedCarpetCurlsRoyalty

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How to Determine Your Curl Type

Determining your curl type can save you a lot of headaches, many infuriating mistakes, and lots of money on the wrong products. Find out everything you need to know here.

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The Science Behind The Ultimate Clarifying Treatment: DIY Bentonite Clay Mask

Looking for an all-natural clarifying treatment stronger than sulfate-free clarifying shampoos? Bentonite clay is highly absorbent and beneficial to our natural hair. Find out everything you need to know!

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Red Carpet Curls Weekly FaceBook Live Sessions Return!

These live sessions are my opportunity to spend more time with my fellow sisters, and your opportunity to pick my science-filled CGM Brain.

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Red Carpet Curls Reviews: Inahsi Naturals

“You without compromise. We are passionate about making quality Hair Care products, that incorporate natural ingredients, allowing you to fully embrace the natural you from head to toe. Whatever the texture of your hair, our products, which are as diverse as the people who use them, were created to showcase, enhance, and highlight the best you that you can be.”

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The Science Behind Deep Conditioning

Got questions on deep conditioning? Get all the answers you need in the in-depth science-based article below!

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Red Carpet Curls – Curly Girl Method MasterClass – September 25, 2019 – NYC

Are you overwhelmed or struggling with the curly girl method? Are you having trouble finding the right routine for your hair? Then this 3-hour masterclass is the answer to all your curly girl method related qualms!

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Why Suave Daily Clarifying Shampoo is NOT Curly-Girl-Method-Approved

Wondering why you can’t use Suave Daily Clarifying Shampoo when following the Curly Girl Method? Find out the reason and the science behind it all with this in-depth article.

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Red Carpet Curls Reviews: Luxju Natural Haircare

Suffering from dry and brittle hair? Are you looking for styling products to hydrate and nourish your natural texture ensuring frizz free beautiful definition each time? Well, look no further than Luxju Natural Haircare. With all-natural, certified organic, CGM approved ingredients, your hair will thank you!

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Red Carpet Curls Top 7 Holy Grail CGM Products

Having trouble finding the right products to start your journey? Well, Red Carpet Curls did the work for you! Here are the Top 7 CGM Small Business (Mom-and-Pop brands) Products! We got you covered from shampoo all the way to gel! Some of the best small-business all-natural/organic products on the market!

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Red Carpet Curls Reviews: Zazzy Bandz

The redesigned headbands that fit like sunglasses!

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Red Carpet Curls Reviews: Tailored Beauty

Looking for a moisturizing, all-natural, curly girl method approved, “mom and pop” brand for your hair and skin? Well, look no further than Tailored Beauty.

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The Science Behind the Itchy M’s: Methylchloroisothiazolinone and Methylisothiazolinone

What are the Itchy M’s and how do I deal with this itchy scalp?! Find out everything you need to know!

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Curly Girl Method Shampoos: Difference Between Clarifying Shampoo, Final Wash,Gentle Cleansing, and Co-wash

What is the difference between no-poo and low-poo? What makes a shampoo clarifying? What is the final wash? All the answers to these questions and more are just a click away!

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Red Carpet Curls Reviews: Veracious Curls

Looking for an all-natural, organic, vegan, glycerin free, and curly girl method approved haircare brand? Well, Veracious Curls has come to answer your prayers!

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Red Carpet Curls Reviews: Bemycurl

The long-awaited arrival of the Bemycurl brand is finally here! Here’s everything you need to know for perfect hair days.

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What is the Curly Girl Method?

Overwhelmed by information? Still, don’t know what exactly the curly girl method is? Well fret no more, this one article will cover all the bases for you.

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Red Carpet Curls Reviews: Dollar Curl Club

Do drug store products give you bad build up and irritation? Looking for new affordable but all-natural products for naturally textured (wavy, curly, coily, kinky) hair? Well, look no further than the game-changing curly girl method approved brand, Dollar Curl Club.

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Sally’s Beauty CG Safe Products List (Including Hyperlinks)

Sally Beauty offers 816 product options for naturally textured (wavy, curly, coily, kinky) hair. That is insanely overwhelming to decide upon in the store. Here is a list of all the curly girl method approved items available on the Sally Beauty website.

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Red Carpet Curls Reviews: Woman to Woman Naturals

Looking for an all natural, easy, moisturizing curly girl method approved haircare system? Well, look no further than Woman to Woman Naturals

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Walgreens CG Safe Picks (As of Dec 2018)

Searching for a list of the #curlygirlmethod approved items available at Walgreens? Well, look no further than Red Carpet Curls.

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Red Carpet Curls DIY Aloe Vera Manuka Honey Prepoo

Looking for more moisture and definition? Struggling with dandruff and frizz? This aloe vera-manuka honey pre-poo is your answer!

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Red Carpet Curls Reviews: That’s That Magic Body and Hair Oil

That’s That Magic is a handmade moisturizing body and hair oil made from natural oils and fragrances including coconut oil, shea nut oil, almond oil, jojoba oil, and avocado oil. Perfect for all skin and hair types.

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Winner of Inaugural Red Carpet Curls Website Launch Giveaway

And the winner of the Kinky Curly Custard, Customized Red Carpet Curls T-Shirt, and personalized sit down with the Queen is…

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Protein V.S. Moisture Balance: How to Know What My Hair Needs?

Is your hair just out of whack lately? Curl definition just isn’t where it’s supposed to be, experiencing more shedding and frizz than normal? Maybe you are missing a step! Check out this quick read on how to quickly determine if your hair needs moisture, protein, or both!

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Red Carpet Curl’s Top 7 Tips for Low Porosity Hair

Struggling with moisturizing your low porosity hair? Check out these 7 game-changing tips!

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Curly Girl Method: Which Ingredients to Avoid and Why

The curly girl method is all about avoiding the ingredients that hinder curl restoration. Here is a detailed breakdown of what ingredients to avoid on the method and why!

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Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse (ACV Rinse) 101

ACV Rinses are a curly girl staple! It’s easy to see why. ACV works to clarify hair, help balance the PH level of your scalp, and even works as a natural conditioner! Check out the article for the chemistry breakdown on the subject along with tips to personalize this treatment for your specific hair needs!

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The Science Behind Co-washing

What is Co-washing? Who is it for? What’s the science behind it? Here’s everything you need to know.

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3 Questions to Ask at Your First Curly Haircut

Here are three questions you must ask a stylist before ever letting them touch your hair. This quick test will prove if your stylist knows what they are doing when it comes to textured hair.

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Moisturizing V.S. Sealing Oils

Which oils are considered Moisturizing V.S. Sealing? Here’s everything you need to know.

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SOTC: Scrunch Out the Crunch/Cast

What is Scrunch Out the Cast (SOTC) and how to do it properly?

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Example Wash day Routine

Struggling with building your perfect wash day routine? Take a look at my typical wash day, to help you build your own!

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Red Carpet Curls Website Launch Giveaway

It’s your chance to win and learn all you can about what works for YOU specifically!

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Curly Girl Method Science: Protein 101

Struggling with protein issues but overwhelmed by all the info? Here’s an overview so you can make the best protein choice for your hair needs.

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Red Carpet Curls Top 10 Winter Hair Care Tips

Our best tips for beating the harsh effects of winter on your fragile mane.

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Red Carpet Curls Top 7 Tips for High Porosity Hair

These 7 tips will save you so much frizz and frustration!

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Humectants 101

An in-depth discussion on Humectants. What they are, best times to use them, and what to look for on ingredient labels.

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Red Carpet Curls Reviews: Hydratherma Naturals

In-depth review on the curly girl method approved products in the Hydratherma Naturals brand.

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What Hair Dryers are Compatible with the Xtava Black Orchid Diffuser?

An extensive list of dryers compatible with the xtava black orchid to save you the hassle of manually trying to find a match.

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DIY Aloe Vera Leave-in/Refresh Spray

Aloe vera is one of the best moisturizers for hair making this DIY spray the perfect leave in or refreshing spray.

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What is Pre-Poo?

Pre-poo is a perfect extra step to your wash day routine to ensure perfectly defined frizz free curls.

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How to Start the Curly Girl Method

To start the method you need a clean slate so to speak. You need to remove the silicones that are currently in your hair from the last time you wash and styled your hair.

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