If you have naturally wavy hair, you've probably struggled to manage your more loosely defined curls. There are many different techniques you can utilize to help define your curl pattern and make your wavy hair really pop. The following are a few tried and true methods to help you make the most of your curls.
Scrunch 'em: This method works very well for all curlies but especially for those of us with looser waves and less defined curls. To make this technique work, scrunch your curls in an upward motion while wet to shape and define your curls. This is also a good time to apply product.
Rake and shake: This technique was created in salons that cater to curly hair and allows you to define your curls by sectioning them. Once your curls are sectioned out, rake your fingers through your curls and then shake out the ends. This styling technique allows you to control how much volume and definition you want for your curls that day.
Plopping: You might also have know this styling technique by plunking. Curlies use this look to create really defined and tight curls. Apply product to wet curls and then plop them to create a tighter curls. Wrap your hair into a microfiber towel or t-shirt to help your wavy curls dry into defined, frizz free coils.
Scrunching and Plumping: For this technique, you'll be kicking your scrunching up to the next level. Section your hair and scrunch each section exactly 8 times to create more defined curls. This techniques tends to develop closer, clumpier curls than just scrunching.
Have you tried any of these techniques? If you have, let us know which work best for you and share your photos and favorite methods to make your waves really pop in comments. For more techniques, check them out here.