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Its the Secret to Perfect Curls for Natural Hair: The Southern Curl Trifecta

Devri 11122015Special Guest Blog Post by Robin Sjoblom of in Smyrna, Georgia shares her curl expertise!

If you have curly hair, you may be searching for the right products, combination of products or the just the right amount of products to create curls you love.

In our salon, we refer to the discovery of Innersense Organic Beauty inner-mixtures as our very own Southern Curl Trifecta.  Although we use more than three Innersense Organic Beauty products in this protocol, it’s really three key products we call the Southern Curl Trifecta to achieve frizz free and defined curls:

1.  Start with  as a co-wash (conditioner wash). Use about a quarter-to-half dollar in sections at scalp. Add warm water to help emulsify the conditioner so it moves around scalp. Rinse thoroughly. In our salon, we recommend this process one or two times a month.

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7 Things You Never Knew About Curly Hair

FullSizeRender-5As the curly hair movement becomes part of popular culture, we only thought it fitting to ask one of our Curl Specialists for curly hair insight!  Learn seven new curly hair facts that you didn’t know before from .

1. Curly Hair Averages:  The average head of hair has 120,000 hairs while a curly head only has 100,000.

2. Shampoo Less: Curlies don’t need to “shampoo” as often because there aren’t as many hair follicles on those heads/ less sebaceous glands so their scalps aren’t as oily as a straight hair person.

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Men With Curly Hair: How to Help Him Succeed in His Curly Hair Journey

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Men with curly hair have been pretty much left behind. When it comes to helpful advice for men with curly hair, there isn’t a lot of useful or up to date information out there. But that’s changing, just ask Robin Sjoblom, top U.S. curly hair stylist, and owner of Southern Curl in the Atlanta, GA area.

“So many of my curly women have curly hair boyfriends or curly hair husbands,” Sjoblom says of the recent boom in men growing to embrace their texture. “It is so great to see men trying out women’s curly products in the shower, only to discover how much better their curls look. Men like what their women are using.

For a lot of guys, simple is the way to go.” Here are here simple rules of thumb to get the curly male in your life to love his god-given curls.

Tips For Men With Curly Hair

  • Cleanse your scalp only once per week to prevent dryness.
  • Do not comb or brush your curls – ever!

 

Read the full article at naturallycurly.com.

 

 

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The First Thing You Should Do for your Curly Clients!

olaplex articleHi everyone! This pre-qualifying service ensures that your appointment is customized for what your Curls need and a great partner to this is to pretreat the hair with Olaplex before anything else. This way, the curls can begin their journey to health and healing before coming in to see the stylist– which will allow the stylist to see the curls in their healthiest state. For some transitioning Natural clients, they may be able to save a lot more length because the damaged bonds will have been restored… which means avoiding the dreaded “BIG CHOP” in many cases.

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Best of Curly Hair Artistry – 2015

Curly Hair Artistry (CHA) is a non brand based group of curly hair specialists from all over the globe. We meet daily in a private Facebook page dedicated to expanding the craft and artistry of helping our clients to embrace their naturally curly hair.

We focus on Art, Methods & Techniques and the Business of working with all forms of waves, coils and curly hair (of which we will simply call ‘curly hair’) and many consider us the industry leaders of advanced education with a focus exclusively on curly hair.

Each year members of Curly Hair Artistry are asked to share their favorite and best selling products into a collective pool that is tallied up for an overall “Best of CHA 2015”.

Curly Hair Artist of the Year 2015:

The Curly Hair Artistry Artist of The Year is someone who has contributed to CHA with their passion, energy and sharing on our private Facebook Page, as well as, private messages, phone calls, teaching sessions at Symposiums, contributing to blogs, helping manufactures to create unique ways of using their products and mentoring new generations of stylists in her salon leaving a trail of excellence where ever she goes.

Working with all curl types from wavy to coils – men, women & children and all cultural backgrounds who has shown a level of professionalism that has gained her the world wide recognition of being one of 15 of the Worlds Best Curly Hair Stylists as well as this years honor of being CHA Artist of the year – so it is with great pleasure and respect that we say thank you and congratulations to Robin Sjoblom of Southern-Curl in Atlanta.

I have personally gained so much knowledge from Robin. Her level of passion and care for her friends, family and clients is infectious and we appreciate all you have dome from helping out with the very first Curly Hair Artistry Symposium in Atlanta (2013) to sharing CHA with the world in your blog, articles that you have contributed to and your clients.

CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU ROBIN!

Scott Musgrave – Curly Hair Artistry

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Robin in Top 10 Curly Hair Stylists by naturallycurly.com

curly hair woman copyWhether you’ve got coils, waves, or serious texture, you curly-haired babes know your manes require some special treatment. Luckily, the ladies from Naturally Curly are more than qualified to guide you through the curl lexicon (pineappling? 4B?) and school you in the best treatments to get the most spring for your buck.

Finding an awesome stylist when you have curly hair can be — to put it mildly — a challenge. We’ve all walked out of the salon with hair shorter than we asked for (it’s called shrinkage, people), an uneven cut, or the dreaded pyramid head. It’s enough to make you swear off haircuts for good. But, you can’t avoid the salon forever.

So, we searched around the globe for professionals with proven curl expertise. No matter where you’re based — or happen to be jet-setting to — and what your budget and needs are, we’ve compiled a list of the most reputable and sought-after salon experts in the industry. From New York City to Paris, they’re here just for you, curly girl.

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Curl Crush~

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This Month~

Robin & Beth just returned from the Curly Hair Artistry 2015 Symposium in Manchester, NH. Robin is a Master Educator for CHA and she taught a wonderful session on Natural Hair Cutting to 30 curly hair artists from around the world! Congrats to Robin for receiving her 4th Curly Hair Artistry Certification!
Beth did a wonderful job as well and received her first Curly Hair Artistry Certification! We are SOOO proud of her!
The focus of THIS Symposium was S’wavy & Wavy curl cutting techniques by Brianne Prince & Lori Lambert, Easy to do Curly Updo’s by Beverly Turner, Olaplex Treatments for Curly Hair by Kelly Anker, Natural Hair Cutting Technique & Product Demo by Robin Sjoblom, & Cubist Cutting techniques by Scott Musgrave. Innersense Organic Beauty was also there to support the Symposium.

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