Getty ImagesIf you’ve got thick hair, it might need to be “de-bulked” each six to eight weeks whereas rising out, in keeping with New York Metropolis hairstylist Luis Miller. “It is troublesome as a result of scaling down the hair could cause it to separate faster. Curly hair normally is simpler to develop out as we are able to largely get away with leaving it curly, besides when the wind blows,” he jokes. An alternative choice for those who do not wish to cope with that quantity of maintenance is getting extensions, however you may solely double the size of your pure hair so it does not create straining, says Coggins. (In different phrases, you will not be capable of go from a pixie to Kim Kardashian in a single day.) “Extensions assist to take care of a mode throughout the grow-out section,” she says. “For a pixie size, I’d suggest utilizing extensions to create a enjoyable bang.”
Put money into strong-hold gels, pomades, and pastes
Miller suggests utilizing texture pastes, equivalent to Oribe’s Fiber Groom Elastic Texture Paste and Tough Luxurious Tender Molding Paste for management and mobility. However you may’t neglect about hairspray both, he says, so we suggest utilizing an Attract editor favourite, Kristin Ess Refine Signature Ending Hairspray.
Kristin Ess Refine Signature Ending Hairspray
Hair well being is paramount
Possibly an important half, nonetheless, is treating the hair to make sure it grows out healthily. Smith is a giant advocate for scalp well being, recommending using a scalp scrub, shampoo, conditioner, and even scalp serums. Particularly, she loves Oribe’s Matte Waves Texture Lotion and R+Co’s Cool Wind pH Excellent Air Dry Crème for styling longer pixies, whereas she likes Oribe’s Gel Sérum Radiance, Magic and Maintain for a sleeker, moist look (we additionally love Göt2B Glued Spiking Glue, a staple for strong-hold hairstyles). Moist the hair, then comb within the product for one of the best outcomes, she says. “Be affected person with the method, be open-minded, and have enjoyable with every section,” she says. “Hair ought to praise you and your type, not outline you!”
Göt2B Glued Spiking Glue
Then again, New York Metropolis hairstylist Takisha Sturdivant-Drew enjoys utilizing her personal model’s Flower Extract Conditioner to strengthen and soften the hair along with including quantity. For pure hair, she additionally recommends utilizing protecting hairstyles equivalent to weaves, braids, locs, and wigs, relying in your private preferences. If you wish to keep away from awkward-looking lengths, she suggests braiding the hair up and getting a weave, however if you wish to see and really feel your scalp, she’d suggest a wig.