The curly girl method uses a no poo or co-wash techique to clean dirt, oils and product build-up from yourscalp and curls.
This involves cleansing your scalp and curls with a sulphate free cleanser or even a watered down conditioner, avoiding shampoos that sud and bubble up an strip your curly hair of its moisture and hydration.
The condition step involves correctly applying conditioner to the hair follicles, hydrating the cortex of your curly hair.
The curly girl method techniques include Squish to condish, (a gentle squeezing motion to help disperse and encourage moisture into each strand of curly hair) and Roping, (closing your hand around a smaller more manageable section of your curly hair compresssing the curl hydrating conditioner into those sections)
Styling your curly hair while it is still wet with the appropriate styling products for your curly hair, the correct products really depend on so many factors including, Curl type, curl thickness, occupation, lifestyle, previous treatments and heat damage, your desired look and style, and the list goes on.
The curly hair styling products in the curly girl method are applied to your curls with techniques such as praying hands, raking and scrunching.