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If you have naturally curly hair, you've probably had a million straight haired-ladies tell you how jealous they are of your spiraled strands. If only they knew what a pain in the tush they are! Medium curly hair has the annoying habit of not actually holding curls, but rather looking wavy and frizzy. Getting those curls to behave requires a little extra after-shower care, so as your hair dries you can lock in those beautiful curls all day.
Wash your hair with a curl-defining shampoo, and follow it up with a moisturizing conditioner. Rinse both of them out well. When you're done with your shower, grab a towel and squeeze -- don't rub -- your hair to remove any extra water.
Spritz your hair with a curl-defining leave-in conditioner. Use your fingers to comb through your hair and evenly distribute all that spray.
Divide your hair into four to six sections, depending on your hair's thickness, and secure each with a hair elastic. Squirt a curl-defining mousse into your palm and one section at a time rake the product through your hair.
Hold the end of the section of hair with your fingertips and give it a shake. This will break up the hair and separate the natural curls. Continue putting product in your hair and shaking it until you've worked with all your hair.
Define your curls even more by spiraling them around your finger. You can do this with all your curls, or just do it to a few strategic ones around your face.
Let your hair air dry, or blow dry it with a hair dryer that has a diffuser attachment. Spritz your curls with a little hair spray to lock in your ringlets all day.