Keep It Curly

In this lesson, you will learn how create an awesome afro ponytail.

Note: At this point, you daughter’s curly hair has been washed, conditioned, and blown dry. To learn how to how to properly wash, condition, and blow dry kinky hair, go to our Kinky Hair Video Lessons: Shampooing and Conditioning and Get It Straight – Blow Dry.

If you are going to create this style immediately after blow drying, there is no need to blow dry the hair completely straight.

1

Detangle the hair using a large tooth comb. If the hair is a little dry, mist the hair with water just enough to get it damp.

2

Pull the hair up into a ponytail.

3

Use a coated rubber band to secure the ponytail. Find the size that is appropriate for your daughter’s hair. The thicker her hair, the larger the ponytail will be.

Tip:Be careful not to squeeze your daughter’s hair by making the pony tail too tight.

4

Take a small amount of foam product to smooth the sides of the hair. This product will dry.

5

Re-wet the ponytail. Make sure your daughter’s hair is well saturated.

6

Add a curl maintenance product and work it throughout the pony tail.

7

Re-wet the pony tail.

8

Dry the hair with a diffuser or under a hooded dryer.

9

Use a cream-based moisturizer to add moisture and sheen.

Tip:Add accessories to create some fun looks!

For more keep it curly styles see our Hair 101: Wavy or Curly Hair videos