As Naturalistas, we know the tools we use can make or break a hairstyle. A good hair tool can cut your hair styling time in half. NaturAll Club is here to help you navigate through the best tools to make styling your curls effortless and time efficient. Here are 10 hair tools every Naturalista needs to know about.
- Hot Head: Thermal Hair Care. The perfect tool to take Deep Conditioning to the next level. The hot head is a microwavable heat cap. The heat helps open up your hair follicles so the moisture and nutrients can penetrate through the hair follicle. Apply this heat cap the next time you’re deep conditioning, your curls will thank you.
- Spray Bottle. This tool may seem minor, but the secret to a successful hair day lies with the spray bottle. Having a bottle that gets to the driest parts of your hair can help you avoid breakage when styling or detangling. Plus, if you’re heavy handed with product, giving the section a spray of water can dilute the product and help prevent flaking.
- Detangling Brush. Speaking of detangling, the type of brush you use is key! A good detangling brush gets all the knots out fast, without pulling out clumps of hair. Be sure to use a gentle, but effective brush to make the process a little less tedious.
- Wide Tooth Comb. For those of us who prefer an old fashioned comb for detangling, a wide tooth comb is essential. Your curls need space to flourish, this comb can help define your natural curl pattern while causing less damage.
- Pick. While we're on the topic of combs, I suggest you try out a pick. Afros have always been, and still are, the style we know and love. Picks can definitely add that extra pop of volume your style needs.
- Flexirods. The key to a defined curl texture is to style with flexi rods. Our CEO herself uses them alongside our Curl Custard to create an unforgettable good hair day. They’re affordable, effective, and easy to use!
- Diffuser. Diffusers are curly hair’s best friend. They work as an attachment to blow dryers, built to add air to your curls and speed up the drying process. The longer you use it, the more volume you get without frizz.
- Edge Brush. Slicking your edges has been the wave for a while now. If you don’t have an edge brush to use with your edge control, I recommend you take a trip to your local hair store and join the winning team. Make sure to avoid any that are too rough, to avoid breakage.
- Applicator Bottle. The best way to make sure those concentrated oils are evenly applied to your scalp, is by investing in an applicator bottle. Just pour in a little Jamaican Black Castor Oil Growth Serum, apply it, massage it, and watch the growth!
- Satin Scarf/Bonnet. To ‘wrap’ up this tool guide, we couldn’t forget satin. Breakage and split ends are a thing of the past when you remember to keep your hair protected. Put on a satin scarf or bonnet every night and your hair will thank you later.
Thanks for reading this guide! And if you need tips on how to achieve your hairstyles once you get all the tools you need, check out the hairstyles section of our blog!