woman with dark coily hair types wears it pulled back

3 Cool Hairstyles for Coily Hair Types

We break down some no-brainer ways to wear those tight curls.

Women with coily hair types rock mega amounts of volume with minimal effort when it comes to styling. S- and Z-shaped strands do all the heavy work when it comes to creating lift at the roots and throughout the rest of the hair too. Coily hair types can be styled many different ways, but it’s important to keep in mind that coily strands are generally drier, more delicate and require a little extra care. Using the right products when creating unique styles is key to maintaining healthy strands and making the most of your hair.

Keep reading for three hairstyles for coily hair types and for an inside look at which hair products will help you make the most of your hair:

3 Hairstyles for Coily Hair Types

woman with dark coily hair types wears it pulled back
Take advantage of your built-in volume.

1. Hair Pulled Back

A style like this usually requires teasing the front of your hairline to maintain this level of volume even while pulling your hair back. With coily hair types there is no teasing required. Pull the front section of your hair away from your forehead and use two bobby pins in a criss-cross pattern to hold it in place. A quick mist of Suave Professionals Luxe Style Infusion Anti-Humidity Hairspray will keep your style locked in all day.

woman with black coily hair types wears it pulled to the side
An elegant and easy way to style your hair.

2. Side Swept Hair

Sweep your hair to the side for a romantic take on your natural curls and give them a little extra shine and hold with a few drops of TRESemmé Flawless Curls Defining Gel. It works to help define your curls while also making them look shiny without feeling too stiff.

woman with black coily hair types wears it in a pineapple style
Hairstyles that bring the eye up to the top of your head are surprisingly flattering.

3. Pull Your Hair Up

Use the pineapple method to simultaneously get your curls up off your neck while still showing them off. Hydrated curls are happy curls and applying a hair mask, like Catwalk by TIGI Oatmeal & Honey Maskwill ensure you’re showing off conditioned, soft and silky hair.

Looking for more ways to style your locks? Check out 5 new ways to style curly hair.

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