Video: How to Get Wash-and-Go Curls

Achieve salon-quality curls with this wash-and-go tutorial.

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With a lot of extra time on our hands, it’s seriously the perfect time to play around with new hair products and styling techniques at home. Especially for all the of the curly-haired ladies out there, these wash-and-go curls are such an easy way to achieve defined curls. With just a few products and a diffuser, you’ll be on your way to the best curly hair. Read on for our handy little tutorial:

Wash-and-Go Curls: How to Achieve this Style at Home


Wash and condition hair.

Start off with clean curls by using SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Shine Shampoo and ConditionerThis duo has both coconut and neem oil to deeply hydrate hair, which helps control frizz and prevent breakage.


wash and go curls shampoo

Clip up half of your hair for wash-and-go curls.

To make applying your hair products easier, clip up half of your hair to section it off. This will also make it easier for you to ensure you don’t miss any strands.

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Apply curl defining cream.

Next, you’ll want to make sure your wash-and-go curls stay hydrated throughout the day. Apply Suave Curl Defining Cream to help loosen and moisturize curls. We love this cream because it helps enhance your natural curl pattern while keeping your curls soft.

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Comb through to distribute product.

Use a wide-toothed comb to distribute the product through your wash-and-go curls. Carefully tug near the ends to remove tangles.

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Apply hair serum.

After applying the cream, apply Suave Professionals Define & Shine Serum Gel. This serum is perfect for wash-and-go curls because it helps your ringlets maintain hold and moisture all day.

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Finger girl any flattened tendrils.

While applying products, your curls can sometimes flatten, but this can easily be fixed. Use your fingers to re-curl any strands that may have gone limp.

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Repeat on the other half.

Once you’re finished, repeat steps 2 through 6 on the opposite side of your hair. Make sure your curls are evenly distributed!

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Blow-dry your hair with a diffuser.

Once both sides are complete, it’s time to blow-dry your wash-and-go curls. Using a diffuser attachment, blow-dry your hair from the bottom up. Blow-drying your hair from the bottom up allows you to get the most benefits out of your diffuser.

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Define loose curls.

After you’ve finished blow-drying, you may have to define a few curls. Do this by using a 1/4 inch curling iron. 

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Finished look.

You did it! You completed the easy wash-and-go curls routine. Giving yourself a salon-quality really isn’t that difficult after all!


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