Curly-Girl method and ecobio cosmetics

With the Curly Girl method you can bring out your curls perfectly and make them a real eye-catcher. Of course, there are ecobio cosmetics that are perfect for this purpose!

Beautiful, strong and healthy curls are not easy to obtain. Unfortunately, curls tend to dry out and have a frizzy appearance similar to straw. The Curly Girl method is one of the best ways to solve this problem. It consists of an optimal treatment on natural curls, so that they become strong and remain so.

The goal is to get a natural curly hair, without using products with harmful ingredients. A real cure with natural cosmetics!


The Curly Girl method was developed by hairstylist Lorraine Massey in 2001 in her book Curly Girl: “The Handbook”, (although there have been variations before). The book quickly became a bestseller since in the early 2000s the straight hair was dominant.

Who is this method suitable for?

The Curly Girl method is suitable for all people with very thick curls. This type of hair is very sensitive and requires special treatment, but it can also help people with normal hair.

If you adhere to the method (or changes made, which have been adapted to the type of hair and hairstyles), it ensures natural curls with a healthy and natural appearance.

Why stick to this method?

Each person develops a specific routine for their hair over time. But most people don’t think much about caring for their hair. It may happen that the hair care routine used for years unknowingly damages our hair. For people with hedgehogs, this method is a good guide to doing something useful.

Things to avoid

In order for the curls to be really strong and healthy, some things must be avoided, namely:

  • shampoo
  • heat
  • combs and brushes used on dry hair
  • scents
  • sulphates
  • silicones
  • alcohol

5 steps for perfectly defined curls

The Curly Girl method is about taking care of one’s natural curls. In the first place it is necessary to bring back the hair to its natural state and therefore eliminate all the residues of silicones and other chemical products. Don’t worry: at first the hair can be even more fragile and break, because it takes time and patience to build a natural protective layer.

In practice, only three steps must be followed.

  • Washing
    Originally, the shampoo should be completely eliminated and the hair washed only with conditioner so that they can be well hydrated. The conditioner should be gently massaged on the scalp and hair and then rinsed with cold water.
  • Maintenance
    In the next step, a nourishing balm should be used to supply the hair with nutrients. Now the hair can be easily untangled. Important: this step should never be performed on dry hair. Afterwards the conditioner must be rinsed again with cold water.
  • Drying and styling
    As long as the hair is still damp, you can use styling and care products for the scalp, such as smoothing balms, simply by applying them on the hair. 
    To dry, wrap the hair in a shirt, a towel, (if you have dyed hair, use an old towel), or a microfibre cloth. Then let it dry. Alternatively, it is possible to use air-drying items such as hair dryers. Two things are important: never run your fingers through your hair or use the hairdryer on dry hair.

Which products are suitable for the Curly Girl method?

We present below some natural cosmetic products for hair care that are perfectly suited to this method:

Biofficina Toscana Restructuring repairing mask : unique combination of olive oil and extracts of sage, nettle, ivy and co., Perfectly suited for the care of curly hair.

Being a CoW balm with cane sugar and cornflower : this product cleanses the hair without foaming and also acts as a nourishing balm.

Urtekram Nordic Berry balm: this balm moisturizes damaged hair and has a regenerating effect.

UNDICI hair mask 3in1 Domus Olea Toscana : this 3 in 1 hair mask moisturizes the hair, protects it from dehydration and tames unruly hair.

Khadi Alma in powder : perfect as a balm, this powder gives strong and shiny hair.

Styling cream for curly hair Gyada Cosmetics : this styling cream was developed especially for curls and is a really useful product.

Biofficina Toscana lotion for curly hair: it helps in styling and, at the same time, protects the hair from oxidative stress and ambitious damage.

Hands On Veggies Balm for curly hair : for a shine like silk, this organic balm with bamboo extract is the perfect choice.

Urterkram aloe vera spray balm: this balm nourishes and protects the hair in a natural way thanks to the extract of sugar beet and corn starch.

Modeling gel for curly hair : this gel tames the most rebellious curls, gives shine and has an anti-frizz effect.

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