Best Anti Frizz Hair Products

Antonio Diaz, a stylist for Alicia Keys, says of the Salon AKS Anti Frizz products “”These products hydrate hair, tame frizz and smooth curls. I love that they’re loaded with natural ingredients like coconut water and sunflower extract. Simply shampoo and condition while your hair is still wet, then detangle any curls by using your fingers — don’t reach for a comb or brush! They’ll only lead to breakage” Thanks for the ❤️

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Gorgeous Curls Achieved with the Exclusive Use of AKS Serum! by Sadah Saltzman for Family Circle Magazine

 

Looks by Sadah Saltzman; Achieved using AKS Serum

Looks by Sadah Saltzman for Family Circle Magazine, 2015; Achieved using AKS Serum

 

Looks by Sadah Saltzman; Achieved using AKS Serum

Looks by Sadah Saltzman for Family Circle Magazine, 2015; Achieved using AKS Serum

 

 

I want beach waves but when I air dry my hair, the top is very flat while the bottom is very big. Help!

The key to obtaining a great curl pattern starts with hydration. Use a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner in the shower. Next, great style starts with a great cut! Having layers which are proportioned and distributed correctly will optimize your wave results and distribute volume correctly.  For detailed advice on how to manage your waves and achieve beautiful wavy style, read: Symptoms Of A Curly Girl, by Drew.

Visit Salon AKS anytime for a great cut with an experienced stylist.

I have curly that is rough, dry, and frizzy. Which shampoo is best for me?

The best shampoo for your hair type is one that will hydrate the hair shaft as well as your scalp. We love AKS Anti Frizz Shampoo and Conditioner.

For great styling results, use 2-3 drops of AKS serum before blowdrying or wet setting your curls.

Come to Salon AKS at anytime for a complimentary consultation and personalized product recommendations.

Salon AKS

Hadar Liebovitz

Giving up a scholarship in forensic science to do hair, Hadar has never forgotten to remain perfectly detailed and thorough in all she does. Graduating from the Aveda Institute in 2006 Hadar spent some time searching for the perfect place to hang her hat.  Beginning at Ouidad Salon taught Hadar the specialized techniques used to style curly hair. Moving on to John Barett Salon,  Hadar tried her hand at coloring hair , learning all about tones and dimensions and what looks good. Landing at Salon AKS, Hadar has found her niche.  Her varied experience has taught her how hair reacts and why. She brings a whole new level of personalization to her blowouts as well as to the Brazilian Blowout. Each individual is customized according to their hair’s needs.
Added bonus: You won’t leave Hadar’s chair without getting a full play by play of how to care for your hair at home so you will look good days after having left the salon! She is highly sought after for her blowdry lessons and has worked in Phyto training classes to help guide stylists from all over the world on blowdrying techniques.

Hadar shares her curly hair tips with redbookmag.com “As soon as you get out of the shower, pat — don’t rub — your hair. “Applying smoothing products while your hair is damp … keeps the cuticle down and frizz at bay,” explains Hadar Leibovitz,…your best bet is a leave-in conditioner….” Read more: http://www.redbookmag.com/beauty/hair/a49971/expert-hair-care-tips/.

 

Symptoms of a Curly Girl; How to Embrace the Curl!, by Drew

I’m a curly girl! I say it proudly.  It took me a bit to “embrace the curl” and accept my hair. As a teen I didn’t realize my hair was curly. No one in my life had curly hair, or knew what to do with it. I basically had a frizzy pony tail. In high school I decided to get a short haircut like Jenna Elfman’s from the popular show Dharma and Greg. It was a disaster! Left with short frizzy hair, I had no idea how to style it. It looked nothing like Dharma’s hair. I tried brushing it, which did NOT help. My new short hair was out of control, and I longed for the days of my fizzy pony tail. Then, at 17, I discovered product. Suddenly, my world changed!

I now know my hair cut could have worked for my hair type if I had known the insider tips of being a curly girl. Now, I find myself reaching out to young girls with frizzy hair similar to my 1995 self. Sometimes I just think about talking to that teen, telling her how product can change her life too. Other times, I approach the mom or teen and start giving them (my possibly unwanted) hair advice. But I can’t help thinking that my teens years could have been drastically different had I known what to do with my hair. This challenge in my life has influenced me to want to help other young girls that could be in this bad hair situation.

There are so many options and techniques to control and enhance your curly hair. The right haircut and product are key to successful curls. I would encourage you to bring your teen into the salon to get her on the right track. With a great haircut, and a “how to rock your curls” lesson she could instantly have the confidence that would help her sail through her high school years.

Symptoms of a curly girl: does she have visible curl, wave or kinks? Does she have frizzy hair that also grows in humidity? If you answered yes, chances are you are dealing with a curly girl! How to say it proudly starts with discovering the right product and style for your curly girls’ hair. 

What is the right product for my hair? Depending on your hair texture and amount of curl and what you want the end result to be, the product may vary. Each product tends to a different hair need. Options include: Curl Cream, Mouse, Gel, Serum, and Leave in Conditioner. Curl cream leaves your hair defined, but not wet looking, controls frizz but is still pliable. Mouse is a good product to use if you have fine hair and a consistent curl. Gel has more hold and often works better when coupled with mouse. But you have to be careful to have the right gel or mouse and the right amount so that your hair isn’t left looking wet or feeling crunchy. Serum and leave in conditioner are great for hydrating coarse rebellious hair or taming fly-away hairs. Your curly hair naturally lacks moisture. So when wearing your hair curly, it must be hydrated to achieve shiny, healthy looking curls. All of these products can be used on their own, or you can mix and match the products for your desired look and hair needs. 

Can my haircut really affect my curls, or my curls really affect my haircut? Often curly girls see their hair grow into an unflattering shape we sometimes call, “Christmas tree hair”, or “triangle hair” where the bottom hair line is thick and bulky and overwhelming. The right shape can lighten your hair and free up your curls to become bouncy and beautiful with movement. Sometimes curly girls are afraid of layers, thinking that their hair will become too big. I disagree; layers can be your friend, when they are well placed, they can accentuate your curls and make your hair come to life. When cutting a curly girls hair, we really take into consideration, hair texture, type of curl, seasons/weather, and if she intends on wearing it curly, wavy or straight.

Quick styling tips

  • Put product in your hair right away when it’s wet, do not over towel dry. If your hair starts to dry without product, it will start to frizz and grow.
  • Do NOT brush your hair. Use a wide tooth comb in the shower. Spread your desired product on the palms of your hands. Apply the product to your hair, using your hands like a comb. For best curly girl results, do not use a comb or brush on your hair after you get out of the shower.
  • Take your hair in two sections: top and bottom. Then, twist medium sized sections (2×2) of your hair away from your face, to create a more consistent curl (larger sections create larger curls, smaller sections create smaller curls).  Repeat on both sections.
  • Blow dryers can either be for you, or against you. Subject to your curl. Air drying your curls might be the best and easiest option. If you are going to use a blow dryer, I recommend using a diffuser. A diffuser disperses the air, letting the heat dry your curly hair, without letting the powerful airflow frizz and expand your hair. If you do use your blow dryer without a diffuser, always use the nozzle and low speed. Point your dryer in the same direction as the hair grows. This will prevent unwanted frizz, and give you better control. 
  • My biggest tip: Practice makes perfect! Don’t give up. Take notice to how your hair is behaving. When you have awesome days, repeat the same steps.

 There is always straightening, relaxing, or anti- frizz treatments available.  They can be helpful and life changing as well.  I think it’s really important to receive the right education in embracing your curls. Being a curly girl is fun! And can be easy too! Bring your curly girls to see me, Drew, at Salon AKS for a blow dry lesson on how to rock your curls! She wears her hair every day, wouldn’t you love to see her wear it confidently, with its natural beauty and ease?  Curly moms are always welcome as well!