Before we begin, we want to make something clear: here at Sol de Janeiro, we love all hair types and textures. Having frizz is just part of having hair, and we can guarantee that you look great always, frizz and all. However, if you prefer a sleeker and/or more defined hair look and are looking to minimize frizz, we’ve got some tips for you.
1. Start in the shower
The products and methods that you use in the shower can really affect how your hair behaves when it’s dry. Our Brazilian Joia Shampoo and Conditioner include ultra-nourishing ingredients that stop hair frizz well before it starts, such as Buriti Fruit Oil, Brazil Nut, and Cupuaçu Butter. Plus, our patented SOL Seal Technology™ with plant-based keratin is clinically proven to smooth and repair hair, ionically bonding split ends together, which can promote a smoother, shinier appearance.
2. Style your hair when it’s wet
Another key moment in the frizz-prevention cycle is when your hair is wet, post-shower. If your hair is wavy, curly, or coily, we recommend gently combing hair while wet, either in the shower or soon after. A wide tooth comb like our limited edition Sol Yellow Wide Tooth Comb is a great pick to gently detangle without disrupting your curl pattern. For even easier detangling, apply our Brazilian Joia Milky Leave-In Conditioner, which fights frizz, repairs split ends, and protects against heat damage—all in one flexible formula for all hair types. As hair dries, try to avoid touching or combing it, which can lead to puffy hair
3. Invest in a great hair dryer
Next, be sure to apply products while hair is still thoroughly damp to ensure even distribution. No matter what your hair type is, our Brazilian Glossy Nourishing Hair Oil is the perfect way to lock in moisture and shine while also providing heat protection. Finer hair needs only 1 to 2 pumps, whereas thicker hair might require 3-4—but no matter your hair type, concentrate your application from mid length to ends, avoiding the roots.
If you decide to heat style, you might want to consider upgrading your hair dryer, especially if you’ve had yours since the last time that bootcut jeans were in style. In the past couple of years, hair dryers have gone seriously high tech, becoming gentler, faster, and quieter. We’d definitely say that’s worth the investment for healthy, shiny hair.
4. Use products strategically
Once hair is dry, you should be left with frizz-free, defined locks—but if there’s any remaining fuzz, feel free to add just a bit more Brazilian Glossy Nourishing Hair Oil to ends to lock in that shine. Then—hands off! Nothing leads to puffy hair faster than combing or playing with your strands throughout the day, so leave your hair be to enjoy happy hair all day and beyond.