How Do I Care for Long Frizzy Hair?

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  • Written By: Jennifer Leigh
  • Edited By: Lauren Fritsky
  • Last Modified Date: 15 September 2019
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Long frizzy hair needs extra attention in order to make it look healthy and shiny. If your hair is long and frizzy, you will want to invest in products that are made specifically for your hair type. There are also steps you can take to make it look less frizzy during the showering and styling process. Your hair needs to be healthy in order to look good, so regular maintenance is important to keep it looking its best, which includes visits to a hair stylist for trims.

The first step in making long frizzy hair healthier is removing as much of the damaged portion as possible. Some hair types become frizzy because of humidity or curl, but others appear frizzy because they are damaged. It is important to distinguish between the two types so that you can trim off any damaged hair so that it looks healthier while you are growing it longer. Talk to your hair stylist about damage and look for split ends that might be causing your hair to appear frizzy and unhealthy.


Utilize a shampoo and conditioner that contain moisturizers, as they can help to seal your hair from the elements, which can combat frizz. Comb your hair with a wide tooth comb when it is wet, apply any moisturizing styling products, and allow the hair to dry naturally or blow dry it with a round brush. The less fussing you do with your hair while it is drying, the sleeker its appearance will be. Heat styling, such as blow drying, can cause damage to your hair over time so consider letting it dry naturally at least part of the time.

Use a natural bristle brush, such as boar's hair, when brushing your hair. This type of brush helps to distribute oils from your scalp to the ends of your hair, which can help keep your long frizzy hair looking more moisturized. There are oils and serums available that can be put in your hair to protect and manage long frizzy hair, so talk to your hair stylist about them or look for them in haircare sections of stores.

When showering and styling your long frizzy hair, make sure to be extremely gentle with it. Long hair can be difficult to grow so it should not be handled roughly with towels or brushes. If you do all of these things, your long frizzy hair will begin to look better and will stay looking better over time.



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