Often, new clients are told they need a corrective haircut. But what is it? Here’s what corrective cutting means and why it’s so important for healthy, natural curls. A Corrective Haircut Allows Your Hair to Catch Up with Itself A trained curl specialist will cut your hair with your curl pattern(s) in mind. That also means that sometimes other parts … Read More
Curly Kid Haircuts Elevate Curl Consciousness!
Yes, we love doing curly kid haircuts! When you bring your child into Kindred Curl for a specialized curl haircut, you’re raising their curl consciousness. You’re also setting your naturally curly kid up for a lifetime of curl success. Here’s why teaching your child how to care for and love the curls they’re with is one of our core values. … Read More
3 Curly Hair Conditioner Myths Busted
My friend, Jess Fitzpatrick, of Beyond Texture, calls it “conditioning with intention.” To set your curls up for success, you have to know what’s best for you and sometimes it’s counter to what we *think* we’re *supposed* to do. We’ve talked about scrubbing your head like you mean it. Now let’s talk about the best ways to condition your naturally … Read More
Why You Should Scrub Your Head
One of the biggest mistakes I see clients make is not scrubbing their head enough. Can you imagine if you wore the same shirt for three days and then you threw it in the wash machine on “delicate?” Here’s 5 reasons you should scrub your head like you mean it. 1. Your hair is no different than that 3-day tee shirt. … Read More
Why The Kindred Curl Cut Is Your Ideal Curly Haircut
Sometimes, when clients sit down in my chair, they’ll ask for a specific curly haircut. Maybe it’s a “Rezocut,” a “DevaCut,” a “Curl by Curl” cut, a “Head Shape Matters” cut, or Joe Miguel’s “Precision Curl Cut.” But the “Kindred Curl Cut” is the ideal haircut for one reason: YOU! Here’s how we take the best of all of these … Read More
We’re Open: New Covid Protocols
We are so happy to be back open. We missed you and welcome you back to your curl journey! If you’re new to Kindred Curl, we can’t wait to meet you. We take your safety – and ours – beyond seriously, and we always have. Covid protocols are subject to change as we keep an eye on the science. And … Read More
“Wash and Go?” You Mean “Wash and Define!”
The Wash and Go curly hair concept is a unicorn. It doesn’t exist except in your daydreams. The term is misleading and too often an overused hashtag. I prefer “Wash and Define,” and here’s why. I used to laugh when I first got into this industry. Devacurl called their wash and go method “The 3 Step.” Are you kidding me? … Read More
Develop Your Instinct for Easy Curly Hair
What does “easy curly hair” mean to you? If you’re a new client, you may come to me and say “I want something easy.” We’re launching your curl journey, we’re at the dawn of your curl education, and your instincts aren’t there yet. You’re often clueless when it comes to your natural curls (that’s totally okay and why I’m here!), … Read More
We Now Carry K18 Hair Repair Treatment!
Kindred Curl Salon now carries K18 Hair Repair! K18 Biometric Hairscience products reverse damage in just 4 minutes with a promise: “Hair like new, no matter what you put it through.” And we’ve put our hair through a lot, haven’t we? The K18 peptide mimics the genome of human hair. It restores broken keratin chains and disulfide bonds broken through … Read More
Are predictable curls possible? They are!
Have you seen the TikTok where a curl friend acts out a convo with someone who says “I love your hair, you should wear it like that all the time”… and she says back to herself, “I have no control over this. No two days are the same. You never know what you’re going to wake up with.” I totally … Read More
4 ways to the perfect curly wedding hair
Tis the season to say “I Do” and that means we’re talking a lot about curly wedding hair in the salon. We may be impartial, but we think there’s nothing more elegant and beautiful than to see a bride or groom wear their curls in full glory on their wedding day. With everything going on the day of, your curls … Read More