The 4 Rules Every Girl with Natural Hair Should Follow

Natural, textured, kinky—whatever you call it, that instantly recognizable variety of tightly-wound curls can be breathtakingly beautiful, no doubt about it. But (there’s always a but, isn’t there?), they can also be incredibly hard to manage. Thus, when we got the chance to pick the brain of celebrity hairstylist and natural hair expert Lacy Redway (she’s worked with Selita Ebanks, Uzo Aduba, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and, most recently, Selma star Carmen Ejogo), we jumped at the opportunity. Lucky for us, Redway—who recently partnered with Head & Shoulders to spread the word about their new Moisture Care collection, the brand’s first line designed for women with textured strands—had lots of interesting helpful advice to offer, including a DIY hair mask recipe you’ll want to copy, stat. Keep scrolling to see the four rules every girl with natural hair should follow!