Curls come in many forms. There are all sorts of textures ranging anywhere from a loose Shirley Temple curl, tight like a phone cord, spiral screw-like kinky curl to everything in between! For the most part, curly hair tends to get frizzy pretty easily and can also be difficult to manage at times. The tighter the curl, the more maintenance the hair requires. Curly hair loves moisture.
Let's say you don't naturally have curly hair but you enjoy wearing curly hair extensions. That's great! Out with the straight and in with the curly. I mean c'mon, curly hair needs love too! Keyword LOVE so make sure to not neglect your curly hair extensions. Look at it this way, human hair extensions are dead hair. I know it sounds a little creepy once you think about it but it's obviously true! You are wearing hair that no longer has any life support so you have to bring it back to life with proper maintenance and hair care products. Curly hair requires a little more work because of its spiral pattern. The best way to preserve its natural oils is by using a co-wash. Co-washes are great for curly hair. It means skipping shampoo and relying solely on conditioner, whether you're a daily or weekly washer.
It's important to keep this in mind while you are on vacation or even during any excessive physical activity. Make sure that your hair is nicely hydrated and well tamed to avoid as much tangling as possible. Conditioner will be your best friend. Trust me! But really, at the end of the day, treat your hair extensions like your own. If you are good to them, they will be great for you!