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What is the Curly Girl Method?

Designed by Lorraine Massey and publicised in her book “Curly Girl: The Handbook,” the “Curly Girl Method” or CGM, as it is popularly known, is a method of hair care adopted world-over by people with curly and wavy hair. It stipulates certain rules and guidelines that must be followed to ensure hair health.

CGM Rules

When it comes to CGM, you can either adhere to it strictly or loosely. Either way, it is always recommended that you only use CG-friendly or CG-approved products. 

  • No sulphates, silicones, parabens, mineral oils, etc.
  • No chemical or heat treatments.
  • No brushing or combing other than on washdays.
  • Clarifying monthly.
  • Using moisturising shampoos and co-washing.
  • Using microfibre towels or cotton t-shirts to dry the hair.
  • Deep conditioning weekly.
  • Using gels and stylers.
  • Sleeping with silk/satin bonnets and on silk/satin pillowcases.


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