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How to Care for Coily Hair the Right Way

Welcome to the world of Rossano Ferretti Parma, where we celebrate the beauty of natural hair in all its forms. Today, we’re diving into the realm of coily hair, offering expert advice on how to care for this unique hair type the right way. Whether you’re blessed with tightly coiled curls or are navigating the journey of understanding your coily hair type, our guide is designed to help you embrace and protect your natural hair, ensuring it remains vibrant and healthy.

Intenso Smoothing Shampoo
Intenso Smoothing Mask
Intenso Smoothing Serum

Understanding Coily Hair Texture

Coily hair, often referred to as type 4 hair, is beautiful and distinctive, characterised by its tight curls and s-shaped coils. This hair type is incredibly versatile, capable of creating a variety of stunning, vivacious styles. However, coily hair can also be delicate and prone to dryness, making proper care essential to maintaining its health and beauty.

Coily hair demands respect and amore (love!), reflecting its depth and richness, akin to that of one’s culture and individuality. Just as we, at Rossano Ferretti Parma, cherish our Italian heritage, so too should you cherish and nurture your coils, treating them with the gentleness and nourishing care they deserve.

Bonus tip: Take our free online hair quiz to discover your own personalized hair care routine.

How to Care for Your Coils

Cleansing and Conditioning

For coily hair, choosing the right products is vital. The Intenso Smoothing Shampoo, for instance, is specifically designed to meet the needs of thick, curly or coily hair. Its luxuriously rich formula, packed with 95% naturally-derived ingredients like macadamia and avocado, gently cleanses without stripping away natural oils, ensuring your coils remain hydrated and soft. Follow with the Intenso Smoothing Mask, rich in almond and shea butter for an essential step in delivering deep hydration and enhancing the natural beauty and definition of your curls.

Moisture is Key

Coily hair thrives on hydration. To keep your coils supple and vibrant, incorporate the Intenso Smoothing Serum into your routine. This serum is a miracle worker for coily hair types, locking in moisture thanks to certified organic botanicals that help to defrizz, detangle and add an incredible softness and shine that lasts.

Protective Styling

Protective styles are not just a fashion statement; they’re a necessity for coily hair types. Protective styles refer to hairstyles that tuck away the ends of your hair—the most fragile part—from exposure to damaging agents such as harsh weather, friction from clothing, and excessive manipulation. These styles include braids, twists, updos, and wigs, which not only minimize the risk of breakage but also help retain moisture, contributing to healthier hair growth.

Protective styles are particularly beneficial for coily and curly hair types, which are more prone to dryness and breakage. By reducing the hair’s exposure to potential stressors and keeping it less manipulated, protective styles support the maintenance of hair health, length retention, and the overall preservation of your hair’s natural texture. Our Hair Artists suggest embracing styles that celebrate your natural texture while keeping your hair healthy.

Image of a brunette model with short, coily, voluminous afro hair, with the Intenso smoothing routine with the moisturising & smoothing shampoo, the softening & smoothing mask and the softening & smoothing serum.


Embracing Your Natural Hair

Celebrating your natural hair is a journey of self-love and acceptance. Let your coils shine in all their glory, and don’t shy away from experimenting with styles that showcase the natural beauty of your hair type. The Favoloso Perfect Curls Enhancing Serum can help define your curls and coils, offering an extra touch of glamour and sophistication to your natural look. The curl formula is packed with naturally-derived ingredients like Coconut, Linseed and Bamboo, working in harmony with its unique Curl Complex technology made up of plant-based fatty acids and rich protein for added strength, shine and curl definition.

Image of the softening and smoothing serum from the Intenso line by Rossano Ferretti Parma.


Maintaining Vibrant Coils for the Long Term

Consistency is key in maintaining the health and vitality of coily hair. Regular deep conditioning treatments, gentle handling, and protective styling will ensure your coils remain beautiful and thriving. Remember, your coily hair is a crown to be worn proudly. Our Hair Artists recommend adding the Prodigio Pre-Wash Treatment to your haircare routine. Designed using specially formulated bond-building proteins and soothing ingredients like shea butter and olive to repair damage, hydrate dry strands and help to soften coarse coily hair, leaving it smooth and silky with a natural-looking shine.

Image of Rossano Ferretti Parma's Prodigio regenerating treatment alongside a girl with dark afro voluminous hair.


Why Choose Rossano Ferretti Parma

At Rossano Ferretti Parma, we believe in celebrating the natural beauty of every hair type. Our products are crafted with love, infused with the essence of Italian luxury and sophistication. The Intenso collection, featuring the Smoothing Shampoo, Smoothing Mask, and Smoothing Serum, along with the Favoloso Perfect Curls Enhancing Serum, are designed with the specific needs of coily hair in mind, with the added bonus of the Prodigio Treatment for coily hair in need of softness and restoration. Each product is a testament to our commitment to excellence, delivering unmatched hydration, smoothness, and shine.

Choosing Rossano Ferretti Parma means choosing a brand that understands and respects the unique beauty of coily hair. Let us be part of your journey to embracing your natural hair, providing it with the care and love it deserves. Together, we can ensure your coils remain vibrant, healthy, and bellissimi (beautiful) for years to come.

Take our free online hair quiz to discover your own personalized hair care routine and enjoy healthy and nourished hair with Italian Designer Haircare.