How to use a hair diffuser for curly hair

How to use a hair diffuser for curly hair

If you have curly hair, you know that it can be tricky to get the perfect look. One way to make your curls look great is by using a diffuser. A diffuser is a special attachment that fits over the end of your blow dryer. It helps to create volume and softness in your curls, which can be difficult if you have long, thick hair and are trying to style yourself with just one tool (like a brush). In this post we'll give you tips on how to use a diffuser so that you can get beautiful curls without sacrificing any volume!

What is a hair diffuser?

A hair diffuser is a device that disperses the flow of air in a non-uniform way.  There are several types of diffusers: plastic, silicone or metal. Silicone is the best material for diffusers because it doesn't retain heat like plastic does so your hair won't get damaged by over-drying it.

It's used to help dry hair, which can reduce frizz and keep curls intact. The air flow is dispersed into many small streams that flow through the hair. This helps to dry the hair evenly and quickly, reducing frizz and keeping curls intact.  It also adds volume and softness to curls, making them look more natural and relaxed.

 Woman putting diffuser on hair dryer

How to use a hair diffuser on curly hair

A diffuser is a great tool for curly hair, but you have to know how to use it properly. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your diffuser:

  • Use low heat. Heat can be damaging for curly hair, so it's important that you don't run your dryer or curling iron at too high of a temperature. You should also avoid using hot rollers or curlers--they'll leave your curls flat and lifeless (and possibly damaged).
  • Let wet hair dry naturally. If possible, let wet hair air-dry as much as possible before using any kind of heat tool on it; this will help prevent frizziness in the long run! If this isn't an option for whatever reason--maybe there isn't enough time between showering and leaving the house--then try drying only half of each section before applying product; then wait another 10 minutes before touching up with more product where needed.* Avoid overworking wet strands by drying them gently with a towel instead of rubbing vigorously with one hand while holding onto something else with another.* Don't forget about undercuts: To get rid of those pesky flyaways around ears and napes/backsides/etc., try parting those sections differently than usual (4x4) so that their respective sides hang down instead

 woman using low heat on diffuser blow dryer

Using a diffuser is a great way to add volume and softness to curls.

The diffuser is a very effective tool for adding volume and softness to curls. It works by creating a barrier around your hair so that air flows through it evenly, rather than blowing directly on your head. This helps prevent frizzing and makes it easier for you to style your hair in ways that will keep the curl pattern intact.

To use a diffuser:

  • Section off the top section of your hair from ear level down (if you have long hair) or just above shoulder length (if short). Use clips or bobby pins if needed!
  • Clip this section out of the way so it doesn't get wet while you're washing and conditioning other sections of your mane
  • When finished with those sections, take down one side at a time using clips again if necessary
  • Scrunch up each individual piece under running water with lots of conditioner applied beforehand

5--6) Rinse thoroughly until water runs clear without any residue left behind


Now that you know how to use a hair diffuser, you can add volume to your curls! We hope this article has helped clarify some of the confusion surrounding diffusers and their effects on hair. With so many different types available today, it can be hard to decide which one is right for you. But if you're looking for something simple with no bells or whistles, we recommend  checking with your stylist or a beauty supply store, like Sally’s, Sephora or Ulta.  For the best value,  check Amazon.