The Coolest New Brushes
By Latina Staff | 01/22/2008 - 10:40

From monster knots to uncontrollable frizz, these will get you out of the hairiest situations.

Best for...

1. Quick drying: A flat paddle brush with vents in the back will grab large sections of hair and allow air to flow through.
Conair Vented Paddle Brush with Tourmaline-Ionic and Ceramic Technology ($8)


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9 Things Every Curl Needs
By Latina Staff | 01/22/2008 - 10:39

1. Oil

Don?t wash naturally curly hair more than twice a week; your rizos need the oils in your scalp to help keep them moisturized. And when you do, use a thick, hydrating shampoo and conditioner.

2. Fattening up

Before you go creating curls in straight or wavy hair, wash it with a thickening shampoo, then apply a thickening mousse while it?s wet so hair has the body it needs to hold a curl.

3. The brush-off

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