Defined Curls with Five Natural Treatments

Besides making it easier to comb your curls, these homemade recipes give nutrients to your hair and help your hair to look much healthier.
Defined Curls with Five Natural Treatments
Abel Verdejo

Reviewed and approved by the physical therapist Abel Verdejo.

Last update: 09 October, 2022

Most women with curly hair need to use special products to get perfect, long-lasting definition. Finding the right treatment for defined curls can be difficult.

Maybe your hair lets you do different styles. But, many women difficulty treating it properly. This is because it’s too rebellious and usually gets tangled up over time.

Curls look good after a normal rinse. But, after a few hours, this annoying “electric” effect appears that makes your hair look unbrushed.

Fortunately, besides traditional creams and shampoos, there are some natural treatments. These help you get defined curls and make them shine.

Therefore, we’ll take the opportunity to share 5 interesting recipes for you to try as part of your hair beauty routine.

1. Coconut oil and honey treatment

A bottle of coconut oil and a chopped coconut.

A hydrating coconut-honey treatment gives your hair fatty acids and amino acids. These reduce your frizz and split ends.

Its regular use reduces the harshness in hair due to chemicals and heat, which is key to having defined curls.


  • 3 tbsp. of honey
  • 2 tbsp. of coconut oil


  • Add the honey to a container and mix it with the coconut oil until you get a homogeneous paste


  • Soak your hair and then, apply this treatment from the roots to the tips of your hair
  • Then, cover it with a shower cap and let it work for 30 minutes
  • Rinse it like normal and repeat this treatment at least 3 times per week

2. Yogurt and egg treatment

With the ingredients that you combine in this natural product, you can make it easier to brush your hair and maintain your defined curls. This prevents frizz later. Its essential nutrients revitalize dry hair strands. And they help to seal your hair follicles.


  • 1 egg
  • ½ c. of natural yogurt


  • Beat an egg and mix it with half a cup of natural yogurt


  • Firstly, soak your hair, separate it into several locks, and spread the treatment on them
  • Let it work for 30 to 40 minutes and then, rinse with cold water
  • Finally, use this 2 or 3 times per week to keep your curls hydrated

3. Avocado and vitamin E treatment

A bottle of avocado oil and some avocado.

Avocados are rich in antioxidants and essential fatty acids. This makes it one of the best natural products for revitalizing your rebellious, frizzy hair and boosting your defined curls. Its nutrients, combined with vitamin E, repair damage to your hair and make it easier to brush your curls.



  • Get the pulp from a ripe avocado and then, mix it with the content of a capsule of vitamin E
  • Then, be sure to get a creamy paste

Application method

  • Firstly, moisten your hair and apply the treatment
  • Then, let it work for 30 minutes
  • Finally, use this treatment 2 times per week

4. Beer and lemon treatment

Because of its amino acid and antioxidant content, beer is an alternative hair treatment that helps you give definition to your rebellious curls. If you mix it with a little lemon juice, you’ll get a revitalizing product. This is perfect for increasing hair growth and volume.



  • Firstly, get the juice out of a lemon and mix it in the cup of beer
  • Then, pour the liquid into a bottle with a spray head to make it easier to use


  • Firstly, spray the treatment all over your hair, including your scalp
  • Then, let it work for40 minutes
  • Finally, use this treatment every day

5. Aloe vera and argan oil treatment for defined curls

You can use aloe vera for defined curls.

Because of its content of proteins, vitamin E, and fatty acids, this natural treatment is a great alternative to revitalizing your mistreated hair with split ends. Furthermore,their hydrating effect is ideal for avoiding the electric look for people with curly hair. And, it keeps your hair looking bright and strong.


  • 6 tbsp. of aloe vera gel
  • 3 tbsp. of argan oil
  • 1 tbsp. of olive oil


  • Firstly, put the aloe vera gel in a container and mix it with the argan and olive oil


  • Soak your hair and rub the treatment in until it completely covers your hair
  • Let it work 30 minutes and then, rinse your hair out
  • Finally, repeat this treatment 3 times per week

Defined curls and healthy hair

Healthy, well-defined curls are possible if you know how to give your hair the care it needs. So, apply the application you like most regularly, use an appropriate diffuser, and look for hairstyles that help you keep those waves under control.

Additionally, remember that in order to have healthy and strong hair, you must maintain a good diet, because part of the nutrients you receive from food is what will help keep the strands healthy and growing properly.

All cited sources were thoroughly reviewed by our team to ensure their quality, reliability, currency, and validity. The bibliography of this article was considered reliable and of academic or scientific accuracy.

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This text is provided for informational purposes only and does not replace consultation with a professional. If in doubt, consult your specialist.