With the plethora of haircare blogs, vlogs, and forums out there, it can be tough to know how to separate tress truth from hair hearsay. That is, unless you have the expertise of someone who’s made a career out of keeping strands and scalps on point. In this video, hair expert Aingeel Talley fields common queries about styling and maintaining black hair and explains how you can get the absolute most out of your hair routine.

From managing frizz and enhancing curl definition to maximizing multiple curl patterns to nailing down just how much product you should be applying to your strands, Aingeel has answers on plenty of topics that can be serious head-scratchers. Plus, she has product recommendations, so you’ll have all the tools you need to get started at home. Check out the video above, try Aingeel’s tips for yourself, and share your experiences in the comments!

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