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I am Filipino, and I have long, medium-coarse hair that is naturally voluminous with waves. As a woman who has learned to love and appreciate her hair — and sees it as an extension of the many beautiful features of the women in her family — I've been actively trying to learn more about it. As a beauty editor, I'm given the tools to do so.
At the root of my wavy hair woes is the constant need for moisture. It's what keeps the bends of my hair defined and my frizz smooth throughout the day. Getting the right amount of moisture takes numerous steps, but that doesn't mean they have to be costly.
I've pared down my hair routine to five steps that add up to less than $50. Read on to learn more.