Learning how to mix products is the holy grail of natural hair care. Cocktailing can get you the best hair ever by combining your hair product faves and raw ingredients get the exact effect you want. Think of it as a great mixed drink, except instead of going for happy hour you’re getting happy hair. It’s also a great way for product junkies to breathe new life into products that may not have done quite everything as promised.
For those of who may be new to the mixing game or just need a curl refresher, we’ve tapped master hairstylist and Unilever expert Ursula Stephen to give us some insider tips on how we can get our concoction game tight. Known for Rihanna’s infamous cropped cut, Ursula is also behind the manes of such celebs as Zendaya, Jourdan Dunn and Grace Byers. Plus, she’s not only a master of textured and cropped styles, she’s also a hair mixology expert (because that should really be a thing).
Here, she walks us through four different ways to master product cocktailing — and change your hair life!