Lisa from NapturallyCurly.com knows what she is talking about. While Lisa specializes in African hair I think her tips are applicable for any hair type.
First of all, says Lisa, fall in love madly with your hair texture whatever it is (“whatever it is” part is added by me). As natural blonde (you know that straight Scandinavian hair type) I appreciate the beauty of curly black hair, African hair, red hair and Asian straight and black hair. I really believe they are all beautiful and there were times when I wished to have each of these hair types.
Lisa continues: keep your ends trimmed and minimize heat usage. Use as many natural products as possible. It all make sense. Here is Lisa’s work: