Relaxer can cause dry hair to break as they weaken the edges and the ends of your locks. If you want to restore that moisture back, your regular hair routine should include a deep conditioning treatment. All those times you styled your hair and all those times you added product to your relaxed hair…let’s just say your crow of glory needs a break. It’s a much more enjoyable to go on the natural hair journey when you’re able to see your efforts giving way to hair growth.
With the following remedies, you can co-wash or rinse with cool water after each treatment. There is no need to shampoo after you’ve done a moisturizing hair remedy. There is no point to putting moisture into your hair so you can strip it afterwards with shampoo! Continue reading
Hair conditioner has been dismantled and over-analyzed. Sometimes the whole “do this not that” concept can be quite confusing. How long to leave it on? Can you leave it longer than recommended? Let’s talk about rinse out conditioner. It seems easy like ABC but can be puzzling when it comes to applying it after your shampoo. The back of the bottle makes the directions very point form and they don’t tell you how to maximize the moisturizing benefits of your conditioning session. Continue reading
Right now I’m all on board with making sure I combat dry hair and get soft natural hair instead. I have found some moisture rich oils to work with and experimenting has been key to that. I have curls that tend to be soft when I take care of them and just plain mean when I neglect them. I’ve been able to wear a lot of protective hair styles to get me through Old Man Winter.
Since I can not find any natural hair salons around (to get my deep conditioning mask), I have taken to working it all on my own at home. I realize that experimenting is not for everyone. Some people don’t have the time to go through all that work. Myself included, I get lazy at times! I like to share my discoveries and make it easier on you to try the hair masks out for your dry hair.
With honey being sticky, I was a bit antsy about putting it into my scalp. But fear not! Here is the simple deep conditioning recipe that I used. Continue reading
Between your natural hair trims, your vitamin supplements and your hair routine, don’t forget a hot oil treatment. It helps you soften your texture and gives a nice sheen to your mane. I like the glow that I get after I use a few carrier oils like jojoba, olive or coconut. It’s a fun and easy way to do a moisture infusing treatment at home. Continue reading
When the weather outside is frightful your natural hair can get crazy! In addition, different manipulative styles can strip that natural oil from your skin. Here are some things you can do to restore the elasticity and moisture to your natural hair. Continue reading