Hello guys, today I want to share with you best ways on how to take care of natural curly hair!
If you have natural hair like me then you know how important it is to care for your natural hri!
Best Ways On How To Take Care Of Natural Curly Hair
Apply shampoo to your dry hair before you get into the shower.
Yes, it’s true. It was completely new to me, but as I watched Vernon apply shampoo to my dry curls, I had a lightbulb moment. Instead of one uniform lather (meaning, who really knows whats going on ‘neath all the suds), he was able to spot treat the areas that needed the most cleansing t i.e. my dry scalp and greasier sections around my hairline and nape. And as someone who’s extremely tangle-prone, it made for fewer snags. “You’re able to control the detangle easier and work it through,” explains Francois.
Or Co-wash your hair.
Use your fingers to detangle your hair.
Since fingers are your best detangling tool, the more gentle and patient you are, the better experience it’s going to be.
So, start detangling from the ends upwards. It’s faster and not as stressful on the hair, so you’re losing less of it.
Conditioning Your Curly Natural Hair
Since our Curly hair needs lots of conditioner which means moisture you need to understand that moisture is the best friend of curly natural hair and conditioner locks in that precious moisture. There are a few ways to go about this:
You can start with a rinse hair with water (during a daily shower) apply conditioner, rinse.
Now, after the shower, squeeze excess water out and apply conditioner again, combing through (using fingers or wide tooth comb) this time leaving it in.
Or you can try this that takes less time: After a shower, squeeze excess water out with hands and apply conditioner, combing through and leave in.
You should look for a natural conditioner that doesn’t include sulfates and silicone.
What to notice when it comes to applying the products
- Doesn’t contain alcohol
- Is reasonably priced
- Can be found at most drug stores
- Is non-sticky
- Does a great job of maintaining defined soft, frizz-free curls
Diffuse your curls the *right* way.
In other words, don’t just pin the diffuser to your head and blast it with heat. Again, patience is key—and so are different blowdryer settings. To avoid overheating the curls, you should keep both the heat and power on medium.
Keep your curls intact overnight.
If you’re going to spend time diffusing the curls, you will want the amazing results to last for days on days on days.
The best way to keep ’em intact is by doing the pineapple method which is practically when your hair on top of your head and twisting it into an old, soft cotton T-shirt.
This will keep your curls neat and reduce friction while you sleep.
Apply products to your hands like hand cream.
When you think about it, applying the product to only half of your hand surface area doesn’t make sense. Know that when you run your fingers through your curls it ensures an even distribution of product when coating your strands.
Part your hair back only halfway back.
When it comes to curly hair, it’s like you’re at a party and you never want to be standing around while people dance. You want to join in and turn up.
What to Avoid: Sulfates, Silicones, and Parabens.
Sulfates/sulfites are the harshest of detergents and surfactants. They are extremely drying to the hair, and should be avoided.
Silicones are plastics.
Their job is to coat the hair to make it look shiny. That’s it!
Sounds good until you realize that because they are synthetic they can only be removed by sulfates: natural cleansers just can’t get the plastic off. So the choice is between nasty persistent buildup (nahhh) or sulfates (which are to be avoided because they barbecue your hair).
Also, while they make your hair look shiny, the coating actually blocks healthy oils and moisture from getting to your natural hair shaft.
Some silicones are water-soluble and are identified by the suffix PEG. Those do not require sulfates to be removed. I still avoid PEG-type silicones because I don’t like to put plastic in my hair and even water-soluble silicones block that ever-important moisture.
I suggest trying new products out for at least a week (or several applications if you wash your hair less frequently) before trying something different. Sometimes your hair will need to detox or get used to a certain product. It may not immediately recognize that it loves something.
There you have it, Best Ways On How To Take Care Of Natural Curly Hair
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