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Healthy hair is as a result of consistent healthy hair practices and right products for your hair.
How to keep your hair healthy.
Moisturizing properly and regularly.
Natural hair loves moisture and dry hair doesn’t look good on anyone. Dry hair is also prone to tangles and breakage. Moisturize your hair every other day, after a few days or weekly. Use a moisturizing method that works best for you.
- Moisturizing Leave-in conditioners for dry natural hair
- Best butter sealants to keep moisture locked in
- How to keep your hair moisturized for longer
- Different ways to add moisture to dry hair
Personally, LC works best for me, I use mosara moisture milk as my liquid and Rovie care soft and seal CHEBE butter as my cream, they keep my hair moisturized for days to a week. Moisturized hair is also easy to manage and style.
How to use leave-in Conditioners on Type 4 Natural Hair.
Refresh your curls; Best 26 hydrating Curl Refreshers
Deep conditioning is essential.
Deep condition after cleansing on every wash day. Deep condition using a moisturizing deep conditioner after cleansing and use a protein based deep conditioner when needed to maintain the moisture- protein balance.
Deep conditioners improve elasticity, restores & retains moisture, repairs and strengthens the hair.
Why deep conditioning your Type 4 Natural Hair is Essential for growth of healthy hair.
Moisturizing Deep Conditioners for Type 4 Dry Natural hair.
Why protein treatment is essential for Healthy Type 4 Natural Hair.
Low manipulation & protective styles.
Leave your hair alone, not literally though. Don’t keep manipulating (brushing, combing & styling) your hair.
5 Steps to prep your Natural hair for Protective Style
Make sure your protective styles are actually protective, they are not causing strain on your scalp and don’t need daily styling, combing or brushing.
Top 5 reasons why protective styles are breaking your hair.
Dust/ Trim damaged & split ends.
I know trimming feels like you’re losing some inches but are you though? No one wants their styles looking rugged with less volume & experience more tangles and breakage because of damaged and split ends. Let those ends go sis for full and healthy hair.
Trimming Natural Hair; Top 3 signs you need a trim.
Dusting; How to Trim Natural Hair without losing your length.
Trimming 4C Natural Hair without Heat at Home.
Stay away from heat damage.
Every time I use heat on my hair, I freak out because my mind goes, “what if I experience heat damage?” You too? I am glad I’m not the only one. Heat isn’t all bad for your hair. If used correctly, you will retain your hair’s health.
Don’t detangle in a rush and use a detangler with a good slip, that will melt away the tangles. Use your fingers and/or wide tooth comb and detangling brush to gently detangle. Don’t pull or snap off the tangles, separate the strands from the tangled ball.
Everything Tangles and how to properly detangle Type 4 Natural Hair.
24 Best Detanglers for Tangled 4C Natural Hair
Other hair care tips
- A consistent & healthy regimen.
- Sectioning your hair
- Don’t manipulate your hair with nail art work that might snug your hair, watch out for broken nails too
- Protect your hair when sleeping.
- Use wide tooth combs to comb.
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