Top 5 Scalp care tips for healthy hair.

Healthy scalp, Healthy hair. Scalp care is essential for growth of healthy hair.

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Hello mane embracers, I hope your crowns are flourishing and your skin glowing. Thank you for stopping by and welcome to my natural hair blog.

Let’s talk scalp care for a minute since all we do talk about is hair length, styling and volume. We only talk of our scalp when experiencing itchy scalp, dandruffs or dry/oily scalp. The scalp is part of your skin only that it’s covered with hair. Taking care of your scalp ought to be part of you skin care routine. Most scalp conditions can be avoided by embracing healthy scalp care practices.

Keep your scalp clean.
A clean scalp is essential for healthy hair growth. Dirt, dust, sweat and products clog your follicles responsible for hair growth and sebum production. For the workout enthusiasts or those who work in places where you’re in contact with dirt and dust, co-wash in between wash days to get rid of the dirt and sweat.

If you experience product build up use a clarifying shampoo once in a while to get rid of the build up. Once you shampoo your scalp give it a soothing and light massage to get open the hair follicles.

The scalp produces natural oil which keeps it healthy and moisturized and over-washing/cleansing strips off the natural oils off the scalp causing your scalp to dry, damaging it. Frequently using the clarifying/sulfate shampoo also strips off the natural oils. Use the clarifying shampoo once in a while if you experience dirt and product build up.

Scalp care, hair regimen.. shampooing step

Scalp massages.
Just like every part of your skin, the scalp has blood vessels that circulate nutrients to your scalp. Scalp massages ensure blood circulation within your scalp and stimulate growth.

Scalp massages after shampooing help with getting rid of build and unclogging the hair follicles. Massage using your finger pads or a scalp massager in a circular motion and gently don’t press your scalp or use your nails.

Protective Styling/Over-manipulation.
Be cautious with the protective styles you wear. Tightly held styles cause strain and tension to your scalp damaging it. Avoid pulling your strands when plaiting or having a huge extension on a small patch of hair. Over manipulation too weakens and damages your scalp, style your hair at least twice a week. Go slow on heat as well, the heat, pull strains your scalp damaging it. Use minimal heat if you have to.

Brushes and combs.
Brushes and combs with rough bristles thins your hair and can cause damage to your scalp, get brushes and combs that are soft, fine and with plastic bristles gentle on your scalp. Use wide toothed combs if you need to and stay away from rat tail combs unless if you are sectioning your hair since the pull your hair and cause strain on your scalp damaging.

And moisturize your scalp too, say hello to healthy scalp and healthy hair growth.

What’re your scalp care practices?

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Everything Tangles and how to properly detangle Type 4 Natural Hair.

Tangles! Tangles! Tangles! Let’s talk about causes of tangles and how to properly detangle even the worst tangles. Long time no post but here we are. Hello ManEmbracers, I hope your hair is growing and skin glowing. Welcome to my blog and be sure to keep it here for hair care tips. Let’s talk about tangles for a minute but first, is your hair always tangled? Here is why. Tangles and knots can be such a pain but can be minimized. How to minimize tangles. Keep your hair moisturized. Moisturize properly and regularly. Let go of damaged and split ends. Don’t keep your two strand twists for too long and re-twist when you notice your roots are getting fluffy after cleansing. Detangle properly  Consider low manipulation styles to wearing your hair out Wear low manipulation & protective styles on stretched hair. Pat your hair with an old t-shirt/ towel to absorb the water after cleansing or use a microfiber towel. Avoid vigorously rubbing your hair with a towel. Essential detangling tools. Spray bottle Hair clip or scrunchies Wide-tooth comb Micro-fiber towel Conditioner/ Detangler Detangling brush How to properly detangle/ ultimate detangling steps. Work with sections. First, section into smaller parts. Detangling smaller sections is easier and not as time consuming. Start with damp hair. Spray water on your hair until damp. Add a conditioner/ detangler with a good slip to smoothen the tangles. Start detangling from the ends to the roots with your fingers. Don’t snap off the tangles, slowly separate the strands from the tangle. Comb with a wide tooth comb from the ends to the roots of each section then run it through your entire length. You can also use a detangling brush to detangle. Twist / braid or clip the detangled section and repeat the same for all other sections. Detanglers & conditioners to check out / purchase. TGIN Quench 3-in-1 Co-Wash Conditioner and Detangler SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Extra-Moisture Detangler Aunt Jackie’s Curls and Coils Knot On My Watch Instant Hair Detangling Kinky-Curly, Knot Today, Natural Leave in / Detangler Oyin Handmade Oh My Glide! Prestyling Detangler Taliah Waajid Curls, Waves & Naturals The Great Detangle Marini Naturals 3 IN 1 Leave-In Conditioner  Saru Organics Tea Tree And Peppermint Detangler SHETH NATURALS Detangling Instant Conditioner Share with the tribe your detangling tips and detangling products and tools that have worked for you.

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Natural hair Styles; 5 Easy to achieve styles.

I did a thing guys. Your girl is on a mission to try new styles and up her styling game. Hello Mane Embracers, I hope your hair is growing and skin glowing. Welcome to my blog and be sure to keep it for healthy hair care tips and tricks. Flat twist-out Afro I did another thing, installed flat twists as my low manipulation style for a week or so and the flat twist-out turned to an Afro. I love wearing my Afro or may be I love it because my styling game is 👎👎👎. Either way we all agree that afros are cute. Bun & bangs. First, I uploaded a tutorial on Facebook and Instagram, be sure to check out. It’s an easy to achieve style. Got no time to figure out how style your hair? Well, this style is for you. Bun & flat twist Same bun but flat twisted the bangs & the look gave me some ‘ hey there, praise and worship & good gal vibe.’ It’s an official look, easy to achieve style & a less than 5 minutes style. Low puff & twists. I live for high puffs but side puffs are okay too. I loved the look & the twists were, “hide my forehead thing.” Hello fellow gals with a big forehead & heart. Twists & tucked twists. Turned the low puff to chunky twists and pinned them. For a moment I thought I had locs but they don’t look like locs though. The IT style. How gorgeous is this style? I would love to know which of the styles is your favorite.

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