Top reasons to consider Hot Oil Treatment for healthy Natural Hair.

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.

I know you might of heard about hot oil treatment and if you haven’t yet, I got you covered and your hair will thank you for it. First off, hot oil means just that hot oil but not burning hot, just warm you don’t want to burn your scalp, do you?

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I was on consistent on hot oil treatment like two years ago but am back on the game. I did alternate between a moisturizing deep conditioner and hot oil treatment as my deep conditioner for a couple of months until I fell off but am back at it again, a lady is determined to grow longer healthy and lush hair and hope you are too. Let’s get down to the benefits and how to go about it.

Why consider hot oil treatment.
If you experience dry and brittle hair, then you ought to consider trying out hot oil treatment, I will be camping here for your experiences.

The benefits of hot oil treatment are:
Adds moisture to the hair and scalp reducing dryness and softens the hair
Strengthens weak hair
Adds shine
Helps tame frizz and reduces split ends
Increase blood circulation in the scalp stimulating growth

lush hair after hot oil treatment

When to apply/apply on wet or dry hair.
I know of a hair blogger who applies the hot oil treatment as a pre-poo but I choose to use hot oil treatment as a deep conditioner or mix up with my deep conditioner cause then my hair follicles are open with no dirt and product build up and I do apply on damp hair after cleansing

What you need
Oil blend– your choice of oil(castor, coconut, jojoba, olive, peppermint oil, rosemary etc)
Applicator bottle, Buy here Shower cap

How to apply your hot oil treatment

  1. Put your oil in a applicator bottle
  2. Place the applicator bottle in a container with hot water and let it sit for a few minutes to warm up the oil.
  3. Test the warmth of the oil by applying on your wrist first to avoid burning up your scalp
  4. Apply the oil from the roots all through your length not forgetting to pay attention to your ends since they are the oldest and are prone to drying & split ends
  5. Massage your scalp for a few minutes to stimulate blood circulation in your scalp for hair growth
  6. Wear your plastic cap and wrap a warm towel or just let your body heat do the rest of the work. You can also use a thermal cap, steamer or hooded dryer to open up the cuticles for the oils to penetrate your shafts.
  7. Let it sit for 15-30 minutes to overnight. I let my treatment oil stay overnight under my plastic cap.
  8. Rinse off and apply a leave in conditioner/moisturizer.
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Try the hot oil treatment on both damp and dry hair to find out what work best for you and try letting it sit in your hair for minutes and overnight, all I mean to see is try it all and find out what work bests for your hair. I prefer hot oil treatment as a deep conditioner or use it alongside my deep conditioner cause it leaves my hair soft and moisturized.

In other news, I bumped into this cute and classy spray bottle and am so adding it into my to purchase list, how cool and classy is it? Ooh, you can purchase here.

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What’s your hot oil treatment experience?

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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