Black Hair Care Guide, Secrets, and Tips

Many Black Women often find themselves at a loss of how to take care of their natural hair which can be very coarse and kinky. This does not mean that you have bad hair!

You just have a curl pattern that needs a little more care. This has also helped the  natural black hair style movement…Believe it or not many envy your hair and wish they had it. So hope fully these black hair care tips will provide you with new information to help you manage and care for your natural black hair.

If you have a head full of hair then you have  “Good Hair”.

No need to worry because there are many ways you can manage your hair and get it to do what you want with my black hair care tips.

Black Hair Care Tips

1) Put a satin or a nylon sleep cap on your head or sleep on a satin pillow case.

This helps minimize split ends caused by the friction of hair against a absorbent cotton pillow case. It also avoids moisture being wicked out of your hair into the cotton pillow case.

2) Shampoo your hair no more than once a week or every ten days. If you do it more than this it can dry your hair out. Use a good conditioner and a of course a wide tooth comb, part in sections and comb from the bottom up.

3) Oil your scalp. Use a natural hair oil every 3 to 4 days on your scalp to help prevent itching and drying.  Also drink plenty of water to help your scalp from the inside out.

4) Avoid products with petroleum or mineral oil. They clog your follicle pores and catch debris and dust in the air. These products can also cause build up in your hair if you wear locs.

5) Minimize the your use of blow dryers. They don’t dry your hair evenly and can cause damage in the places that end up being over dried.  Sit under a hood dryer instead, they dry your hair evenly giving it a vibrant healthier look.

Healthy Scalp, Healthy Locs

Nyesha Samuel, Publisher of healthylocsblog.com & Master Loctician

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