Even though summer is almost over, this is a really good article about how take care of your hair when you live in hot weather. They cover all hair types in this article. The article also covers how to pick the right products for African American hair vs Caucasian Hair. Leave a comment and let me know what you think. Peac 🙂
Healthy Scalp, Healthy Locs
Sexy Hair That Can Stand The Heat
(BlackDoctor.org) — Thank goodness the weather is heating up. With this most welcome change, women of color may need to re-evaluate their hair care routines to make sure their hairstyles don’t poof or wilt. Highly textured hair has a natural tendency to be dry, it’s important to adhere to a moisturizing regimen during the hottest months of the year so that heat and humidity won’t wreck your hair. By following a few basic tips this spring and summer, your hair will look fantastic, and stay healthy, all season long.
Wavy – Curly or Relaxed
1. Instead of trying to achieve bone-straight hairstyles, which probably won’t hold up to the heat and humidity, let your hair’s natural tendency to curl take over. In other words, go with the flow. If you have a texturizer or your hair is naturally curly, this will be easy. Simply shampoo, condition and apply the curl-enhancing products of your choice to damp hair. This should be alcohol-free gels, pomades or creams. Allow your hair to dry naturally, or use a diffuser dryer on low heat. Once your curls set in a defined pattern, don’t comb or touch them again, to prevent frizzing.
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