STARTING YOUR NATURAL HAIR JOURNEY.
Updated: Feb 25, 2020
Women of old were known for their hair, it was their crown of beauty, they took care of their hair so effortlessly with all natural products no wonder it looked so rich. Unfortunately the above sentiments can not be stated about the hair of our modern day woman, nevertheless, this can be rectified .
However many hair bloggers you watch or read from, always know that the only thing to learn about your hair is by observing how it reacts to all the products, styles and treatments that you put it through. Your hair will tell what works or doesn’t work for it.
In growing healthy natural hair there are certain guidelines that everyone must follow. These are Foundation, Products, Styling and Maintenance. We will explain each below.
Foundation - How you start to grow hair your matters a lot, whether you had the big chop, you are transitioning or you simply just had damaged hair, how you begin in terms of styling methods, chemical usage play a vital role in how your hair grow in the long run.
Products - With so many products on the market it is difficult to distinguish on what is good for your hair and what not. Honestly speaking in the beginning its more of a trial and error method but as time goes by you will be able to know which products work best for your hair. Avoid mixing products as this will not only compromise them but also could have side effects on your hair. In the beginning stick to the same brand of products because they usually work best when used together.
Styling – As fun as it is to style your hair. You must be cautious enough to know how the styles or styling methods you use can affect your hair. Often times we choose to apply heat to our hair and the immediate results may seem convenient however, the long term effects are as severe as breakage. For every amount of damage you put your hair through you must ensure that you replenish it naturally .
Maintenance - this is important to always keep up the appearance of the hair as well as general health of the hair .wash, moisturize , wear protective hair styles and of course reduce on the amount of heat you put on your hair, Remember that if an appliance is hot enough to burn your skin then it is just as bad for your hair .
Until next week stay natural,