Curly hair is the delicate type of hair. They are not easily manageable and are often are the chances to dry and fizzy hair. Split ends are like a nightmare. So curly hair need a little bit more care and attention, and then your hair rocks! So follow our expert’s proven tips and tricks for maintaining curly hair.
1. Hair Masks
Hair masks works on any type of hair, but it does wonder on curly hair. Because in this type of hair the moisture doesn’t go into the roots and thus leaving dry and frizzy hair. You can also use the drug store ones but i recommend you is using a DIY one. Follow youtube tutorials and get started. Apply a hair mask at least once a week. This seems to be like a chore but it’s all worth it.
2. Warm Oil Massages
Warm oil massage is a must for curly hair. As this repairs and moisturizer hair and deeply penetrate nutrition in the roots of the hair. You can either apply coconut oil or almond oil as this mostly contain high moisture which is highly necessary for curly hair. Warm the oil in microwave for 20 to 30 sec. Do not over heat as this removes the moisture and nutrients in the oil. You can also add 1 Vitamin E capsule if your hair is too dry. Apply the oil from the bottom (roots) of the hair. Follow this method twice a week for best results.
3. No Daily Washing
Daily washing of hair mainly curly hair, makes loses the curls by daily stretching then and dehydrating. So better not to wash hair daily to maintain pH levels in scalp.
4. Prefer Using Less Chemicals Shampoo
Use sulphate, silicone free shampoos. Usually sulphate dehydrates our scalp. So better use less chemical shampoo.
5. Condition Your Hair
As curly hair requires extra moisturizing, make sure you always keep your hair moisturizer. You can also follow online tutorials for conditioning your hair at home. Or either deep condition your hair. Prefer conditioner which contain keratin in them. This will make less chances of breakage of tangles in hair.
6. Less Or No Hair Tools
Hair tools such as flat irons, curling irons, straighteners are great for styling your hair but they take off the moisture from your Scalp and hair by applying heat. So better air dry not blow dry your hair. You can dry your hair in the sunlight. Just put your hair in sunlight and keep moving your hair with hands. Follow this for 3 to 5 min. This can make your hair stronger and shinier as sunlight as Vitamin D. And use a microfiber towel to gently rub your hair. Or better use a cotton t – shirt.
7. No Brush, Only Wide Toothed Comb!
Brushes make your curls super messy and hard to detangle. So use a wide toothed comb to brush your hair smooth and pain free.
So follow these tips for maintaining your hair like a pro. If more tips and suggestion, feel free to let us know in comments.