Women are said to spend about three times more on their hair than other women. In the last two years, Natural hair in Nigeria getting popular. Despite the fact that natural hair is much healthier, some people consider those who wear their hair naturally to be “unfashionable” and “unattractive”.
I have a couple of friends who wear their hair natural and still look super classy and fashionable in it. I consulted some of them and they gave me a few insights on how they achieve their look. Read on to find out.
Before you go to the pool it is important to rinse your hair in a tap water. Hair cap is not needed if you feel that it damages your hair or rips it out. After swimming, you should shampoo your hair because chlorine from the water doesn’t rinse out.
2 More organic products
Pick more products with a lot of natural ingredients. Try to avoid those with mineral oils and petroleum oil. Petroleum oil can dry your hair. It is better to buy natural oils: almond, coconut oil and jojoba oil. You can find them in the hair section of any Shoprite branch or Cassabella in Nigeria.
3 Fight with heat
If you use some styling products for your hair it is better to reduce it up to 2-3 times a month. Use heat protection shampoo or moisturizer, before curling or ironing.
4 Protection during sleep
Damage can be easily made to your hair while asleep. So extra care is needed for your natural hair at nights. So you can either sleep with a hair bonnet or on a satin pillow. You can easily find it in any shore or even the markets.
5 Castor oil
Castor oil is known for its benefits for the skin and hair because of its extremely thick and sticky consistency. If you need some cheap natural remedy for skin and hair complaints then castor oil would be a nice variant. A better brand is the Jamaican Black Castor Oil, however it’s more expensive than the ordinary castor oil.
6 Washing regime
Try to follow a washing regimen. It is nice to wash hair weekly or bi-weekly.
To retain moisture on hot and dry days, you can try spritzing your hair with water and glycerin. It keeps hair soft and prevents tangles.
8 Accessories rock!
A headband or some other cute accessory like scarf or a ribbon can always bright up your look. It is unimportant how bad your hair is acting; nice accessories make it look chic and cute.
9 Fighting with hairstyles
When you are making Afro you should comb from the ends to the roots. This way, you can reduce the risk of breakage.
10 Consult with professionals
It is better to visit professional stylists from time to time. It will help to maintain the condition of your hair.
So there you have it. With these tips, your natural can look stunning all day.