Sometimes however the very same thing that been doing for years be the cause of your most current hair woes? What you think you know about hair care can hurt you. Juicy has the top black hair care myths broken down for once and for all.
Shampoos with sulfates can be more drying to African-American hair. While daily hair washing is not needed for black hair, as long as you use shampoos without sulfates, and use a leave-in conditioner shampoo won’t be the cause of your hair dryness.
Don’t believe the hype – our hair requires moisture and water is the best form. Natural-hair ladies can use a spray bottle to mist dry hair daily and an oil/ moisturizer while those with relaxed hair can benefit by using a water-based moisturizer daily and washing often. Moisture is great for your hair.
Grease contains mineral oil which can clog pores and stunt hair growth. The scalp needs to be free of product buildup which is why shampooing regularly is important. Your scalp naturally makes its own oils, so all you need to do is make sure to keep your strands are moisturized.
No hair style will make your hair grow. Most people’s hair grows 1/2 inch per month. Having any type of extensions with proper maintenance can help hair growth because the absence of heat or relaxers lets your hair rest.
If your hair is badly damaged, it won’t matter how often you get your hair relaxed, it will probably continue to break off. Granted, if you go awhile without getting a relaxer hair may break off when new growth meets relaxed hair making hair more fragile but the only way damaged hair can recover is by intense treatment.
Know what’s true, and what’s false when it comes to you hair so that you can best take care of it.Related Posts