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Whether you are chemically relaxed or natural — keeping your hair healthy can be a challenge. Fortunately, this article will provide 6 black hair care tips to keep your tresses healthy and less likely to experience breakage.

 

 

Black Hair Care Tips To Keep Your Hair Healthy

 

Regular washing

 

Hair needs to be washed at least once a week to prevent products from building up, thus making your hair dry and making it harder for your products to penetrate the hair.

 

Use hair conditioners to wash

 

Picking the right hair conditioner is one of the key black hair care tips that shouldn’t be ignored. You can either purchase a store brand or make your own conditioner.  Whichever you choose, pay close attention to the ends, which are the most fragile and oldest part of your hair.

 

Also, if you can, try to go for a hot oil treatment and/or deep conditioner at least one a month to enhance elasticity and add moisture to your hair.

 

Brushing your hair

 

Many women lose a tremendous amount of their hair due to careless brushing. To be safe, try not to brush your hair while it’s still wet. Also remember to use a wide-toothed comb to detangle the hair after applying the conditioner.

 

Buy the right hair products

 

Regardless of how effective the black hair care tips you use are, your hair will still be affected if you pick the wrong kind of hair products. A good hair product must contain natural ingredients including shea butter, olive oil, Aloe Vera and glycerin among others. This is particularly important to black women as they help to keep the hair moisturized.

 

Go easy on braids, weaves and cornrows

 

Although they are great protective styles, braids, weaves and cornrows are among the few hairstyles that may cause damage to hair. As such, it’s always advisable not to put them in often. But if you decide to, ask your stylist to make them a bit loose. If anything, the style mustn’t hurt or pull at your edges. If it does, just ask your stylist to stop and redo them.

 

Diet and exercise

 

On top of all these black hair care tips, there is one tip that is often overlooked, diet and exercise, both of which play a central role in growing healthy hair. Be mindful of the foods you consume and make sure to make regular exercise a part of your weekly routine.

 

If you include these 6 black hair care tips in your weekly regimen your hair will thank you for it. Do you have any additional questions about the black hair care tips mentioned above? Please contact us at Good Hair Coaching (727) 304-HAIR or Schedule a FREE Consultation Today!!