Everyone has a Beauty Regimen, even if they don’t realize it. Your regimen includes the special products that you use on your face, which hopefully are different from the products used on your body. Your regimen for your hair is not different and should include products specifically designed for your type of hair.
Natural hair care for the African American woman has always been a point of contention for many. To go natural or not to go natural, that is the question. After all, we can do so much with our hair. We can Perm it, straighten it, texturize it, and so on and so on. But just because we can, should we? We all want our hair to be beautiful and healthy, and going natural can get us there. Here are some DIY tips on how to care for your natural hair.
Mari -“My biggest struggle is keeping my hair moisturized. It seems to drink everything I put in it. Making sure that my hair does not break off is a major concern for me. Also it takes a lot of time to maintain my natural hair. I usually have to set aside a full day to do everything that is needed.”….4 years natural
Hair type 4C – Tight Coils
Prior to using any products on my hair I use a spray bottle that contains water throughout the comb-out process along with a detangler. Water helps my hair to not dry out so fast and works well in the comb-out process.
Preferred Product -Motions: daily hair moisturizer made with Shea butter, Arian oil, coconut oil. This product hydrates and conditions hair to give shine, softness and moisture.
Preferred Product – Africa’s best herbal oil: revitalizing oil. Holds moisture in hair.
Preferred Product – Mimosa Hair Honey by Carol’s Daughter: Moisturizes scalp, conditions hair, controls frizz. Eco style gel: olive oil, Shea butter with black castor oil and flaxseed.