Wash Hair Once a Week or Every Other Week
This will help prevent the build-up of hair care products, which can be drying to the hair. Also when washing hair, be sure to use a conditioner every time making sure to coat your ends where the oldest strands of hair exist.
Use Hot Oil Treatment Monthly
Hot oil treatments have numerous benefits to maintain overall hair health and vitality. One of the main benefits of implementing hot oil treatments into your hair care routine is the additional moisture and elasticity added to your hair.
Use Relaxers Cautiously
When getting a relaxer treatment it is important to consult a professional stylist to make sure the relaxer is applied safely. Also, it is important to visit a professional stylist for this treatment where they will examine if your hair has any chemicals.
The American Academy of Dermatology recommends that you should make sure not to scratch or aggravate your scalp, relaxer chemicals on irritated or open skin can cause burning. Therefore, the relaxer is a treatment to be used sparingly. Consult a professional stylist to determine if your hair condition is healthy enough for a relaxer treatment.
Braids & Cornrows
Protective styles are low maintenance stylish options for your hair, however, it is important to make sure that your stylist does not cause pain during the process. Should you feel pain at any point ask your stylist to stop and redo the style. Otherwise, the pain will cause damage to your hair. The American Academy of Dermatology mentions how even “the slightest bit of noticeable thinning can be the start of hair loss”
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