It is important to use a leave-in conditioner on a regular, if not daily, basis. Leave-in conditioner helps prevent breakage and allows hair to maintain moisture throughout the day.
It is important to always use a moisturizing conditioner after shampooing. Also condition your hair on days that you don’t shampoo, for added moisture. If possible, use a conditioner that is formulated specifically for curly hair. Deep-condition curls once a week to keep hair moisturized. Purchase a deep-conditioning treatment or use your regular conditioner. If you choose to do the latter, be sure to put on a shower cap and keep the conditioner on your hair for 20 to 30 minutes. If you have extremely dry hair, consider deep-conditioning it twice a week.
People with dry, curly hair should use a leave-in conditioner or other type of moisturizer, like hair milk, on a daily basis. Avoid moisturizers with mineral oil because they eventually dry hair out. Be sure to start with a dime-sized amount and determine how much your hair needs from there. Too much moisturizer can leave hair greasy, heavy and flat.
One tried-and-true way to keep dry, curly hair moisturized is through a process called “baggying.” After applying moisturizer to hair, put on a plastic cap and leave it on for at least 30 minutes. For maximum moisture, keep the plastic cap on overnight.
WATER HAIR OFTEN
Water is the best moisturizer for skin and hair. Try rinsing hair with water daily. You can also keep hair hydrated by filling a squirt bottle with water and spritzing tresses with a fine mist in the morning and throughout the day.
PROTECT HAIR AT NIGHT
Protecting hair from dry pillowcases is another surefire way to keep dry, curly hair moisturized. Put hair in a bun or braids and wrap with a head scarf before bed. Wear the scarf until morning. This will keep hair moisturized throughout the night.
What are your staple tips and tricks to maintaining your hair moisturised?