Black hair. Many women have a love-hate relationship with their hair. When it is cared for it can be so beautiful, but when it is mistreated or neglected it can be difficult, frustrating, and unpredictable.
However, one clear sign of hair mistreatment that many women deal with are those little hair pieces that end up in the sink, on the pillowcase, on the back collar of a shirt, etc. That is breakage and believe it or not, not everyone experiences this every time they do their hair. Fortunately, there are five primary things you can do to maintain healthier and stronger hair that sees less breakage!
Keep Your Hair Clean
Shampoo your hair as needed. If your exercise often, work outside or often find yourself in an area where dirt, odors, smoke or excessive residue is in the air, you should shampoo your hair at least once per week. Use shampoos that are suited to your hair type, texture and condition. If your hair is relaxed, color-treated, dry or has any other special needs, take extra care to ensure that the shampoo is not only gentle.
Keep Your Hair Strong
Use the right conditioner. If your hair is weak and breaking off, you will need to use a protein-based treatment to add strength back to your fragile hair. Hair is approximately 85-90% protein and will need protein to restore what may have been lost.