Those of us who have natural hair love a quick and easy style that can keep our hair protected from the bitter cold during winter. However, most of us still lack in the moisture department. What are we doing wrong? Why does our hair feel even dryer when we take our protective styles down?
Here are 6 easy ways to keep your natural hair in tip-top shape during the winter months:
1. Wash and style every two weeks.
I know we don’t want to hear this (especially my 4C girls!), but hey, it’s needed. Our hair loves water. There’s just no getting around it. I know it messes up our curls and shrinks our hair but this is all a good sign!
Just imagine when that day comes that your hair doesn’t revert back after a blowout or press?
Then you’ll have bigger problems. Wash and re-style your hair every two weeks. It gives your hair a break from your tight styles and will help keep your hair moisturized.
2. Use conditioners only.
Just say no to shampoos. They’re literally not needed until the 2nd month or after you’ve gone product-heavy.
A conditioner might not make suds but they can get the job done while keeping the moisture locked into your hair. After you’ve washed your