Afro Hair Care Tips & Tricks

Hair Care & Styling Tips from Afrotherapy in Edmonton

Cursed with thick hair that’s in a tangle?  Does hair loss give you sleepless nights? We all have different hair issues but there is usually something that can be done to improve the situation.  Check out Afrotherapy Salon‘s expert tips & tricks to help you get the best from your hair…

PROTECT COLOURED AFRO HAIR

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Once you’ve had your hair professionally coloured, try and wait for up to three days before washing your hair to allow the colour to fully absorb.  Then make sure you use products specifically designed for colour-treated hair.  

You can always ask your Afrotherapy stylist to recommend the ideal products and treatments to keep your hair in tip-top shape.

You should also protect your hair colour from fading.  You can do this by avoiding pool chlorine, sea salt, UV light  from tanning beds or adding a slick of conditioner to your hair as an extra layer of protection.

REPAIR DAMAGED HAIR

Repair damaged afro hair, specialist afro hairdressers in LondonThere are now some fantastic hair repair and conditioning treatments that you can have in our London afro specialist salon.  We have custom blend treatments, scalp treatments, strengthening systems, moisture injections and treatments that blend protein, moisture and add oils to revitalise natural afro curly hair. 

In addition to our treatment menu, we also stock the full range of afro and multi-textured home haircare productsin our online shop for you to continue to maintain the life and look of your hair. Brands include Mizani, KeraCare, Moroccanoil,CURLS, Design Essentials, Ferm, FRO, Mixed Chicks and many more.

You could also try this rather unconventional tip!  When it comes to drying your hair, avoid towel drying and use an over-sized 100% cotton t-shirt instead.  This is said to reduce hair breakage and help control frizz and flyaways.

DETANGLE HAIR MORE EASILY

detangle curly afro hair, Edmonton hair salon, LondonTangled hair that is cursed with tiny little knots can literally be a pain!  While we can’t promise you’ll never have a tangle again, we’d recommend you invest in a Tangle Teezer detangling brush and try the following…

Gently brush your hair before you shower to get rid of as many tangles as possible because it will only become more tangled as you work your hair into a lather. Invest in a satin cover for your pillow. 

Your hair is much less likely to get in a mess as you sleep and you’ll find it looks a lot shinier when you wake up too!

HAIR LOSS & THINNING HAIR TIPS

Hair loss can be a cause of great distress for both men and women and there are several great products on the market aimed at improving the density of your hair and encouraging hair growth. We also have some expert tips to encourage thicker hair:

  • Keep your hair as clean as possible to avoid weighing it down
  • Gently brush your hair before you shower to avoid tangles and breakage during the lathering process
  • Gently dry your hair (try drying it with a 100% cotton t-shirt for a delicate drying technique)
  • Scrunch your hair while drying it to add volume
  • If your hair is suffering, avoid pulling it back into tight braids, cornrows, ponytails, buns or plaits – keep it loose
  • Massage your scalp to increase circulation
  • When blow drying, lift your hair at the roots and give your hair a burst of cold air.