Top Tips For Maintaining Healthy Natural and Relaxed Hair

How To Keep Your Natural Curls Moist

  1. Make sure to make time to give your hair some attention
  2. Put the moisture into your curls by using a moisturising shampoo such as Mizani moisture fusion milk bath shampoo
  3. Using a moisturising conditioner such as Mizani moisture fusion silk cream conditioner will help replenish the hair and restore definition
  4. If your hair is super dry, invest in a weekly moisture treatment such as Moroccanoil moisture treatment or add some essential oils such as baobab or jojoba oil to your normal conditioner
  5. Don’t forget to use a good moisturiser after washing such as Jane Carter hair nourishing cream.

How To Stop Your Curly Hair Breaking

  1. Detangling can be time consuming but if you do it right you can save both time and avoid breakage
  2. Try using a Tangle Teezer and a wide tooth comb
  3. Detangling in the shower, with conditione,r and also detangling from tip to root are all techniques that help minimise breakage
  4. Products that help with the detangling process include: Mizani’s d’tangle and for kids and Phyto Specific’s magic detangling spray
  5. Keeping stress levels low and maintaining a healthy lifestyle will help reduce and prevent breakage and fall outs.

How To Get Smooth Silky Straight Hair With Flat Ironing

  1. Use a good heat protector to protect your hair from the high heat.  Thermasmooth Smooth Guard Serum is great and leaves your hair smooth and frizz free
  2. To get a silky smooth finish that last for days, you can invest in a smoothing mask. Products such as Moroccanoil Smoothing Mask help keep your hair tamed for longer, saving you time.
  3. Invest in a good pair of straighteners such as ghd Eclipse that will last you a long time.

How To Look After Your Scalp For Healthy Hair

  1. A healthy scalp means healthy hair
  2. If you suffer from a dry scalp try and do pre-poo’s when you have time (pre-poo is when you apply conditioner prior to shampooing your hair to add moisture)
  3. Mizani’s Scalp Relief Shampoo works wonders on the scalp, soothing and cleansing at the same time for instant relief
  4. If your scalp is itchy and irritated, try to avoid build up of oils and products. Wash regularly, ensure your scalp can breathe and avoid doing tight hairstyles too often
  5. Regular washes help tremendously, especially if you have an active lifestyle e.g. if you are in a sports team or exercise regularly.

How To Keep Your Afro Hair Looking Good

  1. It may sound odd but you can promote hair growth by getting regular trims because your hair will be less prone to breakage
  2. Eating well helps promote hair growth
  3. Avoiding tight hair styles and also heavy extensions
  4. Try and have an in-salon hair conditioning treatment once a month.  At Afrotherapy we offer some amazing moisturising, strengthening and reconstructive hair treatments
  5. Talk to your stylist about what you want to achieve with your hair so you can work together using a plan of action.