DiscoveringNatural is a blog dedicated to helping people with their natural hair and transitioning hair. It provides great information for adults and kids hair care and also styling videos on its Youtube channel, Discoveringnatural. Our aim is to show the beauty of natural hair and love of it.
WHEN YOU FAIL...
Yesterday, I decided to try these jumbo 1 and a half inch perm rods. They were so easy to use and I was SO looking forward to bouncy curls.
Well, after 12 hours of air drying, my hair was still WET. I didn't even start off on wet hair. The mistake I made was using a hair lotion/hair milk as my styler. This hair lotion is great at moisturizing your hair and you will have moisture for DAYS, but please PLEASE do not make the mistake of using a hair milk to do a perm rod set if you choose to air dry. Watch my review of this product
This is a question I get several times in one day. The truth is hair grow…fast… is something that that’s time. Yes, fast hair growth takes time. Everyone’s hair grows, however, our hair goes through growth cycle stages that also has resting periods. Learn more about hair growth cycle stages https://www.healthline.com/health/stages-of-hair-growth Our hair growth is also greatly dependent on our health, well-being, nutrition, hair care and also genetics. Let’s first tackle the health. Make sure you are eating healthy foods, drinking water, reducing unhealthy food, exercising, sleeping well, reducing stress and also making sure you are not deficient in any nutrients. If your health is not up to par, it can affect your hair growth retention. If you are taking medication, some can cause hair loss and even stunted growth. Let your focus be on Hair Growth Retention not hair growth. Retention of your hair that is already growing means taking care of your hair to reduce breakage and unnece
Is Your Hair Very Dry? Here is what you can do. When you wash your hair, use a moisturizing deep conditioner after shampooing. Shampoos that contain sulfates can make hair very dry especially when you do not use a moisturizing deep conditioner afterwards. Suggestions for deep conditioner: Creme of Nature Pure Hair Mask Jar https://amzn.to/3JGzNB6 OBIA Naturals Babassu Oil Therapy Hair Mask https://amzn.to/3urJmgS After rinsing off the deep conditioner follow up with a leave in conditioner. This will help with detangling hair but also keeping it soft post wash. Suggestions for leave in conditioner: TGIN Miracle Repairx Protective Leave In Conditioner https://amzn.to/3NiFOpV SheaMoisture Conditioner for Curly Hair Red Palm Oil and Cocoa Butter with Flaxseed Oil https://amzn.to/3LcZee8 During the week, check your hair daily to see if it needs to be moisturized. Watch this video to learn how to know if your hair needs to be moisturized: https://youtu.be/ufPRBjN0yhw To moisturize your hai
To start off, it is important to create a routine. Similar to how you have a life routine of what you do each day. For hair, you can create one like for example let say you wash your hair every week. Then when you do so, shampoo to wash scalp and hair, deep condition to nourish your hair, Moisturize your hair after and then style. Then once a month, you can do a protein treatment. During the week, Moisturize your hair regularly. This video talks more about creating a routine: https://youtu.be/rTniJGM-LAA Now, let us break it down into small parts. SHAMPOOING When it comes to washing your hair, there are different things you can use but I will keep it simple for you. The best shampoo for natural hair is a sulfate free shampoo. This type does not contain ingredients with the word sulfate in it. It also does not strip your natural hair oils and cause hair and scalp to be dry . Dry hair breaks. Learn more about shampoo here https://youtu.be/EMlMYksvBVs Here are some recomme