After using products to Chemically smoothing your hair, you probably think that the transition to its natural state is easy. However, switching from straightened hair to natural hair is not a simple process. If you decide you do not want to cut your hair and you want to let it grow, try a cream prepared at home to moisturize your new hair growth and to prevent breakage.
Hair in transition
When you stop using chemical straighteners, the transition to natural hair can cause your hair to become very dry and possibly even brittle. Goals during the transition include wetting your hair and then sealing the moisture with oils, repairing the damage caused by abrasive chemical agents and avoiding breakage. A cream prepared by you based on natural ingredients combined with certain oils can help in the process.
Pure shea butter, coconut and yogurt can be beneficial for transitioning hair. Shea butter can help repair hair that has been damaged by chemical straighteners. It also helps maintain moisture and soften your hair. Coconut cream can be used as a home conditioner for transitional hair combined with plain yogurt, coconut oil and a small amount of lime or lemon juice. A mixture of mashed avocados or bananas and various oils can also help condition the hair.
Natural oils such as unrefined coconut, avocado, almond, olive and jojoba oils help prevent dryness and seal moisture in your hair. Other natural oils such as grape seed oil, coconut oil and carrot seed oil can also help improve the condition of your hair, while burdock oil can help treat dandruff.
Once you have chosen the ingredients for your hair cream, place them in a microwave dish and heat them for two minutes at an 80 percent power. Mix the mixture with an electric mixer until it reaches a creamy consistency. Apply the mixture on your hair. To protect your hair more, use a handkerchief or cover it in another way, and avoid straining hairstyles that can break your hair. Protecting your hair with something that covers it at night, like a satin cap, can also prevent breakage.