Deep conditioning


Back to the basics: deep conditioning

       Deep conditioning! Deep conditioning! This is the ultimate step of any healthy hair journey! It is simply leaving conditioner in your hair for some time to allow it to penetrate the hair shaft. Regular deep conditioning will help reduce damage caused by  heat, dyes, relaxers, weave-ons, braids, Sulfate shampoos, etc. It will also help you retain length.      Not all conditioners are deep conditioners because ONLY CONDITIONERS WHICH PENETRATE THE HAIR SHAFT CAN BE CALLED A DEEP CONDITIONER. Any conditioner whose usage instructions call for  immediate rinse-off isRead More

Suggestions for protein and moisturizing conditioners

I didn’t want to make my last post about the difference between protein and moisturizing conditioners too long so I decided to break it into two. Here are some suggestions adapted from Hairlista’s favorite conditioners. I’ve added some of my own suggestions too.       Moisturizing conditioners Silk Elements Mega Cholesterol KeraCare Humecto Lustrasilk Shea Butter  and Mango Cholesterol (I’ve also used this conditioner at the beginning of my hair journey. It’s okay but I don’t think it might made my hair as soft as I would like it to be. IRead More

The difference between protein and moisturizing conditioners

     It’s so important to use conditioners on your hair to replace moisture and/or protein. Black hair is the driest of all hair types and needs moisture more than other hair types. If you live in a very humid environment like I do, you may not need to moisturize everyday. I usually go with the flow when I moisturize my hair. With that said, one important way of adding moisture back to is by deep conditioning it at least once a week with a moisturizing conditioner.    Proteins areRead More

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