Hairstylist and author recommends transitioning women use hooded dryers, hair dryers, and other hot tools on a low setting to better protect against heat damage. I endured this process every other weekend until I was about 10 years old. Each method has its own pros and cons that you will have to weigh out to determine which one is the best fit for you. Having said that, it bothers me when I see African American women contending with each other over a hair style preference. The conversation was relatively normal, until one of our friends who has been natural for over four years walked through the door with unbelievably silky straight hair. The advantage to wearing natural hair though, is that it is less prone to damage.
You may want to cut off all of your relaxed hair to get a fresh start, or you can trim your hair once a month until you remove all of the relaxed hair. Promote hair growth with supplements. To provide a better website experience, bellatory. Get your beauty rest, drink more water, and get some exercise. You can pace yourself and go back to natural hair at a rate that you are comfortable with.
You are tired of the extreme dryness, the breakage and how time consuming your hair has become. If everyone had kinky hair there would be no class system of hair and comparisons. However, with this system you can maintain length and slowly trim with ease. I am also starting to panic that we are making mistakes, I do not want to damage her hair and she does not want to do the big chop. If you don't have time to style your hair before heading to work in the morning, there are plenty of accessories—some made specifically for types—that you can use to illustrate your personal style.
In order to go from relaxed to natural hair, you have two options: Transitioning or The Big Chop. If you are transitioning or thinking about doing so, I am here to support you. My last time, I told myself now or never plus I was pregnant and I just chopped it off impulsively. Do what you can to keep your hair hydrated and conditioned by using a conditioner on a daily basis. When I wash it its with the sewin is still in my hair. You can seal in the moisture with a natural oil like olive, castor, coconut, jojoba, sweet almond, etc. Deep conditioning treatments take adding moisture to a new level.
I was still using the same products that I used on my relaxed hair and I was unwilling to dedicate the time to try out new products. Step 7 Find low maintenance hairstyles that you love. Step 6 Put away your heat tools. This is when one cuts off all the the relaxed hair, so that you end up with a small afro or a very close shave. In my house is very product that exist, and I am just tired of looking at this huge fro sitting on my table instead of being in my hair fro every time I do my hair. I wear wigs with my Natural hair in braids and or twists when I get bored with wearing the same style.
I did it and I was scared out of my mind. Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Transitioning Kit Or the curls line I hope this helps I want to do the monthly hot oil treatments. It can be incredibly misleading and it is flawed as. I learned how to flat twist by watching YouTube videos. Next, gently remove the rollers to reveal a bouncy set of curls.
The area where the relaxed hair and the natural hair meets will break eventually, anyway, so it's best to evenly cut away the relaxer yourself. Step 8 Lead a healthy lifestyle. Treat your hair as if all of it was natural. Here is a you may want to consider buying as you transition. However, when going to a salon specifically one dedicated to natural hair you have the added benefit of proper hair treatment shampoo, deep conditioning, cut, etc.
My hair was a notch above my shoulders; now it is currently below my bra strap. However, the transition from relaxed hair into natural hair is tough - odd curly bits, split ends and endless breakage. I just started transitioning from relaxed to natural i cut my split ends and now i dont know where to begin with starting my journey i am so lost and confused please help! Give yourself a hot oil massage. A light moisturizer 3-5 times a week should be enough for most people. Start by cutting off a few inches of your hair, and then once a month cut off ¼-½ an inch of hair. It can be frustrating to try and deal with two different textures. Any information published on this website or by this brand is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, and you should not take any action before consulting with a healthcare professional.
A few I've read are: this is actually for people who want to become natural hair stylists, but this has a lot on great information It takes time- even I am still figuring out how to care for my hair, but all you need is a lot of patience, and you will eventually figure it out and get the hang of it. It literally took up the entire Sunday. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, so that made my hair come out in clumps. After my last relaxer in Nov. When I decided to start wearing my hair natural, I had the hardest time figuring out what to do with it. This site, Natural Hair Rules has tons of natural hairstyle tutorials.
Watch my video that shows how I shampoo my transitioning hair. Try curling your hair the old fashioned way with setting lotion and rollers. So, while transitioning, I got one. So what I do is I was my hair with the sulfate free shampoo deep condition it then I make bantu knots with my curl activating cream all these products is from Curl Chemistry. This is certainly the best option for creating healthy growth, but not everyone wants their hair to be less than an inch long. Here is how the process works: 1 Stop using chemical relaxers To begin the process give up the creamy crack completely. For tight, coily hair, apply the smoothie directly to the scalp to moisturize coils at the root.