Are you like me where you think in your head, "If my hair was that long, I would rock my natural hair like no one's business!!" The reality is that... Read More
The issue with cotton or even "cotton like" fabric is that it acts against what your hair is trying to do. Sleeping on a cotton pillowcase at night, wearing a cotton bandana to hold down the edges, or even when hair rubs against your cotton shirt during the day, all of these are moments that cotton gets to soak up the moisture...
The first thing to know is that your hair is made out of a protein also called keratin. Without protein, your hair will lack structure, strength and shape. When protein is lacking in your hair, it can fall victim to being weak, lifeless, and limp causing you to experience easy breakage. Protein balances out the moisture in your hair to keep it healthy, strong and thriving.
Are you someone that has somewhat of a strained relationship with your natural hair trying to find "what works", "how to maintain", or "how to achieve your hair goals", etc?
Sign #1: EXCESSIVE BREAKAGE
When your hair is experiencing massive breakage, it is a pretty good indication that it needs some additional strength components added to it and protein is a great option.
We all have those "happy thoughts" of how much longer and, hopefully, healthier our hair will be once once we remove the protective style that we have had in for weeks. Well, it is equally important to care for your hair immediately removing a style...
The list is endless of creative and stylish ways to rock your bantu knot style. Here are 5 ways to rock bantu knots that we absolutely adore:
1. Retain Moisture- Make sure your tresses stay well hydrated. Stay consistent with deep conditioning and oil treatments to keep strands moisturized. Avoid direct to the hair heat such as flat irons as it can strip the moisture from your hair in addition to the wind and dry air outside. Use your satin bonnet at night to prevent unnecessary moisture loss.