There is a common belief that black hair doesn’t grow very long. Nothing is further from the truth. Excess processing through the use of relaxers and the use of heat for styling weakens the strands causing breakage. However, with the proper African American hair care, the strands can grow to be very long.
Treat Your Hair Gently
In order to get black hair to grow, it is important to reduce breakage. A simple way to do this is to carefully comb your hair. Start at the ends, gently ease your way through the tangles, and work your way up to the roots. Always use a wide tooth comb to reduce the friction. Do not use a brush with hard bristles. This can snap the strands and damage the ends.
Remember That Wet Hair is Fragile
African American hair is more susceptible to breakage when it is wet. Don’t brush your hair after shampooing. Gently pat your hair after each washing. Rubbing too hard can cause you to lose extra strands. Apply a good conditioner to your hair while it is still damp.
Conditioning is the key to growing African American hair that is strong and healthy. If you really want to protect your hair, leave the conditioner on. You can do this even if it is not a leave-in conditioner.
Be Wary of Knit Caps
Knit caps can cause thinning around the hairline and temples. The strands stick to the cap and then when you pull it off, some of your hair goes with it. The same thing goes for sweaters. Strands that rest on the shoulders will stick to the sweater and can snap when you turn your head.
Put your hair in a ponytail or another style that keeps it up off of your neck and shoulders when wearing sweaters. Sleep with a silk night cap to protect your hair at night.
Moisturize Moisturize Moisturize
One sure way to get black hair to grow fast is to make sure that it is properly moisturized. Always apply moisturize to your hair when it is damp. If you do this when your hair is dry, the moisturizing oils will not be adequately absorbed and the strands will still be dry and be likely to break.
If you are moisturizing between washings, then sprinkle some water on your hair until it is damp and then put a little coconut oil on it. This will allow the follicles and shaft to absorb the oil.
African American and Multicultural Hair Care
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This new and creative hair tool has been professionally developed for natural ethnic hair and showcased at the Black Women’s Expo in Atlanta, GA.
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The MC Hair Tool eliminates the need of using tape or other accessories to secure combs and cones are on the conventional hair dryers which often end up detaching during use. This professional natural ethnic hair tool comes with styling accessories, that have “click and lock” attachments, which can be used to style natural ethnic hair in different ways.
The MC Professional Hot-N-Happy Hair Tool has five (5) attachments, which has three (3) combs that allow you to manage your hair and style with ease. It also has two (2) cones that allow you to dry Multicultural and African American natural hair and curls while maintaining the natural texture and style.
The tool, when purchased, comes with one (1) comb attachment and the remaining attachments are sold separately which work well for drying and styling hair.
The Hair Tool embodies an innovative design and is perfect for use on all types of beautiful natural ethnic hair that range from natural curly hair, to Afros, dreadlocks and kinky and coarse hair textures. To ease access while styling, the MC Professional Hot-N-Happy Hair Tool with Secure Combs also comes with a stand, on which the tool can be placed to stand upright.
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