5 Ways to Keep Natural Hair Moisturized

Ameka Coleman

Natural hair is beautiful and amazingly kinky, coily, and curly. While this is usually one of the reasons why it can look so good, it also has a downside. One of the biggest detriments of natural hair being kinky, coily, and curly is the fact that it dries up easily.

Depending on your hair type, your hair probably absorbs a lot of moisture and requires it to flourish. The natural hair type that seems to dry out a lot is 4c hair, which is a result of it being tightly curled. 

Without adequate moisture, natural hair tends to look dry and unhealthy, but that’s not the worst part. The worst part is the fact that it breaks and not just a little, but a lot. However, you don’t need to fret, because here are 5 easy ways to moisturize your beautiful hair.

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Heat Free Ways To Stretch Your Hair

Ameka Coleman

Being a Naturalista has its perks. Yeah, your hair looks really good most days, bouncy curls and all, but there are days when the shrinkage comes to visit and there is absolutely nothing you can do about it. Instead of using a flattening iron to make your hair look longer or a blow dryer to increase its volume (which will only damage your mane in the long run), use these heat free ways to stretch your hair and achieve even better results. Many people believe that a woman’s hair is her crown of glory, so here are a few ways to sport your crown without causing unnecessary damage. Own it and build your throne around it using the following heat free ways:

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OIL IS NOT A MOISTURIZER!

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Have you ever wondered why even after slathering tons of coconut oil on your hair, it is still dry?

Maybe you prefer to use Argan or Olive Oil but the results are still the same: dry, brittle, and lifeless hair.

That’s because the purpose of oils are for sealing in moisture and not hydrating the hair. Imagine it this way, oil creates a barrier around your hair to stop water and nutrients from leaking out. However, if you don’t put any moisture on first, you lock the moisture out so it can’t penetrate the strands leaving you with the issues stated above.

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