One of the best things about natural hair is having the versatility to wear it curl or straight. I personally wear my hair curly 95% of the time. It’s easy to style and convenient for my lifestyle. Not to mention I’m from Texas….our motto “the bigger the hair, the harder they stare.”
When straightening your hair, you want to make sure you use a thermal protectant to prevent possible heat damage. I’ve straightened my hair three times in 2015. I swear by Shea Moisture Jamacian Black Castor Oil-Strenghten Grow & Restore styling lotion. After shampooing my hair I mix my Shea Moisture leave in conditioner with the styling lotion. Followed by blow drying and a flat iron on medium heat.
Major con about wearing straight, Houston rain, Texas humidity. I have to re press my hair every 3 days in order to keep it straight. I’m not willing to risk heat damage for straight hair. That and I feel like I “blend in” with straight hair. My husband and I went out over the holiday season and people kept asking him where I was…I was standing 20 feet away 😫
So the straight hair didn’t last long…back to my curls…… To ensure my curls came back without worry, I opted to use Shea Moisture Tahitian Noni & Monoi Smooth & Repair Nourishing Hair Masque
After shampooing with a sulfate free shampoo, section your hair into manageable sections. Apply to each sections and leave in for 5-30 mins. With a processing cap you can apply low heat. Do not use a steamer with a processing cap because it will add extra moisture to your hair making to too soft. I didn’t take any chances with that. A processing cap and after 20 mins, I rinsed and applied my usual leave in.
Like 👍🏾 Comment 📝 Share 📲