As Women of Color, we are blessed with th most beautiful hair! The texture in our hair allows for added strength and resilience, volume and versatility. We give Life to the phrase 'Crowning Glory'!
Kinky coily hair will thrive, if cared for with specific attention to its textural structure. Ethnic hair needs a lot of love and gentle care. Whether you're transitioning, are newly natural, or if you have been a bonafide Naturalista for years, these next few articles will help you live and love on your Natural Hair, even more!
Caring for curly, kinky and coily hair is a very distinct skill. For many of us, we have to learn what to do and just as importantly, what NOT to do, with our natural hair. Some of us are just getting to know our natural hair texture for the very first time in our lives. It's been so fantastic and inspiring to see natural hair swep across the globe and become more prominent. I love seeing this Sistah' Self- Love.
When I first transitioned and went natural at age 28, I had to relearn my hair all over again. My mom began relaxing my hair when I was 5 years old. I had no idea what my natural hair texture felt like, nor did I know what it could do.
Over the last 11 years, I have tried everything to care for my 4C, super course, extremely coily & kinky hair. I am so proud of how far I have come.
So I have compiled some of my favorite natural care tips and treatments. Many of the ingredients can be used separately and work well with eachother. Most can be found in your refrigerator or pantry or easily ordered online. Try them out and determine which ingredients and recipes work best for your hair type and goals.
The next few articles will cover:
Caring for Your Coils, Kinks & Coils
Rich Conditioners and Lush Deep Conditioners
Options for Hairdressing
Natural Hair Gels & Leave-In Conditioners
How to choose the best oils for your hair
Kinky, Curly and Coily hair requires special attention and tender loving care to really flourish. Use this guide to learn what's best for natural hair and empower your Natural Hair Journey.
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