Our natural hair is a beautiful thing because it's our crown.
Everyone's crown is different as our kinks, coils, and curls don't always shape the same way. It's a beautiful thing! A lot of of naturals struggle to find ways to stay motivated on their natural hair journey. Others want to go back to the relaxer as they deem it 'easier'. Here are seven things you can do with your natural hair:
1. Avoid having to comb your hair every day
One of the best things about natural hair is that you don't have to comb your hair every day. If you wear styles such as a wash and go, twist out, braid out, or flat twist out, your hairstyle is set for the week. Once you wake up for work or school, you don't have to do much to your hair. You will just remove the satin cap, fluff, and go. No need to worry about what hairstyle will you wear today.
2. Embrace Your Natural Texture
The way your hair coils is not the way someone else's hair will coil even if you are related. This is what makes your natural hair unique and beautiful. Whether you have tight coils or loose waves, learn to appreciate your natural texture. Research and experiment with products that will nourish your natural texture as well as embrace it. Our Tailored Beauty Products do just that for you. They are formulated with organic ingredients that will make your hair look, feel and be healthy.
3. You Don't Need To Wrap Your Hair At Nights
Unlike relaxed hair, your natural hair doesn't need to be wrapped at night. You don't need to spend an extra 30 minutes before bed, trying to get your relaxed hair to lay flat with a bunch of bobby pins. With your natural hair, you can just wear a satin scarf or a satin cap. Then, go right to sleep. This is perfect, especially for lazy naturals who don't like doing too much at night.
4. Avoid washing your hair every day
With straight hair, we know that they have to wash their hair every so often as it will become oily. Due to the coily nature of our hair at the roots, the sebum on our scalp cannot travel to the ends of the hair. So our hair has a way the lesser chance of becoming oily. Oily hair tends to itch more as well as hairstyles will not be sustained with it. With natural hair, you can wash your hair every 2 to 2 weeks. As well as, sometimes it can stay up to 4 weeks. This is perfect if you have a very busy lifestyle.
5. Long-lasting hairstyles
Once your natural hair is styled, it can last for approximately 4 to 14 days without any maintenance. Examples of these long-lasting hairstyles are wash and go, braid outs, mini twists, mini braids, and twist outs. You're able to wake up, fluff, and head out the door. Most importantly, these hairstyles do not cause tension on our edges and/or our scalp. So you're able to retain as much of your length as possible. This is perfect especially for kids as you don't have to style and maintain their hair daily. To get these long-lasting hairstyles you have to be using the correct styles that provide long-lasting hold with moisture. Our Tailored Beauty Perfect Coils Curling Jelly or Curl Antidote Cream.
In conclusion, natural hair is beautiful and versatile, and there are many things you can do to keep it healthy, stylish, and vibrant. With these seven tips, you can embrace your natural hair texture and make it the best it can be.