My Oh My Breakage- Products such as hair dyes and perms are one of the major reasons why most women suffer from hair breakage. Before using any chemical always make sure to read the directions, if the product is used improperly, left on your hair for to long, or use back to back it can severely weaken the bonds of the strands of your hair causing breakage. Another sure fire way to cause major breakage stems from styling tools such as blow dryers, curling irons, or flat irons. To much heat can make hair dry and brittle, that’s why it is so important not to rely on heat so much. Instead of frying your hair to death try using protective styles or low maintenance styles that don’t require heat at all like cute buns or braids that create beach waves. If you do choose to use heat please make sure to always use a heat protectant spray or serum that protects your hair from drying out when exposing it to any heat appliances. A great heat protectant product will create a protective barrier around each strand of your hair to prevent heat damage and promote less breakage. #hairfinity #hair #longhair #vitamins #hairbreakage #naturalhair #haircare #style #beauty (Taken with Instagram)
Protective Hair Style For Short Hair
Finger coils and comb coils are two great styles for short hair! Just because your hair is short doesn’t mean that it will not be receptacle to breakage or fairy knots. Not only are coils a wonderful way to protect your precious tresses, they are stylish and simply fab!
Tension Without Tension
*Featuring The Tension Method*
Shrinkage is the arch nemesis of natural hair, transtioning hair, or new growth in relaxed hair. Not only is shrinkage annoying, it can be discouraging because after all the hard work you’ve put into growing your hair you want to see results not shrunken short hair. The tension method is the answer to solve this hair dilemma. Using the blo
The great thing about this method is that it doesn’t require combs or brushes therefore, its safer on your hair and causes no tension or breakage. Simply divide your hair into sections and spray your hair with a moisturizing leave in spray and a good heat protectant. Hold your hair taut and straight up in the air while damp and full of moisture. Using the blowdryer concentrator nozzle concentrate soley on the roots of your hair, the more you physically stretch your hair up in the air with your hand, the more elongated your hair will become. This method won’t only allow your shrinkage to disappear it will enable you to easily manage your roots creating a smooth breakage free demarcation line.
Hair Banding Method To Reduce Shrinkage
Hair banding is a great method used to elongate natural hair and reduce the signs of shrinkage.Shrinkage can be natural hair’s arch nemesis. Women with kinkier hair types are more prone to shrinkage opposed to women with a looser curl pattern, although they too suffer from shrinkage,but the effects are not as severe.
This method can be easily accomplished by stretching your hair out with the use of ouch less ponytail holders. The holders are twisted tightly along the shaft of the hair manipulating the curl pattern to become looser. Band each section of your hair starting near your scalp, laying the hair downward then wrap the band around the each section. The bands should be left in your hair for a longer period of time to see optimum results. This method can be preformed on wet or dry depending on how much you want to stretch out your curl pattern.