Solutions For Dry Black
What Makes Black Hair so Dry
Many think the reason why people with black hair are
prone to hair dryness is because of the color (black) per se. My
interpretation or explanation to this is that black (color) tends to absorb
the light rays coming from the sun, which then causes the dryness effect on
hair. Perhaps this theory of mine is totally be wrong or perhaps has some
percentage of truth to it. Either way, my further readings on this topic led
me to more acceptable and validated explanations.
Hair structure is among the reasons for black hair to
become prone to dryness and breakage even. Apparently, the structure of the
hair causes the oils to have difficulty working its way from the scalp to
the tips of the hair. Following are some of the many ways to take care of
your black hair; to help prevent dryness, even dullness, and breakage to
Use a shampoo, specifically tailored for black hair.
Massage hair with lukewarm oil (e.g., coconut oil, aroma oil,
any herbal oil, or olive oil) twice a week, at the very least. Consistently
doing this can help nourish hair. You can also use daily moisturizers.
Condition your hair with hair conditioning for black hair. You
can also use leave on conditioners for best results. Best to comb your hair
while conditioning to get rid of any hair tangles.
Protect your hair by covering it with a scarf, using an
umbrella, or wearing a cap when walking under the sun.
Try to blow dry your hair as occasionally as possible. Heat
from the dryer can cause more damages to your hair than you thought. Also,
using the hair dryer properly can atleast reduce the problems it may cause
Hair gels can be used when styling your black hair.
Have your hair regularly cut to prevent brittle split ends to
Have an oil treatment or deep conditioning once a month.
You can practice misting your hair with water using a spray
Use an appropriate comb for your hair. Choosing an appropriate
hair style for your natural hair type and growth pattern can also help
reduce stress to your hair.
Eat a well-balanced diet. Supply yourself with vitamins and
proteins, which are important help for hair growth.