Transitioning to natural hair is a simple process of growing out your natural texture before cutting off the processed or damaged ends, transitioning requires a bit of work compared to giving it a big chop, however, it is also one of the ways you can retain your hair length while transitioning.
One of the most common questions asked when transitioning to natural hair is the challenges involved, as this is a hair journey that requires effort and care.
The goal is to make the two texture blend and grow healthy natural hair, the first step to acquiring healthy natural hair is to know what to expect and the right products to use. Your hair will grow between a half to one inch within the first two months, you might have to start thinking of a transition style during this period to keep your strands healthy and retain the length.
Making a transition to natural hair can be a bit tough. However, in this article, we will be showing us some maintenance tips experts suggested to follow.
1. Reduce Monthly. It is recommended to trim at least ½ inch from your hair a month or every 2-3 months, this will enable new growth to take place and help you get rid of the processed part.
Trimming every month is also one of the fastest ways you can achieve your natural hair goal, you shouldn’t be pressured into cutting your hair off at once, a simple process of trimming once a month makes the transition process faster.
2. Serious Condition Weekly. Conditioning is the best way you can prevent your tresses from going weak which in turn causes damages and split ends, a weekly conditioning routine can help limit the amount of shedding your hair is meant to have, deep conditioning is highly essential for locking in moisture, keep your hair hydrated and protect it from drying out in a case of using chemical shampoo.
3. Abstaining From Heat Tools. Giving your natural hair a break from heat tools or making use of heat protectants before heat styling will go a long way in keeping your hair under control and prevents damages, use the lowest temperature setting if possible, heat styling tools might be a great way to give you hair a straight perfect look but it can leave your hair dry, frizzled and damaged.
Making a transition to natural hair can be tough but knowing your hair and what it responds to is the perfect way to curb the challenges, find your go-to transitioning hairstyle to help straighten out your tresses and prevent split ends.
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