Posted by HMH BloggerBy Patience MuiaLet me begin by telling you that there is nothing wrong with having thick hair. Actually to some extent it is a blessing rather than a pain. You should be proud of it because I am sure with thin hair it would be more of a problem than a complain.I know thick hair could be hard to manage if you do not know how to handle it properly. You should be happy because thick hair can sustain damage unlike thin hair. You can try taming your hair with twists, braids and more versatile styles. Although thick hair takes a lot of time and energy while detangling, drying and styling, everyone will admit that a thick afro bush looks pretty good.Hereare some tips to help you manage your thick hair;Keep your hair hydratedThis plays a great role in making your hair look better and elastic. Try cleaning your hair with a sulphate free conditioner.
Keep your hair stretched
This prevents your hair from coiling on itself so much hence minimising breakage during detangling. It also seals moisture from roots to ends. At night pin your hair in loose Bantu knots and cover it with a silk head scarf.Use quality products
Ingredients play a great role. Natural oils fortify hair and protect it from heat. The more natural you keep your oils oils, shampoos and conditioners, the better.Hair cutDon’t assume this. You will not regret getting a hair cut because it shapes your hair to look better and less thick.A natural hair advisorCall her a natural hair big sister or whatever but she should be someone with hair similar to yours and whose hair you really admire or you really think is well kept. Ask them how they take care of their natural hair or how they manage to keep their hair beautiful.