HOW TO MAKE YOUR HAIR SOFT AND SILKY: Having a soft and silky hair is what every woman desired. A dry and damaged hair doesn’t look good. A soft and silky hair is not very easy to achieve but with adherence to the listed steps below and with patience, you will have a lovely soft hair for yourself.
Wash Your Hair With A Good Shampoo And Conditioner
Whenever you are washing your hair, make use of a good shampoo and conditioner. Shampoo and conditioner made from natural product is preferable as some shampoo could damage your hair by stripping your hair of the natural oil it needs.
Try avoiding shampoos and conditioners with sulfate because they can suck moisture out of your hair. Rather search for hair products containing hydrolyzed proteins, which could help make the strands stronger and healthier.
Avoid Washing Your Hair Everyday
Washing your hair everyday isn’t really good as it strips your hair of it’s natural oil without giving it time to restore the oil. It is preferable to wash it every two or three days so that natural oil can have time to be restored to your hair.
Wash And Rinse With Cold Water
It is advisable to wash your hair with cold water because hot water strips natural protective oils from your hair. Natural protective oil act as a natural conditioner, leaving your hair cold and dry. But cold water does seals the natural moisturizers in your hair, making your hair feel softer.
Avoid Combing Wet Hair
After washing your hair, allow to dry, then oil it to make it easier to comb, then comb it.
Avoid combing your hair wet because it could lead to hair breakage and damage of your hair.
Avoid Applying Heat To Your Hair
After washing your hair, allow it to dry naturally. Avoid the use of heat equipments ( such as blow dryers, straighteners, curlers, and so on ) as they can lead to hair breakage, thereby damaging your hair.
If you must use heat equipments, you must spray heat protectant on your hair first. When blow drying your hair use the cooler setting and don’t leave the blow dryer in the same spot for more than a second or two so as not to scorch your strands.
Trim Your Hair Regularly
From time to time, your natural hair begins to have split ends. At this point, you have to trim your hair to prevent it from getting tangled, drier and could also slow down the growth of the hair.
Apply Deep Cleansing Conditioner
Once in a week or two week, apply deep cleansing conditioner to the root of your hair to restore moisture to your hair. You could also use itin styling your hair.
Make Use Of Natural Hair Mask
1. Egg, Olive Oil And Honey
This mask is very good for your hair as sgg yolks provides the softness and silkiness your hair requires as well as strengthening the roots of your hair. Honey and olive oil are natural moisturizers that repair breakage on your hair and adds shine to your hair.
Mix the egg yolk, honey and olive oil very well and apply the mixture to the roots of your hair. Leave for 20 – 30 mins and wash off.
2. Apply Coconut Oil
Coconut oil helps in restoring moisture and keeps your hair healthy. It also makes it soft and shiny.
Slightly heat some coconut oil, then apply to the root of your hair. Leave to sit for about an hour or cover your hair after applying and leave it overnight. Rinse of with lukewarm water.
3. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is very good in conditioning hair thereby making your hair soft, shiny and moisturized. It also removes built-up residue that makes your hair look dull, dry and lifeless. In addition, it treats dandruff, frizzy hair and itchy scalp.
Mix some apple cider vinegar with water ( add lemon juice if you like ), apply the mixture to the roots of your hair, leave for few minutes and rinse off.
4. Aloe Vera
Mix aloe vera gel with some lemon juice. This mixture restores shine and moisture to your hair. Apply the mixture on your hair, allow to sit for about 5mins. Rinse off.
Avocado has nutrients that moisturizes and nourishes your hair making your hair smooth and shiny.
Mash one avocado and mix very well with olive oil. Apply the mask to your hair, massaging it gently into your scalp. Leave for about 15mins, then rinse off.
6. Apply Banana Mask
Bananas contain protein which improves elasticity of your hair. Honey provides hydration to your scalp.
Mix a riped banana with honey ( you could also add olive oil ) until it forms a smooth paste. Apply to the roots of your hair, massaging it gently all over your hair. Leave for about 10mins, rinse off
HOW TO MAKE YOUR HAIR SOFT AND SILKY is very important in preventing a dry and damaged hair.