Ideally natural hair should be deep conditioned 2x a month and more often if you are newly natural. Use your fingers or shower comb to distribute the product along your hair shaft and ends. Check out the Embrace the Natural You deep conditioners! Our leave in conditioners can be used as detanglers and deep conditioners.
Feel free to alternate between products with and without protein for a moisture/elasticity balance. For instance, alternate your leave in conditioners, moisturizers, and other stylers that do and do no have protein.
A deep conditioner should have:
This type of treatment is a must if you do a lot of protective styling or high manipulation styles such as twistouts, braidouts or wash and go styles. Proteins such as hydrolyzed wheat, keratin, silk, oat, and yeast bond to the hair and fill in gaps in the cuticle making hair stronger and less prone to breakage. Look for products with 1 or more of these items.
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