Isn’t it a sight to behold seeing people who have naturally curly hair? There are those with big and loose, while there are also those who have tightly coiled ones. There are even those that get curly hair through hair salons because they think it is beautiful and a trend to have one. For those who have naturally curly hair, it is due to their hair follicle that comes in a twisted shape. Having more twists means that it will produce more curls. A lot of people consider curly to be a blessing, while there are others who view it as an annoyance and a curse. This is because even if it comes with beautiful shape and a natural bounce to it, it can become very difficult to style and manage.
One of the biggest troubles of having curly hair is when it gets frizzy. It even happens a lot when humidity rises. It is even more prone to breakage and split ends. This means that it will even become worse when brushing it. So when you have curly hair, the first step you’ve got to do is manage its frizz and keeping it conditioned.
There might be a lot of hair care products designed to manage curly hair, but you might not be able to afford them since it can get quite expensive if you are going to maintain using them. There is another way to maintain it by only spending less. This is by making your own home remedy.
Beer will aid in restoring the lost moisture from the hair. Aside from rejuvenating the curls, it will also give a softer feel, bouncier and shinier look to it. Beer can be used on normal hair, but for curly hair, you will need to use a non-alcoholic or dark beer.
What you need to do is wash the hair clean with your usual shampoo and then rinse it off with water. Pour the beer slowly on the hair. Make sure that every strand is covered by the beer. Leave beer on the hair for around 5 minutes so that it will be able to penetrate onto the hair shafts. Rinse it afterwards with water. Apply this remedy on hair once every 2 weeks.
Apple Cider Vinegar
In order to give more definition to your curly hair and at the same time prevent it from frizz, apple cider vinegar is the best remedy. The acidity of apple cider vinegar will aid in maintaining the natural pH levels of the hair. This will make curly hair less frizzy; it even gives one amazing healthy shine to it. It will acts as the hair’s natural clarifier and even take away the product buildup away from the hair.
All you need are equal parts of water and apple cider vinegar. Mix these two ingredients together and apply it on your hair as a rinse after your favorite shampoo. Let this mixture sit for a couple of minutes on your hair and rinse it off with cold water. Apply this remedy at least twice per month.
Eggs are very high in fat and protein, which is why they are a good source of moisture and will aid in restoring the health of the hair.
What you need is one egg, two teaspoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon mayonnaise. Mix the three ingredients together and leave it for thirty minutes. Wash hair afterwards with cool water.
You can also make use of this alternative – beat one egg, 2 tablespoons olive oil and 1/4 cup pureed cucumber. Mix all ingredients well and apply it onto the hair from the ends to your scalp. Cover hair with shower cap. Leave it like that for thirty minutes then shampoo it afterwards with shampoo. This remedy should be used once each week.