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4 Frequently used terms in black hair care

Hi there,
   In my last post I talked about laziness being an enemy of healthy natural hair, I'll get to that in a future post. Today I want to acquaint you with some terms commonly used in black hair care.

TWA-Teeny Weeny Afro (need I say more? :-) )

Co-wash-This refers to  washing your hair with your conditioner rather than a shampoo. You apply the conditioner, thoroughly massage through while using your fingers or a wide tooth comb to detangle your hair. Then you rinse off.


Prepoo- short for pre-shampooing. It involves applying either an oil or oil mix to the hair to protect it from being stripped of moisture while you shampoo. A conditioner can also be used.

Hot oil treatment- This involves heating an amount of oil and using it to massage your scalp and also coat your hair strands. This helps to stimulate hair growth, strengthen and condition hair and also helps  repair damaged ends

More to come.

KimB

 

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