3 Natural Humectants For Afro Textured Hair


Hello Girls,
Awesome article for upcoming warmer months!
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IMG_20140306_160139 My hair soak & wet

Hello Beauties! As spring slowly approaches, (pun intended), we lovely naturals must be prepared for the dryness our hair is about witness. So, in this post I’m sharing how to avoid dry hair at all cost. 🙂

WHAT IS A HUMECTANT?

  • a substance that attracts water
  • since it attracts water, that area is kept moisturized
  • most common is glycerin

3 HUMECTANTS FOR THE HAIR

  1. WATER: is the ultimate moisturizer. Water equals moisture. To introduce or retain moisture, water must be present in your daily hair routine and diet. Of course, we all know this; moisturize your hair and body from the inside out by drinking water.
  2. ALOE VERA: is a natural moisturizer and pH balancer for hair.  It doesn’t matter if you’re using the juice or the gel; the properties are the same. I like to mix aloe vera gel with my leave-in conditioner or whipped shea…

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