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November 05, 2017
Choosing the right moisturiser can be hard, especially for our different hair types as afro textured hair can be naturally dry. So with many different brands and moisturisers out there, it's no wonder we struggle to find which ones work best for our tresses.
DO YOU KNOW YOUR HAIRS POROSITY
Porosity is how the cuticles lay along the hair shaft. If your hair is low porosity then the cuticles don't open up and moisture can’t get in. If your cuticles are too open, then your hair can tangle and frizz easily. This results in having high porosity hair.
Moisturising our hair can come in many different ways. Moisturising after wash day and during the week is the most common way to moisturise our hair, but there are other ways to moisturise too. For example deep conditioning. Using in direct heat opens up the hair cuticle and allows the conditioner to enter into the hair shaft and penetrate more. Allowing the hair to retain moisture.
Leave-in conditioners help to retain moisture straight after the wash day process. Not only after wash day, but leave-in conditioners can be great daily moisturisers too. The same can be said for lightweight daily conditioners.
These are good enough to use on a daily basis. Just remember that some moisturisers do contain protein. Therefore if you are protein sensitive, it can depend on how frequent you use a particular moisturiser.
Our signature Flower Garden Butter is a deeply nourishing styling cream for curly hair for ultra shine, moisture and definition.
A rich and soft butter curl cream formulated for scalp and hair that is begging for moisture. Has your hair every said thank you? If not, this butter is the key to hearing your hair say those words. This pink, velvety textured treat with its sweet and grounding essence of freshly picked rose petals, is infused with the goodness of flowers and herbs to leave your hair feeling petal-soft. Never worry about dry hair again. Every time you style your hair, you're simultaneously nourishing your hair and scalp.
Summary of benefits:
Remember, moisturising with natural ingredients is key. Whether you like to LOC or LCO to keep the moisture in, an oil as a sealant is perfect for helping to retain moisturise on your parched tresses.
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