I moisturize and plait my natural hair every night before I sleep – Yeni Kuti

TVC E. Descendant of the Ransome-Kuti family,  Oluwayeni Anikulapo-Kuti who loves everything natural said, the best way to take care of your natural hair is to moisturize and plait it at night before sleeping. She said, ‘black hair is beautiful, whether it is natural, relaxed, or braided. The key to healthy, beautiful hair is moisture and gentle treatment. Without these, black hair can become dry and brittle. Caring for black hair takes a little bit of extra effort, but the soft, silky, and healthy results are worth it.”’

”The more often you wash your hair, the more you strip it of its moisture. This results in dry, brittle hair. You should wash your hair every 7 to 10 days, but you can get away with washing it once every 14 days. This will help prevent dryness and product buildup. If you can’t find a shampoo and conditioner meant for ethnic hair, try to use a moisturizing shampoo meant for dry hair. Follow up with a moisturizing conditioner.
If you must wash your hair more often, dilute your shampoo with 50% water and 50% shampoo.”  She continued.

The dancer continued by saying: ‘You should Consider washing your hair with just conditioner every 3 to 5 days. This is also known as “co-washing.” It will help moisturize your hair, and keep it manageable. You can help further seal the moisture in with a natural oil of your choosing.

  • Step things up a bit by using a deep conditioning mask once a week to twice a month.
  • Focus the conditioner on the ends of your hair; avoid applying it to your scalp. Applying conditioner to your scalp will cause your hair to appear greasy. and then Use a moisturizing conditioner with lightweight, essential oils. ‘

What do you think about her system? Feel free to add your suggestions.

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