How do you sleep with transitioning hair?
Pile your curls on top of your head and secure with a silk covered scrunchie or a clip. Make sure it’s loose and comfortable for you to sleep. The looser you can secure your curls the better to prevent dents and marks in your hair from the scrunchie.
How can I moisturize my transitioning hair everyday?
For fine hair, you should look for light moisturisers like Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie, or Big Hair Leave-in Moisturising Milk. You should also use light vegetable oils or look for products that have light oils such as almond, grapeseed oil, avocado or jojoba oil.
How often should I moisturize my transitioning hair?
Moisturize your hair on a daily basis. Even if your hair does not feel dry to the touch, it can still be in need of moisture. If you are experiencing breakage, you may need to up the amount of times you moisturize per week.
Is coconut oil good for transitioning hair?
Shea Butter, coconut, and jojoba oils bring this product to life, making it great for transitioning tresses. It moisturizes effectively, seals lightly, and helps impart shine, improve elasticity, and nourish the hair.
How do I style my hair when transitioning to natural?
The Top 10 Transitioning Hairstyles
- Fake ponytail. A simple but easy solution to the awkward transitioning stage is wearing a fake ponytail.
- Roller sets. These are a great technique for guaranteed bouncy curls!
- Hair wrap. When in doubt, hair wrap!
- High puff.
- 2 stitch braids w/curly ends.
- Faux locs.
What to do at night with transitioning hair?
You want to make sure your hair is moisturized and protected every night before going to sleep. With transitioning hair, you may have to re-twist or braid your hair before going to bed to keep definition. It’s also beneficial to apply a moisturizer since your hair is more prone to dryness.
What happens to your hair when you transition to natural hair?
Transitioning is a different route to natural hair that involves cutting chemicals, relaxers, and heat out of your hair regimen. While your permed hair will never return to its natural state, you can retain length while you transition to natural hair, slowly trimming off the damaged ends until it’s fully natural at a length you’re comfortable with.
How often should you re-twist your hair when transitioning?
With transitioning hair, you may have to re-twist or braid your hair before going to bed to keep definition. It’s also beneficial to apply a moisturizer since your hair is more prone to dryness. The longest I’ve been able to wear a style is one week and I usually re-twist every other night depending on how my hair looks.
What should I do before shampooing my transitioning hair?
A pre-poo is an oil treatment that you apply to your hair before shampooing. One thing you’ll notice about your transitioning hair is it’ll become more prone to tangles and knots. Doing a pre-poo will help you gently detangle and also protect your hair from the stripping effects of your shampoo.