Hi! I’m at the beginning of my natural curly hair journey and I’m feeling a little overwhelmed at the wealth of information I’ve come across! It sounds great but I’m not sure where to start, what to do etc!
Ok, so I believe I have Type 2b and 2c hair mainly. It is very fine and frizzes. I have never chemically straightened or dyed my hair but it has been subjected to years of blowdrying and straightening with hair straighteners.
I believe I have been using CG friendly products for say 6 months now at least… I started with the Body Shop Rainforest Shine Shampoo and Conditioner for normal to dry hair and then moved onto the Lovea Bio Shampoo and Conditioners which I am currently using. I haven’t yet changed my ‘styling’ products if you can call them that as I don’t think they are styling my hair much, perhaps lessening frizz a little: John Freida Frizz Ease Hair Serum and Finishing Creme.
I have been washing my hair once or twice a week but every day I find I have to wet my hair with water again to bring the curl back a bit and get rid of frizz. I wasn’t using a satin cap/pillow case but just bought a cap the other day which I wore for the first time last night!
Last night I washed my hair with the Lovea Bio shampoo and tried out Palmers Coconut Oil Formula with Vitamin E Deep Conditioning Protein pack for the first time. ...then I went to bed with it slightly damp and with a satin cap on. The pictures I’ve attached have been taken this morning after this process. Oh I also put a tiny bit of this oil called Lite drops on one side to see what the difference would be. I think the side with it on is slightly better but overall my hair feels a bit dry and frizzy!
My questions are:
What sort of hair routine/regime should I be following? Daily/Nightly/Monthly
Should I be putting oil in my hair?
Does my hair need protein or moisture or both? And how do I achieve this?
Should I be wetting my hair everyday?!
...I think that’s it for now! I really appreciate any help you all can give!
P.S -I only seem to be able to add one picture as the others seem to large?! so I’ll try and add a couple of others to my signature.