There are so many conflicting pieces of information out their concerning our hair that it can quite confusing. However, for ingredients in a product to penetrate our hair strand (be it a conditioner or deep conditioner) they have to have the right molecular structure, otherwise, they’ll just stay on the surface of the hair. I prefer anything I can do overnight since I am super busy with a newborn and 3 other LOs under 7. So I mix natural oils together usually coconut oil, peppermint, and castor oil and heat it by dipping my applicator bottle in boiling oil water…then I apply it and put on a shower cap and leave it overnight… Is this ok being that I’m using natural products? Water is a moisturiser, the only reason we don’t use it alone is because it evaporates quickly, thus why we mix in oil and other ingredients. Read more about pre-poo here. Which method is best for dry damaged hair? This is Ok because it protects your hair from the stripping effects of cleansing your hair, it keeps your hair moisturised for longer, prevents breakage and more. Leave-in conditioner works as a heat protectant, so you don’t need to use a second product if you plan to heat style your hair. I'm mostly african american and my hair is long, down to the middle of my back, but I've had trouble with it breaking in the past because it gets dry easily. Ultra moisturizing deep conditioners work wonders on hair. A couple things though: Number 1, don’t get too scared. Mónica. We all know the benefits our hair derives from it, and consequently us, when we see it shiny, bouncy, strong, elastic and growing. Address Any Other Problems that May Limit Growth – Using specific types of products as part of a hair care regimen can help reduce breakage and increase your hair length. From adding moisture to dry hair to preventing tangles and adding a glossy shine, these masks can provide many benefits. Hello Monica, I’m very interested in pre-pooing my hair overnight. Doing it overnight increases your hair’s risk of damage because of excessive moisture. I really want to incorporate overnight oil pre-pooing in my routine, but i can’t sleep with the sound of a plastic shower cap crunching all night. Shampoo hair, squeeze out the water A good leave-in conditioner does wonders for your hair. What do you advice? I do it to increase moisture retention and protect against over-stripping from cleansing. The guide will have links for further help. But I can see what you’re saying about the danger of overnight deep conditioning. But for your everyday run-of-the-mill deep conditioner, it should begin to work instantly, and reach maximum capacity at around the 20 or 30 minute mark. Decent length and my hair grew WAY more and way faster when I used to deep condition OVERNIGHT once a week. Too much protein can ruin/break your hair too, you may not see it straight away but if you continue doing that, eventually, your hair will get further damage. Want to have beautiful hair, that is genuinely healthy and full of life? It’s great that you found the information here helful. Do you have any product recommendations that will not cause damage? {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/2\/2d\/Deep-Condition-Your-Hair-if-You-are-a-Black-Female-Step-1-Version-3.jpg\/v4-460px-Deep-Condition-Your-Hair-if-You-are-a-Black-Female-Step-1-Version-3.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/2\/2d\/Deep-Condition-Your-Hair-if-You-are-a-Black-Female-Step-1-Version-3.jpg\/aid1624833-v4-728px-Deep-Condition-Your-Hair-if-You-are-a-Black-Female-Step-1-Version-3.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":"728","bigHeight":"546","licensing":"

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