Moisturizing

Hi I’m back lol I was told that wetting her hair everyday would dry my daughters hair out is this true and also her hair is still very dry I cut out the vegetable glycerin as you recommended so now I use water and coconut oil but it’s still very dry what can I add to her regimen to add moisture and optimize health 

Natural Hair Novice Asked on October 22, 2016 in Moisturizing/Conditioning.
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It doesn’t dry it out if you’re sealing it afterward with an oil like extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil. In the end, you have to do what YOU feel is best for your child’s hair. If her hair is dry, it needs water. Plain and simple. Naturally textured hair NEEDS moisture to grow and that moisture has to come from water.

Also, Is she getting in the recommended amount of water for her age group each day (if she’s at least a year)? Is she wearing protective styles at least 60% of the time? That seals in the moisture. Are you deep conditioning weekly or every other week and using heat? If her hair is chronically dry then a regular deep conditioning is what she needs.

But again, she’s still pretty young. Dryness and patchy growth is NORMAL. The less you mess with her hair the better.

Let me know if you have any follow up questions. 🙂

Admin Answered on October 24, 2016.
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