The hair will feel mushy, limp and excessively soft. Your curls will struggle to hold their shape, they will have little definition and tend to fall flatter than normal. You will have more frizz than normal, a fluffy, soft type of frizz. Your hair will feel weighed down, as if you applied too much product.
What happens if my hair is over-moisturized?
It can cause your hair to experience breakage.
Also known as hygral fatigue (the back and forth swelling and shrinkage of hair), over moisturizing can cause some serious damage to your tresses. Just like having dry hair, over moisturizing your hair can cause you to experience breakage.
What does over conditioned hair look like?
Simply put, over conditioning or over moisturizing occurs when there is more moisture than protein in the hair. … Dry, weak, overly soft, limp and/or flat curls, no matter how much conditioner you add to it, are usually the first signs that your hair is over conditioned.
How often should you moisturize your hair?
Generally, moisturizing a few times a week will be good for most people, but the amount you apply will vary from others, and you may still need to adjust how often you moisturize. Just pay attention to your hair, and you’ll be fine.
Can you over condition hair?
If you over-condition your hair, each the cuticle will be heavily coated, making it impossible for other products, such as serums and oils, to penetrate and work effectively. Over-conditioning can occur in several ways: Using too much conditioner. Leaving conditioner on too long.
How do you reverse moisture overload?
With a moisture overload it’s best to start with a clarify. This removes build-up and purifies your hair, literally allowing you to start your hair routine with a clean slate. Then you can do a protein treatment, for example with a rice water rinse. Rice water is 100% natural and can help to regain the balance.
Can too much moisture cause frizzy hair?
Even for healthy hair, high humidity environments can lead to frizz when your hair absorbs excess moisture where an anti-frizz moisture hair barrier spray can help. Over-styling damaging the hair cuticle and causing frizz. Heat damage and styling is another common culprit of frizzy hair.