Heated Taboo: 3 Steps to Avoid Heat Damage Whilst Heat Styling Your Natural Hair
Time and time again I come across posts of naturals discussing this very hot topic. The nature of our hair and the time, money and tender loving care we invest in our tresses means that the use of heat appliances is not something we would consider entering into lightly. In some cases the thought of it can be very scary as heat damage is a real deal breaker for our kinks. Having the potential to cause major sets backs in any naturals quest/journey to longer, healthy, thicker hair.
I have flat ironed twice since being natural and was very scared. But, It bounced right back. I am no means an expert on the art of applying heat to the hair as I am not a professional stylist. Although like with any service where the hair is being altered from it’s natural texture either by heat or chemicals, a strand that is healthy will handle the stress better. As hair is made up of proteins it only make sense to give it a bust of the stuff before and after to re-build any possible damage.
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