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The Ultimate Guide on How to Properly Moisturize Natural Hair

The Ultimate Guide on How to Properly Moisturize Natural Hair


In the journey to maintaining healthy and thriving natural hair, proper moisturization is key. Understanding your hair's unique needs and adopting the right techniques can make a significant difference. In this blog, we'll dive into the essentials of moisturizing natural hair and explore the best practices to keep those curls hydrated and flourishing.

Hydrating Shampoo and Conditioner:

Start your moisturizing routine with a hydrating shampoo and conditioner. Look for sulfate-free products enriched with humectants, aloe vera, and mucilage herbs. These ingredients help to cleanse without stripping your hair of its natural oils and hydrate and moisturize your strands. Our Cucumber Nourishing Shampoo and Rose Hydrating Conditioner are excellent choices to incorporate in your moisturizing routine.

Use a Quality Hair Moisturizer:

A good moisturizing hair product is one that effectively hydrates and nourishes the hair, leaving it soft, manageable, and healthy. It typically has a water-based formula enriched with natural oils and/ or butters. Our Avocado Moisture Cream is enriched with avocado oil and butter to moisturize and soften your hair.

Seal in Moisture with Lightweight Oils:

Instead of the traditional oil-heavy LOC method, opt for lightweight natural oils such as sunflower or grapeseed oil. These oils provide a protective layer, sealing in moisture without weighing down your hair.

Protective Styling for Moisture Retention: 

Embrace protective styles like braids or twists to shield your hair from environmental factors that can lead to moisture loss. Ensure the style isn't too tight to prevent unnecessary tension on your strands.

Nighttime Moisture Lock:

Preserve moisture overnight by wrapping your hair in a satin or silk bonnet. Alternatively, use a satin or silk pillowcase or scarf to reduce friction, helping your hair maintain it's moisture while you sleep.

Minimal Heat Styling:

Limit the use of heat styling tools to prevent unnecessary moisture evaporation. Embrace your natural texture and explore heat-free styling options to maintain your hair's health and hydration.

Regular Washing for Optimal Hydration:

Maintain a consistent washing schedule using lukewarm water. Regular washing helps to eliminate product buildup and environmental pollutants, ensuring your hair retains its natural moisture.


By incorporating these tried-and-true techniques into your hair care routine, you'll be on your way to achieving and maintaining properly moisturized natural hair. Remember, consistency is key, so invest time and care into understanding your hair's unique needs, and you'll be rewarded with healthy, radiant curls.