7 Products That Will Keep 4C Hair Ultra-Moisturized This Winter
As temperatures drop, it's time to ramp up your haircare routine. 'Cause he cooler the air, the drier your hair, and it's important to keep your curls hydrated and moisturized to avoid breakage.
4C hair in particular is super delicate, and if you aren't patient and careful with your texture, you can face serious damage — and even hair loss.
"It's important to keep 4C hair moisturized because the zig zag curl pattern prevents natural oils from your scalp to be evenly distributed throughout the hair, so it's the driest of all textures no matter the porosity," shares Tiffany Mack, the hairstylist behind NY Knicks player Julius Randle's 2020 playoff looks.
Thankfully, the expert has a few helpful tips to share.
"In the winter 4C chicks should steam treat their hair more often," Mack recommends. As when you steam treat your hair, you are injecting and locking in moisture to the hair follicles. Mack suggests doing a steam treatment once every three weeks for 20 minutes.
"Hydrating more in the winter is helpful as well," Mack shares. "Drinking more water helps to support hair growth and a healthy scalp."
And while many naturalistas choose to place their hair in a protective style during the winter to minimize manipulation of their curls, whether you are wearing your hair in its natural form or in box braids, using the right products to keep your scalp and hair hydrated and healthy is key.
Keep reading for the seven best products to keep your coily hair moisturized all holiday season.
TRESsemme Deep Cleanse Shampoo
Taliah Waajid Curly Curl Cream
Shea Moisture Manuka Honey and Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Hair Masque
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TGIN Butter Cream Daily Moisturizer
Aunt Jackie's Hydrate Me Leave-In Conditioning Crème
Crème of Nature Intense Hydration Treatment Mask
Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Style Milk
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