Natural hair care tips

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Many people are going natural and loving it. Here are a few tips to having great natural hair, they are also useful to everyone who is growing her hair; natural or not.1.Eat wellA healthy diet is a key to beautiful hair. Include proteins and vitamin A rich foods in your diet. Vitamin A promotes hair growth and foods containing vitamin A include green leafy vegetables, carrots. Also consume fruits, vegetables, vitamin C, zinc, iron and healthy fats e.g. olive oil.2.Drink lots of waterDrink 8 – 12 glasses of water per day for healthy hair. Water helps the body to flush out toxins faster. Drinking lots of water will make your body feel better as well as help your hair get strong.3.Stay away from harsh chemicalsUse of harsh chemicals will spoil your hair in the long run, so it is advisable to use them rarely or avoid them altogether. Instead, use natural hair products such as aloe vera gel and coconut oil.4.Avoid heat stylingAvoid frequent use of flat iron and blow dryer. If you have to, make sure you use a heat protectant before you style.5.Get your beauty sleepYou need 7-8 hours of sleep per day; this will leave your hair feeling silky and smooth. While sleeping, protect your hair with a silk scarf.6.Treat your hair gentlyAvoid combing or styling your hair harshly, being harsh can damage your hair.7.Use cold/ lukewarm water to wash hairWhen washing your hair; avoid using hot water, use cold or lukewarm water instead.8.Deep Condition and MoisturizeAfter washing, moisturize your hair with natural products such as Shea butter, coconut oil, jojoba oil, olive oil and so on.Also, deep condition your hair weekly, if possible.

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