Hair weave styles afford women a lot of versatility. It’s a great way to acquire the kind of hair you want without waiting on your natural hair to grow, and it’s a great way to ensure you can change it up at anytime. We love the concept because it’s fun and it’s stylish, but that doesn’t meant there’s not some work involved in caring for your own natural hair beneath a weave. Many women mistakenly believe that the natural care for their own hair unnecessary once a weave is in, and this could not be further from the truth. In fact, it’s more important than ever to go ahead and take good care of your natural hair once you have a weave hair style than ever before. After all, once your weave is gone you are left with your own natural hair and it should be healthy. Fortunately, we have a few tips for caring for your natural hair to share with you now.
Wash and Condition
The important thing about having a weave over your hair is to concentrate your cleaning efforts on the scalp and minimize it to your weave. You will need to lather and condition as you would with completely natural hair so that you are not denying it the attention it desperately needs.
Your scalp and hair both require oiling since they are yours to keep. You will want to work oil into your scalp periodically beneath your weave to ensure that your hair and scalp are getting the kind of moisture that you do need.
You do not need to wash your weave like you would your hair, but you do need to wash it. This means you will want to keep a good record of when so that you don’t overdo it or underdo it. You will also need to keep the tangles from setting into your hair weave style so that it not only looks good, but stays healthier longer.