While curly hair has charm of its own but if your curly hair comes with roughness, dryness and frizziness, then it definitely becomes a cause of concern. In today’s post, I will tell you about some tips and tricks about how to make curly rough hair straight, smooth and silky. So, if you want to know, then just keep on reading.
1. Comb with Care
Curly hair is more prone to damage as well as breakage. So, you need to take utmost care while combing your hair. You can use your hair fingers to detangle your hair or you can go for a wide toothed comb to do the same. This will ensure that your hair looks less frizzy and more smooth and silky.
2. Condition Regularly
Use a leave-in conditioner on your curly tresses, then style them in whatever way you like. Your hair will look less rough and will be all smooth and silky all day long.
3. Use Dedicated Products
There are so many products available in the market which claims to make your unruly hair look straighter, smoother and silkier. So, do your research well and go for a product that goes well with your rough and curly tresses.
4. Don’t Use Hot Water
Hot water equals unruly and frizzy hair which looks super rough. So, always make it a habit of not using hot water to wash your hair. You can go for normal tap water to rinse your hair.
5. Avoid Heat
While it is so tempting to run that straight iron through your curly hair to make them look sleek and shiny, but this way your tresses will be damaged to such an extent that it will take a long time to repair it. So, try to avoid heat as much as possible and instead go for natural ways to smoothen your hair like masking, deep conditioning on a regular basis.
6. Hot Oil Massages
Argan oil is a miracle hair oil for dull, stubborn, rough and curly hair as it has high quantity of vitamin E, bio-active nutrients and antioxidants which help tame frizzy hair, promote glossy and straight hair. So, you can definitely go for argan oil for your hot oil treatment.
7. Aloe-it Up
Aloe vera is a truly wonder gel which is not only great for your face, but for your hair as well. You can directly extract this gel from its plant. Take it in your palms and massage it well into your roots. If you’ll do this thrice a week, then your curly and rough hair will look all straightened up with beautiful shine and smoothness.
8. Flaxseed gel
This is an another gel which is great if you are looking for naturally straightening your rough and dry hair. You can easily make this gel at home. Just take 2 tablespoon of flax seeds in 2 cups of water on a low flame and boil. Once you obtain a gel-like consistency, remove from heat and filter the gel into a separate bowl. Mix 2 tablespoon of honey to this flaxseed gel and massage it onto your scalp and hair. Leave on for 15 minutes and then wash off with a mild shampoo and conditioner.
9. Mask your way in!
Hair masking regularly is a great way to straighten those curly locks and make them look more smooth and shiny.
Whip 1/2 cup of coconut milk cream with 1/2 freshly squeezed lemon juice. Apply this smoothing cream onto your hair and scalp. Let it sit for about 15 minutes and then rinse with cool water. The concoction of coconut milk cream and lemon juice work as a natural hair straightener and you can easily do this twice a week
Here is an another recipe which has banana in it and it is a natural conditioner. Blend in well one ripe banana and yogurt and apply it from the crown to the tips. Keep this mixture on for 45 minutes and then wash it off with a shampoo. It will help you to keep your hair smooth and silky all the way and use this twice a week to notice the results.
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