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The best way to wash curly hair is to use sulfate-free shampoo. Sodium lauryl sulfate is the most common ingredient in conventional shampoos and is both a detergent and a salt-based cleanser. This is simply too harsh for curly hair and will ruin the spring it naturally has. The hair will become splintered and split off by the ends. Use a cleansing conditioner which blends oils in lieu and always use lukewarm water rather than hot. If you plan on washing your curly hair daily, use pure water or only leave in your shampoo and conditioner routine in for a minute or so. By continuous washing, you rid your hair of its natural protective oils.
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Despite the thickness this hair type possesses, it’s actually quite fine and fragile. Due to its wiry nature, the structure is inherently delicate. Kinky hair is by far the driest hair type; thus it can be more prone to breaking up and requires a soft touch when styling. Although some people have fallen foul to the misconception that kinky hair doesn’t grow as fast as other types of hair, it’s been proven that in fact it does, but it grows naturally in a zigzag pattern.
Due to this complex structure and fragile nature adults may find their hairline starts to fade further and further backward. In many cases, the immediate remedy is to book yourself into a hair implant clinic. Other ways you can try to prevent this to use a super hydrating conditioner. Prep the hair with a moisturizer before washing with hot water. The natural oils and rich nutrients in the conditioner should avoid the loss of minerals and prevent the hair from becoming dry. Full, hydrated hair is springy and stretchy, this better able to stand up to the harshness of the elements and daily washing habits.