How do I maintain my wash and go natural hair?
To extend your wash-n-go to the max, try wearing a bonnet or putting your hair in a pineapple style at night to protect your pattern. In the morning, fluff out your hair and infuse moisture back into your texture by adding an oil or moisturizing product, such as Hydrating Finishing Balm, to your ends.
Is wash and go good for natural hair?
When you wash and go natural hair correctly and not too frequently, the method is wonderful for hair growth and scalp health. It requires minimal manipulation and tension, douses hair in the right amount of moisture, and keeps curl patterns in tip-top shape.
How do you maintain a wash and go style?
What Can I Use for a Wash And Go?
- Start with a clean slate. Use a sulfate-free wash and go shampoo like the Sacred Tiare Sulfate Free Shampoo.
- Give your hair a cool rinse.
- Use the LOC method.
- Pick the right products.
- Keep your hands off.
- Consider your drying method.
How long does a wash and go last on natural hair?
Like any hairstyle, your wash and go can last for as long as you take care of it. The fresh, bouncy look you crave however, usually last for about 3-5 days. Although some Salon Brazyl clients will enjoy this look for up to two weeks. Pro-Tip: Maintain your definition by wearing a silk bonnet to bed.
Does wash and gos damage your hair?
Keeping your hair in a wash-and-go for too many days can actually be damaging for tighter, drier textures — without the right care, the strands can dry out and lock up, creating opportunities for breakage. Dickey says a wash-and-go can last on loose textures for three to five days before it starts frizzing excessively.
Why does my 4C hair shrink so much?
As you probably already know, 4C hair types experience shrinkage the most because the curls are tighter than the other curl patterns. And this can make it difficult to detangle, manage, and style. In fact, shrinkage can be downright discouraging when you want to do hairstyles like a low bun or twist-out.
Why do my curls shrink so much?
Natural hair shrinkage is pretty much exactly like it sounds: It’s when curls go from a more lengthy, stretched out form to a tight, more compacted coil. To be clear, your curl pattern isn’t changing when it gets tighter. Instead, as hair dries or loses moisture, each strand contracts.
Do wash and gos cause breakage?