Hairs are an important feature for every woman. Women love their hair. Some dreams of long, straight hairs, some short and curly. Every girl has her own choice. So which one you dream for?
Afro? Well, this is today’s trend. While Afro was considered a joke previously today, it has become a trend. Many people are considering having afro-textured hair.
So are you looking for a change or following the trend? Well, in both cases this article is going to help you a lot so keep reading.
Ethnicity and Hairs
The hair can be distinguished by ethnicity. There are three main ethnicity hair types: Afro, Asian and Caucasian.
Afro-hair is kinky, coiled or extremely tight curls. It grows parallel in the hair scalp and is mostly found on Africans, South Americans, etc. These hairs look denser than they are and grow at a very slow rate.
Asian hairs are straight, black-brown hairs commonly. They grow perpendicular to the hair scalp and have a faster growth rate.
This type of hair is blonde to brown and can be straight, wavy or curly. It grows diagonally to the scalp and has a slower growth rate than the Asian hair type.
Afro-textured here is a hair texture of Africa, Southeast Asia, African Diaspora, South American, Oceana, etc. This type of hair looks like a tiny angle-like helix shape.
Afro-textured hair is very difficult to take care of. Most people who do not know how to take care of these hairs cut them down too short. Many salons and hairstylists are open only for caring for textured hair.
How to grow Afro-Hair?
So do you want to style your afro hair? Then try out these methods:
Visit your nearest salon and ask for afro-styled hairs. They will perm your hair with the help of a roller. It would be best if you first decided your aim. Your decision will help your stylist to choose the size of roller. It would be best if you used wider rollers; for smaller or tight curls, you should use the smallest roller.
- First, take a t-shirt and curl it into tiny strips according to your hair length.
- Now, when your hair is wet, apply a handful of mousse throughout the length.
- Now, take a smaller section of your hair. Believe me, smaller than smaller
- Now place a section of the cotton strip at the end and roll it up to the roof and tie it tightly.
- Repeat this method for your overhead.
- Let your head dry. You can also use a blow dryer with a diffuser.
- Take out the rolls one by one.
- Here, you have your afro-style hairs.
Hair braiding style
- For this, you can divide your hair into six or eight sections.
- Make a French braid for each section.
- Apply some volumizing mousse or hairspray to form long-lasting curls.
- Wait for it to get dry.
- Remove the braids one by one and apply moisturizer.
- Backcomb your hair by teasing them a bit to achieve fine Afro-textured hair.
How to take care of your Afro-hair?
So you have styled your afro-hair, here are some tips to take care of them to make them healthy afro hairs.
- Drinking a lot of water: Yes, make sure to drink eight glasses of water a day.
- Use a moisturizing conditioner: You may also use a leave-in conditioner to manage your hair frizziness.
- Research on tools and strategies which black people follow to maintain their Afro.
These methods won’t work if you have straight and silky hair. Moreover, it works best on curly hair. Don’t wait anymore. Try these out. And style your hair entirely different.