How to Care For Textured Hair Types

Miriam Herst | 25 January 2017
how to care for textured hair types

Hydration, hydration, hydration.

Textured hair types require a little more moisture and hydration than other hair types. There are a number of ways to balance dryness and restore moisture to your strands and most of them include finding the right products. Making sure to stock the right shampoo, conditioner, and styling products will ensure your hair stays hydrated and healthy. This is especially important during the winter when hair tends to be extra dry due to the weather conditions. Keep reading for our guide to caring for textured hair types.

How to Care for Textured Hair Types

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Learn how to have the healthy natural hair of your dreams.

1. Use the right shampoo and conditioner.

The Dove Absolute Curls Ultra Nourishing Shampoo and the Dove Absolute Curls Ultra Nourishing Conditioner are a creamy duo that gently cleans and nourishes your hair. The shampoo is gentle enough to ease any worries about inflicting damage on your hair and the conditioner is quick to absorb and will leave a smooth finish on your strands and won’t weigh your hair down.

2. Follow up with a leave-in conditioner.

Another way to ensure hydrated strands (even in the dead of winter) is by following your wash and care routine with a leave-in conditioner. The S Factor by TIGI Papaya Leave-In Moisture Spray is a simple way to give your hair some extra moisture. It detangles hair as it strengthens it and helps fight frizz. Win-win, right?

3. Style with care.

Let your hair air-dry–when possible–but always make sure to protect your strands before you do any heat styling. Applying heat to your strands without any protection can strip them and lead to unhealthy hair. The Nexxus NEw York Salon Care Promend Heat Protecting Mist is a great option for someone looking to protect their hair without feeling like there’s a lot of product building up. This heat protectant mist promotes healthy hair without messing without your natural texture, and it helps to protect your hair from your blowdryer on those days when you’re in a rush.

Looking for ways to style your textured hair? Check out three hairstyles that will help you embrace your natural texture.

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