Overstyling in the beginning and end can cause breakage

How To Wear Braids for the Health and Benefit of Your Hair

5 Common Maintenance Tips for Wearing Braids

  1. Avoid braids and braiders who pull too tight

  2. Give your hair a break between each set

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    A break between a set of braids is always recommended. While braids are easy fun and convenient they do have a tendency to cause stress on the hair. Just be cautious!
  3. Properly wash and condition your hair before and after each set of braids.

  4. For individuals avoid over styling in the beginning.

    Overstyling in the beginning and end can cause breakage
    Over styling in the beginning and towards the end can cause damage to your edges.
  5. Treat edges with oil or cream

    To ensure that your edges are properly cared for smooth the edges of hair with oil or cream such as castor oil to keep your edges thickened. For cornrows keep your scalp oiled, this helps as relief and its soothing to the  edges.

    Using castor oil can help thicken your hair and sooth your edges.
    Using castor oil can help thicken your hair and sooth your edges.

    We all love wearing braids. They cute Fun and convenient but sometimes we forget that proper maintenance is KEY! I hope these simple tips will make your next set of braids a much more pleasant experience. For a few style ideas check out this >>>

    Until Next Time Stay Healthy Happy and Always Loving

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2 thoughts on “How To Wear Braids for the Health and Benefit of Your Hair

  1. this is so well penned, a lot of times we do braids the wrong way and thats why many sisters believe that braids are bad, braids are one of my favorite protective style. and this is just to good for me .THANK YOU

    1. Yes exactly! Its important to know. I have no problem walking out of a shop if they are too rough… I NEED MY EDGES lol! My pleasure love thank you so much for your feedback xoxo

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