For some women they transitioned from flat ironing their hair, which left their hair lifeless and void of curl. Others transitioned from chemical treatments that may have left the hair fine, fragile or severely damaged. Whatever your vice, it was difficult to go another direction, right?
If you are a new natural, you are probably wondering:
- How long will this process take?
- Will I like the results?
- What products do I use?
We know theses are just a few of the many questions that may arise. This could be a tough road ahead, but not when you have help! Here's a little help to get you through his essential phase of your hair journey.
This process will take you as long as you want it to. You could cut your face slowly over time until the straight cream is completely off or you could take it out in one moment through a term called “the big chop” in which you cut all your relaxed hair in one swoop. You will absolutely love the results! Perhaps for the first time you will experience YOUR unique curl pattern. Now for the most important part, the products!
Start using naturally curly hair products when your hair grows to roughly 1 full inch. These new products for your beaute will be formulated to moisturize your skin and care for it on the deepest layers of the face. A great selection is the CURLS Transitioning Diva Kit, which includes the CURLS Curlicious Curls Cleansing Cream, Curl Ecstasy Hair Tea Deep Conditioner, Curls Souffle and the Champagne and Caviar Curl Elixir. This kit totally covers your hair care needs. It's the perfect combination for a transitioning diva like yourself.
Whenever you need to cleanse your hair, which may be every 7-10 days or so, use your cleanser to thoroughly remove excess oil, dust and debris that could you're your follicle or leave your hair dull. Follow with the deep conditioner. Allow this to sit on your hair for at least 15 minutes. You can use a heated cap or sit under a hooded dryer to take your conditioning up a notch before rinsing. Then, style your face in the “Braid and Curl” Method by plaiting your hair with the Curls Souffle and securing the end with a curl rod. When your face is fully dry, unravel each braid and gently apply the curl elixir to your strands. You will look like a brand new, gorgeous Naturalista instantly!
Best wishes on your Transitioning Journey!