Some African-Americans use their hair as means to connect with their roots while others see it as a fashion statement to be changed with the times. In the black community, hairstyles and views about hair care methods vary greatly; from braiding to locking, Afros, wigs for sale and weaves, African-American hairstyles are very diverse.The most popular natural hairstyles for African Americans is the Afro, dreadlocks and braiding. If you have chemically processed hair, it is important to consult with your stylist before attempting to go natural. Your stylist may be able to treat your hair with a soft processing treatment as well as shampooing and conditioning in order to keep it from breaking as you grow it out naturally.
When transitioning into natural you hair, you might want to use a wig or synthetic wigs braids to hide growth. Once your hair is the length you wish to have it, you can achieve the Afro look by trimming the hair evenly all around. Then, use a hair pick to comb out and add volume to hair.When you are purchasing an African American wig, you must be familiar with its care and maintenance. Improper cleaning technique can cause deterioration of it quickly. It is always advised, that it should be washed after wearing it for eight to ten times. But frequent cleaning is required if you stay in a humid place or in a region where lot of smoke is produced. Drip drying is the best of drying that should be followed.
Never squeeze it to drain water as it can ruin its shape and style. After several washing if you find that it has become a little hard then use conditioning spray to add softness to it.Use african american wigs brush to brush through your wig.Be sure to use a wig shampoo. It is important that you do not use regular shampoo, it can damage your wig.Fill up a sink with cold or lukewarm water and add the wig shampoo (generally about a tablespoon... read the shampoo bottle for precise directions).Place your wig in the water and gently swish it around - be gentle! Do this for about a minute.Rinse your wig in cold running water until thoroughly rinsed.