6 Quick Steps to Proper Care for Human Hair Weaves

The third step to how to care for human hair weaves is to rinse it thoroughly with warm water and a mild unscented detergent. Rinse it until the water runs clear and then rinse some more.

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Always use sulfate-free shampoo for the natural hair weave. PHOTO via @Medium

How to care for human hair weaves? There are a lot of steps in caring for your human hair weave. The first step is to remember that your natural hair does not have elasticity.

The second step in how to care for human hair weaves is to keep your weave clean and to be conditioned as often as possible. Rinsing your hair with cool water regularly, brushing your hair from roots to tips and then rinse your head thoroughly with lukewarm water is the best way to condition your tresses. 

Note: Always use sulfate-free shampoo for the natural hair weave.

Also, be careful not to apply too much conditioner on your tresses or else the conditioner may stick on the scalp and worsen the damages already caused by chemical hair products on your tresses.

Use a special hairbrush to brush your tresses gently. Ask your hairstylist’s for a special styling tool to handle your fine-tooth comb.

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Next, use a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner regularly. Conditioners should be used only once a week.

A moisturizing shampoo and conditioner will restore the natural moisture of virgin hair weave and protect it from harmful conditions such as breakage and split ends.

Your Virgin Hair Weave can benefit from a good moisturizing shampoo and conditioner. Conditioners are best used in the morning as they provide deep cleansing, but you can also use it anytime, especially when styling your tresses.

The third step to how to care for human hair weaves is to rinse it thoroughly with warm water and a mild unscented detergent. Rinse it until the water runs clear and then rinse some more.

Dry the hair using a towel, blotting the entire weave if necessary and spray some light conditioning oil to seal the hair strands and the weave itself.

Apply a protective spray made of either silicon oil or cortisone to the cuticle of each hair strand. This protects it from any damage brought about by humidity, heat, or air.

The fourth step on how to care for human hair weaves is conditioning. Conditioning can be done using specialized flat irons, creams or oils depending on the needs of your tresses. There are several types of flat irons available depending on your choice and preference.

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Flat irons with ceramic plates are better choices than the metal ones since they distribute heat evenly while the ceramic plates to avoid burning the skin.

If you don’t have a lot of time on your hands, then the specialized flat irons manufactured by brands such as BabylissNautilus and Chi do the job perfectly.

Just make sure that you apply the conditioning oil before flat ironing it, as the latter may cause discoloration and breakage.

The fifth and last step in how to care for human hair weaves is to shampoo regularly. Shampooing is especially important because hair conditioners and shampoos containing silicone or elastane can leave hair dull and dry, resulting in more frizzy, unruly tresses.

If you don’t shampoo regularly, then you will aggravate your problem. Rinse hair gently with cool water and apply conditioner or hair product as recommended by the manufacturer.

Avoid using too much shampoo or conditioner and remember not to scrub the hair vigorously.

The sixth and final step is moisturizing shampoo. The conditioner should have moisturizing properties and it should be applied liberally after the hair has been flat ironed or chemically treated.

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Apply the moisturizing shampoo and rinse hair thoroughly and then wrap it in a towel to absorb the excess water.

Let hair dry in the sunlight for a few minutes before styling it.

And that about covers everything! How to care for human hair weaves doesn’t take so much time and effort, but regular use of these steps by following a routine and wearing the right equipment will help lengthen the lives of your weave and to avoid premature split ends.

It’s best to get a machine that suits both your needs-a cheap model will do the job, but you might want to invest in a high-quality model with better materials and a guarantee. You can also read up on some more general information about weaving by visiting weave forums and blogs online.

Once you’ve learned all the basics, you’ll be ready to start styling your beautiful weave in no time!

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