5 Tips On How To Take Care Of Your Hair During A Lock down

April 7, 2020

As the lock down continues everyday style has understandably become over sized tees over shorts. Maybe a crop top over joggers if you’re feeling a bit funky. You have a wardrobe full of slay but nowhere to slay the slay to. While we go lax on our clothes, our hair however needs a tad more attention. Being the thoughtful friends we are, we have highlighted 5 very easy ways you can take care of your hair during a lock down.

1. Wash your hair regularly.

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Even while indoors you need to keep your hair clean. Dirty hair is never comfortable. And dirty hair is bad for your hair. So once every week, grab your bottle of shampoo and give your hair a proper wash.

2. Moisturize your hair.

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Moisturizing the hair keeps it healthy, soft and makes it easier for you to style. It’s another quick thing you can do to take care of your hair while we all self isolate.

3. Put your hair in neat cornrows

Cornrows are easily the go to style now. They are easy to make and you can have them on for at least a week. You let your scalp breath and if you want to glam all you have to do is throw on a wig.

4. Wear a hair bonnet to sleep.

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To keep all the oils in your hair away from your pillowcase and your face. Also to keep the moisture trapped in your hair.

5. Cut it if this all sounds like too much stress to undergo in the middle of a pandemic.

And to be honest, no will hold it against you. We are all too busy trying to survive this COVID-19 phase.

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