Hair Growth Survival Guide - The Do's & Don'ts of Growing Healthy Hair HTML version

Used as a hair rinse, vinegar neutralizes the alkali left by shampoos. This recipe can be used for
all hair types to add sheen and softness to your hair.
Hair Stylist Dwayne Pressley says combination shampoos (i.e., two-in-one shampoo/conditioners
should be avoided at all costs. No two-in-one can clean, soften, strengthen, and shine the hair in
one application, says Pressley. Shampoos and conditioners perform two separate tasks and there
is no product out there that does both in one application...don't waste your money.
Well, he's the expert.
Make sure you get enough protein in your diet. Dairy products and red meat are essential to
having bouncy curly hair. A lack of protein in your diet will affect the color of your hair. For
example, if you do lack protein, your hair color will change in color from black to orangey red.
Steam Treat Your Hair:
Steam treatments promote easy absorption of water and moisturizers from conditioners to deeply
penetrate the hair shaft. Use a steam treatment especially when deep conditioning your hair.
Simply use a warm towel to cover wet hair after a shampoo wash or a steam cap for 20-30
minutes. Follow it with a warm then a cool rinse. The warmth of the steam will open up the
pores and help remove any dirt on the hair and scalp. The cool rinse will close the pores and hair
shaft to further protect the hair from any damage. This is an excellent routine to do every two
Extensions need pampering too…
If you are wearing artificial or human-hair extensions it’s very important that you care for your
scalp during this period. These extensions can wreck havoc on the hair because they remove the 
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