The best products for dry hair are those that are water-based and contain a sealant to lock in that moisture. Dry hair tends to be coarse feeling and is often prone to breakage, split ends and other damage. You should also use products rich in vitamins and minerals, including a good moisturizer and a deep conditioner.
If you’ve got the cash to spend on it, Kerastase is an excellent quality shampoo designed for damaged hair. You’ll find it for about $27 per 8 ounce bottle.
When selecting a moisturizer, you may want to try a heavier butter or oil, as these are very popular among naturals with thick, dry hair.just be sure to apply these sealants to your hair when it is wet.
The Jane Carter Nourish and Shine contains a good combination of moisturizing butters among its top ingredients, including shea, illipe, mango, and and others. A small amount goes a long way and the smell is very pleasant.
J.F. Lazartigue Vita-Cream with Milk Proteins is an effective repair cream that is best when applied after shampooing. This protein-enriched conditioner uses Vitamin F and milk proteins to rebuild and protect dry hair.
Moroccan Oil Hydrating Styling Cream is the best styling cream around. While most styling creams will leave your hair feeling brittle, this one actually replenishes hydration while holding your hair in place. It’s great for twist outs, braid outs and wash and gos.
If you’re suffering from dry hair, as most of us women of color in the natural community are, you should nip this problem in the bud because it can lead quickly to sensitive scalp, breakage and even hair loss. Be kind to your hair and only use the products that are best for dry hair.