But since I went natural it was something I swore I would never do as a way to defy beauty standards placed on me. Though we have said that the curls stay for a short time your natural hair can stay curled for a long time and it from reverting.
I grew up getting a press and curl then graduated to a relaxer and next thing I knew I was rocking my 4c hair without apologyMaking that transition wasnt easy because I was so used to seeing my beauty through.
How to maintain silk press on natural hair. Apply a deep conditioner to your hair at least once a week. A silk press can last for up to two weeks if you take care of it. The last time I tried to straighten my hair myself it was kind of a success but with a few drops of rain my fro fully reverted that is.
She has 100 relaxer free hair notice I did not say natural hair but she does have permanent color. Of course when you take the time to flat iron your hair or pay for a service you want it to last but more importantly did you know that the health of your ends depends on it. I got my hair professionally straightened this video shows how I maintain it straight for 3 weeks.
Deep conditioners infiltrate the hair shaft and help protect the proteins that create strong hair. In this article we will answer the question. Silk press maintenance at night will help it last longer too.
Wear a shower cap when showering. Even hot steam from the shower can cause your hair to revert and frizz. To silk press relaxed hair means you are straightening with a flat iron.
Excess hair product left in the hair after shampooing and conditioning may cause the hair to revert somewhat. You can also protect your hair by avoiding moisture like hot showers rain swimming pools and sweat. Avoid adding additional heat to your hair.
However the benefit of this style is that if done properly your hair is natural hair non relaxed hair should revert back after washing it. Water causes the roots to revert to its natural state. Why is a nighttime routine with flat ironed hair important.
PART 1 SILK PRESS. Wrap your hair in a silk scarf each night to keep the hair protected. Her daughter was graduating high school so she wanted to look absolutely fabulous for graduation.
Making sure to wrap and pin curl the hair each night is what Williams says is best to wear the hairstyle to its full potential. EnjoyCheck out my Hair Collection. The silk pressing makes your natural hair stay relaxed for a short time.
The average time to maintain the hairstyle differs from person to person but Williams says that her clients can keep their silk presses in tact for three to four weeks. One way to make your silk press last for up to three months is to get a Brazilian Blowout. This client came in for her silk press because she had a special event to go to.
Tie your hair up at night with a silk scarf or a silk sleep cap. A silk press simply requires wrapping for maintenance which takes far less time than moisturize seal retwist. Not to be confused with Dominican Blowouts or keratin treatments Brazilian Blowouts are a great alternative for naturally curly haired women.
Silk which is a natural fiber is preferable to synthetic fibers for pressed hair because silk breathes. To extend the life of your silk press wrap your hair with a silk scarf before bed to help maintain moisture and keep your style smooth. Silk Press Day 3.
With this method your hair looks very silky soft and naturally curled. The silk press method allows natural hair to look like it is relaxed for a short period of time. They are temporary lasting up to three months but allow your hair to be straight longer than a silk press.
The natural hair looks very smooth silky and straight using sufficient heat protectants and a good flat iron. Watching silk press videos is on my list of most satisfying things. Look for a store-bought deep conditioner made especially for your hair in the alternative apply coconut or olive oil.
Natural hair reverts when wet so youll need to keep it away from water. Nighttime Sleek StyleSilk Press Tips for Natural Hair. A silk press is based on products as opposed to a process like a silk wrap.