Coconut Oil is an edible Oil extracted from the kernel of mature Coconuts harvested from the Coconut palm. The largest Coconut producing countries according to the World Atlas are Indonesia, Philippines, India, Brazil and Sri Lanka. What are the benefits of Coconut oil on 4C hair? Due to its nutritional composition, Coconut Oil has a high affinity for hair proteins … Read More
Tea Tree oil is extracted from the leaves of Melaleuca Alternifolia, a small tree native to Australia. It is extracted by steam distillation from fresh leaves and wood of the tree shrub. The oil contains antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and anti-fungi properties that are medicinal to both hair and skin. A common question that 4C Naturals ask is: Is Tea Tree … Read More
Shea Butter is a very common ingredient in many hair and skin care products. It is extracted from the Shea Nuts of the Shea tree that is scientifically known as Vitellaria paradoxa. It has a buttery rich consistency that makes it ideal for use as a natural cream for the hair and body. The butter is very thick in nature, … Read More
Why is castor oil so popular in the natural hair community? This is a questions I kept asking myself when I realized that every other natural hair blogger has talked about Castor Oil. This obviously tells you that I did a lot of research on Castor Oil before incorporating it into my 4C hair care routine. What are the benefits … Read More
Is Olive Oil good for type 4C hair? Yes, Olive oil is one of the best oils for curly hair and particularly type 4C. Type 4C hair has tight ‘Z’ curls, which makes natural oils from the skin to travel slowly to the hair shaft, leaving the hair dry and prone to damage. 4C hair benefits from Olive oil because of its intense moisturizing property. The oil coats and protects the hair shaft from breakage and heat damage.
Natural oils form a very important part of a woman’s hair care regimen. They keep our hair healthy and looking fabulous. Among other things, oils can be used for detangling hair because of their lubricating nature, oils can also used as heat protectors and when all the lipids are gone and the hair about to split, the fatty acids in … Read More
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