A lot has changed since my last Hair Talk post here. I have since colored my hair twice; once on my own shown here, and for my birthday, dyed professionally. You can see my hair in my birthday post here.
I know dying your hair isn’t the best thing to do, but in the summer I like my hair lighter. That being said, if you are still in the process of restoring your hair to its’ healthy curly state, I do not recommend you to dye your hair. The only reason why I chose to dye my hair is because I know my hair is very healthy at this point. If you would like to dye your hair there are other alternatives to permanent color– try using Shea Moisture Coloring System, I love it!
Coloring your hair can in fact change your curl pattern, so be aware! A couple of weeks after the color, I noticed my curls weren’t really curling up like they did before, that of course upset me and for a second regretted coloring my hair. I decided to change up by hair products to see if maybe another product could give my curls some life! Viola, I started using the Jamaican Black Castor Oil line by Shea Moisture and that did the trick. This line of products helps restore your hair and that is exactly what my hair needed.
My curly hair routine has not changed much; I am still using mainly Shea Moisture products. I start with the styling lotion and follow up with the leave-in conditioner. Then use the gel soufflé (all while my hair is wet). The mini bottle shown below came in my Color System box when I colored my own hair and I still use it on my ends & I love it!! It gives my ends that extra moisture it needs since after coloring my hair my ends were more dry than ever. After diffusing my hair and it has completely dried, I like to add a little bit of styling foam towards the middle and ends of my hair. I have been using Carol’s Daughter Hair Milk Styling Foam.
Below is the regular bottle. Like I said before, I only use this on my ends for extra moisture.
Leave me comments below if you have any questions! ♥