How to take care of your afro

By Faeza
08 July 2016


An afro can be difficult to maintain. But with a little patience and proper care,

you can have the hair you've always wanted.


Wash your hair properly Shampoo your afro at least once a week. Choose a shampoo that has enough moisture elements in it to keep your hair hydrated.

Use a conditioner

Choose a conditioner designed for thick and curly hair. After washing your hair, use a dampener or leave-in conditioner to prevent hair knots.

Never comb wet hair. Avoid combing wet hair as it is more susceptible to breaking.

Give your hair an oil treatment, An afro is mostly dry and needs regular oil treatment to keep it hydrated.

Wrap your hair at night

To reduce the loss of hair oil and protect your hair from falling off, wear a silky scarf to bed.

Trim split ends

Trimming split ends strengthens your hair and make it look thicker. Moisturise your hair regularly use products containing coconut oil, shea butter, olive oil, castor or jojoba

oil to moisturise your hair daily.

Give your hair a break

Wear protective styles such as braids and cornrows.