Basically, Afro-Textured hair is referred to coily hair or kinky hair. But it is not all the same based on the different textures, including 4a, 4b, and 4c. Since this type of hair is usually dry and prone to shrinkage, the correct hair wash and blowing-out method are quite important for hair growth.
The Features of 4A, 4B, and 4C Hair
1. S and Z Shaped Pattern
The texture of 4A and 4B hair has a well-defined s and z-shaped pattern and the size of each curl is as wide as a crochet needle. And the hair needs to be braided or twisted to define a pattern.
2. Dense and Tight
For Afro-Textured hair, it has a dense, kinky curly texture with lots of volumes to spare. The densely packed curl feels wiry when touching it.
3. Dry and Shrinkage
It is usually dry and spongy in texture and can be soft and fine or coarse and wiry. Strands form very tight, small curls of zig-zags right from the scalp and are prone to major shrinkage.
Therefore, if you have Afro-Textured hair, the great thing is that you can style it in lots of different ways and get a curly twist out and the next day you can get a blowout and have it bone-straight.
Do not forget that proper hair care and the correct blowing out after hair wash is of vital importance for having healthy hair and scalp. Now let’s talk about how to blow out your cute kinky hair after daily hair wash.
As we all know, a blowout is a thermal way of drying and stretching natural hair and a crucial styling choice, which provides versatility and ease of styling as it leaves the hair in a stretched state. For kinky hair, you should silk-press your hair by a blowout, while preserving it and avoiding hair breakage.
1. How do you do a blow-out on kinky hair?
Clean Hair and Scalp
First, you should wash your hair with shampoo at least twice to keep your hair and scalp clean and fresh. It is quite helpful to remove the oil and product buildup on the head.
Remember only a clean scalp encourages hair growth. During the hair wash, a little bit of massage is helpful to revitalize your scalp again by waking up the follicles.
After hair washing with shampoo, your hair might be a little dry without a hair conditioner. Here we suggest you can use a leave-in conditioner that provides a wealth of shine and instant detangling and improves hair elasticity. For the next step, using a leave-in conditioner is extremely important.
Separate and Detangle
Before a blowout, you need to separate your hair into several sections and detangle it with your fingers or a wide-tooth comb to avoid hair breakage.
Heat protectant is designed for the protection of your hair from heat. It can also help to seal in moisture and tame flyaways. To minimize the damage that can be caused by thermal tools, this step can not be missed.
Blowout With A Paddle Brush
Blowing out your hair with a paddle brush is easy to control your hair and create quick blowout styles. At a hair salon, we always see a hairstylist use a wide-tooth comb or a paddle brush to style your hair while doing a blowout.
Set your hair dryer on medium heat and angle your paddle brush gently to run through each section with medium tension. If you are tired, just take a break and go on.
Proper Hair Care
The last step: put hair oil and cream on your head to make your hair damp and moisturized after the blowout. Hair cream is useful to get rich vitamins that balance and cleanse the scalp and nourish your hair.
The Best Way to Sleep With a Blowout
Blowout almost can last one day without touching the water. If you want your blowout to last through a few bedtime naps, try to sleep with a silk wrap or a silk pillowcase to keep your blowout intact.
After reading this blog, we hope it helps you know how to do a blowout and take care of your hair in the right way. At Sunber Hair, we regularly share hair knowledge with you. Want to know more, welcome to check the website https://www.sunberhair.com/blogs/news.