Transitioning Guide: How to Transition Relaxed Hair to Your Natural Hair Texture

We are here to help you make the transition to your natural hair texture. We know, the struggle is real. You are not alone. We will help you make the transition.

This step-by-step guide will show you how to transition to your natural hair texture without doing the big chop. 

1. Find a hair stylist

This step is important while you are transitioning. You need to find a hair stylist to blow out your hair. This will help your hair from breaking off. You need to keep your new hair growth straight as your relaxed hair. A good hair stylist will not try to talk you out of going natural. If they do, then that’s not the stylist you want during your transition.

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2. Drink lots of water

Drink lots of water to keep your body hydrated during your transition. This will help your new hair grow in soft and hydrated. Make sure you take your vitamins. This will give your body all of your daily nutrients.

3. Keep Your Hair Hydrated and Moisturized while Transitioning

This is important while transitioning. Use a hydrating shampoo and conditioner. This will prevent your relaxed hair from breaking off.

4. Use a Leave-in Conditioner

Find a rich leave-in conditioner to use. You want to keep your hair conditioned. Keeping your hair hydrated is key while you transition. Have your stylist spray heat protection on your hair then blow out and flat iron. You don’t want to heat damage your hair and dont use any cooking oil on your hair. 

5. Trim Your Ends

Get your ends trimmed every 6 weeks while transitioning. This will cut off your relaxed hair keeping your ends even.

6. Condition, Condition, Condition!

Deep condition your hair every 2 weeks while tranistioning. If you have a hooded dryer, deep condition your hair at home. Do this for 1 hour each month.

7. Get a Hot Oil Treatment

Get a hot oil treatment every month. This will help keep your hair and scalp healthy. A healthy scalp will promote hair growth.

If you follow these steps you will have healthy natural hair. Healthy hair is the goal.

Quick Tip: Find a stylist with a steamer. If your stylist doesn’t have one buy one. Steam your hair every 2 weeks or every time you go to the salon. This will help remove the toxins from your hair and scalp. It will soften your hair and prevent dandruff.

This is your 2019 Guide to Transition your Relaxed Hair to your Naturally Curly Hair Texture. Remember always use paraben-free quality hair products. We are here to help you every step of the way. You are not alone.