BAD HABITS

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Maintaining Natural hair is very interesting and fun, but it can be very tiring, confusing, time consuming and devastating. You need to learn to listen to your hair and do what's best for it. 
I'm going to share with you some of the bad hair habits I have found comfort in and how switching them up made my natural hair journey a little easier. 

1. Constantly co-washing and shampooing. I've noticed it strips my hair of so many of its natural oils and makes it dry and hard to detangle.  Keep it to a minimal.

2. Jealousy. Comparing your curls to others may be encouraging, but it's taken me a while to realise that there is no texture that is better than the others. They are all really awesome and I have to accept mine.

3. Having too many hair icons. Honestly it's confusing, and may lead to bad habit number 2.

4. Realistic hair goals. I want my hair to be at shoulder length after a wash and go. It will take a while, I just have to be patient with it. 

5. Using too many hair tools. Having had my hair relaxed for the better part of my life, I'm really used to using millions of tools on my hair. I've had to learn to do without too many bony pins and detangle with my fingers. It reduces hair breakage and split ends. 

6. Doing things in a rush or when tired. It causes breakage particularly if you detangle in a rush. You need to learn to work on your hair when you are energised and have time, this way you give it the attention it deserves. 

7. Unraveling twist when wet. Just don't do it. Though at times you may end up with a nice curl definition. Like in my photos. 

What bad habit do you think we natural hair sisters have and how can we avoid them. Do share in the comment section below. 

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