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Up your haircare game: How to properly care for ethnic hair

22 March 2019
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It is that time of the year where new beginnings are in order. That includes, but is not limited to, new hairstyles which often come as a result of curling, heating, straightening, twisting or nudging hair. Our hair does so much for us, but are we doing enough for it? Here are some general haircare tips to show your hair and scalp some love this season.


Exfoliate from the top


Beauty bloggers and industry influencers are among the first to vouch for the exfoliation of the face, hands and feet. Yet little is said about scalp treatments such as the benefits of scalp exfoliation to get rid of dead skin cells and oily build-up. With this in mind, next time you visit your hair salon be sure to ask for a scalp cleansing treatment that includes exfoliation.


Wash with care


Don’t wash your hair too much; most hair types do not require daily washing. When you do wash your hair, only apply shampoo to the roots. You should also avoid harsh dry shampoos. Mizani Scalp Care Shampoo is suitable for all hair types and acts against dandruff, itchiness and dryness.

African woman washing her hair

Massage from the top


Again, we know the benefits of a good massage on your body, but you don’t often hear about just how good a daily scalp massage can be. A good scalp massage can help to relax you, increase blood circulation and promote hair growth. L’Oréal Professionnel Mythic Oil, with a blend of grape seed and avocado oils for hair, is a great product to use for any scalp massage sessions. This lightweight hair oil helps your hair to shine and is ideal for indulgence. It works just as well for both males and females.



Beauty starts from the roots of your hair and continues to the tips of your toes. Please give your ethnic hair the care it rightfully deserves. Think of your hair and scalp as a package deal. They both need to be kept healthy for best results.


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