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I want to be natural… now what? 1/2

How to transition from perm to natural correctly

Okay so now your natural or at least want to be natural and you want to make sure that you do it the correct way. What is the point in going natural and making your hair even more unhealthy. The post that I made yesterday Natural hair vs Perm hair, I stress the health benefits of being natural. When you are natural or going natural, one of the first things that you have to do is understand that your hair is not going to use the same products or treatments as it previously did.

s-l225For example I used Motions religiously, like I swore by it being the best (products on the left). This was what I was accustomed to using and it was what I had always see applied to my hair growing up.

You have to understand that when your natural you not going to do the exact same things you may have been taught. The one thing that you have to do immediately is change your shampoo and change your conditioner. The shampoo that you need now is one that is majority water based because your natural hair will need as much moisture as possible. I suggest starting with something very easy to transition too.

new-garnier-fructis-bottleSince the permed hair is damaged hair that we are keeping until it outgrows or the big chop we want to use something with damage assistance .  For example I used the GoodBye Damage from Garnier. Which gave me a different much softer consistency. This is only for the transitioning time so don’t get use to it.

 

 

If you are past this point or getting close to passing this part of transition then here is the next step.

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