There are a number of black men and women, who prefer to sport micro braids as their favorite hair style. The hairstyle is also popularly known as mini or invisible braids. However, a person has to take some additional care to create, maintain and remove these braids. You need to take care of your hair even before getting and after removing this hairstyle. To sport this hairstyle, a person’s hair must be healthy and nourished in a proper manner to fit for the micro braiding. If your hair is already damaged, you need to make the hair healthy before initiating the micro braiding.
You can always refer to the advice of your hair stylist to maintain and remove the micro braids in an exact manner. Some hair stylists advise to wash the scalp and hair regularly by using a proper shampoo and hair conditioner matching with your hair style. At the some times, some stylists advise to wait for four weeks after micro braiding your hair to get it washed for the first time. After the first wash, you can wash the hair once in a week by applying the proper shampoo and hair conditioner.
You have to prevent your hair from feeling dry or brittle by moisturizing with a spray of braid spray, hair oil, or a light leave-in conditioner. The micro braided scalp can also be lubricated by applying olive oil, aloe vera gel or liquid vitamin E. However, you must avoid using a heavy conditioner as the usage may result in a flaky scalp that will make it tough to maintain the micro braids.
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