One of the biggest mistakes girls make is thinking that their hair can be entirely forgotten about just because they wear a weave or a wig. Neglecting the hair under a weave or a wig is a recipe for a mega disaster!
You still need to wash your hair every 7 to 10 days to ensure that it doesn't get very dry and hence easy to break when you unplait the cornrows.
How to wash hair if you have a weave or a wig
Nope, the skin would be softened, raw and vulnerable. The same theory applies to your hair. Shampoo and conditioner need to be rinsed out thoroughly!
How to avoid tangling your weave as you wash your hair
To avoid getting your weave all tangled, wash your hair standing up in a shower or sitting in the tub so the strands flow down your back. If you wash your hair bent over a tub your weave will flow down your face during the wash and then down your back when you stand up again, this movement will encourage tangling.
Drying hair under a weave
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By Heather Katsonga-Woodward
I was a natural hair blogger and mixtress living between London & Chicago from 2012 to 2017. I always thought I was 4C but some say 4B; images below - you decide! Heather xx