By Winnie The Fashionista | Oct 01, 2019
When you get home from a long, tiring day, sometimes all you want is not have to deal with your natural hair. All you want is to not twist it before sleeping. You probably love it. It probably looks amazing. But all you want is not to have to deal with it. Natural hair requires work. They do not call it wash day for nothing. It takes all day from pre-shampoo oils to treatment and styling! Admit it. There are times you’ve considered going back to relaxed hair. Nothing bad about relaxed hair. You’ve probably had conversations with your scissors about cutting it all off, haven’t you? Here are things you can do so that your natural hair does not frustrate you.
Natural hair beauties love their hair and they love to show it off. What’s the beauty of natural hair if you can’t wear it out for the world to see? You moisturize it every night, deep condition every week and create the most luscious curls. But it’s tiring. Just put it away and rest for a bit.Get into a protective style to avoid fatigue. You’ll be better for it!
There comes a time when your favourite hairstyles doesn’t excite you anymore. If your go-to style is twist-outs, try something new. Go on Pinterest, search the web and find new ways of styling your hair. Open your eyes to a world of possibilities. Try pompadours, head wraps, bantu knots etc. Don’t be stuck in a rut! You might end up not enjoying your natural hair.
Talk to other naturalistas about your frustrations and let them share yours with you. By doing this you will realize you are not alone in your journey. You will find that others share your fatigue and frustration. Talk to them to find out how they overcame such phases and how you can too.
Why did you go natural in the first place? Was it because everyone was doing it? Does it represent something culturally significant to you? Is it a statement? Find out your ‘why’ so that you can stay the course. Your reason for going natural will keep you motivated whenever you feel like natural hair is a burden. This way, you will beat natural hair fatigue!
Don’t be over your natural hair just yet. How have you been feeling lately about your hair? Share your story below!
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