Don’t overdo it.
Generally, curly hair or virgin malaysian hair is prone to being dry, which is the reason why it’s so important not to over-wash it. Excessive shampooing opens up the cuticles and strips the hairs of their natural oils, which will dry out your curls even more. The less you wash, the better! Say, 1-2 times a week. Whatever you can get away with from a wash-and-go 😉 Whenever those curls start to frizz, you can do protective hairstyles, which we will write all about in another post.
Cleanse the scalp.
That being said, shampooing curly hair is still necessary for healthy hair growth, as it gets rid of all the buildup from oils, dirt, and dust (umm we don’t want that, no thanks!). When shampooing, concentrate on rubbing and cleansing your scalp properly with your fingertips.
– Know your ingredients.
The key is to use products specifically made for curly hair, which are also sulfate and alcohol free. As you may already know from, these are the ingredients that really dry out the hair (and are also harmful in other ways), so you want to avoid them at all costs. Speaking of keeping moisturized…