Hot oil treatments and pre-shampoo treatments are underutilized techniques that can be a game changer for your hair and scalp. Not only does it nourish but it helps the hair hold moisture alot better. The treatment directly tends to the structure of the hair for healthier cuticles. Making the hair stronger and with more elasticity. You want that wall of protection from your cuticles.
The beautiful curves of curly hair prevents natural oils from getting passed the mid point of our hair. It needs the nourishment and reconstruction, especially the ends. Grooming, weather, sun, pollution can also be harmful. Of course these are things we can't avoid so adding a weekly or monthly treatment routine can be a game changer.
It's simple, right before you wash your hair add some oil to your hair and wrap a tshirt or plastic cap on your hair and leave it on for 15 minutes. If you have time sit under the dryer for those 15 minutes. This will also prepare your hair to handle the harshness of shampooing well. It's a change in routine that if you make it permanent your hair will thrive. You'll notice a difference after your first treatment.