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Traditional African Secrets For Long And Healthy Hair

01/22/2021 17:19

“Good hair is defined by hair health not by hair texture”. African hair, whether it is coils or braids, it shows pride in the roots. It is healthy, versatile, and shows confidence. On average, hair grows about half an inch a month. This figure can vary depending upon hair health, habits, and genetics. So, it can be said that your hair is always growing even though it is not much noticeable.

There is no magical way of growing hair inches overnight in African history. But still, there are natural African products that can help you promote hair growth. Witness significant hair growth through scalp massages using pure and organic products. You can also use certain natural oils exclusive to Africa. The ingredients found in organic products and natural oils contain stimulating extracts. These extracts create a strong foundation for strands to build. They prevent breakage & keep the length.

Africa Imports is a leading online promoter of wholesale black hair products. Some popular products available on our website are:

  • Chebe Hair Growth Gel
  • Chebe Oil Hair Strengthener
  • Herbal Hair Growth Accelerator
  • Hair Thickening Shampoo
  • SuperGrow Hair Gel
  • Herbal Hair Tonic
  • SuperGrow Hair Gel
  • Natural Hair Oils
  • Vitamin E Hair Food
  • Glycerin Hair Repair

Apart from these, we have a wide variety of natural oil extracts based on organic hair pomade. Some popular ones include:

  • Organic Shea Butter & Aloe Hair Pomade
  • Organic Garlic Oil & Ginger Hair Pomade
  • Organic Neem Oil & Cactus Hair Pomade
  • Organic Carrot & Rosemary Hair Pomade
  • Organic Indian Hemp & Jojoba Hair Pomade
  • Organic Moringa & Amla Hair Pomade
  • Organic Coconut Oil Hair Pomade
  • Organic Indian Hemp Hair Pomade
  • Coconut & Moroccan Argan Hair Pomade

We encourage resellers to get these natural hair products or add them to their inventory. This is a great way to popularize afro-centric products worldwide. Also, it will let us all help and support African craftsmen. They work hard to grow these natural ingredients and creating products out of them.

People in the western market demand organic African health & beauty products. There are several ways to promote and encourage the use of natural African products. Educate people about the natural ingredients present in these organic African hair products. Tell them the benefits of using products containing natural extracts.

Here are some common natural extracts and oils used in African hair care products.

Rooibos Tea: Tea rinses on the hair are beneficial. Those who know this fact will be happy to find out that Rooibos tea is a popular caffeine-free tea. It is grown traditionally in South Africa. Scientific studies have shown that rooibos tea contains antioxidants. It has some antimicrobial effects which could boost hair growth. These properties also improve the quality of hair strands. Using products containing Rooibos tea will definitely make hair shine like never before. You can use tea leaves as well to rinse your hair

Marula oil: This is traditional oil from Mozambique and South Africa. It is a popular skin moisturizer. Some manufacturers process them to a food-grade standard which can be used in cooking. Like many other natural oils, it also contains a large quantity of oleic acid. It is ideal for people with scalp problems such as eczema, dandruff, and many more. It also contains antioxidants.

Rhassoul Clay: Rhassoul clay, also known as Red Clay, Ghassoul Clay, or Moroccan Clay. It is natural mineral clay gathered from the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. It works well for dry hair & scalp because of its remineralizing & moisturizing properties. It can be used as a shampoo, a hair mask, or a conditioner. Introducing it into your hair care routine will definitely make a difference. It can be used as often as needed. But in the beginning, one should try it at least once a month and tryout with regularity from there. Several benefits for afro-textured hair consist of:

  • Helps in detangling
  • Clears blocked pores in the scalp
  • Improves hair bounciness
  • Reduces dryness
  • Reduces flakiness
  • Reduces frizz
  • Soothes scalp problems such as psoriasis and dandruff

Rhassoul clay is excellent for taking out impurities and toxins. It eliminates product build-up and cleanses hair without shedding natural oils.

African Black Soap: African black soap is a traditional soap from West Africa. It is made from the dry skin of local vegetation. Harvested cocoa pods, palm tree leaves, plantains, cassava, shea tree bark are a few examples. It is completely packed with antioxidants and minerals like potassium and magnesium. Black soap contains vitamins A and Vitamin E. These vitamins feed nourishment to the scalp and do not strip away the nutrients. It is not at all harmful for your body as you are not absorbing and inhaling toxic substances. Given below is a list of benefits of African black soap for natural hair:

  • Feeds healing nutrients to the scalp
  • Antioxidants help to combat the aging of the hair follicles.
  • High oil and glycerin content define curl patterns.
  • Softens and moisturizes hair.
  • Cleanses the scalp and helps follicle cells to grow hair.
  • Increases hair growth.

Dilute it and mix in several oils to create a great recipe that would help regulate the pH of your scalp. It will create an excellent environment for your hair to grow.

Shea Butter, Avocado Butter, Cocoa Butter, Coconut oil, and Argan Oil: All kinds of butter and oils do not need any introduction. They are known for their healing effects and are grown in Africa. Some of them are limited to the African continent only. Production of these oils and butter is a great tradition. And this tradition passes down from one generation to another. They heal and beautify your skin and hair. And that´s right! Their 100% unrefined forms are useful. You can also find them on the market as an addition to various products. Africa Imports offers several combinations of Hair Pomade. For example Shea Butter & Aloe, Garlic Oil & Ginger, Neem Oil & Cactus, Carrot & Rosemary, and more.

The one thing consistent with all these oils and butter is that they are used to maintain hair moisture. Those who are experiencing dry hair, they must include an oil/butter within their moisturizing routine.

Chebe Powder: Chebe Powder consists of different ingredients. These include lavender crotons, stone scent, cherry seeds, cloves, and raisin tree sap. It is well-known for increasing hair thickness and retaining moisture. It can balance the pH of your scalp. Chebe powder contains potent anti-inflammatory properties that help you deal with scalp inflammation. It has one of the best deep conditioning ingredients. You can keep your hair moisturized between washes using this powder. It will provide great length retention results.

Apart from using exclusive African hair care products, you must follow a few tips to maintain longer and healthier hair.

  • Don’t wash your hair too often as it will make them dry. Try to wash every other week or twice a week.
  • Apply hot oil twice a week to increase hair elasticity and moisture.
  • Always use a conditioner after every hair wash.
  • Coat your hair ends with conditioner as they are the weakest part of the hair.
  • Make sure your weaves and braids are not too tight as it could damage your hair.
  • Only use a 100% natural hair comb that is wide-toothed to avoid pulling and breaking your strands.
  • Always detangle and comb your hair in segments to avoid unnecessary breakage.

Africa Imports suggests every reseller first understands your customer requirements. Recommend them the best hair care products, if they want to prevent hair fall. They can use them for hair growth, improve hair dryness, and resolve other hair problems. Give them options available in shampoos, conditioners, and gets. Tell them the benefits of using natural hair pomade, hair gels, and hair oils. Inform them that all these products contain natural extracts.

Share product names, images, and other details available at Africa Imports with buyers. This will help them have a clear picture of the hair care products. Also, tell the story behind these products and how they are produced. Make them aware of the hard work and efforts of African people behind each listed products.