Day 4: Hair Goals and Hair Therapy

We all tend to get caught up in picking a part ourselves which includes our hair. We can name every single issue we find with our hair and then be able to add two more. At Puff, we feel it is much better to focus on your intended goal rather than pick a part the issue. Why does dryness bother you? Do  you like the feel of soft hair? Do you think the dryness is affecting your curl pattern?. Below, we’ve outlined the most common issues, their respective goals and the hair therapy that might work for you and the techniques.

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Today's Assignment

Pick one therapy to add to your routine. We have prioritized what we think is the most important to less important therapy from 1 (most important) to 4 (least important) for healthy hair retention.
 

Moisture Therapy • In the morning or at night, spritz entire head of hair with water • Apply leave-in conditioner to sections from tip to root (not applying to scalp) • Style as normal Scalp Therapy • Every 2-3 weeks Use cleansing shampoo or shampoo bar • Apply only to scalp and massage with pads of fingers on entire scalp • Rinse thoroughly with warm to cool water • In between shampoo days, you may use a ACV rinse to alleviate itchiness from sweat and/or debris. Use 1Tb of Apple Cider Vinegar to 1 C water in applicator bottle Condition Therapy • Find a deep conditioner that has a hydrolyzed protein (oat, rice, silk, etc) • Follow instructions on products (typical apply and then cover for 20-30 minutes then rinse thoroughly • Apply leave-in conditioner and style as normal Edge Therapy • Use spritz edges with water • Apply  a couple drops of jojoba oil to each area • Style as usual (suggest more our style that do not involve pulling hair  and edges back)  

Moisture Therapy
• In the morning or at night, spritz entire head of hair with water
• Apply leave-in conditioner to sections from tip to root (not applying to scalp)
• Style as normal

Scalp Therapy
• Every 2-3 weeks Use cleansing shampoo or shampoo bar
• Apply only to scalp and massage with pads of fingers on entire scalp
• Rinse thoroughly with warm to cool water
• In between shampoo days, you may use a ACV rinse to alleviate itchiness from sweat and/or debris. Use 1Tb of Apple Cider Vinegar to 1 C water in applicator bottle

Condition Therapy
• Find a deep conditioner that has a hydrolyzed protein (oat, rice, silk, etc)
• Follow instructions on products (typical apply and then cover for 20-30 minutes then rinse thoroughly
• Apply leave-in conditioner and style as normal

Edge Therapy
• Use spritz edges with water
• Apply  a couple drops of jojoba oil to each area
• Style as usual (suggest more our style that do not involve pulling hair  and edges back)
 

Our recommendation is to start with one therapy for at least 6 months. If you have been consistent with your routine and want to address other issues and goals then add another to your routine but make sure the rest of your routine remains consistent.
This means you should carefully select a therapy that you will actually do in that first 6 months. Be sure to weigh the pros and cons of therapy with your desires. Will the therapy be too time consuming for you? How much do you really care about your hair issue and is the therapy worth the goal? Like all things in life it requires work and dedication to meet goals. If you aren’t willing to do the work that is fine but let go of letting the issue burden your conscience. Make space for other goals in your life that you will be proactive about and just burden yourself with hair woes.

Which therapy does your hair need?