The elements can take a toll on nice hair. In the winter, it's the winter, indoor warming, and a never-ending rotation of hats, earmuffs, and hoods. In the summer, the culprits are sun, salt, and sea (and pool!). No real matter what season, your strands likely need a little TLC. Translation: It is the perfect time to add a few gentle, natural basic products to your regime. Let's start with what I'm working with. My hair is long, thick, and directly. If you are into hair-typing” I'm probably a 1b, but perhaps a 1a. It's generally quite nicely behaved, and I don't have any major locks frustrations. I'm also very motivated to have low maintenance hair, which is likely a self-fulfilling prophecy. I don't have my hair cut often, but when I do it's generally long layers with some shaping around the facial skin.I would wait before baby is a little more mature before using conditioner. A gentle shampoo and a little oil is very all that is needed at that get older. Some choose to shave their locks off entirely, while some may have an illness (such as a form of tumors - note that not every form of malignancy or malignancy treatment actually means one will lose their mane) that brought on hair thinning or resulted in a choice to shave the top.My first step was, as you recommended, to get my divide ends trimmed off. I went to a salon to get this done, and had about an inches taken off as it had been at least seven months since my last trim. As your mane grows on average 0.5 inches wide to at least one 1 inch monthly, if you want to to transition without cutting all of your hair off, I'd perhaps recommend getting your ends trimmed once every 3-4 months. You are essentially slicing off the calm hair little, by bit, helping to keep up with the health of your hair along the way until you are doing a huge chop, and take away the rest at once. This may take from 8 a few months - 2+ years with respect to the person.After the last rinse out, apply 1 tbsp lemon juice to nice hair. Simply towel dried up nice hair and style as normal to eliminate dry hair. Please know the HLO and its boards continue to be neutral on substantive charges proposing changes to its regulations and cannot take action on your behalf in virtually any proposals to improve the governing statutes. In the event that you must wash nice hair more regularly, dilute your shampoo with 50% drinking water and 50% shampoo.You mentioned damage. Apart from the damage from weaves and braids, they are most likely experiencing breakage at the line of demarcation (were the relaxer fulfills the natural wild hair). This is certainly one of the weakest factors of the head of hair during transitioning. If this is the case, I'd definitely suggest deciding whether you'd like to wear hair straight or wear it curly. This will help minimize the stress that is placed on maintaining several type of hair on the head. Also, keep the hair conditioned as much as possible.