Did you know that African hair, (black hair) is the slowest growing hair of all? Most black hair or African hair is denser than Caucasian hair. The hair will twist around as it grows and Caucasian hair grows at an angle and is slightly curved. Each type of hair has its own differences.
No matter what type of hair we have it is still styled and maintained the same way but different products. African hair tends to be drier and requires more oils or moisture. Caucasian hairs have more oil and require sometimes to be shampooed on a regular basis. African hair can be Shampooed once or twice a week. (Sounds strange “but all hair types are different.
The density of both hair types determines the maintenance of the hair. Most of the time we can identify the differences of African hair and Caucasian hair by the color and by the textures of the hair, protein and amino acids strengthens and conditions all types of hair. Black hair generally tends to break because of lack of moisture.
The cuticles in Africans American hair are more open than Caucasian hair and that is why it is so important to keep African American hair moisturized. While the cuticles in Caucasian hair are not open as much the hair will have more moisture. These are a few differences in African and Caucasian hair.
What ever type of hair that you have always used the correct products for the maintenance of your hair? Always shampoo with the correct product for your hair and keep your ends trimmed. This is very essential for the health and growth of your hair.