After I had my son, I hit a big realization that the postpartum shedding was no joke. My edges were GONE!! I always heard about this but when you start going through it, it’s a whole other story. Even though my edges went away that way. I know there are others who are dealing with loss edges through different ways whether it be a protective style gone wrong, tight satin caps and taught edges from our go-to styles. Whatever, it is that took your edges away now it’s time to work on bringing them back. Here are my top three tips to grow my edges back.
What’s better than a good scalp massage with your favorite growth oil such as peppermint oil or Jamaican black castor oil. Make sure to rub your hair with your fingertips in a circular motion gently to get your blood circulating.
Styles that free your edges
When wearing styles that hold your edges back to tight. It can be difficult for your to start growing. So, styles such as tight braids and weaves can easily pull your edges. Especially with the constant brushing back and gels it can easily diminish our fragile edges. Try styles that leave your edges alone. It’s best to have styles that can free your edges like these here
Sleep with the right material
Just as it’s important to take care of your hair in the day, it’s just as important at night. Cotton pillowcases cause breakage due to the cotton absorbing the hairs natural oils and moisture. It’s great to sleep in a satin scarfs and bonnet but be careful not to have it directly on your edges.
Most of all don’t forget that it will take patience to start seeing the results. Creating a regimen that works for you and being consistent with it will ultimately get results. If you want a little extra boost consult your physician for hair vitamins that can aid in the hair growth process. Also, keep in the mind the food that your eating and your water intake that can additionally help with hair growth. I personally used jamaican black castor oil and all natural gels to help in my project get edges back process.
How do you protect your edges?