You should be washing your weave regularly just as you would wash your natural hair. You can either do this professionally or at home. Make sure to use a co-wash like this
one, you don’t want to use anything that will strip the weave hair. The most crucial step is drying the braids underneath completely to prevent mildew and scalp irritation. If you don’t have a hooded dryer at home, check out the Soft Ionic Bonnet Dryer from Gold ‘N Hot or this budget pick from Amazon
(£11.99) that you’ll need to attach it to your handheld dryer. While your weave is in, take care of your leave out with a light oil or serum massaged 2-3 times a week. The Black-owned High Maintenance CBD Elixir from Imani Beauty has a stimulating herb blend that relieves itching, and the CBD helps with relaxation and calm — which also helps grow hair! Ranavat’s Fortifying Hair Serum
(£70) is pricey but effective as well. Abdullah says black seed oil, castor oil, peppermint oil, and rosemary oil are great for hair “Just make sure not to use products with petrochemicals like mineral oil and silicone, as these could clog your hair follicles and prevent the hair growth ingredients from entering the follicles,” she warns.