Shampoo and condition just like your natural hair.
When it comes to unprocessed raw hair, you have to care for your extensions just like your own natural hair. You need to shampoo and condition your hair regularly, especially if you use a lot of hair products. Deposits from the hair products, if not washed off on a regular basis, can degrade the quality of the hair (just like your own hair) and combined with the use of heat can affect the smooth natural feeling and behavior of the virgin hair. If you maintain your virgin Indian hair extension properly, you will have sleek, smooth, tangle free beautiful natural looking hair for a very long time and will be able the reuse the hair many times after.
Always oil the hair before washing and even after.
If you want to reap all the benefits from a pre-shampoo treatment, you can't just use any oil. You have to choose one that's able to penetrate hair, such as olive oil or coconut oil. Because they take time to do so, it is best to apply them 4 to 8 hours before washing your hair. If you wash it first thing in the morning, apply some coconut or olive oil on your locks before going to bed.If applied after shampoo, it creates a protective coat on hair that prevents water from evaporating, thus helping to keep it hydrated, soft, and healthy.
Combing your hair is necessary.
You should comb your hair regularly. Natural hair can be combed as often as you like but when fully wet and saturated with a conditioner. This also applies to those transitioning. Sections hair, use a wide tooth comb, start in the back of head and move forward. Detangling hair gently from ends and work your way up for best result. Keep a spray bottle handy to keep hair moist. This eases the process and minimizes breakage.
Detangling hair with you own fingers is considered the best.
If you are wearing a protective style, you may comb or detangle your hair with your fingers. Bottom line combing natural hair is done properly with fingers. This is the only way to eliminated shredded hair and to avoid raw hair from matting and locking.
Always comb or detangle your hair before and after sleep.
It is recommended that you comb your hair in the morning and night. Make sure your hair is always completely dry when you go to bed. Sleeping on wet hair can tangle your hair and over time may cause hair odor. As long as you never sleep on wet hair, there is nothing to worry about at night.