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Men & Curly Afro: Black Male Hair Products

 This topic is often not discussed as much as the issues that women have with curly hair. Just like their female counterparts men experience dry scalp issues, manageability issues, difficulty finding products for their 'hair type', and issues with facial hair. We had difficulty finding a natural hair range aimed specifically at men with curly hair.

Men that are clued up may use products from popular female afro hair care ranges. Here are a few tips to get you started.

  1. Do not over cleanse your hair. By washing your hair too often, Harsh detergents in main stream shampoos can strip your hair of its natural oils. This can cause scalp problems like dandruff.
  2. Balance Protein and Moisture in your Conditioners. Both are important for healthy hair growth. Moisture gives your hair elasticity so it does not break as easily when styling and protein gives your hair strength. Alternate between them if possible.
  3. Moisturise frequently. Due to the curl pattern of afro hair oils do not always make it to the ends of the hair. Find a good light, water based moisturiser and seal that moisture in with an oil.
  4. Avoid mineral oil- and petroleum-based hair products. These products clog the pores and impede hair growth. Use light oils such as jojoba which is excellent for dry hair.
  5. Eat a well balanced diet exercise. Exercise, increases circulation and encourages blood flow to the hair follicles. A diet rich in protein, vitamins and iron, feeds the hair and encourages healthy hair growth. 

Here are some natural product ranges made for those of you of the male persuasion

  • LEGEND4Men Barber Butter - Medicated
  • LEGEND4Men Barber Butter - Original

2. Mixed Chicks Mens Range 

  • His Mix Shampoo
  • His Mix Leave In Conditioner

Most other products used by women can be used by men, know the ingredients that your hair loves and check out these UK natural ranges. 

If you know of any natural hair range specially aimed at men with curly dry hair, Please leave a comment below.


P.S.For Hair on Your Face try Shea Moisture Men Shave Range

  • Mens Utility Soap with Shea, Mango & Avocado Butters - 5 oz.
  • Tea Tree Herbal Bump Preventer 
  • African Black Soap Facial Wash and Scrub
  • Shea Butter Beard Softener & Skin Protector
  • Anti Ageing Moisturiser and Bump Preventer
  • Three Butters Wash and Scrub with Shea Mango and Avocado Butter
  • Three Butters Lotion with Shea Mango and Avocado Butter
  • Shea Butter and African Black Soap Shave Butter

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