Brazilian Deep Wave hairstyles are everything to go by given that they are the latest obsession. The hair pieces used to make these hairstyles are rich in color and luster.
These hairstyles are loved and embraced by people who love volume. The hair has curls that are very well defined and bouncy (everything nice).
The hair is all good and everything but it still to be taken good care of for it to last longer and look better at the same time.
Deep wave weaves require more attention when it comes to maintenance than other types of weave hair because of the curls that need to stay in place for the whole lifespan of the hair (which is optional anyway).
We will help you get the hang of how to maintain deep wave weave and keep it looking as good as it did from the beginning.
How to Wash Deep Wave Weave
Washing is very critical in maintaining any type of hair so deep wave weave cannot be an exception. Hair that is washed using the right procedures can last longer than expected which is all points to you and more service to you.
Before you begin washing the hair, ensure that it is soft and tangle free by combing through it (using the right comb). TIP: Pass your fingers through the hair to make sure you have gotten rid of any tangle and if your fingers keep getting stuck then comb some more. This will ensure the hair does not tangle up during washing.
Condition the hair before using any shampoo on it. The pre-conditioner will ensure that the moisture in your hair extension does not get stripped by the shampoo which will leave it very dry. The conditioner will ensure your hair is well protected.
How to Deep Condition Deep Wave Weave
Did you know that an extension is exactly like your natural hair and it needs extreme care because with one wrong move you will spoil your weave extension to the point of no repair? How do you deep condition a deep weave wave?
A deep conditioner is used as a co-wash. Therefore, you have to be extra careful how you go about it. Ensure the deep conditioner is rich in moisture which will be very gentle to your hair and keep your cuticles moisturized.
Apply a good amount of conditioner on your hair extension in a downward motion. Do this while using your fingers and ensure that every strand is well coated with the deep conditioner.
After you feel that the amount of product in the hair is enough, cover it using a hair cap or shower cap for 30minutes or more (if possible).
This step is essential in maintaining Brazilian deep wave hairstyles. Wash the virgin hair extension thoroughly before moving on to the next step. Do this and remove any product from the hair preferably using running warm water because hot water will damage the cuticles.
Run your fingers through the hair to ensure there are no tangles and if there are any, deep condition that area again until you are satisfied.
When you run your fingers through your extension, you will see how bouncy it is and the curls will b more visible.
How to Dye or Bleach the Hair Extension
All good human hair extensions can be bleached and dyed into any color of your choosing. Can you bleach your own hair? Yes, you can, but we actively don’t advice on it.
Bleaching can seem like a simple process but it really isn’t, and with one small mistake you will spoil your expensive hair extension for nothing.
We recommend going to your hair stylist for any bleaching and dying services, and they will ensure that they not only do it right but they are taking the right measures to protect your hair (a professional stylist who knows exactly what they are doing).
You know that curly hair has had to go through other possible chemical processes to have it looking like that therefore you cannot add more chemicals to the hair without being careful.
What About Sleep Care?
Brazilian deep wave hairstyles are very delicate and simple mistakes will set you back in ways you do not want.
Sleep care is critical to avoid tangling your hair which will lead to shedding and other unwanted problems.
When you sleep, try plait your hair into one braid or hold it up with a hair band. After which you will use a satin bonnet cap to cover it up while you sleep.
The satin bonnet will ensure that your hair remains moisturized all through the night. If you use other types of materials to cover your hair, they will strip all the oil and moisture from your hair and leave it dry and itchy.
These tips will help you keep your hair looking good all through its lifespan without any struggle. We do not advice on using any brush on your hair as it will destroy and damage your curl pattern instead utilizing a tooth comb will come in handy.
Using heat on your deep wave weave will ultimately destroy the hair and let’s not get into the curl damage. After washing your hair do not use any towel to remove water even a little. The best way to dry deep wave weave is by air drying them and not directly in the sun to prevent the cuticles from getting damaged.
We hope that this step by step guide will help you figure out how to maintain deep wave weave and elongate its lifespan.
Curly hair is susceptible and for that reason, it requires proper care and a lot of attention to go with it. Brazilian deep wave hairstyles look very good on anyone and can fit any type of situation whether it’s work, social events or a date, you will look classy, sophisticated and beautiful.
When you take good care of your hair extension, you will enjoy it’s benefits for an extended period of time so do yourself the solid and follow these steps for a successful hair regimen.