Shampoos are the unsung heroes of your curl hair routine and they deserve much more credit. We are quick to praise the finishing products in our routine – the gels, the mousses and the styling creams… But where’s the recognition for the first product, the one that sets the bar and paves the way for the rest to follow? Let’s look at 3 reasons why shampoos are so underrated.
1. Shampoos are vital for maintaining a healthy scalp
Whether you are looking to grow healthy curls or just maintain them, it all begins with a healthy scalp. Your scalp is home to hundreds of follicles that sprout your wavy, curly, coily or kinky hair strands. The strands themselves aren’t alive, but your scalp is.
Your scalp is similar to the skin on the rest of your body, but it has more sebaceous glands. These glands help to create the optimum environment for a healthy scalp. This happens when they secrete sebum to help lubricate your hair and scalp.