The 4 Best Moisturizers for Thick, Dry Natural Hair
WHAT’S IN IT: Many DIY naturals with dry, thick hair gravitate towards a mixture of shea butter and oil(s). The more popular oils tend to include coconut oil and/or olive oil. Other options are grapeseed oil, safflower oil, and castor oil. The mixture ratio depends on your desired consistency; homemade whipped butters usually contain 20-40% oil(s).
Curling Pudding (or Twist-out Definer) Ingredients (large batch): 1 tbsp castor oil 1/4 cup shea butter 1 1/4 cup your favorite gel Instructions: Whip the shea butter with the castor oil using a hand mixer (ideal) or a fork. Then mix in the gel thoroughly. Use to define curls or apply before twisting for a defined twist-out.