Black straight hair are oilier than black curly hair. The reason being oils from the scalp travel in a wick-like fashion. So, if the hair is straight, the oils pass from the scalp to the hair shaft. When hair is curly or extremely curly, then the oils take time to travel from scalp to hair making them dry.
This means that there is a greater possibility of dry hair, especially split ends. Hence, one needs to use a lot of hair care products and follow the hair care regimen regularly and with the right products (like a good leave-in hair conditioner), oils, hair lotions, and deep conditioners, to ensure that the hair stays healthy and shiny.
So, what do deep conditioners do to the hair? These conditioners are made using special ingredients that moisturize the hair nicely. They also contain all the vitamins and minerals that are needed to treat dull, damaged, or dry hair. To take care of black hair, use the best homemade conditioners or a good product.
You won't find many conditioners for African-American hair 'Online' as well. There are very few products that are effective. One of them is Beauty 4 Ashes GodHead Silky Smooth. This product really works on black hair. So, if you are looking for a good product, then go for this. However, natural organic products work best and are safest for black hair.
Take half cup of mayo and mix some drops of lavender oil or any other essential oil fragrance which you prefer. Mix it well and apply it on the scalp and hair from root to tips, wear a shower cap and give it a hot towel treatment for 15 - 20 minutes. Wash your hair and they will be properly moisturized.
A great hair conditioner for African-American hair is to mix half a cup of olive oil with 15-20 drops of rosemary essential oil and massage your scalp with it. Then, apply the rest of the oil to the hair, especially the ends. Then, opt for a hot towel treatment for 15 - 20 minutes and wash your hair.
So, always wash your hair with a good shampoo twice a week, deep condition it once a week, use a normal conditioner, follow a hot oil treatment regularly to nourish the hair, and apply a lotion to the hair ends. This will help maintain an optimum health of the hair and prevent problems like hair fall, thinning of hair, or split dry hair ends. Good luck!