How Naturalista's Can Rock Straight Hair in the Summer

So, I know I am going against the grain a little with this post, but sometimes you gotta do what you feel and sometimes I like to wear my hair straight, even in the summer. Now, I know what you're thinking, "she's insane!" But if you are a naturalista like me, sometimes the curls just don't work for you all the time. I have been wearing my hair in faux locs for the past few months and once I took them out to begin wearing my natural curls, the curls weren't curling the way I wanted. I was becoming very frustrated, which is a normal emotion I typically have with my hair and one day I just decided to straighten it. And. I. liked. it. Of course with the temperature being in the 90's now plus working out 2-3 times a week, the straight hair doesn't last and so after a few days I braid it up and take it down the next day for a wavy look, another look I also enjoy wearing. 

With that being said, my hair doesn't get as straight as I would like when I do it, so there are a few products I rely on to help the process along. These products have ingredients that will help activate any straightening tool. I have tried these three main products to achieve straighter hair and who knows, maybe you can too.

Beautiful Textures Naturally Straight Shampoo and Conditioner

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You can find Beautiful Textures at Walmart, Target and of course your local beauty supply store. 

Kerafena Smoothing System Shampoo and Conditioner


Kerafena is actually a professional hair care line that can only be found at hair salons, and so you can only purchase from there. No, over the counter. 

Honey Blow Out

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This product is a little different. It's not a shampoo or conditioner, rather a prepoo that you use prior to using your regular shampoo and conditioner. Btw, it's made of real honey.