It may seem a little ironic, but with all of the grades of black hair, which are as varied as our skin tones, black hair is surprisingly delicate — no matter how soft or how coarse — and requires the most special care of all ethnicities, particularly during summer months when it’s exposed to so many more elements, like sun, heat, chemicals and treated water.

Follow a few tips for maintaining you mane and you can enjoy a care free summer and your hairstyles with minimal fuss and time spent at the salon. –roz edward