Silk Press 101: 30 Silk Press Results On Different Natural Hair Textures

Silk Press 101: 30 Silk Press Results On Different Natural Hair Textures

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30 Silk Press Results On Different Natural Hair Textures

Shrinkage can be deceptive at best. Now while natural hair and too much heat don’t go hand in hand,there are still a couple of ways through which you can enjoy an occasional silk press without causing damage to your hair.

In this article, we’ll give you a silk press 101 and feature everything you need to know from what is a silk press, products used for a silk press, care and maintenance as well as 30 silk press results on different natural hair textures.

What is a Silk Press?

A silk is simply a combination of the right products and hot tools which in turn creates a super silk-like straight hairstyle even on very curly or kinky afro hair. Silk presses date back to as early as the 90’s where a hot comb and oil/ the press and curl technique was used.

Gone are the days where one would have to subject themselves to the horrors of a hot comb. A flat iron should be your go to tool.

What products do you use for a Silk Press?

A shampoo and conditioner of your choice as well as serums and light oils are preferred before doing a silk press. Ensure that you deep condition your hair in order to lock in moisture and avoid damage.

Is a Silk Press bad for your hair?

Too much heat can definitely cause damage to your hair. It is often advisable to use a heat protectant serum before you do a silk press to prevent any damage. Avoid too much heat and use moderate heat instead.

How long does a Silk Press last for?

A silk press can last for 2 to 4 or 5 weeks with the right maintenance in place. Avoid too much humidity, water or steam.

If you’re considering getting a silk press, we did a round up of 20 different silk press results on different hair textures to inspire you.

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This article featured work from the very talented Cina. If you’re in Orlando, feel free to drop by Cina’s of fullerhair_bycina’s chair for all your silk press and healthy hair needs.

Silk press FAQ

What is a silk press?

A silk press is simply a combination of the right products and hot tools which in turn creates a silk like straight hairstyle even on curly or afro kinky hair.

What products do you use for a silk press?

A shampoo and conditioner of your choice as well as serums and light oils are preferred before doing a silk press. Ensure that you deep condition your hair in order to lock in moisture and avoid damage.

Is a silk press bad for your hair?

Too much heat can definitely cause damage to your hair. It is often advisable to use a heat protectant serum before doing a silk press to prevent any damage. Avoid too much heat and opt for moderate heat instead.

How long does a silk press last for?

A silk press can last for 2 to 4 or 5 weeks with the right maintenance in place. Avoid too much humidity, water or steam.

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