What are the benefits of water in our hair? Dis my Naija hair no be small ting o! —by villagewife
Hey! Wetin b dis? *Mcheww*!
Water is so good for the hair—inside and out, lol! :-) Hair thrives on moisture and water helps to supplement that. Therefore, lack of moisture results in dry, brittle hair. And if you read labels, you can see that many hair products (conditioners, hair creams, serums, etc), have water as their first ingredient.
According to this article:
- Water makes up about 1/4 of hour hair’s weight - thus aiding to healthier, longer hair.
- Water is the most natural setting lotion for hair - that means it allows for the hair to hold various styles
- The roots of are the means by which water is transported by the body—thus helping to hydrate the rest of the hair strands.
There are more benefits listed in the article, so check it out when you can! Also, here is another article to help answer your question, provided by BlackGirlLongHair. It talks about how moisture impacts hair growth & length retention and it’s very informative.