But what should you do with your hair AFTER taking down braids? . have been working overtime trying to keep the rest of our natural hair moisturized, and . it is still being stressed by the weight, friction, and synthetic nature of the extensions. Jan 4, 2014 - It's widely believed that braid extensions help to 'grow' hair, which in part can be true. While they are certainly a great protective style that helps . If you braided your own hair without extensions, then moisturizing your braided hair is These products are best used after hair has been moisturised. Aug 21, 2017 - After I graduated college, I occasionally ditched the extensions but I . of my hair and interweaving the braiding hair into my natural hair from the . Jul 21, 2016 - After wetting my hair, I'll add oil to each individual braid, then unravel. This makes the task a lot easier and keeps my hair moisturized during the . Nov 3, 2014 - Braids (own hair or extensions) are an excellent style choice for . Any hair-related problems you have will only worsen after leaving your hair . Jul 18, 2017 - Braid extensions require care, just as natural hair does. Gentle washing and . After washing braids, apply a deep conditioner to them.