It is a well-known fact that Black hair tends to be dryer than Caucasian one. That's why it is more essential to treat it properly, conditioning is a key issue. There are several basic facts you must know about African-American hair to know the best way to care for it. The following tips will help you in finding the best deep conditioning treatment for Black hair. hairconditioning Washing your hair daily is not recommended by specialists, since it can cause breakage and damage to the scalp and strands. Removing the natural oil from the surface of the skin will deprive your hair from natural conditioning. That's why cleanse your hair only once every 4-6 days. On the other hand conditioning is essential. Whether you prefer homemade hair masks or in-salon treatments to have a healthy and shiny hair you'll have to do it regularly. It would be ideal to apply a deep conditioning mask to your hair twice a week. If you feel that it's too much than make it once. Rosemary Deep Conditioning Treatment - Hot oil treatments designed for dry hair work perfectly for African-American hair. Try the following rosemary deep conditioning mask: Mix � cup of olive oil and � cup of rosemary leaves, heat it until it gets slightly warm. Apply it carefully to your strands then wrap your hair into a towel. After 15 minutes you can wash your hair as usual to remove the excessive oil from your hair and scalp. This method should be repeated twice a month, or in cases when you think your hair would need some pampering. Coconut and Honey Conditioning It was demonstrated that coconut oil has a miraculous effect on skin as well as hair. African-American hair is more prone to becoming fragile and dehydrated, that's why it is very important to treat it thoroughly. The following mask will protect and hydrate your hair: Take a large bowl, pour in it a little of your regular conditioner then add some honey and finally coconut milk to it. Leave the mixture cool down, for 2 days in the refrigerator. It will solidify and you will be able to apply it to your hair more easily. Begin massaging it into your scalp with the tip of your fingers, leave it for 40-45 minutes then rinse it off. Repeat the process every two months. Olive Oil and Honey We already know that these ingredients paired or on their own can do magic for our body. Hair is not an exception either, the benefit of this conditioning treatment will be immediately visible. Mix in a little bowl 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of honey. Use the microwave to melt the mixture, then apply it to your hair. For half an hour cover your strands with a warm towel, when time is up wash it off with shampoo. The honey will condition your hair while the olive oil will give natural shine to your strands.