How to Apply Chébé Powder on Short Hair

Do you know about Chébé? This seed, scientifically named Croton Gratissimus-var zambeziscus, hails from Chad and has been used by nomadic women for millennia to preserve and strengthen their incredibly long braids. Rich in nutrients, antioxidants, vitamins, and oleic acids, Chébé is a miracle remedy for textured hair, even the shortest. Textured hair is naturally dry as the "twists" formed by each curl impede the sebum produced by sebaceous glands from reaching the ends. The tighter the curls, the harder it is for sebum to travel, leaving the hair thirsty. In this article, we'll explain how to use Chébé on short hair to enjoy its full nutritional benefits.

 

Step-by-Step for Applying Chébé Powder on Short Hair

Versatile, Chébé powder can be used daily depending on your needs.

 

Pre-Application Tips and Precautions

 

-   Test Your Tolerance: Dilute a little in water, then apply the mixture to the inside of your elbow, bend it, and wait about ten minutes. If you experience redness, tingling, or itching during or after the test, rinse immediately and avoid using it on your hair.

 

-   Dilute the Powder: Chébé powder should always be diluted in a light oil or your shampoo. Due to its muddy and compact texture when mixed with water, ensure thorough rinsing to avoid weighing down your hair.

 

-   Use Small Amounts: Use a one-to-one ratio, such as one teaspoon of Chébé powder for one teaspoon of coconut oil. Mix well until you achieve a homogeneous texture.

 

Applying Chébé Powder to Short Hair

 

You can mix Chébé powder with various treatments. Here are the right quantities and steps to follow.

 

As a Shampoo

 

Step 1

Pour a small amount of shampoo into your hand and add half a teaspoon of Chébé powder. Mix well.

  

Step 2

Apply to wet hair, massaging your scalp with your fingertips and distributing the lather along your hair.

  

Step 3

Rinse and repeat if you have a lot of styling products in your hair.

 

Post-Treatment Aftercare

 

Step 1

For a deeper treatment, mix Chébé powder with a strengthening oil, or a combination of two oils (e.g., coconut and castor oil). Use two teaspoons of each oil for two teaspoons of Chébé powder.

  

Step 2

Apply to dry hair, section by section, from roots to tips.

  

Step 3

Leave on for at least two hours or overnight. If leaving overnight, braid your hair and cover it with a clean cloth, cap, or microfiber towel.

  

Step 4

Rinse and shampoo your hair.

 

What Benefits Does Chebe Powder Have For Short Hair?

 

-   Maintains Hydration: Textured hair, even short, lacks moisture. Rich in fatty acids, Chébé powder helps seal moisture into the hair fiber, maintaining hydration.

 

-   Nourishes and Soothes the Scalp: Short hair exposes the scalp to external aggressions. Chébé powder provides the right amount of hydration and maintains scalp microbiome health, promoting new hair growth and soothing dry areas.

 

-   Stimulates Hair Growth: By maintaining hydration and strengthening short hair from roots to tips, Chébé powder reduces breakage and promotes healthy growth.

 

-   Softens and Adds Shine: With its fortifying and nourishing properties, Chébé powder makes short hair softer, more manageable, and shinier.

 

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FAQ

 

Is Chébé powder safe for all hair types?

Yes! Whether wavy, curly, coily, or kinky, fine, normal, or thick, Chébé powder is a miracle for hair worldwide!

 

Is Chébé powder effective for all hair lengths?

Yes, from very short to very long hair. Chadian women, who have used Chébé for millennia in their beauty rituals, often have incredibly long braids, sometimes touching the ground, thanks to Chébé!

 

Does Chébé Alter the Texture of Short Hair?

No, but it enhances the natural beauty of your short hair! Treat each hair texture with care if you have multiple textures.

 

Final Thoughts

 

Textured hair—wavy, curly, coily, and kinky—requires special care to combat dryness, especially when short and the scalp is more exposed to external aggressions. Chébé powder is ideal for naturally hydrating your hair while maintaining your scalp's microbiome. With its fortifying and nourishing properties, it also promotes healthier growth.

 

You can buy Chébé powder online and mix it with your usual hair products (shampoo, oil...) or use ready-to-use products enriched with Chébé powder. CHÉRIBÉ has made it its main ingredient, creating the world's first organic Chébé complex and incorporating it into hair care products for textured hair. This democratizes Chébé, a treasure from Chad, helping it cross its native country's borders, where nomadic women have used it for millennia to make textured hair softer, stronger, and longer. And knowing that their braided hair sometimes touches the ground is truly inspiring... Isn’t it?

 

 

 

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