Black hair needs two kinds of conditioners: A protein deep conditioner to strengthen the hair and a moisturizing conditioner that you can use both as a regular conditioner after each shampoo AND as a weekly deep conditioner treatment. You can also buy a separate product especially formulated as a moisturizing deep conditioner treatment if you want.
If you’re on a budget, an egg can serve as a protein conditioner. Protein conditioners only need to be used once or twice per month or whenever you feel your hair needs to be strengthened. Otherwise, use the moisturizing conditioner as a deep conditioner about once a week. And always use a
To deep condition your hair, simply put the conditioner on your hair, place a plastic cap on your head and sit under a hair dryer for 15-30 minutes. If you do not have a hair dryer, just leave the plastic cap on for at least an hour (or overnight) and cover it with a towel/headscarf. The heat from your head will provide enough warmth. After the conditioner has set for a sufficient amount of time, rinse it out, then blow-dry and moisturize your hair with your daily moisturizers. I personally apply my moisturizers to my hair while wet and allow it to air dry.