Hairdressing 101: Everything You Need To Know

 

An easy way to look great is to have great looking hair. A simple change in your hair style or color can have a big impact on your self-confidence. Use these hairdressing tips to properly tend to your hair.

Never brush wet hair. Wet hair is softer and more prone to breaking. It is important that you both brush before washing your hair and after you dry your hair, to ensure that you do not cause breakage to your hair.

Thick conditioners, meant for thick hair, will give thin hair a greasy appearance. This only weighs your hair down giving it a thinner appearance. If you’d like to add a little volume without weighing down your hair, try using a light leave-in conditioner or a conditioning mousse.

If you are trying to restore and strengthen your hair, avoid using heated styling appliances. Over time, curling irons, flatirons and blow dryers can cause damage that leads to frizz and breakage. Try giving your hair a little break from the heat here and there.

Prevent sun damage to your hair, by looking for products that contain sunscreen. The sun has been shown to have negative effects on the hair including dryness and fading. When you are protecting your hair, you will give it longevity and prevent lightening of its color as well.

Some people enjoy what salt water does for their hair, and if you are one of them then you will surely enjoy the products that copy the impact of salt water on your hair. Some of these products are specifically labeled as ocean spray. Consider making your own mixture by adding a teaspoon of salt to a full cup of water. Then, add about 10 lavender oil drops and you now have the mix that you need.

Blow Dryer

Keep your blow dryer use to a minimum. The heat from a blow-dryer is often damaging to hair, so make sure to dry it naturally. Don’t hold the dryer in one place for too long. Make sure you always use your blow dryer on the low, cool setting. In order to speed up the drying process, dry the hair with a towel before turning on the hair dryer.

Use this easy and low-cost deep-conditioner to treat your dry hair. Simply get your hair wet and use a lot of conditioner on it. Wrap your hair in a warm, damp towel, or even plastic wrap, to trap the heat. Let it set for between a half and one hour, then shampoo your hair to remove the conditioner and rinse well.

Continued use of heat stylers and blow dryers will lead to damage. Special gels and serums are available to help protect against the damage caused by heat styling tools. Such products place a buffer between your hair and the heat.

For anyone who wants to make themselves look good, taking care of their hair is a top priority. Your hair is an easy way to express your personal style. Remember the tips in this article to use hair care to your advantage!