We all want amazing hair that frames our face in the most beautiful way, but styling, shaping and primping hair can damage it to no end! You have to think carefully when trying to balance great styles and conditions. Read the following article to keep your hair in great shape.
Try using products that have sunscreen in them to protect the hair from sun damage. The sun can damage your hair and may take away the benefits of your every day hairdressing routine. Protecting the hair will keep its color and help it look better longer!
Hair Care Products
If your hair is dull and lifeless use a shampoo that is suited for ‘clarifying’. Often, dull hair is the result of hair care products building up over time. To remove buildup, try using the clarifying types of shampoos about once a week, because they can remove accumulated hair care products.
Rather than using conditioner and rinsing it out quickly, take some time to use it in a way that conditions your hair even further. Conditioner will need to be applied while your hair’s wet; also, you will need to apply a healthy amount of conditioner to the scalp. Then, you need to get your hair wrapped up in a towel that is warm and damp. Plastic wrap can be used too, and this is to trap heat. Then, let it sit for at least thirty minutes before washing the conditioner out with your favorite shampoo.
If you are using heat to dry your hair, move it around and avoid keeping it in one area of the head. This minimizes the risk of damage to your hair due to excessive heat exposure.
During autumn and winter months, avoid being in cold weather for long periods of time. Cold weather can dry your hair and reduce the oils and nutrients that are essential for proper health. Therefore, if you have to stay outside for a long time when it is cold, ensure that you wear lots of layers.
Always wait at least 48 hours before shampooing color-treated hair. This gives your hair cuticles the time it needs to seal after the chemical treatments, allowing the color to set. Even getting your hair wet can re-open the cuticle in those first few days. Your patience will be rewarded with healthy and shining hair.
Limiting yourself to one type of shampoo or conditioning products, is not always in your best interest. One brand might have something new and different to offer your hair. If one brand leaves behind excess residue, you may find that another brand is effective at removing that residue.
Good hair can be hard to have, especially since we do so much to it! All of the products you put on your hair and methods of styling can damage hair over time. Hopefully, this write-up has given you some ideas on how you can manage your hair in a healthy and stylish way.