I am very sure we will all like to have healthy, shiny and attractive hair. The question is how will you achieve this feat? I promise after reading this article you will thank me for writing on how to keep your hair healthy. Nobody will dispute the fact that having shiny and string hair boosts one’s confidence and gives you a special feeling. This article will explain a few steps you can take to achieve this.
Most people get this wrong. Some people wash their hair every day with the product which tends to have the detrimental effect on the hair. It’s advisable to wash the hair at most twice a week. If you are the type with an oily hair and you need to wash it daily then it’s advisable you use every day or lightweight shampoo because it contains milder detergent than other hair wash.
After using hair shampoo, ensure you make use of a good conditioner to help in moisturizing your hair. Using the conditioner will help soften your hair and makes it was up to brush or comb. When using conditioner, try to make use of a leave-in conditioner at least once in a week to help heal your hair cuticles.
This may sound funny but do you know using a comb will help in keeping your hair healthy. Research and studies have shown that, unlike dry hair. When the hair is wet, it is not more susceptible to damage because it is very fragile.
Wet hair is more susceptible to damage than dry hair. It is more elastic and more likely to break. Since hair is most fragile when it’s wet. You shouldn’t rip a brush through it after washing. Instead you should spray some detangler on it, and then use a wide-tooth comb to remove tangles and minimize breakage.
Remember to start from the ends up not from the roots down. Once hair is dry avoid unnecessary brushing, combing or handling. Using your fingers to comb through your hair while wet can cause damage and hair loss. Make sure to wait until after your shower to comb out any tangles.
Get a shampoo and conditioner that is dry, greasy, fine and continue using it. Irrespective of your hair type there are hair specialists that will handle it and also products that suit your hair.
Using hair dryers frequently can lead to split hair ends or hair breakage. So it’s therefore advisable to allow the hair dry naturally without the use of hair dryers. But the situation warrants you to use a dryer, then don’t use it close to your hair as the hair may burn.
Before drying your hair, try to make use of serum or heat protection spray. Using this spray will help in reducing hair breakage. You can also make use of ionic dryer which minimizes the exposure of the hair to heat and dries the hair within a limited period of time.
Hair masks serve as the good conditioner and help the hair look soft and shiny. Getting a hair mask that suits one hairstyle and using them at least once in a month will help the hair look healthier.
Note: Serums can also be used. Use serum on the hair when the hair is wet or when it is freshly blow-dried. When using serum, ensure you use them in very small quantity.
Heat protection can also be used to make the hair healthy. The hair does not love the heat. So using heat protection at the required level and condition will help reduce hair burning and hair breakage. You can also use some heat protection products like the mousses, creams, sprays and so on to protect the hair. Also, there are some products called UV shielding products. These products help in shielding the hair from the adverse effect of the Ultraviolet rays (UV).
Note: when using the UV shielding products, ensure the hair is damp so the products can sink down into the head.
It’s advisable you trim your hair every 6-8 weeks to get rid of dead and split ends. Doing this will definitely keep the hair in shape.
Note: When tying your hair, avoid using metal bands because they can cause serious damage to the hair.
For Looking Beautiful and attractive your hair is very important. I hope this article has been helpful.