Hair is something that many people fail to properly care for. Sometimes hair neglect is the result of a lack of time, and sometimes it’s the result of a lack of knowledge. In this article, you’ll obtain advice to get your haircare back on track.
Never brush your hair when it is wet as it can cause damage that is hard to repair. Wet hair is not as strong as dry hair, so it’s easier to break off. To prevent damage, you can brush your hair prior to showering, or let it dry for a little while and then comb it.
If your hair looks like it’s pretty dry, you can use a homemade treatment on it. Once you have washed your hair and wrung out some of the wetness, apply your conditioner and then pop on a shower cap for a few minutes. The heat generated will allow the conditioner to deeply penetrate your hair follicles.
Ignore the myth about trimming make hair grow quicker. No matter how much you trim, human hair grows around 1/2 inch a month. Hair can grow at a bit more quickly during the summer season, or if you use certain supplements. However, having your hair trimmed keeps split ends at bay, which does improve the hair’s appearance.
Every time you use heat on your hair you are damaging it, and this goes for blow drying it. The best method of blowdrying your hair is to keep the dryer on the cool air setting. Keep the dryer moving around, so it is not in a certain spot for too long. When you are drying your hair, use your fingers to remove any knots in your hair. This will prevent damage to your hair during brushing.
To give your hair that look that says you just came out of the ocean, look for products that can mimic this look. There are salt sprays available on the market. You can make your own salt spray by adding a tsp of salt to 8oz of water. Add some lavender oil to make it smell good.
There’s nothing like a little clarifying shampoo to revitalize dull hair. Typically, dull hair is caused by hair products building up over a period of time. So that this does not occur, you should use a cleansing shampoo at least once a week to completely remove any product residue that was left behind.
Target hair care products that contain more natural ingredients, when shopping. It is also important to get a shampoo and conditioner that is made for your type of hair. To get the best possible hair, try several products until you figure out the ones which work the greatest for your hair.
As you have realized, it is very common for people to neglect their hair. Ignorance of the best ways to keep hair healthy and attractive is the main cause of this neglect. Armed with your new hair care knowledge, you stand to achieve a beautiful head of hair in no time.