11 Ways To Protect Your Hair From Damage

Does looking at Rapunzel and Cinderella’s hair make you jealous? The growing pollution these days affects our hair a lot. Like other parts of the body, our hair should also be healthy. This article provides the best ways you can take care of your hair.

PROTECTION

Just like your skin, your hair needs protection from the sun, wind and rain. The hair problems arise when your hair are exposed to the excessive sun, heat, dirt and pollution. This may also lead to increase in the scalp infections. So it is very important to cover your hair with an umbrella or a hat.

WET HAIR

Hair when wet, are fragile and prone to breakage. When applying the shampoo, don’t be harsh on your hair, instead massage softly. Brushing wet hair is a big no-no.

CONDITIONING

For smooth, shiny and healthy hair conditioner plays a very important role. Right conditioning is also important.  Conditioners seal the moisture content of the hair shaft. Conditioner is applied about 2 inches away from the scalp. Conditioners are not meant to be applied on the scalp, or it makes the scalp oily.

AVOID OVER HEATING YOUR HAIR

Keep the use of irons/curl, straighteners and heat applying products to minimum. Over application of heat makes the hair to lose it moisture content and making it dry, frizzy, weak and burnt.

 

DON’T BE HARD ON YOUR HAIR AT BEDTIME

Tie your hair loosely while going to bet. Keeping hair open during sleep tend to create knots. Due to these knots, your hair is subjected to a great deal of pulling and brushing routines in the morning. Avoid over brushing your hair it leads to fizziness.

GENTLY DRY HAIR

While drying your hair, use a soft towel. Gently pat the towel on your hair. Rubbing the hair ferociously leads to hair-fall.

OILING

Oiling is really good for your hair. It improves the texture of the hair and is good for the scalp to. Use a mild shampoo when removing oil from your scalp.

USE COLD WATER FOR HAIR WASH

Washing your hair with cold water improves the texture of the hair. The hot water damages the hair just like the heat treatment methods do.

USE HAIR MASKS

Just like our skin, different hair textures have different hair masks. Use a hair mask that compliments your hair type.

EAT HEALTHY

It is very important to maintain a healthy diet. Your health reflects on your hair too. Healthier lifestyle makes your hair look healthy and beautiful. Hair growth requires certain proteins, iron and vitamins. Absence of any one of these reflects on your hair. So staying healthy and eating healthy is very important for healthy hair.

SAY NO TO TOO MANY PRODUCTS

Avoid the usage of too many products on your hair. Shampoo, conditioner and serum are the necessary products that have to be used, but avoid the usage of bottled products. These products are mostly synthetic and damage the hair to a greater extent.

 

 

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