Everyone should know the hair is considered to be a woman’s ‘crowning glory’! Everyone pursue’s lustrous and healthy hair, but unfortunately for some people, they tend to have flat and dull looking hair. Use the advice shared here to get the healthy head of hair you have always wanted.
Look up different styles from your favorite celebrities in magazines or in a hair style magazine. When you find a style that you like, consult with a hair stylist to see if that style is possible for your hair. You can be amazed at how skilled hair stylists are in helping you keep up with the latest hair styles.
Avoid damaging your hair when shampooing. Before you put any shampoo on your hair, make sure it is completely wet. Then, lather the shampoo in your hands and apply to your hair. Scrub no longer than 30 seconds. By taking these steps, you will avoid any extra hair breakage.
If you are going to be swimming in a pool you should wet your hair before hand so that your hair is mostly soaking up the water you put in it and not the chlorinated water. Chlorinated water is not good for your hair, especially if it is color treated.
People with curly hair should absolutely avoid using smoothing brushes and other brushes that have dense, fine bristles. You should use a wide-tooth comb for any combing. However, you should take care to use a heavy detangler before attempting to comb out knots and other tangles, as curly hair is susceptible to breakage.
Styling products that contain sunblock are important for ensuring that your hair is not damaged by sun exposure. Too much sun can damage your hair and make it harder to care for. Using protection for your hair will keep it looking healthier, with richer color, longer.
Avoid hair products with alcohol as one of the ingredients; they dry your hair. This can really make your hair unhealthy and that’s why you have to be careful when choosing products. Read labels of all the products you use in your hair.
To keep your hair from drying out, don’t forget about protecting it from the sun, just like you would with your skin. Just like skin, hair is susceptible to sun damage, so be sure and pick up a reliable product that will provide your hair with protection. In a pinch, use the sunscreen lotion you have for your skin, because it’ll keep your hair safe, as well.
Avoid hot water when washing you hair. Lukewarm water is okay, and cold water is even better, if you can tolerate it. Hot water dries out the hair and can irritate the scalp. If you are used to a steaming hot shower, use a shower cap and wash your hair separately.
Now you can see that having lovely hair is not impossible. If you are willing to follow these guidelines, you too can enjoy shiny, healthy hair. Make an effort to treat your hair well, and you and you will reap the rewards!