What To Do When Taking Care Of Your Hair

September 12, 2020

Hair is one of the most appealing aspects of a person. It does not matter whether you are a man or a woman. You can never deny the significance of your hair when it comes to beauty. It is mainly for women. It is part and parcel of their life to take good care of it. Whoever taking care is one thing, and taking good care is another thing. If you want your hair to look beautiful, you have to take good care of your hair. Taking care of hair needs a few essential Beauty Products. When you take care of your hair, you need to be aware of what to do and how to do it. 

Wash Your Hair Regularly

It is needless to say that you have to wash your hair regularly. That will ensure that your scalp and hair are free of dirt or any excess oil. However, you have to pick the right frequency depending on your hair type and personal preferences. If you have dehydrated hair, you need to limit your washing to twice a week. If you have an oily scalp, washing your hair on alternate days can help.

Use Chemical Free Shampoos

It is impossible to control all the environmental factors that damage your hair, but what you can control is the kind of shampoos you use. You have to keep attention that the lesser the number of chemicals in your shampoo, the healthier your hair. It would be best if you used gentle shampoos that suit your hair type. Sulfates and parabens in shampoos are used for lathering and preserving, respectively, but they can cause skin irritation over time and increase the risk of hormonal disruptions.

Condition Correctly

Your conditioner contains ingredients that make the hair fall straight and manageable. It protects your hair from environmental aggressors and heat styling. However, it should be applied only to the tips of the hair and not on your scalp. Also, make sure to rinse it off thoroughly post-application. 

Dry Your Hair Naturally

You know that blow-drying makes your hair very beautiful. But excessive heat styling can damage your hair scalp. Limit it to important events, if you have to style. Air drying or towel drying after the shampoo is the best way to go. Never sleep in wet hair or comb damp hair. Harsh rubbing with a towel can damage the cuticle of your hair. Be gentle.

Oil Your Hair Properly

Pre-shampoo treatments like oiling and massaging improve blood circulation on the scalp, relax your muscles, boost shine, and nourish the hair. It also restores moisture content, enables hair growth, and repairs split ends. You can choose from coconut oil, almond oil, olive oil, castor oil, etc. Avoid using mineral oil on your hair.

Miscellaneous Things That You Should Do

It would be best if you used a wide-toothed comb for your hair. Style your hair Naturally. Also, trim your hair regularly to your suitable heights.

Drink More Water

Internal hydration, coupled with external hydration is the key to well-balanced and healthy hair. You may be using hydrating hair care products and oils, but drinking at least three water liters every day ensures good hair health.

Eat Healthily

We will go on repeating that ‘you are what you eat’ as long as we write about hair care and skin care. Your hair is made of proteins and amino acids. It needs the right nutrition to grow well and maintain itself. Eggs, berries, nuts, fish, green leafy vegetables, and sweet potatoes are many great foods for healthy hair.

Use Hair Bands

We love to flaunt our loose hair but use hair bands to limit the hair exposure to environmental aggressors. Use fabric hair ties instead of the plastic ones. Don’t pull your hair too tight when making a ponytail or any other hairstyle.

Use A Hair Wrap Or Old T-shirt To Dry

This one’s new. Your t-shirt can be used to dry your wet hair without causing damage to the hair. Traditional towels are rough on your hair cuticles and damage your hair over time. Save up your soft, old t-shirts from now on!

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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