Having shiny, healthy, and beautiful hair is no secret. Here are the top ten tips you shouldn’t miss:
Use a shampoo that is right for your hair. Hair shampoos are made to match different hair types. Whether you have oily, dry or normal type of hair, using a specific shampoo will ensure that your hair gets proper treatment. Avoid using products that contain harmful chemicals. Instead, look for brands that make use of natural and gentle ingredients.
Go easy on the shampoo. Shampooing your hair everyday can make it dull and dry. Shampoo your hair on alternate days or at least three times a weak, especially if you stayed indoors or your hair has not been exposed to dirt and pollution.
Use a conditioner. A conditioner after every shampoo is a must especially for people with dry hair. Rinse your hair well after every shampoo and conditioner to avoid dandruff. If you have oily hair, you can skip on daily conditioning, and use conditioner at least once a week instead.
Never brush wet hair. Hair is especially delicate when wet. Brushing wet hair can cause to break easily. Use a fine-toothed comb. If you have curly hair, gently comb the tangled ends before combing your way up to the scalp.
Skip the blow dry. Blow drying your hair excessively can make it brittle. If you must use a blow dryer, make sure that it’s set on medium heat and never place it directly on your hair. Keep dryer at least six to eight inches away from your hair. As much as possible, let your hair air dry for most days.
Have hot oil treatment at least twice a month. Hot oil treatment is a great way to improve the condition of your scalp, get rid of dandruff, make your hair stronger and bring back the shine to your hair. If you can’t go to a salon for hot oil, do it from home using coconut oil. Heat it in a pan until warm enough, and massage it into your hair. Wrap hair in hot towel and leave it for at least 15 to thirty minutes. Shampoo afterwards.
Brush before you sleep. Brushing your hair gives your scalp a massage treatment and helps get rid of tangles. However, do not over do it. Just a few brush strokes will do.
Have your hair trimmed at least once a month. The ends of the hair can weaken and become tangled as it grows longer. To prevent tangles and split ends, trim at least a centimeter from your hair each month.
Eat healthy. Eating healthy foods is good for your hair too.
Take your vitamins. Vitamins E, B, C and essential oils are excellent for making hair strong, healthier and shinier.