Everyone desires to flaunt beautiful, shiny and thick hair. But due to proper hair care regime the hair can look dull, lifeless and frizzy. Pollution, dandruff, improper diet and chemicals in the styling products can ruin the texture of your hair. Beautiful hair defines beauty.
1. Well balanced diet
Hair is mainly made of proteins. So add a lot of protein and silica (oats) rich food. Add lots of fruits and green vegetables in your diet. Vitamin c in vegetables and fruits help absorb iron from the food. Nuts and olive oil contains vitamin E which is excellent for hair growth. Organ meat, whole grain cereals, eggs, dates and raisins are rich in iron that prevents hair fall.
2. Washing care
Pollution makes your hair look dull. So make sure you wash it regularly. Hot water damages the scalp while cold water does not clean well. After shampooing, rinse your hair well as left over shampoo makes the hair dull.
3. Comb carefully
Untangle your hair from roots using a wide toothed comb. A better way will be to section your hair and comb. Never pull or tear the hair while you entangle it. Hair is very week when its wet. So wait for it to dry before you comb.
Let the hair dryers be your last option. Always prefer to dry your hair naturally as the hot air from the dryers can steal the hairs natural moisture hair making it brittle and weak. Use serums and protect your hair before using dryers.
5. Use conditioner
Exposure to heat, salt water and chlorine will damage your hair. Dab some conditioner before you go out in extreme heat, pool or the beach as it will protect your hairs texture. You can also wear a swimming cap, a fancy hat or wrap around a trendy scarf and look stylish.
6. Trim often
Hair usually develops split ends if it is not trimmed for a while. So trim once in two months to make your hair look lively and full of volume.
7. Shampoo and conditioner
Shampoo rinses all the dirt and oil from the hair while conditioner restores the required moisture. Always use conditioners to make your hair look shiny and healthy. Use a wide toothed comb to distribute the conditioner evenly and apply it from mid lengths to tips sparing the scalp.
Pick a style that suits your hair texture. Style your hair to suit your personality. This will prevent you from torturing your hair with various styling products.
9. Get ample sleep
Before going to bed comb your hair and pull it up into a high pony tail. Use soft and cloth wrapped rubber bands. Remove clips and other hair accessories as it can tangle leading to breakage.
10. Check the products before use
Before you use a particular hair care product check for the reason it is designed for. Chose a product that best suits your hair type. Test products like hair colours, dyes and bleaches on a small patch before using them. Use shampoos alternatively a product will lose its effectiveness if used for a long term.