Many people don’t know how to give their hair the best care possible. You are the only one who can take proper care of your hair. If you are unsure of how to set up a daily plan for keeping your hair looking good, follow the good advice below.
Healthy hair is the result of a healthy body. Eating a healthy diet and drinking lots of water helps make your hair healthy. Eating a balanced diet that includes plenty of whole grains, fruits and vegetables, lean protein and beneficial fats can help your hair stay healthy and strong.
If you are a ponytail addict, put the ponytail in a different place on your head each time you wear it. If you repeatedly wear your hair in a ponytail, your hair is likely to break. When your job requires tying your hair back, make sure to give it a break when you are not working.
Keep your hair damage free by not brushing it when wet. Wet hair is much more fragile, and this makes it more susceptible to breakage. To keep damage to a minimum, either run a brush through your hair before showering, or wait until afterwards when its had the time to properly dry.
To restore your hair’s condition and give it more strength, reduce the amount of time that small appliances are used in styling your hair. The heat from blow dryers, curling irons, and straighteners can severely damage hair, leaving it difficult to tame and frizzy. Anytime you can, let your hair rest and don’t use so much heat.
If you know that your hair looks dry, try this at-home conditioner. Wash your hair and gently blot out any excess moisture, then apply a conditioner and put a plastic shower cap on for several minutes. The heat from the cap will enable the conditioner to penetrate your hair’s follicles more deeply.
Using a blow dryer can cause damage to your hair. Try using the cool setting and moving it around constantly to avoid keeping it over one spot too long. Use your fingers to work through knots, so you don’t damage hair by tugging and tearing it with a brush.
Stay away from any hair products that have alcohol since they can cause dryness to your hair. Since this is damaging to the overall health of your locks, use these products sparingly or skip them completely. Read labels, and be certain the products you buy will benefit your hair.
For badly tangled hair, comb from the ends, and comb up to the root of your hair. Go slow and take care not to rip or tear the delicate strands of your hair. As you work the knots out, you can then use complete strokes from the roots to tips slowly and gently.
People should now take a second look at you when they pass by. They will take notice of your magnificent locks thanks to your recent education in proper hair care. When your hair is marvelous, people will look at you. By using what you have just learned, you will find more people giving you second glances.