There isn’t anyone that doesn’t want to have a healthy head of hair, but achieving it can be a challenge. Also, erroneous advice about hair care often makes the rounds, clouding the issue for many. This article is a great source of proven information on proper haircare.
If you are a ponytail addict, put the ponytail in a different place on your head each time you wear it. Most hair accessories will cause damage to your hair where they rest on your hair. If tying your hair back is a work requirement, avoid tying your hair back when you are not working.
Despite popular belief, frequent trims do not cause your hair to grow faster. Human hair grows approximately half an inch a month, no matter how much you cut it. It is possible that you will notice more rapid growth during the summer months, or if you regularly take biotin, but faster growth is attributable to hormonal changes, not haircuts. Trims get rid of split ends and can make hair look better though.
Many styling products allow you to replicate the look of a day spent splashing in the ocean. Shop for hair products that say “salt spray”. If you would rather make your own, create a solution of 1 cup water to 1 teaspoon salt. Then, add about ten or so drops of the lavender oil and you have created your own ocean in the bottle.
Try using a cheap and simple deep-conditioning treatment for dry hair. Just slightly dampen your hair and use a large amount of conditioner. Then, wrap your head in a damp, warm towel in plastic warp to lock in the heat. When a half hour has elapsed, hop in the shower and shampoo your hair to get all of the conditioner out.
You hair can become damaged by exposure to curling irons and blow dryers. Be certain to protect hair follicles by using a styling serum or cream before you use heating tools. These products will ensure that your hair is protected against the strong heat that is about to be applied.
Avoid hair products containing alcohol, since these cause your hair to dry out over time. You should also be sure not to apply a hair product right onto your scalp. Doing this can irritate your scalp, and can clog up the pores on your head. Both of these things can cause your hair to appear unhealthy.
Blot as much moisture out of your hair as possible before turning on the hair dryer. Heat from blow dryers is murder on your hair. Blow dryers eliminates moisture and natural oils from your hair. These are needed in order to make your hair look shiny and remain healthy. Dry your hair as much as possible with a towel before applying heat.
If you suffer from dry hair, try a deep conditioning treatment. If you are suffering with brittle and dry hair, deep conditioning treatment can be done at home by yourself. Just get your clean hair a little damp. After you want to add conditioner and make sure you thoroughly massage it into your hair. Once the conditioner has been absorbed, don a plastic cap, then wait for a half hour while the conditioner soaks into your hair. After that, simply rinse away and your hair will have more moisture than ever before.
Do not brush your hair too much. Although it may seem that doing so will help your hair become more manageable and soft, all it is really doing is causing more problems. Brushing hair tends to pull hairs out from the follicles and it damages individual hairs.
As stated earlier, most people want healthy hair, but not everyone understands how best to achieve that goal. Using the hair care tricks and tips you just learned will help you keep your hair healthy. Begin today and start seeing your hair’s amazing transformation!