It is common for people to be at a loss when it comes to dealing with their own hair. When all is said and done, only you can care for and manage your hair. Let this article help you find the right direction, and use this advice in caring for your hair so you can see the results you wish for.
If you are a ponytail addict, put the ponytail in a different place on your head each time you wear it. Even fabric-covered, soft scrunchies might result in repeated stress and may result in breakage. If you have to wear your hair in a ponytail for your job, make sure that you let your hair hang loose whenever you are not at work.
If your hair is dull and lifeless use a shampoo that is suited for ‘clarifying’. When hair care products build up in your hair, the end result is often hair that looks dull. To avoid such a result, use clarifying shampoos on a weekly basis as a means to remove excess dirt and product residue.
If you have curly hair, you ought to use a satin pillowcase. Cotton pillowcases can dry out hair and absorb its oils. You can wake up with your hairdo still intact by sleeping on a satin pillowcase. You could also try a satin scarf or sleep bonnet.
Don’t become too loyal to one brand of conditioner or shampoo. You will notice a positive reaction by your hair if you periodically change brands. One brand may remove the buildup of another and keep the scalp healthy and clean.
Always work your way up from the ends of your hair to your scalp as you are brushing. Try working out knots from the ends up to minimize breaking and damage. Once the knots are out, brush your hair from the top to the ends.
Combing your hair and brushing it can make hair grow because it gets the loose skin away from the scalp. Brushing can also stimulate hair growth by clearing pores. A good way to ensure that your hair has optimal hair growth is to run your brush through it 100 times each day.
If you can live a healthy life, your hair will generally be healthier too. Don’t smoke, get enough exercise, drink plenty of water and avoid stress to maintain those lovely locks. Combining these steps with proper sleep hygiene can make a world of difference in the look and feel of your hair.
Now everyone will want to stop and look at your hair. This is due to the fact that you are now aware of what you can do to make your hair look better. Take this knowledge, and use it wisely on your hair.