October 24, 2018

Hair Care & You

It matters more than you know

 

Being born with good hair doesn’t always mean you don’t have to work hard to keep it great. After all, it’s your hair. If not you, then who? And if not now, then when? And you don’t do it to impress anyone. You don’t even do it to look presentable. You do it because your hair is a part of who you are. And good hair is good hygiene. Here are some tips on how to maintain a good head of hair.

 

 

Wash your hair thrice a week with the correct shampoo for your hair type

It is not easy to find out which shampoo is the best for your hair, especially with so many options out there. You can either try using a variety of shampoos from different brands. Or if you’re having serious problem with all shampoos you try, you can consult an expert in Trichology.

 

Dilute your shampoo before use

You don’t want your hair to be swimming in chemicals. Experts recommend a 3:1 ratio for the ideal amount you should use.

 

Always condition

Conditioner makes your hair smooth and shiny again, and it nourishes it from the inside.

Tap your hair dry and not ruffle

Ruffling your hair is not ideal. The brisk and harsh movements are not kind either your hair follicles or your scalp. Tapping your hair lightly is the way to go when you want to dry your hair.

Eat Protein rich food

White meat adds to your good head of hair. So do other protein rich foods like soya beans, eggs and lentils.

Brush your hair twice a day with the brush teeth touching your scalp

When the tip of your brush touches your scalps, it stimulates your entire scalp. It’s a little step to ensure a healthy life for your hair.

Massage your head in a circular motion 10 minutes before your shower

It will stimulate your scalp and your hair as you’re about to head for a wash.

Only use Lukewarm or Cold water

Hot water makes your hair dry and frizzy and you could also risk burning your hair follicles.

Use a cold hair dryer and not hot

This is yet another step you need to avoid dry and frizzy hair.

Use a soft but separate towel for your hair

Your hair needs a delicate touch and you should take the extra step to be able to offer it.

Never share your comb or hair brush

Combs is a medium through which a lot of diseases such as head lice, scabies, and even a scalp infection. For hygienic purpose it is always better you don’t share your hair brushes and combs; not even with your siblings and other family members.

 

 

 

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