Hair Care Question &
Is shampooing daily harmful for the hair?
Everyday washing shouldn't be a concern as long as you are
using a mild shampoo, which can suit your normal hair. Something
that nourishes while it cleanses. If your hair doesn't feel
unclean, just sweaty it is okay to simply rinse out the sweat
too if you choose to.
Also, after wash, keep your damp hair in a turbaned towel
for about 15 minutes. Finger comb it in a gentle massage like
movements and only brush gently.
The right way of washing Hair
Oiling my hair every time does not help it in any way. On
the contrary, you end up using more shampoo every time, damaging
the hairs natural oil balance, making it dry. Once a fortnight
oiling is just fine. To wash your hair, always wet it first
before applying shampoo. Then, lather it by massaging with
your fingertips. Rinse thoroughly until squeaky clean. Pat
dry and finger comb out the tangles or use a wide tooth comb.
How to treat split ends?
Split ends, which are mainly caused when your hairs cell fail
to hold together are result of exposure to harsh elements,
chemicals or even excessive brushing.
The right kind of shampoo will minimize hair damage. Meanwhile
it is also important to replenish ceramides, which are hairs
natural cement, and is responsible for holding the hair cells
together. A ceramides enriched shampoo will help repair hair
fibre and reduce split ends.
To maintain Oily Hair
Oily hair always goes with any oily skin. The scalp has a
tendency to secrete excess oil, which makes it lank and greasy.
It is therefore important to keep the scalp will only activate
the oil glands causing further oiliness. So will combing more
than required more so ever, do not succumb to the temptations
of a harsh shampoo, which temporarily restores your hair but
in the long run harms it.
Using a special shampoo for oily hair is the best, which is
gentle enough to be used often. Also essential is to rinse
at the shampoo thoroughly finishing with cold water.
For thin and limp Hair
Thin, limp, hair does not have a tendency to fall flat and
dead. What you need is a volume booster. For starters choose
your shampoo carefully. Ordinary shampoos donut do much for
your kind of hair. Look up a shampoo especially for limp hair
Secondly, donut comb your hair when wet, Let it dry naturally
and finger comb it. A hair dryer can boost your hair for a
while but on a regular basis can prove harmful for your hair.
Then, brush your brush straight from your scalp and shake
For Dry Brittle Hair
First check your shampoo! If you are using a harsh, unsuitable
shampoo, it will not only dry your hair, it will cause breakage
and dry scalp may turn flaky and cause a lot of other problems.
Use an especially mild shampoo made for dry hair. One fortified
with essential oils to replace the last nourishment is ideal.
A good conditioner also helps soften dry hair. After wash
keep your damp hair wrapped in a towel for about 15 minutes.
Finger comb it in a gentle massage like movements-this-will
activate the oil glands in your scalp. Then brush it gently.
Oil massages followed by a steamy, hot towel on your head
every 15 days will also help get rid of dryness
With highlighting your hair can look brighter and glossier.
However, salt and pepper combinations (contrasting mix of
dark and light shades) should be avoided as they are unnatural
and old-fashioned, and can be misread as dark hair turning
Although perfect highlighting requires to be handled by professionals,
some wonderful effects can also be created with home-made
treatments. Like finger painting and streaking can be used
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