Getting regular hair cuts and washing your hair, as necessary, is one of the easiest ways to maintain a clean, shiny head of hair. Read on to learn what style and cut is best for you!
Be wary of the impact that small hair appliances can have on your hair. Over-use of curling irons and blow dryers can damage your hair, which can lead to frizzy hair and split ends. Therefore, it is important that you don’t use heated appliances on your hair everyday.
Ignore the notion that you’ll see faster hair growth after frequent trims. No matter how often it is cut, human hair will grow at a rate of about a half-inch every month. Your hair may grow a little faster during the summer months or if you use biotin supplements. The main driver of hair growth is hormones; your stylist has nothing to do with it. Getting your hair trimmed in a timely fashion keep split ends and breakage at bay, which is what causes some people to incorrectly think trims affect hair growth.
To help protect your hair from the damaging effects caused by the sun, use hair products which contain sunscreen. The sun can damage hair and decrease any benefits you will see from your hairdressing routine. By protecting your hair, it will be healthier and will not lighten.
Every time you use heat on your hair you are damaging it, and this goes for blow drying it. If you must dry your hair with a blow dryer, do so on the coolest heat setting and avoid training the air on one area of your hair for longer than five seconds. Be sure to untangle all knots in your hair with your fingers before brushing, so that you avoid damaging it.
It is crucial you ensure your hair retains moisture, otherwise it can lead to dry and brittle hair which can break. One way to help your hair retain moisture is the temperature you keep the water at when rinsing out your hair. Therefore, it is important to always do a final rinse using cool water. The cool water will help seal the moisture into your hair shaft.
Rather than using conditioner and rinsing it out quickly, take some time to use it in a way that conditions your hair even further. Simply wet your hair and slather on a generous amount of your regular conditioner. Wrap your hair up into a warm towel that is slightly damp. After 30 minutes, shampoo hair and rinse well.
Quitting smoking and improving your diet are two high-impact ways to improve your hair’s quality and condition. Choosing a hair style that suits you will be easier when you think about length and texture when doing hairdressing.