Sun exposure, pollution, chlorine, and all the harsh chemicals in hair dyes, using excessive heat (straightening, blow-drying, curling and perming all work together to make your hair porous, weak, brittle, dry and dull. Furthermore, those people who have thin, fine hair are more at risk than those with either thick hair or curly hair.
Most hairdressers and stylists recommend getting regular trims and if you have severely damaged hair, to get the damaged part cut off completely, however, you don’t really have to. You can get healthy hair naturally as well.
How to get healthy hair naturally? First of all, use a gentle shampoo, a low ph product and try not to wash your hair more than 2-3 times a week. Refrain from washing your hair every day. If they get oily, consider investing in a dry shampoo or simply sprinkle some baby powder which helps in soaking up the excess oil.
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Washing your hair more than twice a week leads to very dry hair as the shampoo removes the hair of natural, protective oils. Wash the shampoo off with cool water not hot or warm water as cold water, closes the hair cuticles resulting in shiner hair. Furthermore, use a good conditioner and also use a hydrating leave-in conditioner. This is said to penetrate the hair cuticle and provide it with the much needed moisture.
How to get healthy hair roots
The main cause of hair loss these days is unhealthy hair roots. The roots are very important as hair grows out of it so if the roots are unhealthy, the hair will be unhealthy. Follow the above mentioned instructions on washing the hair and furthermore, provide extra nutrients to your hair by using hair tonics and masks. Additionally, take a balanced and healthy diet comprising of lots of water, proteins, omega-3 plus fish oils, iron and calcium.
How to get healthy hair ends
Don’t use shampoo and styling products on ends. As the ends are the most brittle and dry as your scalps natural oils don’t reach all the way down, therefore oil the ends regularly. Furthermore, use a wide-toothed comb instead of a brush as a hair brush is very damaging and harsh.
How to get healthy hair after a perm
Perming hair leaves it very dry hair, prone to breakage and with tons of split ends. Right after a perm; avoid the sun and the humidity as they can fry the hair. Also, avoid swimming as the chlorine will damage your perm. Deep condition your hair. This is a must. Buy Olive Oil and mix it with the conditioner. Apply it on your hair and leave it on for about 10-15 minutes and then rinse.
How to get healthy hair after bleaching
Bleach contains some of the worst chemicals. It happens to be a powerful stripping agent which completely blanches the hair of all color. Use extra moisturizing shampoos and conditioners. Deep condition at least once a week and use lots of olive oil as it is known to saturate the hair shaft all the way to its core. Also, throw away all heat styling tools.