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Are you sick and tired of dealing with your wild tresses? If the answer is an emphatic yes, then it is time to tame your troubling flyaways and rehab your damaged locks for good. If you think that beautiful hair is all about super smooth strands and bouncy locks, you couldn’t be more right than this. After all, what can be a bigger turn-off than a shaft of dry, wiry, frizzy, unmanageable locks bunched up in a messy bun? Damaged and dry hair is often the unsightly upshot of poor hair care and unhealthy dietary habits, and the only way to revive the gorgeous curls without going the chemical way is to treat it with care. You may be tempted to try tons of chemical treatments to relax your mane and pump up some sheen, but beware! Using chemicals on your hair will only leave it more brittle and sapped out of moisture. If you truly wish to nurse your mane back to glory, then pampering it with daily care and a rigorous moisturizing treatment should boost your hair shafts. To know more on how to care for damaged hair, read on.
Damaged Hair Care Tips
When all the hair care experts and your very own hair stylist tell you to wash your hair daily, you have little choice but to buy their words. However, it’s important to remember that the ‘wash and wear funda’ works better for people with fine hair. For people with dry and frizzy hair, rinsing hair everyday would just mean more brittle and a more delicate mane. Shampooing your damaged hair once in every three days is good unless you have one good reason to lather your hair each day.
Unless you don’t mind having more hair on your hairbrush, towel or in your shower drain than your scalp, it is best to let your hair air-dry thoroughly before you style it again. Blow-drying tends to make the hair dry and more susceptible to breakage and damage. Also, it would do you good to stay away from dryers, curling tongs or other styling tools unless you wish to mess up your mane. Always use a wide toothed comb to brush your mane and avoid vigorously rubbing your hair after every wash.
Wish to save your dry mane from further damage? I yes, just stay away from the sun! The UV rays from the sun are believed to dehydrate hair considerably thereby causing further damage. If you are an outdoor baby or love to have fun on the beach, then it's best for you to wear a hat or a scarf before you leave the house. Using a leave in conditioner or a protecting spray before stepping out in the sun would equally save your hair from the harsh effects of the sun.
Pamper your dry mane with a relaxing hair massage and retain gorgeous hair always. A hot oil massage helps in restoring moisture and rehabilitates static hair by boosting blood circulation and strengthening hair roots. Grab any good hair oil and massage it on your head and for two to three minutes to stimulate your scalp.
Never ever use hot water to wash your hair. Hot water tends to strip the hair of its natural oils, leaving it feeling dry and worn. Always stick to cold water to rinse your mane. Furthermore, never get overzealous with your shampoo as extra lather would only rob your hair off its shine and glow and will leave it feeling dull and dry. Also, don’t forget to top every rinse with a hydrating conditioner to lock in the moisture and natural oils.