The onset of winter can be hazardous for your hair if it is not given proper condition and care. Hair becomes dry, frizzy and brittle due to the cold and dry weather. Brittle and dry hair is easily prone to damage which can be irreversible. Here are few easy tips that you can follow to avoid damage to your hair this season.
Tip 1: Use thick conditioners that are rich in moisture content. Shampoo your hair less often not more than 2-3 times a week that avoids drying your hair and do not leave the shower without applying conditioner. Always apply conditioner two to three inches away from your scalp till the ends of your hair.
Tip2: You may feel like having hot showers in winter but hot water actually dehydrates your hair making it brittle and dry like your skin. Instead use lukewarm water for your hair which will open up cuticles and cleanses your hair. A final splash of cold water can help cuticles to closes that protects your hair from damage.
Tip 3: Trim your hair regularly to get rid of dry ends. If you wish to have longer hair, trim at least half inch every month to avoid the damage grow up.
Tip 4: Including hair masks in your hair care routine give best results when used once or twice a week. Apply hair mask for one hour or leave them overnight. You can make hair masks at home that suits your hair. Oatmeal hair mask can do wonders for oily scalp. It helps reduces dandruff and removes excess oil from scalp. Coconut oil and olive oil mask is best suited for dry and frizzy hair as it adds moisture and shine to your hair.
Tip 5: Limit the use of blow dryers, curlers and straighteners as they may suck up the moisture in your hair. Using heat protecting sprays will lessen the damage.
Tip 6: Argon oil has the ability to smoothen dry and frizzy hair and gives instant results. It makes hair more manageable and adds shine to it. It comes in a variety of styling products like shampoos, conditioners, hair masks and hair serums.
Tip 7: Do not forget to massage your hair with coconut oil before going for hair wash. Give some time to massage your hair with oils the night before you do your hair wash. It is one of the simple tips you can do at home with little effort.
Tip 8: Covering your hair with silk scarfs also can help from damaging your hair from the cold and dry winds in this season. Avoid leaving your hair and try hairstyles that ties your hair. This lessens the contact of your hair with the weather.
Tip 9: Strengthen and nourish your hair from inside. Diet rich in saturated fatty acids, omega fatty acids benefits your hair making it shinier, healthier and stronger. Vegetarians can include, walnut, beans or olive oil in their diet to supplement with omega fatty acids.
Tip 10: Diet rich in saturated fatty acids, omega fatty acids benefits your hair making it shinier, healthier and stronger. Eating fish (Salmon and Tuna) will keep your hair healthy.