Your guide to fix hair disasters

Your guide to fix hair disasters

If there is something that speaks volumes about your personality it is your hair. Everyone yearns to have long, strong, thick and shining hair with a healthy bounce. Yet, changing seasons and hectic lifestyles make it extremely hard to find time to look after our hair. Over time our neglected hair shows signs of hair fall, split ends, dryness, dandruff, roughness and often hangs dull and lifeless.

Dry hair disaster

nIf you suffer from dry, lifeless looking hair, wash it 2-3 times a week with a mild hydrating shampoo. Herbal ingredients like aloe vera, vetiver oil and licorice hydrate  and nourish the hair roots and also provide moisture to your hair and scalp.

While choosing a shampoo, always opt for a shampoo which is SLES free. Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES) which is commonly used in many shampoos is a foaming agent which may contain traces of impurities like 1,4- dioxane which may have harmful effects when used for a long time.

Conditioning your hair is a must as entangled hair is a common problem. A good shine-enhancing conditioner smoothens out the hair, thereby making it easily manageable. Look for extracts of holy basil and amla in conditioners. These ingredients soothe, condition and replenish lost moisture, making your hair soft.  Use only wide-toothed combs to detangle wet hair.

Too much of ironing, blow drying, curling, and colouring can take away the life out of your locks. Avoid using hair styling products with alcohol which dry out hair, and avoid putting hair styling products directly on your scalp, as they clog the pores on your head. If you need to blow dry your hair, apply a leave-on conditioner prior to it.
nOil massaging and leaving it overnight once a week can be very helpful in keeping the hair in a healthy state.

Oily hair disaster

Greasy hair can be quite a fashion disaster. Hot oil treatments once a week can be very helpful in keeping the hair revitalised. Amla, bhringaraja are ideal for this type of hair.
Use a protein shampoo  to restore your hair to its healthy state. Chickpea, wheatgerm and amla are excellent ingredients to find in your shampoo. The formulation of these ingredients removes excessive oiliness and nourishes the hair roots.

Dry your hair completely before leaving  home.

Avoid using styling products as it could make the hair appear greasy due to increased product build up,If dandruff is a concern, choose anti-dandruff shampoos with tea tree oil. Tea tree oil contains terpenoids which have been found to have antiseptic and antifungal properties.

Limp hair disaster

Use a volumising shampoo if your hair tends to go limp. A daily-use shampoo enriched with chickpea, amla, black myrobalan, eclipta, licorice provide natural protein nourishment to the hair, thereby nourishing the hair. It stimulates hair follicles thus promoting hair growth and also improves the texture of the hair. This not only brings forth a rich, natural shine and soft texture to the hair, but also helps to rejuvenate hair that is dull and damaged. These natural herbs will soothe the scalp, providing your hair with its daily dose of proteins,thereby keeping it soft, lustrous and healthy.

Follow it up with a volume-enhancing conditioner to retain the moisture in your locks.
nYou can boost your hair volume by tying your hair in loose braids or buns before you go to bed ,Applying a tiny amount of hair cream best suited for your hair type will not only benefit hair growth but will also give volume to your mane. Opt for a hair cream with natural ingredients like wheatgerm and chickpea.

Hair cut and hair styling disaster

If you have cut your bangs too short, don’t panic. Just brush back your hair and use a stylish clip to make it look chic. You can also turn a scarf into a headband. Even the,flattest or fuzziest hair looks stylish when swept back with a scarf,If your short hair has fallen flat, use a hair cream to massage your hair. A hair cream not only protects and nourishes the hair, but also adds volume to it.

A regular routine comprising shampooing, conditioning and oil massaging along with a well-balanced diet is the key to healthy and lustrous hair. Follow these simple tips and say goodbye to your mane woes. Taking good care of your hair makes all the difference.

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