Caring For Your Hair
If you want to improve the overall health of your hair. There are a few things you can do on a regular basis that will improve the health and appearance of your hair.
Brush your hair with a good old fashioned brush. This helps to stimulates blood supply to the scalp and removes dead skin cells from the scalp before they can get infected. It aids in the distribution of sebum over the hair shaft for moisturizing and protection.use a natural bristle brush or other gentle brush.
Be careful and don't hurry. Better to go slow and only get 30 strokes in, than go fast and risk breaking or pulling out your hair. Get into the habit of brushing your hair thoroughly before washing it
Massage your scalp before you start to comb and brush your hair during the day
Slip your fingers into your hair, and using just the pads of your fingers, massage in small circular motions over your scalp. Using your finger pads will keep you from breaking your hair, scratching your scalp.
Washing And Caring For The Hair
Give your hair a break from shampooing once a week, and whenever possible, from blow-drying and heat styling. If you just feel too grubby and must do something, after brushing your hair thoroughly to distribute the sebum, simply wet your hair, apply a little daily conditioner to the ends, rinse well then put it up into a ponytail or bun.
Conditioning Treatments: Unless you have very fine, limp hair, get into the habit of applying a deep conditioning treatment to your hair once a week.
Deep conditioners are not the same as daily conditioners, and homemade preparations work really well. Coconut oil is especially good for hair conditioning.
A mixture of cool water and lemon juice is great for shine and strength (a half of a teaspoon of lemon juice in two quarts of cool water.
ALWAYS comb wet hair with a wide-tooth comb NEVER brush wet hair air dry hair whenever possible.
With just a little care and attention, you can have the lush and lovely locks you deserve. Treat your hair like the finest silk and it will reward you with shine, body and brilliance.
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