Not another messy hair day! You get out of bed, look in the mirror, but not like Beyoncé's "I woke up like this" kind of good. It’ll take more than a comb and a brush to get it looking right.
A healthy head of hair defines your personal style. Good hair relies on conditioning treatments. Conditioning helps prevent damage, enhances shine, and helps prevent hair and scalp dryness. Over time, hair becomes healthy and strong, not to mention easy to manage.
Use products that help enhance your hair’s best qualities. In the first place, use ones specific to your hair type. Fine hair requires different products from thick hair. Likewise, curly hair requires different products than straight hair.
Use non-damaging moisturizing shampoos and conditioners. Have a few conditioning products on hand for different purposes. Consider your styling habits? If you apply extra heat to your hair using a dryer or curling iron, you will need products with extra moisture.
When searching for a conditioner, you’ll want to find at least one product for everyday use and one for deep conditioning. Depending on your hair type, decide on;
Grab your calendar and schedule a date with your hair. A maintenance routine is essential. Consider your hair type, texture, and cut. Shampoo, condition, rinse, and repeat are key. Nonetheless, you need to condition your hair each time you shampoo to help replace moisture. Your routine should consider how your hair feels dry. Your hair shouldn’t feel dry at any time. Moisturize as often as needed and always after each conditioning treatment.
It is time to choose your hairbrushes and other styling tools such as hair dryers and curling irons. different hair types need different brush types. Some detangle, some are for use with a hairdryer. Others add body, and extra shine. Spread your natural hair oils by brushing your hair. Brush your hair in the morning, evening, before showers and baths. This distributes the natural hair oils on your hair. When brushing, don’t pull or tear at your hair. This can cause damage.
Let mother nature do some of the work. Scalp massages increase blood flow to the scalp and help distribute natural oils. This helps increase shine, strength, and softness. You can add oil during the massage to help add extra moisturizing qualities. Have your stylist show you how to give a proper scalp massage.
Your stylist can also show you scalp oils that are best suited to your hair type. You can either buy oils or create your own oil blend using essential oils of your choosing. make sure you research essential oils so you don’t pick something that is harmful.
Your hair is your crowning glory, don't neglect it. If it feels good, you'll feel good and move through your day of on the right foot. Say goodbye to bad hair days and channel your inner queen.