Hair has no natural lubrication of its own. It relies on the oils made in the hair root to keep your hair moisturized and looking lustrous. Your hair gets dry because our scalp doesn’t make enough oil to moisturize our hair. Brittle hair is not only difficult to manage, but it can easily break from mid-length due to a lack of moisture. Our hair doesn’t absorb very thick oils, it gets its moisture from the water and oil content in the sweat-like secretion from the roots of the hair.
Tips For Healthy Hair
It is easy to hydrate hair by easily available products. All it takes is a few changes to your hair care regime. You can make a few simple masks using ingredients from your fridge and cupboard. With some time, love, and care, your hair will be healthy, strong, and hydrated once again. You can use these tips for hair loss treatment.
Factors Responsible For Drying Of Hair
There are several factors responsible for the drying of hair, like, blow-drying, straightening, and curling your hair too often can cause it to become brittle and dry. Using too high temperatures on hair for styling can also cause damage. Prefer using ionic hair dryers, they infuse your hair with negatively-charged ions, which help seal moisture into the hair.
Blow-Drying, Straightening or Perming
Avoid blow dry, straightening, or curling your hair every day. Even with a heat protection spray, too much heat can be damaging. You can experiment with different hairstyles, such as natural curls, braids, ponytails, etc. Using a lower heat setting or temperature on your hairdryer, straightener, or curling iron will take longer to get the style you want, but it will be less harmful to your hair.
Excessive Use Of Shampoo
Using the right shampoo and conditioner, and avoiding anything that contains silicones and sulphates will further protect your hair from damage. Avoid washing your hair with extremely hot water, it can strip your hair (and skin) of its natural oils and moisture, leaving it feeling dry, brittle and dull. Silicones may help make your hair look shiny and smooth, but they can only be removed with sulphates. And if not removed properly, they lead to build-up, which can cause your hair to look limp and dull. Sulphates are harsh, cleaning agents found in many household cleaners. They are great at removing silicones, but they also leave hair feeling brittle and dry.
Excessive Washing Of Hair
Don’t wash your hair every day. The more often you wash your hair, the drier it will become. Take care of how you wash your hair. Use shampoo on your scalp, and conditioner on the ends of your hair for best results.
Dye, highlight, perm, all of these styling techniques use chemicals, which can cause your hair to become brittle and dry over time. Protect your hair from the elements, especially the wind and sun. Both of these can cause your hair to become brittle and dry and then lead to hair-loss or hair-fall.
By following these tips you can protect your hair from damage and dryness.