Damaged hair is a common problem, heat styling, straightening hair, also the everyday wear and tear, we put our hair through a lot. It only results in breakage, frizz, dryness and other side-effects that make our hair more damaged! Well here are some tips that will help you to minimize rescuing your strand.
It’s always wise to take a proactive approach when it comes to damaged hair. Let’s find out the root cause of the problem and what you can do to prevent your hair from getting damaged in the first place.
Avoid hot tools/ Minimize the use of a straightener
A lot of them enter into a vicious circle where they find themselves stuck with heat tools, using it on a regular basis, causing a lot of damage to their hair. While it’s not possible to keep your hair air dry all the time, basically, if you don’t have to heat style your hair, try to avoid it or at least keep the heat to a minimum.
When you do use hot tools on your hair, try to let your hair air dry as much as possible beforehand not with a blow dryer, also, unless your hair is rough/coarse there’s no need to use the highest heat setting. Use a heat protectant on your hair before using heat tools, this will alleviate your hair from heat damage.
Make use of correct tools and techniques
The products that you use have a great impact on the health of your hair. One of the biggest mistakes most of us is to comb our hair while they are still wet, the hair is less elastic and therefore, more gullible to breakage when it’s wet.
DIY Hair mask for oily and damaged hair
Lemons have a high content of Vitamin C and hence it absorbs excessive amounts of oil. Whereas, eggs help to maintain the moisture that your scalp requires. Eggs are rich in Vitamin A, D, and E that will keep your hair conditioned.
Method: Crack an egg, separate the egg white, squeeze some lemon juice in it and stir it until you get a smooth consistency. Apply it in your hair, keep it for a good 30-40 minutes and then rinse it with shampoo and hair conditioner.
DIY Hair Mask For Damaged And Dry Hair
All you need is avocado, coconut oil, and some honey!
Method: Mix all three ingredients in a bowl and apply a mixture of moist from top to bottom. Tie your hair with a shower cap for a good 30-40 minutes, then rinse it with your regular shampoo.
DIY Hair Mask For Damaged Hair and Hair growth
A hair mask not only allows you to achieve hair growth, but it also helps cleanse your scalp, cures your dandruff problem, and treats hair loss. If you are looking for a DIY mask for hair growth, all you need is some coconut oil and cinnamon.
Method: Mix the two ingredients, part your hair and apply the mixture on your scalp, cover it with a shower cap, you can wash your hair after 30-40 minutes with your regular shampoo and conditioner.