Healthy hair is a sign of healthy life.Hair care is as important as taking care of any part of body.While we tend to cover other parts of body hair is exposed to lot of pollution,dust,dirt and chemicals.Genetic predisposition may cause adverse effects but leading a healthy life can prevent conditions like aloepecia.So what ever be the season hair care is a must to make your locks look lustrous .So we bring in here some of the basic hair care tips for healthy hair that need to be followed in any season to avoid damage to the hair.
Basic Hair care tips
1 Loosing 100 to 150 hairs a day is normal and not to be panicked.
2 Do not come on wet hair ,in case you do with a wide toothed comb ,combing from roots to the ends gently other wise they break as they are fragile.
3 Trim your hair every 6-8 weeks to get rid of rough split ends.
4 Do not wash hair every day or frequently.In case use a conditioner on the ends.Use the same brand of shampoo and conditioner.
5 Do not leave the conditioner on ,wash thoroughly with cold water for strength and shine.
6 Read the label of the shampoo and conditioner before use as some contain sulphates.Sulphates help to clean the scalp from dirt and chemicals at the same time they may even remove the essential oils produced by scalp for healthy hair.So if you notice any scalp irritation or dry hair then go for a sulphate free shampoo.
7 Do not colouring agents if you have dry hair.But however if you wish to have that shade of brown try using natural colouring agents like lemon,chamomile tea or honey to light the hair.
How to deep condition hair for smooth locks
Though you use a hair conditioner after every hair wash nothing works like deep conditioning.If you have dry hair deep conditioning is a must to get the silky smooth hair.Wash your hair normally as you do with a shampoo.Squeeze out the excess water and towel dry hair.Now take a generous amount of conditioner and apply it from root to the ends.Use a wide toothed comb and run it along the hair so the conditioner reaches all the hair and scalp.Now pull the hair ,clip it and leave it for 10 minutes to 1 hour.Later rinse your hair thoroughly and enjoy shiny silky smooth hair.
Do not use heating agents like driers,curlers,straighteners rather go for natural ways to get those curly locks or silky straight hair.
Home made Hair masks
1 If you like your hair bouncy use apple cider vinegar hair mask.Mix equal quantities of warm water and apple cider vinegar .Apply all over hair and rinse after 10 minutes to get bouncy hair.
2 If you have very dry hair like hay,use egg,curd and mustard oil hair mask.Eggs are rich in vitamin A,B12,D and E,fatty acids and protein.The proteins strengthen the roots,the fatty acids acts as a conditioner and adds volume to the hair.
3 For speedy hair growth use coconut oil.olive oil egg mask.Warm 2 table spoons of coconut oil and cool it.To it add one or two eggs and 2 tsp of olive oil and mix it.Apply this mixture to hair and notice quick hair growth.
4 Massage your hair with warm oil regularly as it strengthens the roots and improves scalp circulation.Coconut oil is the best option and trusted by many mothers and hair experts as it prevents dandruff,protects hair from sun damage and removes sebum from building up in hair follicles accelerating hair growth.You can either boil some curry leaves or Chinese Hibiscus flowers in coconut oil ,strain it and apply for hair growth.
5 Olive oil works wonders on hair as it is a natural hair conditioner.When olive oil is used with honey it works more effectively.Mix honey and olive oil in a cup and use your hands to apply all length of hair and shampoo it after 2 hours.
6 If you experience hair fall don’t worry there is a natural remedy for normal hair.Take half cup of amla power to it add two tsps of castor oil and one full egg.Mix it completely to make a smooth mixture and apply it on hair and scalp and leave it for 30 minutes and shampoo hair thoroughly.
7 Do not use hot showers as they may strip of the essential oils on scalp and make the hair dry and brittle.Prefer luke warm water or cold water.
8 The most important is what you eat as it is shown out side.Eat a healthy diet rich of fruits and vegetables.Eating healthy is the most effective home treatment for hair care.
9 Use warmed almond oil for strong hair.This oils helps treat dry and damaged hair.Pour some almond oil in a bowl and warm it for 40 seconds.Then gently apply all over hair and scalp.Leave it for 30 minutes and rinse hair with shampoo and conditioner. 10 The main reason for hair fall is itchy scalp and dandruff.So keep your scalp and hair clean for healthy and beautiful hair.
Hope the article Hair care tips for healthy hair helps find answers for all your hair queries from hair fall to dry hair. Do follow the do’s and dont’s to enjoy long lustrous hair.