Hair Care Solutions For Winter

Chika Ike

Using effective hair care products during winter is essential in order to achieve the best of results.

During winter, hair can be affected due to lack of moisture, thereby making it excessively rough and dry. This results in having hair bereft of naturally secreted valuable oils that protects and nourishes it.

It is vital to continually replenish the essential nutrients which have been lost else the scalp becomes dry, flaky and itchy leading to the formation of dandruff.

Follow these tips to keep your hair undamaged and healthy during the wintry days :

It is advisable to use herbal and natural products during winter. Using herbal shampoos, conditioners and anti-dandruff herbal hair oil, can go a long way in obtaining the healthy and lustrous hair.

These products help remove dead skin cells and protect the mane from the damaging effects brought about by a lack of moisture. In addition, they keep it soft and silky while fighting skin infections via their anti-fungal properties.

Dry hair can sometimes generate static electricity. In such a condition run a fabric softening dryer sheet over your hair from the roots to the ends. This is done prior to styling your hair.

Shampooing can strip moisture from the hair, which is why it is necessary to avoid using it very frequently. Using a conditioner can help replace the lost moisture which is lost and provide valuable nutrients to the
skin.

Avoid brushing the hair when it is wet as it may lead to breakage or loss of it. Use a wide-toothed comb to reduce hair loss. Using artificial sprays on hair can result in accelerating the rate of hair loss and cause damage to the scalp.

Use of natural hair care products regularly negates the several side-effects of artificial chemicals. Natural products like shea butter, amla, aloevera can provide the needed nourishment and prevent any unpleasant side-effects.

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Do not venture out with wet hair in the cold season. If you go out with damp hair in freezing weather, there are high chances that your hair could freeze. Wet hair absorbs moisture quickly and if that freezes, it expands leading to damaged hair.

Dry it completely and use a protein-rich shampoo and conditioner, leave-in conditioner before blow-drying it. These are simple tips to have a healthy mane during the chilly days.

A little planning and preparation ensures that your hair looks great irrespective of the weather conditions. Rely on handy tips and natural products to protect one of the most important parts of the body, head hair.