Your hair is exposed to all the elements. Because it sits on top of your head it gets the full force of the sun, the wind, and even the rain. All these different forces place stress on your hair, potentially drying it out and leaving it damaged and brittle.
The good news is that it is possible to maintain moisture in your hair, even on a hot day. You just need to learn the tricks to naturally maintaining moisture in your hair.
Your first step is to review your current hair care products. High-quality hair care products don’t use chemicals as chemicals can quickly dry your hair and leave it brittle and dry. In order to keep your hair moisturized naturally, you need a premium product, without chemicals, that encourages moisture to stay locked inside each strand of hair.
It’s also important not to overuse products. In many cases, it is better to wash your hair every other day. This reduces the opportunity for your hair to be damaged or dry and increases the ability of your natural oils to coat and protect your hair.
Moisturizers With Water
You can purchase hair moisturizers that are applied after you’ve finished washing them. These add moisture to your hair. You should note that the best moisturizers have water as their first or second ingredient. It’s because water is the ultimate at hydrating anything.
Your body produces oil which coats each strand of hair, protecting it from the elements. However, if you want to give your hair additional protection, rub in some coconut oil, castor oil, or another natural oil. This will help to seal the moisture in your hair and protect it from other environmental factors.
You can’t really overuse your hair, it’s attached and goes with you wherever you go. However, you can handle your hair too much. In fact, this is a surprisingly common issue. Your hands have oil on and this can conflict with the oil in your hair, removing the oil and leaving the hair unprotected.
In addition, simply running your hands through your hair repetitively is likely to damage your hair follicles. This will dry your hair out leave it looking dull.
Hair is made up of protein and a few other ingredients. In order to look after it and ensure it doesn’t dry out you need to maintain protein levels in your body. This will help all your cells to recover and give you a healthier body as well as better hair.
What you eat has a direct effect on your health and your hair, consider that before you visit the fast-food outlet.
Dry hair is brittle and causes breakage. But, the reverse is also true, hair with lots of breaks causes it to become dry. You need to avoid breakage by trimming split ends and eliminating tangles with the right product and a wide-toothed comb. It will work wonders for your hair, regardless of type.
Disclosure: This article was written by a guest author.