If you’re like me then you regularly put your hair through it’s paces and it is bound to have suffered some heat damage, dryness or split ends. Read on for some tips for silky hair and how to give hair some much-needed TLC to achieve smooth and glossy hair.
One of the must-do tips for silky hair is to avoid washing your hair daily if you can. Shampoos contain chemicals that can dry out the natural oils and damage hair if used too frequently. If your scalp and strands feel dirty without their daily washing, try a dry shampoo for those days in between shampoos. They make your hair smell good, easier to style and you’ll feel much cleaner!
This next hair tip should be a given but there might still be some folks out there who aren’t hip to the whole heat protectant thing. Anytime you use a heat tool such as a blow dryer, flat iron or curling iron, always pre-treat hair with a heat protectant to strengthen and shield your strands from the heat. Also, make sure you let your hair dry after you spray it. Taking a heat tool to freshly spritzed hair is like heat styling wet hair!
The next hair tip for healthy hair involves doing a weekly deep conditioning treatment. Now I’m the absolute worst at remembering to do a weekly treatment but I can sure see and feel the difference when I don’t remember to do it! You can buy a deep conditioner or easily make your own at home with a few products from the kitchen!
Rubbed the wrong way
Another hair tip to get in the habit of doing is to always pat hair dry with a towel. Avoid rubbing your hair with a towel in order to prevent damage. According to research, rubbing wet hair with a towel is one of the reasons people experience hair loss. Always be extra gentle and careful with wet hair!