Flyaways can be disappointing especially when there is a special day coming up. Do you often wish to upload pictures with ‘good hair day’ captions but you can’t as your hair end up looking like a bird’s nest? The use of chemicals can destroy the quality and sheen of one’s hair over time. Frizziness can cause hair fall, damage, dryness and render your hair lifeless. It happens due to lack of protein in hair and proper nourishment. Here are some expert tips that will help you get your beautiful tresses back to normal. Warm water during winters dries our scalp and causes dandruff. To remove the dryness during winters, using hair oil is essential. In the rainy season, use shampoos that contain vitamins C and D. properties that help keep scalp healthy and clean.
Choose the right shampoo
Hairstylist Rod Anker, says, “Hair gets frizzy when either the natural texture of the hair or the internal structure of the hair are dehydrated. Once the moisture is gone hair is merely dead keratin that gets damaged easily. Hence, hair needs moisture.” Always condition your hair to lock in the moisture and use a leave-in serum. However, frizziness affects the overall health of your hair. One must shampoo in a correct manner to avoid it. Mixing 30% shampoo and 70% water is the right way to use shampoo. Avoid applying shampoo directly on your scalp as it can be damaging. Sulfate-free shampoo is recommended.
Nourishment of hair
Summertime can affect your hair badly due to its extremely hot and humid weather. Sweat makes your scalp oily often and only proper nourishment can fix that. Sweat contains lactic acid, which when mixed with keratin can cause damage. Therefore, it’s important to not let sweat sit on your head for a long time. Using warm water during winters dries our scalp and causes dandruff. To remove the dryness during winters, using hair oil is essential. In the rainy season, use shampoos that contain vitamins C and D.
Go for organic and homemade products as they are gentle on your hair. Makeup artist Sahil Malhotra recommends natural products. He suggests using an avocado hair mask and curd on hair. Avocado is rich in fatty amino acids that coat your hair shaft and helps in retaining moisture. It is rich in antioxidants that help prevent hair damage. You can also use aloe vera gel. It contains proteolytic enzymes, which repair dead skin cells on the scalp. It contains natural anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties that help keep scalp healthy and clean.
Keratin products remove the dirt and grease and add shine to your hair. Keratin is a fibrous protein found naturally in the hair that acts as a protective shield against humidity, the primary cause behind frizz. Keratin treatment is a powerful treatment that replenishes the hair with high concentrations of keratin that penetrate throughout the hair structure and is sealed within the cortex to repair the damage. It locks out humidity, repairs damage and breakage.
Inputs by hairstylist Rod Anker, beauty expert Samay Dutta and makeup artist Sahil Malhotra.