Keeping your hair looking great is not always easy. Especially if you do not have the time or money to go to a salon. However, you can do wonders if you decide to take care of your hair at home.
When you just had a haircut, it is important to keep looking great, remove dry tips and washing properly. Haircut helps enhancing your face and give movement to hair follicles. When washing at home, it is essential to use a specific shampoo for your hair type. Also, pay attention to the temperature of the water, which should be warm or cold (never hot!).
Do you want to improve the look of your hair, taking care of them at home?
Here we selected some hair hydration tips you can do at home. Moisturizes may be common ones, normally we have them at home. The brand here is not important: the important thing is to do the hydration correctly.
If you want to improve the condition of dry and lifeless hair, hydration is undoubtedly the best treatment. The routine of moisturizing at home ensures maintenance of vitality and beauty of the locks and still serves as an ally in the day-to-day running.
Moisturizing with mask
- At the time of washing, it is important to use a neutral shampoo, as well as cleaning hair follicles properly opens the scales and the product penetrates a lot better.
- After rinsing, dry thoroughly with a towel to remove excess water. We recommend do not use hair dryer, as we are moving away from any damages to our hair. Hot air is not great for hair and scalp.
- Apply hair treatment cream, massaging well. Avoid applying directly to the scalp.
- You may use a thermal cap. However, we can get better results with aluminum foil. Separate your hair into strands and wrap each one in foil.
- Leave for a period of time indicated by the cream manufacturer. Two hours, normally, can be a good time.
- Rinse well and let it dry naturally.
Please NOTE: Do the hydration every 15 days or weekly according to your condition. If you are exposed to the elements, such as pollution, exhaust fumes, sunlight, cold or rain, for instance, you should treat your hair every week.
For someone with brittle hair we recommend extra care, because the hair is so dry it could break. This could be the result of follicles structure been affected, either by chemical procedures or by pure lack of care.
The treatment is also hydration, but with an ingredient that will help recompose the structure of the hair: keratin.
Moisturizing mask + keratin
How to apply:
You can use liquid keratin or ampoules based on keratin. Separate a quantity of cream ideal for the volume of your hair, add 10 ml (one tablespoon) of liquid keratin in the cream and mix.
At the time of washing it is important to use a neutral shampoo. If you want to use conditioner, it must be also neutral. That way we will have follicle scales open, thus forcing cream to penetrate deep into hair strand and roots.
Rinse thoroughly with a towel, do not use hair dryer. Apply the foil trick and leave for a period not exceeding 20 minutes. Rinse well.
There are cases where brittle hair has only fully recovered by making a capillary schedule. The schedule is to hydrate, nourish and rebuild. For this, you will need 3 types of capillary masks, each with the function of hydration, nutrition and reconstruction.
For dry tips, a good treatment is wetting. However, you can make a hydration by adding your preferred oil or cream. Separate a quantity of cream ideal for the volume of your hair, add 15 drops of Argan oil and mix. If you have more than one type of oil at home, you can mix them too.
Do the process of washing with neutral shampoo, neutral conditioner, using a towel to dry and applying foil for a long period of time.
After drying your hair, finish with silicone or tip repair or Argan oil, but only at the tips.
As you have seen, it is not difficult to take care of your hair. All types of hair need moisturizing and extra TLC, tender love care, on a long run this will pay off. You can have beautiful hairstyle, shiny hair follicles and healthy scalp.
Avoid as much as you can the use of hot iron, hair dryer and chemicals on your hair. Much like skin problems, hair damages in most cases are irreversible! You only have one growth of hair, take good care and treasure accordingly.