In order to keep your hair looking its best, most people think it takes an awful lot of time and attention. To be honest though, it really isn’t that way. There is no reason to spend a large amount of money on keeping your hair looking fabulous if you know the right strategies. Continue reading to learn how this is possible.
It’s not true that cutting your hair more makes it grow faster. Whether you trim or not, hair grows around a half inch per month. While your hair may grow more in the summer, hair growth is controlled by hormones, not trimming. Trims can help with appearance, as they remove split ends.
Ensuring that your hair is healthy and capable of locking in moisture makes it less prone to breakage. One way to help your hair retain moisture is the temperature you keep the water at when rinsing out your hair. Once you’ve finished shampooing your hair, follow up with a good rinsing in cool water. This helps to seal moisture in your hair shafts.
Some people enjoy what salt water does for their hair, and if you are one of them then you will surely enjoy the products that copy the impact of salt water on your hair. Look for products that market themselves as a salt spray. You can make your own salt spray by adding a tsp of salt to 8oz of water. You can add lavender oil for a splash of fragrance; about ten drops per eight ounces of water should do the trick!
If you brush and comb your hair it will make it grow faster by loosening the skin on your scalp. It also helps to clean up clogged pores that might be preventing healthy hair growth. Try to brush your hair for about 100 strokes every day, so you stimulate growth of hair.
You can avoid breakage by waiting to come your hair when it is dry. When you are ready to brush, look for high-quality, soft bristles or a wide-tooth comb. Comb the tangles out from the bottom of your hair first and gradually work up to your scalp.
So, now you know a few new things. Simply changing a few things can cause your hair to be envied by your family and friends. You will find that these tips are affordable and very easy to implement. Just remember that constant upkeep is the best way to go.