Healthy Hair Secrets:
to Healthy Hair
hair care is not simply about which brand of shampoo and conditioner you use,
but also involves maintaining your physical and mental health.
are certain chemicals to avoid in shampoo and conditioners. Some of these are
Butylated Hydroxytoluene, Coal Tar, Cocamide DEA/Lauramide DEA, Diazolidinyl Urea,
Formaldehyde, Parabens (methyl, ethyl, propyl and butyl), Propylene Glycol, Triethanolamine
and Sodium Laureth/Sodium Laurel Sulfate. Each of these chemicals has been shown
to have harmful effects, and to avoid them, you should ensure you read and understand
everything listed in your products ingredients.
not use two-in-one shampoo and conditioner products. Ever!
is designed to have one effect on your hair, while conditioner is supposed to
do another and one application can not do both. Shampoo opens the pores or scales
on the hair follicles and cleans away any build up of oil, dirt and pollutants.
Conditioner closes or smoothes the follicles down, filling them with clean moisture
and protection. It is important to do both, regardless of your hair type.
extremely wary of products that leave a chemical buildup on your hair. If you
avoid the above-mentioned chemicals, this should not happen. Some brands will
encase your hair follicles in a thin silicone coating, which may appear wonderful
at first, but builds up over time and leaves your hair brittle and resistant to
have been known to refuse to attempt to apply any product to hair that has long-term
buildup, because they know results will either be uneven or completely ineffective.
you want your hair to be at its best, a balanced diet full of healthy, natural
foods is absolutely essential! Fatty, greasy, processed and sweet foods lead to
toxic bodies and oily, fine, limp and dull hair.
may have noticed when people either put on a lot of weight or are unhealthy and
skinny, their hair loses its body and thickness and also changes color.
is also very important for healthy hair, so exercise regularly and drink plenty
you still feel your diet is lacking, you can give yourself a boost with Dr.
Ben Kim's Greens. There are herbs you can take for hair, such as horsetail,
to improve the strength and thickness.
true secret to healthy hair care is not to go all-out every day. Try to give your
hair regular breaks from suffocating products such as gel, hairspray, and mouse.
you can treat your hair with a deep moisturizing product once a week, you will
definitely see the benefits. If you only worry about styling your hair for special
occasions, you will have fewer split-ends and more natural re-growth.
it comes to using the hair dryer, try to leave this for special occasions also.
When you do use it, make sure your hair is wet and stop using it once it is dry.
The reason for this is because its this drying of the already dry hair that
causes the most damage.
If you're unsatisfied with your hair, dont accept the status quo -- there
are definitely things you can do, use, and take to improve your hair's condition.
Beautiful, healthy hair is an attractive quality and with the right care for your
hair, you can achieve this every single day.
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