Your grandmother recommends oiling your hair while your hairdresser recommends a hair spa, your friends swear by these new products they are using while you wish to keep it au natural, there’s a lot of advice on hair care that results in a lot of confusion. Let’s begin with the basics.
7 easy to follow hair care tips that will result in healthy hair
- A healthy nutrition-rich diet
Which do you think are the fastest-growing cells in our body? Our hair cells. Not only they grow fast, but they also are the first ones to get affected by unhealthy lifestyle habit. Eat a diet rich in iron and protein as it strengthens the hair. Also, drink an adequate amount of water to ensure good hair health.
- Comb your hair right
Do you lose hair? If you lose say about up to 150 strands each day it’s completely okay because it’s normal. Just make sure you don’t comb wet hair as it will break easily and while combing use a broad toothed comb.
- Wash your hair regularly
Regularly washing your hair keeps your scalp and hair dirt and oil-free. However, the right frequency depends on your hair type and personal preferences. After washing your hair, apply some conditioner on the ends. Try ANAYA Orange and Hibiscus Shampoo that is a refreshing daily-use shampoo for a complete hair-care regime.
- Home-made hair masks
You can make hair masks at your home and apply them at least once a month. Here are a few hair masks that can work wonders for your hair.
Egg & lemon- Egg masks can work wonders for greasy hair. Use 1 egg white and juice of half a lemon. Mix it well and smooth over hair from roots to end. Rinse with lukewarm water.
Green tea & apple cider vinegar- Mix 1 cup green tea, 2 drops of peppermint oil and apple cider vinegar and massage it into your scalp and rinse.
Cinnamon & coconut oil- Blend equal parts of both and apply it to your roots. Let sit for 30 minutes before rinsing with lukewarm water.
- Dry your hair naturally
Excessive heat styling can damage your hair scalp. Air drying or towel drying after the shampoo is the best way to go. Also, never sleep in wet hair or comb wet hair.
- Avoid hot showers
Skip hot water showers as hot water will make your hair dry and brittle and strip the protective oils from your hair.
- Trim your hair regularly
Get rid of those rough split ends by getting hair trimmed every 3 months. Also, trimming your hair regularly helps hair grow well.
Use chemical-free products created for your individual hair type, eat right, avoiding heat styling and follow all the above tips to bid bad hair days goodbye!