Number of external factors like climatic conditions, pollution etc. damage our hair and it is very important to follow certain steps to make up for the damage done to the hair. For starters, it is very important to choose the right kind of products for your hair. Pick shampoos free of all harsh chemicals.
Do check the contents of the shampoo before buying it. It is best to pick a herbal shampoo as it is free of all chemicals and contain natural substances. Choose a rich, creamy conditioner to nourish and moisturize your hair. Always remember to wash your hair with lukewarm water as it opens up the hair cuticles and helps in better cleaning.
But while washing of the conditioner from your hair, use cold water as it seals the moisture in the hair. Never comb your hair when wet to avoid split ends and breakage of hair. It is very important for scalp and hair to be clean and free of dandruff, lice etc. for healthy hair.
Remember to not vigorously wipe your hair after a bath as that can lead to dryness and hair breakage. Sleep in satin pillows to avoid loss of moisture from hair. Try to cover your hair while stepping out into extreme weather conditions. Apart from following these precautions also make sure that you eat a healthy and well balanced diet. Include plenty of green leafy vegetables to your diet.
Plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables can do wonders for your hair. Refrain from having foods rich in sugars and fats in excess. Omega-3 fatty acids are very good for hair and hence ensure that you add foods rich in these to your diet. A good diet plays a very vital role in getting healthy and beautiful hair.
Avoid heat treatments like hair straightening, curling, blow drying etc. in excess. These do help style your hair for few hours but is very harmful in the long run. Try to find time to do a little something extra for your hair. Find time to massage your hair with olive oil, coconut oil, almond oil etc. before washing your hair.
This helps a great deal in nourishing and moisturizing your hair. You can also take steam on your hair after applying oil for better penetration of these oils. Applying an egg pack or any fruit pack of your choice helps a great deal in nourishing your hair. Papayas, avocados etc.work really well for this purpose.
The gel from Aloe Vera plant can also be applied on the hair. You can also try rinsing your hair with honey or apple cider vinegar after conditioning your hair to add an extra shine to your hair. Rinsing hair with beer also helps induce shine to hair. Follow these tips without fail to get healthy hair.