For all those times you’ve wanted yo keep your winter hair in check and wear it slick and sleek. Here are a few tips to help smooth things over.
Use a sulphate-free shampoo
Sulphate strip your hairs natural oils, so a simply switch to a gentle sulphate-free shampoo that can you hair strands retain moisture and maintain a healthy scalp.
Get to know glycerin
So now that you’ve said see ya to sulphate, what else can you do to help keep your hair stay sane?
Let’s introduce a shampoo that contains glycerin in it – your hair will thank you. This hero ingredient makes light work of frizz by hydrating the hair shaft from the inside out and forming a protective coating to prevent damage.
Love don’t rub
Did you know that by rubbing your hair when it’s wet, can actually damage your hair, causing it to frizz. I’m not gunna lie, i am guilty of this. Our hair strands are more prone to breaking when wet, meaning that harsh rubbing can result in hair follicle being damaged and causing frizz. Tip: Use a microfiber wrap will help to minimise breakage. But if you still wanting to use cotton towels, then gentle pat and dab instead of rubbing.
Don’t skip mask day
Giving your a hair deep conditioning at least once a week might seem like a lot more responsibility than you like to take on, but treating your locks a nourishing treatment will help to keep them feeling soft and hydrated, especially in the cooler months.
If you want to opt natural mask, then why not try making you own at home 100% natural coconut oil. Run it thought the lengths of your hair, avoid the roots, then tie it up in a scunchie and leave it overnight. To protect your pillows from oil stains, pop a small hand towel onto the pillows or sleep in a shower cap. Glamours i know, but it does the trick!
Use a hair oil
To fight flyaways and unruly fuzz will a moisture-locking oil. Simply use a couple of pumps onto damp hair before styling
Fight flyaways and unruly fuzz with a moisture-locking oil. Use a couple of pumps on damp hair before styling or use sparingly as a finishing product on dry hair to smooth mid-lengths and ends.
Never underestimate the power of a toothbrush trick
Instead of covering your whole head with hairspray, why not spritz some hairspray onto a clean toothbrush and comb down the hair around your parting – those annoying baby hairs, but this will make sure there on their bet behavior. A clean mascara wand or spoolie brush will also do the tick.
Use a wide-tooth comb
Do you brush you hair when it’s wet? Do you find that your hairbrush is alway full of hair? Well if your brushing wet hair then your asking for trouble! Using a wide-tooth comb gently separate any tangles after or during the shower once you have applied your conditioner, as it helps to glide the comb through the length of your hair.
Sleep on a silk pillowcase
I know this might sound a little extra but sleeping on silk pillow can help to ease the frizz come morning and can reduce the friction while your catching some Zs.
Direct the airflow down when blow-drying
when your using a hair-dryer, make sure to direct the heat down the hair shaft using the nozzle attachment, this will reduce frizz. It’ very tempting to rough dry in every direction but the more you take care over the drying stage the smoother your hair will be. Tip: finish blow-drying with a 20 second blast of cold air for a smoother finish.
Invest in a good hairdryer
Hairdryer that have ionic technology breaks own the water molecules in the hair faster, meaning your hair will dry quicker. Th less time it takes to dry your hair = less heat damage.
Let your natural oils do their thing
Do you find yourself washing your hair everyday? Well don’t! As washing your hair everyday strips away the natural oils that keeps it healthy. So ditch that daily habit and let your oils do there magic. If you have oily hair, stretch between washes with a good dry shampoo.
Keep on top of your trims
Try to visit your hairdressers at least once every two months for a trim to keep those split end away – there the biggest culprit for causing the frizz.