Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Hair Care Basics

lady taking bath Hair Care Basics

Hair care is an overall term for parts of hygiene and cosmetology involving the hair on the human head. Hair care will differ according to one's hair type and according to various processes that can be applied to hair.

Here are some great tips to take care of your hair
  • Choose the right shampoos and conditioners for your hair types. The wrong product can either dry out hair or leave it limp and lifeless.

    Hair conditioner
Shampoos and conditioners

  • Don't be guilty of hair abuse. Use blow dryers an the lowest setting, holding the nozzle 6 to 8 inches from your hair and avoid blasting hot air at any one area for too long. Limit hot roller and iron use to two or three times a week.

  • Protect hair from sun's harmful rays. Use mousse, gel or spray with an SPF 6 to 15.

  • Weatherproof your hair by stepping up your conditioning regimen. Cold temperature, strong winds, overheated rooms, all rob hair of moisture, shine, colour and body. Deep condition frequently.

  • Follow a balance diet rich in minerals, protiens and vitamins essentials for healthy hair. Especially iron, sulphur, zinc, B-complex and vitamins C works wonders for your hair.

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