Winters are fun, with weddings, celebrations, Christmas and New Year. But heavy styling and dry conditions play a havoc on our hair. It’s time to pay attention to health conditions of scalp and your tresses and it’s time to start thinking about ways to protect our hair from the damage that the winter elements can cause. Here are five tips that will help you maintain your crowning glory.
1. One of the simplest tip is to keep your hair covered with a scarf, preferably a satin or silk cloth. In ancient times, queens and princess used to sleep on silk pillow covers because it is said silk and satin have a smooth effect on your hair. So, in order to protect your hair from harsh weather condition, keep them covered with a silk cloth and then wrap your self in wool beanie. this would also help in cutting down the static, that makes your hair limp and increases hair fall.
2. Extreme cold conditions encourages more and more use of hair dryers and also, celebrations and functions forces us to use more of styling products and hot tong rods and curling irons.
Excessive thermal styling takes away the natural moisture from the hair strands. Therefore, it is advisable to use a good heat protector and styling spray before using and hot instrument and tool for styling. Make sure you are visiting a good salon for your styling and keep a check on what brands are being used.
3.During the winter months, it is important to replenish moisture back into the hair shafts which get depleted because of dry room heaters and cold winter air. It’s a great idea to treat your hair once a week to a deep conditioning treatment at a good salon. it’s a great idea to treat your hair once a week to a deep conditioning treatment. Good deep conditioning procedures are quick and easy way to lock moisture back into your hair.
4. Keep your hair clean and wash them regularly so as to avoid flaky scalp in winters. And always make sure you dry your hair before leaving the house because the moisture in your hair combined with cold air, will add further damage to your hair by making it more brittle and dry.
5. Regular trims are a great way to keep your hair in good health during winter months as well– every six to eight weeks, just get a light dusting of the ends so as to help reduce chance of dry and split ends.
Follow the hi-five tricks this winter, and enjoy the lustrous manes. But, don’t forget to visit a good salon every fortnight to keep yourself updated with latest fashions.