Cold breeze in winters can damage our hair and skin. Hair goes dry, weak and brittle in the season. Winter months take away moisture from hair and scalp. Winters lead to many hair problems like heavy hair fall, dandruff, frizzy hair, itchy scalp and dry hair. It is necessary to take proper care of our skin and hair to keep them healthy.
Here are few tips on how to take proper care of hair in winters to avoid any hair problems.
Dry air can dry hair and scalp. Condition your hair when possible. Dry air and cold weather takes away all the moisture of your hair. Use pre shampoo conditioner or conditioner that contains oils like jojoba oils, Shea butter, rosemary oils and lavender. These provide hair necessary moisture leaving hair smooth and soft.
Avoid chemicals and heated appliances
Avoid using heated appliances in winters. Dryers, flat iron and curling iron dry hair. Blow-drying makes brittle hair worse. Let your hair dry naturally. Over reliance on chemicals can make hair rough. Avoid coloring hair during winters. Use hair moisturizers and serums to keep hair moist.
Do not shampoo often
Shampooing daily in winters is not advisable at all. It takes away moisture from hair making scalp dry, thus causing dandruff. Excessive washing can make hair dull and weak. Use lukewarm water instead of hot water. Boiling water can make hair dry and flaky.
Cover head at night
Air at night is very dry and cold. It can worsen your hair. Cover your head while sleeping at night. It helps in retaining the moisture of hair. It avoids the friction between hair and pillow. So always, sleep with covered hair in winters to avoid damage to hair.
Go to hair spa often. It involves massage, steaming and shampooing along with conditioning. Condition your hair by massaging with coconut oil, almond oil, olive oil or rosemary oil. Massage hair and scalp to improve blood circulation.
Do not comb wet hair
Wet hair breaks easily. Never comb wet hair. Hair is most weakened and extra prone to breaking when wet. Always use a wide toothed brush to comb. It breaks less hair.
Winter months make skin and hair dry and flaky. Take proper care to keep its moisture. Massage hair with oils. Hair needs deep conditioning. Trim your hair after every six months to avoid split ends. Take little care of hair and follow these tips to maintain healthy and gorgeous hair.