Hair Care Tips for Women


Here are some hair care tips for women :


Here are some hair care tips for women :

  • Our hair grows about 1/4 to 1/2 inch every month, it should atleast have a haircut every five to six weeks to avoid split ends. Split ends comes from the Greek root "tricho" meaning hair and "ptilosis" meaning "falling out of the eyelashes". 
  • A medium length haircut will give width to  tall women while small-thin women can have various hair except for a long hair that will highlight  the height.
  • Use wide-toothed comb after shampooing your hair when it is still wet to separate the tangles.  According to t

    he study conducted  by  Jean-Baptiste Masson,  from the Laboratory for Optics and Biosciences of the Ecole Polytechnique in France, curley hair gets less tangled than straight hair.   Avoid using metal combs on your hair which can cause hair tear. Do not over comb your hair, if you have a dry hair it will lose its  natural oils while it over-activates the oil glands for oily hair.

  • Swimming, overshampooing, hair colorings, electric curlers,excessive blow-drying, and too much exposure to wind and sun are causes of common hair abuse that can lead to dry damage hair. A warm coconut  oil thrice a week  and almond oil works on dry hair.
  • Regular hair conditioning helps the hair to be smooth and healthy.
  • Invest in a good shampoo and use a product according to your type of hair. When shampooing, use your fingertips to scrub your scalp and make sure your rinse your hair thoroughly especially for oil hair.
  • Beer and milkless tea are  excellent hair rinse to give body to hair.
  • Give your head and scalp a massage for relaxation, it promotes blood circulation. 
  • One of the common scalp  problem is dandruff which is frequently caused by an overly oily scalp.  Treat dandruff  immediately so as not to build up flakes that causes itching.  Be careful to excessive scratching, it can wound the scalp and be prone to infection.  Use a nonmedicated mild shampoo to control the problem with an equal amount of distilled water to control the oil without aggravating the scalp.  If the problem persist, use a dandruff shampoo with selenium sulfide or zinc pyrithione.
  • Eat a well-balanced diet  with foods for a healthier hair such as lots of protein, fresh fruits, salmon, dark green vegetables, beans, nuts,whole grains, oysters,low-fat dairy products, and carrots. The nutrition coming from food will generate a healthier cells that the body needs including our hair.

POSTED BY simplyoj On 2011-02-11
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