To water procedures for hair should be treated very delicately. Not many people think about the fact that the health and real beauty of our hair depends on it.
The frequency of washing depends on how quickly the hair gets dirty.
Before washing the head, the hair should be thoroughly combed . This will help them to be washed better, to prevent tangling.
To wash your head, choose the right type of shampoo , appropriate to the structure of your hair. Before applying the shampoo on the hair, pour a small amount into the palm and dilute with water. Massage the scalp for 3-5 minutes, and then rinse the hair thoroughly.
Do not count on the fact that shampoo has wonderful healing properties. Its main task is to thoroughly clean the hair. So do not keep the shampoo for long on your hair, it will dry it. All wellness procedures - after washing.
Absolutely harmless to hair only home shampoos . They do not contain chemical additives and saturate hair with vitamins and proteins.
If the water is hard in the water, it is better to wash the head in a small bath, softening the water with drinking soda (1 tsp per 1 liter of water) or with ammonia (1 teaspoon per 2 liters of water).
To achieve a natural shine of hair , they need additional care. After washing with shampoo, the hair needs to be nourished and protected. Today, there are a lot of conditioner-rinsers, balms, lotions, masks.
Air conditioners are designed to facilitate combing, they protect hair from drying, brittle. The composition of the conditioner traditionally includes lanolin, which absorbs into the hair, gives them volume, makes the hair smoother, gliding, gives a healthy shine. The conditioner is rubbed into the tips of the hair, and then it is distributed lightly by massaging movements throughout the head. Then the air conditioner must be thoroughly rinsed.
Balms nourish the hair with vitamins, oils, essential acids and minerals. Balsams are usually rubbed into the scalp, left on hair for 3-5 minutes, then washed off. Some balms do not need rinsing.
If you have dry, brittle, damaged hair, they need additional nutrition and treatment. In this case, masks and lotions will help. They are designed to solve several problems at once - food, recovery, protection. Test your hair and determine what procedures they need - in moisturizing, healing, extra volume - and choose a mask that is right for you. Some masks are applied to the hair before washing, some after. ( see recipes for home masks )
After washing, the hair should be dried properly. Remember, wet hair is very vulnerable to various mechanical procedures. Gently pat the hair with a towel, spread your fingers on the strands and let them dry.
If possible, try to avoid the hair dryer. If you can not do without a hair dryer, then:
-Use heat-shielded air conditioners after washing
- Operate the dryer only in cold air.