Split Ends – As hair grows, it’s natural over time for them to split. Get your split ends trimmed, it’ll not only improve your appearance but it’s a healthy way to care for your hair, and more importantly, it is very cost-effective.
Dryers – frizz is the result of dry hair caused by extreme heat. When using your dryer, put your dryer setting on either low or medium heat to curtail any damage to your hair.
Sun – Protracted exposure to the sun is dangerous to your skin, it’s also very dangerous to your hair. Excessive exposure to the sun will dry out all the moisture in your hair.
Dandruff – unsightly, unhealthy and very embarrassing and unfortunately a lot of people suffer from it. One way that people increase flaking is by rubbing or scratching it. There are several medicated shampoos as well as dandruff shampoo and conditioners available in the market that will help in eliminating dandruff.
Shampoo – Most people don’t think twice on the type of shampoo they use for their hair, but little do they know that selecting and using the wrong type of shampoo can have an adverse effect on your hair. If you’re blessed with thick hair, using a shampoo that has healthy natural ingredients will make your hair look more beautiful and healthy than it is. If you have thinning hair, use a shampoo that has a mix of both volume and moisture controls, it will give your hair that fuller looking added body.
Hair Care Products – There are millions of hair care products available in the market today, all claim that they are good in one way or another, don’t take the bait and assume it’s all true. The wrong type of product could dry out your hair or even damage it beyond repair. Horror stories such as hair loss after using these products are quite common, be safe, use a product recommended by your dermatologist or by a reputable salon.
Salons – A clean, professional and reputable hair dresser or salon goes a long way in the way your hair looks and feels.
Referrals – Reviews & referrals are part and parcel of our lives now, don’t be afraid to ask your friends, family or co-workers for referrals on the hair care products they use, especially if you notice that your co-worker, family or friend shows the same hair care symptoms as you do. Salon referrals also help, not only from a reputation perspective, but you might get a discount too!.
Brushing – quality hair includes taking care of the way you brush your hair. Hair roots are sensitive and forceful strokes will not only damage your hair but give unneeded stress to those roots!
Styling Products – can not only be expensive, but is damaging to your hair if not used in the correct instructed way. Be careful with styling products, make sure the product has not exceeded its recommended heat temperature because using that product will damage your hair, not to mention there’s a good chance that you might burn yourself!.
If any of the tips mentioned above don’t help, it’s advisable to consult your local dermatologist for a through diagnosis and impending treatments.