Devoting a few extra minutes to caring for your hair will go a long way in enhancing the way you look and feel. A simple change in your hair style or color can have a big impact on your self-confidence. Remember these tips on hair care to create the look that really describes you!
For finer hair and thinner hair, stay away from heavier conditioners. These can weigh down your hair and make it look finer and thinner. The best conditioners to use for volume are mousse conditioners or leave-in conditioners.
If your hair looks like it’s pretty dry, you can use a homemade treatment on it. Once your hair has been washed and also wrung out, use your conditioner. Afterwards throw your shower cap on for a couple of minutes. The shower cap will provide a bit of heat, which helps the conditioner to penetrate your hair.
Set aside the notion that getting your hair trimmed often facilitates quicker growth. The hair on a human head tends to grow about a half an inch every month, no matter how frequently it gets cut. You may see slightly faster growth in summer, or if you take biotin supplements, but it’s hormones that control growth, not your stylist’s scissors. You can eliminate split ends with trimming though.
Keep the sun from damaging your hair by keeping an eye out for a sunscreen containing product. Continuous sun exposure can undo all the good you have done for your hair. By protecting your hair, it will be healthier and will not lighten.
Learn how to use your blow dryer in ways that are less damaging to your hair. It is best to do this by using the cool air setting and constantly move your blow dryer around. As you blow dry, gently detangle any knots you may have with your fingers to help minimize damage from brushing later.
Good hair can do wonders for the way you see yourself. While it may feel uncomfortable to push the envelope, experimenting with hair styles is a great way to learn more about your personality. Keep these ideas in mind, and make the most of your hair.