Damaging your hair is a risk when you straighten it every day, frequently changing its color, brush too hard, or too often, or even using wrong products. These are just a few daily routines that can leave you with damaged hair. (Image Credit: Yanalya/Freepik)
That’s not the only thing that can damage hair, the list is almost endless.
Fortunately, damaged hair can be fixed, and you’re in the right place to find out how to do it!
Lower the Temperature
Hair doesn’t like too much heat. It dries the hair out which can lead to an increase in Sebum production and greasy hair. Drying it out also increases the likelihood of breakages and split ends.
That’s not desirable.
You can turn the heat down on your blow dryer and your straighteners or curlers. Choose the middle setting and you’ll get the same results without damaging your hair.
Check your Products
Some hair products are too harsh and will damage your hair. It’s also possible that overusing them can have the same effect.
Your hair needs to be hydrated to stay healthy. This means using a natural product that moisturizes as you wash your hair.
You should take a look at the Juuce range. You’ll find hair treatments and ultra repair shampoos that will work wonders on your hair. These natural products are gentle on your hair, helping to fix any damage already caused.
Change your Towel
Did you know your hair is most vulnerable when it’s wet? Water is absorbed by the hair, stretching it and making it easier to damage.
To prevent this damage and allow your hair to repair from any previously cause damage, you should only use a brush designed for wet hair. It’s also essential to use a microfiber cloth or a t-shirt to dry your hair. This is more effective and kinder to your hair.
The right products, as mentioned above, can go a long way toward repairing your damaged hair. But, you should also book an appointment with your hairdresser.
They will have the very best products to replace nutrients in your hair and reverse the damage. In fact, the products hairdressers have access to are so concentrated you may notice a difference when you leave the salon.
Sealing Colored Hair
Many of us love to change the color of our hair or feel it necessary to do so. However, colorants have many chemicals in them. Some of these loosen the bonds in your hair, they must do this to allow the color to penetrate.
The important thing is to reseal these bonds after you’ve colored your hair. Use the natural Juuce Majik intense-Lok to seal and protect your hair.
Trim Split Ends
You probably know when you have split ends. But, you may not realize how important it is to trim them straight away. A split end is like a piece of cotton on a garment, pull it and the whole thread will unravel.
To prevent this happening and damaging your hair cut the split end off as soon as possible. Then, use fortifying shampoos and conditioners to prevent you from getting any more.
Your body is approximately 60% water, it’s essential to every cell. Water allows the passage of nutrients in and toxins out. It also fills cells, ensuring the cell is healthy. If you don’t drink enough water it will show in your skin and your hair. To prevent damage drink the recommended 8 glasses a day and use a hydrating shampoo. Your hair will almost instantly look better.
You should also be aware that hard water is full of minerals and chemicals. These can be harmful to your hair. If you have hard water at home then consider investing in a shower head filter. This will soften the water and prevent damage, allowing your hair to recover and shine.
Change your Pillowcase
A cotton pillowcase can cause friction as your hair rubs against it overnight. To prevent this and allow your hair to repair itself, switch to a silk or satin pillowcase. You’ll notice the difference.
Check Your Diet
Hair is largely made of protein. If you’re not getting enough protein in your diet your hair will be lifeless and weak. Take a look at your daily eating habits and ditch the processed foods in favor of whole foods with plenty of protein.