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Top 10 Hair Secrets for Women – things you can do to keep your hair in good condition.



 


Top
10
Hair Care Secrets For Women


Follow these basic ten steps for stunning hair:-



1)     

Get regular trims
.
Get rid of split-ends with a trim at least 1/2 inch every four
to eight weeks.



2)     
Water
.
If your hair looks dull or is hard to style then hard water
(from your tap) could be the problem if you are in a hard water
area.  This can be solved with a simple water descaler.

man with giant pair of scissors


3)     


Shampoos.


If you have flakes then look


out for
shampoos with zinc, selenium sulphide, salicylic acid or tar to
eliminate flakes.  Also occasionally change your shampoo and use a

Clarifying shampoo to remove any product “build up”.

lady's head showing hairstyle



4)     

Don’t wash your hair too often
.


Everyday washing can cause natural oils to be lost, so remember
to leave the shampoo unopened every so often.



5)     


Styling products.
 
Also include breaks from
styling products as serums etc can contain silicon, which
build up on the hair and will need regular cleansing.


6)     

Massage
Your Scalp
.


This will cause blood to flow in your scalp and will encourage growth.


A
simple scalp

massage
increases blood circulation so that your
follicles receive more of the nutrients they need for optimal
hair

growth.



7)     


Drying.



If possible, allow hair to dry naturally – as hair is weaker
when it is wet and is more likely to break when brushed.  

       
When using heat, always use a



thermal protection spray
.

       
Don’t blow dry when hair is dripping wet, as this will damage
your hair.

      
 Only
use a wide-tooth plastic comb on hair while it is wet.

person sitting on huge comb


8)     
Brushing.

Firstly, smooth out knots with a leave-in detangler, then brush the
hair. Unnecessary friction can lead to breakage, so don’t over-do it.
 Quality boar brushes are easier on hair than cheapie plastic brushes
and they redistribute oils throughout hair, boosting shine.

lady's head with glamorous hair style



9)     


Ponytails.


Try to move your ponytail position up and down the back of your
head to avoid damage to the same hairs.


 
Using
seamless elastic bands will further minimize damage.



10)  


Diet.



This top tip is often ignored, but the importance of essential
omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins are needed for beautiful hair!
Top super-foods for hair care include salmon, spinach, Swiss
chard, broccoli, legumes, kidney beans, lentils, Brazil nuts,
walnuts, chicken, turkey, eggs, oysters, whole grains, and
carrots.

If you
follow these top tips then you will soon be turning heads and being
asked for shiny hair advice very shortly!

 More hair related
tips
with suggested everyday alternatives to expensive products


How to treat and prevent
split ends.