Follow these tips to achieve that beautiful hair in no time!
We all want beautiful hair, and we often turn to salons and expensive treatments to get it. If you can afford it, then by all means, go for it, we’re not here to tell you to deny yourself of some much-deserved pampering. But you know, you could also take a minute to evaluate your hair care routine and see if you can change anything to make it healthier, more beautiful. That would definitely cost a lot less. Sometimes the key to gorgeous hair is dropping some bad hair habits and adopting great ones.
To help you get healthy hair that wow without having to spend a centavo, we put together tips on how to treat it right. Follow these tips and watch your locks transform and become more beautiful each day.
How to get beautiful hair
1. Avoid rubbing your hair with a towel.
Your hair is at its weakest when it’s wet, so it’s more prone to breakage. Gently squeeze excess water out instead of rubbing your hair with a towel. This will help prevent split ends and damage.
2. Wash your hair regularly.
While some say that frequent washing is not good for your hair, it’s a must if you live in a hot and humid country like the Philippines. After all, you sweat a lot and are often exposed to pollution! Plus, thanks to the weather, your hair also tends to get oily that dirt easily sticks to it. When sweat, oil, and dirt accumulate on your scalp, it can result in dandruff. Beautiful hair doesn’t exactly have flakes falling down from it, so wash, wash, wash!
Editor’s tip: Keep your hair dandruff-free with shampoo that nourishes and hydrates the scalp so it’s fresh and healthy. Clear Complete Soft Care Anti-Dandruff Shampoo, formulated with Nutrium 10 and Fresh Sakura Fragrance, is a great pick; it helps to activate the scalp’s natural protection layer, while keeping your hair fresh and fragrant.
3. Go easy on hairstyling products.
You don’t always have to use hairstyling products for your hair to look good. Sometimes, all it takes is proper hair care and management. When you have clean hair that’s fragrant and neatly combed, you’re good to go! However, if you really have to use hairspray, gel, wax, or mousse, you might want to consider limiting your usage to once every two days. Doing so will give your hair days off and allow your strands to breathe and relax.
4. Avoid using hairstyling tools too often
As much as curling iron, blow dryer, and flat iron help us get gorgeous hair, they also damage it. Frequent exposure to high temperature makes hair dry and brittle so it looks dull, so if you’re just going to the supermarket, maybe you can skip the flat iron.
Editor’s tip: If you really must, make sure you prep your locks by applying heat protectant, like the TONI&GUY Heat Protection Mist, to keep your strands from getting damaged.
5. Massage your scalp when you shampoo
Massaging your scalp will help your locks absorb the shampoo’s nutrients better. It also helps strengthen your hair’s roots.
6. Rinse your hair with cold water.
Rinsing your hair with cold water will seal in the nutrients from the shampoo. This will make your mane soft, smooth, and healthy–the very characteristics of beautiful hair.