How To Take Care Of Hair At Home?
Long manes, flowing with health and lustre! We all love our hair and look for different ways to make them grow and stay healthy always! But, taking care of our beautiful hair in this highly polluted environment is a little taxing! Blame the polluted air, the hard water, irregular and unhealthy diet, lack of essential minerals and vitamins, and the wide range of chemical based hair products, our hair suffers due to each of these reasons. But, in order to fight the extreme hair conditions there are a few basic hair care methods that you can follow regularly to maintain the glowing health of your hair. So, if you are still confused on whether or not to condition your hair, or oil or not oil your hair, or go for hair treatments, here are important hair care tips that you can follow from the ease and comfort of your home.
- Change Your Diet
Make a small diet plan for yourself that includes iron-rich food. Choose leafy vegetables, beans, cereals, chickpea, pumpkin seeds, soybeans and fish in your diet. According to dermatologists, 12mg of iron is essential daily in our body.
Also make sure you include a good amount of protein in your diet as it helps in strengthening your hair follicles. Complete proteins such as amino acids should be included. Consume yogurt, peas, quinoa, cheese, lentils, milk and soy, everyday.
- Nourish your hair the Right way
If you are worried about dry hair and hair fall, stop worrying and start working out for the right solution. Like our skin, our hair also needs nourishment. Oil your hair with ayurvedic hair oils that are made from basic herbal ingredients. Oil helps nourish your hair, conditions it and also helps strengthen the roots of your hair. They also help prevent dandruff and protects against sun rays. So, make sure you oil your hair at least twice a week.
- Avoid combing wet hair
Wet hair are most fragile. Make sure you avoid combing your wet hair as they are more prone to hair fall and breakage. However if you need to comb your wet hair, make sure you use a wide tooth comb. Also start combing your hair form the roots to the tips, very slowly and gently.
- Rinse hair with cold water
When you shampoo your hair, make sure you rinse your hair with cold water. Wet your hair thoroughly before shampooing your hair! Make sure you use very little shampoo and massage it on your scalp properly. Once done, wash it off your hair with cold water and then condition your hair. Leave the conditioner for only a little time and then rinse it off with a cold water.
Washing your hair with cold water helps add shine to your hair apart from strengthening your hair.
- Use home based natural ingredients
There is nothing better than natural ingredients for our skin and hair! Whether you choose a shampoo for your hair or a hair oil, make sure you choose only the ones with natural ingredients! Avoid choosing products that have chemical ingredients. Homemade hair masks, hair oil and hair conditioners are best.
- Avoid Heating and curling your hair
When you care for your hair, make sure you take complete care for your hair! In order to make sure that your hair revives completely from damage, avoid using heating irons, blow dryers and other hot air hair equipments.
So, now that you know about these basic tips make sure that you follow them carefully and regularly for better, healthier and stronger hair!