No matter what your age or hair style, you can quickly adopt several tips that promote only the most beautiful and healthy tresses, according to “Marie Claire Magazine” and the Office of Women’s Health. Staying away from excessive heating, such as blow dryers and curling irons, is also a good way to take care of your crowning glory.
Exercise More, Diet Less
Women over 30 are at more risk of losing hair through dieting, according to “Marie Claire Magazine.” Thus, ladies should exercise more and diet less to maintain weight, especially as they age. Stick to high-protein foods whenever possible and avoid junk food, including breads with white flour.
Practice Great Shampoo Habits
Shampooing every day is only ideal if you have oily hair, according to the Office on Women’s Health. Girls and women with dry hair don’t need to shampoo daily and might want to use a moisturizing shampoo. When unwanted flakes appear, don’t hesitate to reach for a dandruff shampoo. Keep in mind that the same glands that cause acne breakouts on your face can also wreak havoc on your locks, and shampoo them accordingly. Women with oily hair should check their shampoo bottles to ensure that the ingredients don’t include oil. To stop hair from becoming fine due to the natural aging process, try brands like Nexxus Y Serum Younger Looking Hair or Nature’s Gate Stayin’ Alive Anti-aging, notes “Marie Claire Magazine.” Also, don’t forget to use conditioner as part of your hair care regimen.
Deep Condition, Deep Condition, Deep Condition
A hair conditioner along with your shampooing routine is still probably not enough to take care of your locks, according to the iEmily website. Apply a deep conditioning treatment at least one every two weeks. Make sure that whatever treatment you use has protein ingredients like amino acids rather than excessive chemicals.
Put Down That Ponytail Holder
Women of all ages should not wear ponytails daily if they want to take good care of their hair, according to the iEmily website. Pulling the hair back or up into these types of styles can cause breakage and frizzies; eventually some women and even teens can end up with unwanted bald spots. Braids might be a better idea but run a risk of causing infections that can damage your hair. So, consider letting that mane fly free for ultimate health.
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