Published On: Wed, Feb 6th, 2019

How to Treat Dry and Frizzy Hair

Having beautiful sleek hair is every girl’s desire as dry hair can be a nightmare to live with. Hair care is essential in achieving beautiful hair. Using good quality hair products will help control the frizz while keeping your hair moisturised and nourished.

Treat Dry, Frizzy Hair

What Causes Hair to Become Dry and Frizzy

Dry hair is caused by lack of moisture in and damage to the cuticle, the outer layer which reflects the condition of the hair. When the hair is dry it becomes brittle and breaks. The broken ends then stick out in all directions making it frizzy. Many factors cause damage to your hair but these are the main causes of damage the leads to lack of moisture:

Heat – blow dryers and flat irons are a god-send to those who want to straighten their hair but excessive heat will reduce moisture levels in your hair.

Chemicals – among other chemicals like perm and relaxer, coloring your hair also causes considerable damage to the hair shaft and follicle. Avoid dyeing your hair regularly.

The Environment – changes to the environment such as air pollution, as well as exposure to sunlight and wind also affect the condition of the hair.

Treatment for Dry Hair

Damaged hair is prone to dryness. And when hair is dry, it breaks and become frizzy. Dry hair needs nourishment keep it healthy and repair the damage. For truly beautiful hair, use good quality products that will help restore its elasticity and shine. These simple guidelines will enable you to regain the bounce and suppleness you desire in your hair.

Wash your hair two to three times a week with moisturising shampoo which will cleanse and moisturise your hair at the same time.

Instead of rubbing your hair to dry, try pat drying it with a clean towel. The effects of rubbing will only result in more damage to the tresses.

Always apply hair conditioner after washing your hair. Also make sure you use a wide-toothed comb to untangle the tresses or comb through the conditioner when your hair is in its most brittle state – wet.

Apply a generous amount of moisture rich leave-in conditioner daily.

Have a steam hair treatment about twice a month. Sitting under the steamer for 30 minutes or so will allow the conditioner to penetrate the hair making it feel smooth and supple afterwards. A steam treatment is also a good way of cleansing the scalp.

When using flat hair irons, and before blow drying your hair, make sure you apply some heat protection serum to avoid damaging your hair.

While treating your hair with quality products is important in keeping it healthy, it is also essential to watch what you eat since the condition of your hair is a good indication of your diet. Having a good balanced diet will also have positive impact on the quality of your hair and help put the shine back into the locks, so eat healthily.

About the Author

- Paul Linus is an eminent online journalist who has been writing news, features and editorials on different websites from across the world for about a decade. He can be contacted at knowledgeherald@gmail.com

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