Don't brush your hair when it's wet
If you've ever been caught in the rain without an umbrella, you know the importance of staying dry. But what if there was another reason to avoid getting wet?
That's right, I'm talking about your hair. When your hair is wet, it's more prone to breakage. And no one wants a broken heart, especially when it comes to their locks.
So the next time you're caught in a downpour, make sure to take cover and wait for the storm to pass. And if you can't get inside, at least make use of an umbrella or a raincoat.
Otherwise, you might end up with a bad case of split ends - and nobody wants that!
Use a wide-tooth comb to detangle your hair
I'm sure I'm not the only one who's been there: you spend hours washing and detangling your hair, only to have it tangled again the next day. It's enough to make you want to give up on hair altogether. But don't worry, I've got a solution for you: the wide-tooth comb.
This little beauty is key in preventing tangles, and all it takes is a few minutes of your time each day. Simply brush through your hair with the wide-tooth comb after you shower, and voilà! No more knots.
So why not give it a try? Your locks will thank you for it.
Apply conditioner after every shampooing
I'm sure you're wondering why I'm telling you to apply conditioner after every shampooing. It's actually very simple: by doing so, you'll help your hair look and feel its best!
Conditioner is essential for keeping your hair healthy and shiny. Not only does it make your locks softer and smoother, but it also helps to protect them from the sun's damaging UV rays. So don't skip this step - make sure to apply conditioner after every shampoo!
Avoid using heat styling tools, like curling irons and flat irons
There once was a woman who had long, beautiful hair. She loved to style it with curling irons and flat irons, but she was warned that using too much heat could damage her locks. She didn't listen, and continued to use the styling tools regularly. As a result, her hair became dry and brittle, and started to break off. She eventually realized her mistake and took steps to repair the damage done to her hair.
Let your hair air dry as often as possible
I used to be a slave to my hair dryer. I would religiously blow-dry my locks every single day, no matter what the weather was like outside. But then I read an article that said that letting your hair air dry is actually much better for it in the long run. So I decided to give it a try.
At first, it was really hard. My hair would take hours to dry, and it would always be frizzy and unmanageable. But after a while, my hair got used to the new routine, and now I actually prefer not using my hair dryer. It's definitely more low-maintenance, and I don't have to worry about burning myself with the hot air anymore.
Don't pull or tug on your hair when you're brushing it
The first time I ever heard that rule, I was brushing my hair and accidentally pulled out a chunk of hair. My mom was so mad at me! She said that tugging on your hair can cause it to fall out. I never wanted to make that mistake again.
But, like most rules, I found a way to break it. One day, when I was in a hurry, I yanked on my hair while brushing it and...nothing happened. It turns out that you're not supposed to pull or tug on your hair when you're brushing it - you're supposed to brush it!
So, what can you do to protect your hair? Start with a good shampoo and conditioner that are designed for your hair type. Be sure to use a deep conditioner at least once a week, and if you’re dealing with any kind of damage, consider using a hot oil treatment as well. When you’re styling your hair, try to use heat-protection products and avoid excessive heat exposure. Finally, be mindful of the products you put in your hair—opt for silicone-free options when possible. With these tips in mind, you can help keep your locks looking healthy and shiny for years