Dealing with the constant season changes brings us different challenges in regards of hair care and maintenance. As we just dealt with summertime and humidity, now it’s time to get your hair moisturized as the freeze and cold is coming ahead.
Unfortunately, this kind of weather produces impact negatively on every type of hair such as dryness, static, freeze and hair breakage… BUT DON’T YOU WORRY! After reading this blog you will be clear on how to prevent damages that your hair will be vulnerable to. You will also learn how to take care of your hair properly so that it remains flawless!!
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Cold weather outside combined with dry indoor heat can wreak havoc on your strands, making the cuticle of the hair strand to lift ever so slightly that moisturizing doesn’t lock in hair; leading to split ends and breakage. With this being said, take note about the following precautions:
Humidifiers help rehydrate the air to keep your locks looking lustrous; helping to keep the moisture in.
HAIR WASHING AND DRYING
Avoid washing your hair frequently and, preferably, when washing start first with warm water and rinse very well with cool water in order to avoid any freeze or breakage after showering. Also, avoid as much as possible going outside with wet hair; try washing it overnight so that it naturally dries.
Windy weather usually leads to tangled hair, which leads to a more difficult brushing; make sure you avoid extra breakage by brushing your hair from ends to root. Make sure to reduce as much as possible heat machines which also lead to breakages. Instead of using heat machines, try to free dry as much as possible in order to maintain your hair shiny and healthy. If you usually straighten your hair or curl it, try exploring other techniques such as twisting, braiding or buns; get yourself creative with your style! You can also check out these nice ideas we have on out Pinterest profile: https://www.pinterest.com/orensalonhair/casual-updos/
ATTENTION! If after applying these tips the cold weather is still taking control over your hair, don’t worry because we’ll break down some extra tips for a better care for your hair. Check these out:
Every four to eight weeks is a fine time-frame to be constantly trimming your hair to eliminate broken or split ends, this way your hair stays healthy; maintaining the locks looking fresh.
WEAR A HAT
If you don’t have enough time to style your hair, putting a hat on to protect it from the weather is a great option. However, don’t forget that wool, cotton and similar fabrics can cause breakages! Make sure to line your hat with silk or satin to help prevent damage and statics in the hair!
If your hair is dry you can always restore it with oil treatments. Put on a lightweight leave-in product to instantly revitalize dry, damaged hair. Nourishing hair oil at the ends will help replenish moisture and protect your hair. Apply an overnight Serum is also a very useful option.
The use of conditioner turns crucial when it comes to cold weather. If possible, try to make a deep conditioning routine once a week and a mask application, as well; for thin and colored hair this is a must, and for colored ones is very important the use of glossing products to keep it sealed and protected from static.