Posts Tagged ‘Tips for Hair Care’

Causes of Hair Fall

The normal cycle of hair growth lasts for 2 to 3 years. It is reported that each hair grows I centimeter per month during this growth period. It is very common to shed few hairs each day as a part of hair growth cycle but some people experience problem of excessive hair fall. This problem is seen in men, women and children. Here is information about common causes of hair fall:

Numbers of things are there that can cause excessive hair fall for instance this problem may start after illness or major surgery. You can suddenly lose a large amount of hair. This hair fall is usually temporary and is related to stress of illness.

Hormonal changes also cause hair fall problem. If your thyroid gland is overactive or underactive, you may experience hair fall problem. This problem can be controlled by treatment of thyroid disease. Hair fall may also occur if male or females’ hormones go out of order. You can stop hair fall by correcting disorder of your hormones.

It is seen that many women experience this problem about 3 months after they have baby. This hair fall is also type of hormonal problem. High level of certain hormones during pregnancy cause the body to keep holding the hairs that would fall normally. When their hormones return to their levels as they were before pregnancy those hairs fall out and normal hair fall and growth cycle starts again.

Some medicines can also be the cause of this problem. This type of hair fall can be stopped when you reduce or stop using that medicine. Most common medicines that can cause hair fall include blood thinners, medicines for gout, use for high blood pressure or heart problems, birth control pills or vitamin A.

Some sort of infections also cause hair fall problem. These infections may include fungal infection. This infection is most commonly seen in children. This disease can be treated with anti-fungal medicines. Hair fall may also cause due to underlying diseases like lupus or diabetes. Hair fall can be early sign of any serious disease. You should consult expert professionals to get your problem resolved before it gets serious.

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Greasy Hair Care Tips

Having oily/greasy hair is a very common problem. Mostly people apply more and more shampoo to get rid of oily hair but it is very harmful for hair. Here are some special tips for people suffering from this problem. These tips will surely help them all to make their greasy hair normal or reduce the oil.

  • You can use baby shampoo or a mild shampoo to cure oily hair.
  • Wash oily/greasy hair on daily basis but avoid using high pH shampoo.
  • Dilute your shampoo before applying by mixing some water into it.
  • Always wash your hair with cool water. You can also rinse you hair with lukewarm water.
  • If your hair are very oily then don’t use any conditioner.
  • Avoid using shiny hair products or gels etc.
  • If you have extremely greasy hair, vinegar rinse will be better for you. Take one part vinegar and 4 parts water, mix and rinse on your hair to cure greasy hair.
  • Don’t brush your hair too much as extra brushing will cause more oil.
  • You can also use lemon juice diluted with water as vinegar rinse for extremely greasy/oily hair.
  • Make a mixture of tea water, lemon juice and henna and apply this mixture on you hair. Leave it for two hours and rinse it off.

Avoid Over Conditioning

Conditioners are beauty products that are used to coat outer cuticle of hair to provide them protection from environmental effects. They are also meant for shiny hair and prevent hair from tangling and breaking. There is a wide range of conditioners available in market for different hair types. Select best suitable conditioner for your hair by consulting your hair stylist.

Using too much conditioner is over-conditioning that is not good for hair’s health. Usually people take globes of conditioner and apply it from roots to tips of hair. Mostly people don’t know that conditioner is best suitable for three inches of hair shaft. Over conditioned hair look limp and greasy and become difficult to style. Here are some useful tips to avoid over conditioning of hair. To prevent lifeless and limp hair follow the tips mentioned below:

  • Squeeze your hair gently after shampooing to remove excess water from hair. This way your hair will better absorb the conditioner.
  • Pour conditioner on your palm. Amount you should take will depend on length of your hair.
  • Rub your palms together to spread conditioner.
  • Apply conditioner only on hanging part of your hair. Make it sure to apply conditioner only on the tips of hair shaft.
  • Let the conditioner stay on your hair for few seconds. 30 seconds is suitable time for dry hair to allow the conditioner on hair.
  • Work with tangles using your fingers to apply conditioner thoroughly.
  • Use warm water to rinse all conditioner from your hair. Make it sure that all conditioner is removed from your hair.
  • Squeeze out water from your hair and use towel to blot moisture from your hair. Don’t rub your hair with towel.

Hair Conditioning Tips and Guideline

Hair care and their styling play a vital role in building your personality and this statement is most common among women. All women love to have beautiful hair and style them differently on each occasion. For their importance in making one’s look, hair need much care to be taken. You need to be very careful in shampooing your hair and conditioning them well. Styling and shampooing can harm your hair therefore you should be very conscious for your hair care. Here are useful tips to guide you to condition your hair and enhance their beauty:

  • Shampoo your hair thoroughly and rinse them well make it sure that you have removed all traces of shampoo from your hair.
  • Remove excess water from hair by squeezing them gently.
  • Remove tangles from your hair using a wide toothed comb or your fingers.
  • Take some conditioner on your palms and rub them together.
  • Apply conditioner on your hair using your fingers gently. Move your fingers from forehead to hair ends.
  • Let the conditioner stay on your hair for few minutes.
  • Spread the conditioner well by moving your fingers gently in your hair.
  • Rinse off the conditioner from your hair with warm water.
  • Squeeze out excess water and wrap your hair in towel.
  • If you have oily hair then apply conditioner only on hair ends.
  • Use protein rich conditioner if you have damaged hair.

Take good care of your hair and avoid using chemicals on your hair as routine matter.

Secrets of Shiny Hair

Having shiny hair is dream of every woman and all women opt for different hair care products. There is a wide variety of hair care products today that confuse women to select best one for hair care product. Many companies are advertising their products but some of these products are not organic based and have harsh chemicals that affect hair badly instead of enhancing hair beauty. All beauty conscious women don’t need to be confused among this variety of hair care products because here you will get best collection of tips to get shiny hair naturally.

All women are advised to use natural hair care products for everyday hair care. You should herbal shampoos and conditioners to feed your hair healthy. Chemical products are not good for hair’s health.

  • You can use lemon juice to rinse your hair to make them shiny. You can also use apple cider vinegar in this regard.
  • After rinsing your hair with lemon juice or vinegar, let them dry and don’t use towel in hair.
  • Avoid using hair gadgets and don’t use hair dryer but let them dry naturally.
  • Use herbal creams to make your hair condition better.
  • Avoid washing your hair on frequent days. It will reduce quality of your hair.
  • It is better to wash your hair three times a week.
  • Getting your hair coiffed will be good for your hair.
  • Have hair cut once a month to remove split hair ends.
  • Don’t rely of chemical products that claim silky and shiny hair in one wash.
  • Eat healthy diet because diet you eat is also beneficial for your hair.
  • Do oiling in your hair scalps before hair wash.

Tips to Deal with Damaged & Dry Hair

If you are worried for your hair, you have damaged and dry hair then you are reading right post. Here you will get best suggestions to deal with damaged and dry hair.

  • Avoid washing your hair on regular basis. Daily hair wash depletes natural hair oil and hair become dry.
  • Shampoo your hair after one day.
  • Minimize use of hair straighter and other hair gadgets on regular basis. Frequent use of hair gadgets make hair dry and cause stress on hair.
  • You are advised to let your hair dry in natural way.
  • You should use less acidic shampoo for health of your hair. Normal range of pH of a shampoo you use should range from 4.5 to 6.5.
  • It is better to dilute shampoo with water before you use it. Always try that harsh detergents of your shampoo fail to damage your hair.
  • Use shampoo with a conditioner.
  • Keep your head covered when you are out in day.
  • Use bathing cap while swimming.
  • Eat healthy diet for health of your hair.
  • Diet having too low proteins and fats cause hair damaging.
  • Massage your hair with some oil for instance coconut oil, olive oil etc.
  • Do the massage in scalps very gently.
  • Using warm oil treatment is very good for hair.
  • If you want to give highlights to you hair to look stylish, avoid using bleach but it will be good to use henna as a natural conditioner.
  • Consult your physician if you still feel problem with your hair.

How to Curl Hair with Curling Rod?

Hair styling is of greater importance in one’s beauty. Some women always remain in braids and some make buns in routine. Some women like to go anywhere with open hair. Styling of open hair can also be done in different ways. You may like to have straight hair or want to curl your hair. Different beauty gadgets are available in the market that can be used for different styles of hair. Proper use of these hair gadgets is of greater importance as negligence in using these gadgets can adversely harm hair growth and beauty.

Here you will discuss proper use of hair curling rod to curl your hair to get a new look.

  • You should start with hair styling gel or spray for cleaning and blow dry them until dry completely. You can make better and long lasting curls by using quality hair products.
  • After complete hair dry, apply a clip to your hair in multiple sections. Then remove the clip from one section and brush it properly to remove all knots. If you have very fine and soft hair then use a spray to make your hair hold curls well.
  • Start from the under section of your hair. Twist a small section of your hair with your hands to make spiral curls. You can also make flat and large section for loose curls.
  • Open the curling iron and insert your hair. Close the curling iron barrel on your hair. Carefully enclose all the ends in the barrel.
  • Roll the iron up and hold it for 10 seconds.
  • Release the curls and repeat the same process with rest of the sections of hair.
  • Shake out the curls when all the hair are curled and style your hair with fingers.
  • Spray your hair with a light spray. It will keep the curls in right place and position. Humidity hair sprays are also available for humid climates to keep the hair styles in place.