Saturday, November 11, 2006

Healthy Hair

Healthy Hair

For women who have been fighting with dry, brittle hair, they are often searching for the perfect way to get healthy hair. For me personally, this has been a life long battle. For those with naturally curly hair, it seems there is nothing out there that will effortless fix damaged and frizzy tresses.

The secret to healthy hair is not always a simple one. It really depends on your hair type and your budget. Women with natural curls often shun the hairdresser because many do not know how to cut natural curls, and the resulting haircut can be a disaster.

If you want healthy hair, find a hairdresser that is qualified to work with your hair type. If you have natural curls, look for someone who has worked with them extensively. The best way to find such a person is to ask around. If you see a woman with beautiful, healthy curly hair, ask her where she gets her hair done.

Hair products can help you get healthy hair, but remember that nothing can fix hair that has split. No matter how great the product is there is no repair for damage other than getting a trim. While many overlook this obvious task, it’s a great first step.

When hair splits at the end, it will continue to split up the hair shaft until it is trimmed off. You cannot repair split ends. Any product that claims to repair split ends to give you healthy hair is not being truthful. Some can smooth them out for a temporary fix, but nothing can fix them. They must be trimmed away.

Once you have your hair trimmed on a regular basis, you will notice that you have healthier hair. This is when you then want to find a shampoo and conditioner that will help keep your hair from getting damaged. Healthy hair comes when you baby and protect your hair.

If your hair is still dry, a really deep conditioning treatment might be required on a regular basis to achieve and keep healthy hair. For damaged hair, you should consider buying your shampoo from a salon. These shampoos are gentler on your hair. You can also take vitamins in your quest for healthy hair. Vitamins keep your hair healthy from the inside out. The healthier your hair is when it grows in, the better equipped it is to handle the abuse of styling products and blow dryers.

Lastly, remember to keep your hair safe from every day wear and tear. Cover it when swimming, don’t tug when brushing, and never use metal-pronged brushes. Keep up with your hair routine, and you will see healthy hair in no time.