Conditioners for your hair

It’s enough to use this or that shampoo just for a couple of times to come to the conclusion that it doesn’t suit your hair. But in order to understand that the shampoo is right, it is necessary to use it on a regular basis for several weeks. The right shampoo makes your hair healthy and strong. Besides, a good shampoo should remove static electricity from your hair. But what’s most important is that the shampoo of your choice should nourish you hair with proteins, vitamins and other necessary nutrients, as well as it should deliver a sufficient amount of moisture to your headskin and your hair.

Anyways, in order to strengthen the effect it is recommended to put some conditioner on your hair after washing it with a shampoo. The conditioner carries out several functions: it facilitates hair drying, make it easier to comb, and gives it more elasticity. It is better to use shampoo and conditioner of the same brand, as they correspond to each other in terms of composition and formula, and they bring the best result if applied together. A combination of shampoos and conditioners of different brands and types won’t do your hair any good, and in many cases it leads to allergic reactions.

Quite often the conditioner is contained in the shampoo ‘2 in 1’, but it is not the best option. Separate use of shampoos and conditioners is much more effective. There are also many special treatments to restore damaged and lost hair: they have a fast restoring and nutritious action on hair follicles. In comparison with them, hair masks have a longer, fuller and deeper medical effect and are usually applied for 15-20 minutes once or twice a week.

Tips to choose the right shampoo

Now it’s time to speak about the main thing – how to pick up the necessary means to wash your hair. First, you should know that soap is never an option here: it completely destroys protective water-lipidic emulsive coat that covers both hair and headskin. That’s why your hair becomes too dry and dim after such washing, it is diffucult to comb and easily damaged. Moreover, it can result in hair loss.

Use modern shampoos instead. They effectively and safely wash out dirt, dust, grease, and scales. They don’t cause such harm as the soap does because they are subacidic what’s quite natural for our headskin and hair.

Follow this rule while choosing a shampoo – simply read carefully the label on the bottle and use that one which is intended for your type of hair. After a while analyze the results. If you hair is clean and shining, if it is not greasy or dry, if it is combed with ease, it doesn’t come out extensively and your scalp feels good, then you’ve made the right choice. Otherwise, you’d better try another shampoo.

There’s a statement that it’s necessary to change the type of shampoo from time to time. Well, it’s not correct: if you have picked up the shampoo that suits you at best, use it all the time. Only if the condition of your hair has changed you should pick up another one.

Hair combing tips

  • Try to comb your hair at least twice a day – when you get up and before going to bed. If you have long hair it’s better to braid it before sleep to avoid tangles in the morning.
  • Rub some vegetable oil or hair detangler into your headskin and hair to get rid of tangles. Also use conditioner after washing – keep it for a few minutes to avoid tangles and comb your hair through more easily.
  • Often hair combing and brushing stimulates blood circulation in the scalp and makes your hair grow faster. Sometimes it can even replace frequent washing, as it can effectively remove dirt from your headskin and hair.
  • It is believed that the hair well-combed before washing will be combed and brushed better after it as well. It is advised to comb short hair from the roots and long hair – from the ends gradually moving up to the roots.
  • Avoid combing wet hair. If it is still necessary, don’t use metal hairbrushes – use plastic or wooden combs instead.
  • Always use you personal combs and brushes. Sharing them with someone else can lead to dandruff or some other diseases of the scalp.
  • As for drying, the best way is to let your hair dry naturally, though, a warm towel is also pretty good sometimes.
  • Try not to use a hair-drier very often. However, if your hair-dress demands blow-dry arranging use cold drying mode when possible and keep a hair-drier not less than 40 cm from your head.

Hair washing tips

What does proper hair care include? From the whole spectrum of procedures washing your hair is the most important, because it has both hygienic and cosmetic aspects. For healthy hair which is not damaged or weakened a timely washing may be just the only thing needed for proper care. How often to wash your hair should be decided on the individual basis taking into account ones peculiarities and preferences: you can wash your hair just once in 8-10 days or do it almost everyday.

Here’s the rule – wash your hair as often as it is necessary. For those who uses such means for arranging their hair as gels, mousses and sprays it is highly recommended to wash hair every day since these means make hair heavier and that affects it quite badly. It is better to use soft shampoos for daily washing.

It is not recommended to wash hair with too hot or too cold water. The best temperature for hair washing is 35-45?. The greasier is hair, the cooler should be water. Avoid applying shampoo on dry hair: it is very important to wet it first.

Pour out some shampoo on your palm and rub it slowly and accurately into the scalp. Use only foam to wash hair, avoid strong rubbing in order not to damage your hair’s stem and cuticle.

You should soap your hair twice, because the first soaping doesn’t remove all dirt, dust and skin sebum from hair. Moreover, the medical effect of shampoo comes only during the secondary soaping. Wash your hair thoroughly so that no shampoo and other hair means remain on its surface.