11 tips for getting healthy hair
Everyone wants healthy hair, but some of us don’t know how to get it. But don’t worry, we’ll provide you with 11 easy tips for getting well-conditioned hair. These tips include how to nourish your hair, promote health, and how to incorporate these tips into your everyday life.
- What is unhealthy hair?
- Daily advice to maintain healthy hair
- Weekly hair maintenance advice
- Monthly hair maintenance advice
- Conclusion: promoting healthy hair growth
What is unhealthy hair?
Even though our hair can’t speak to us, it does give us multiple signs that it’s in trouble. If you’re experiencing any of the following, then your hair needs some help:
- Split ends
- Hair loss
- Dull hair
- Rough to the touch
- Flaking and dandruff
It’s important to take these signs seriously. Usually, healthy hair can grow back. But if you ignore its cries for help long enough, the damage can be irreversible. Remember, caring for your hair every day needs to be as important as brushing your teeth.
Daily advice to maintain healthy hair:
Moisturise your hair daily
Depending on your hair type you may need to start moisturising your hair daily or every other day. If you want a natural moisturiser, try creating your own. Get a spray bottle with water, and add a moisturising oil (such as olive oil).
There are so many great DIY recipes for daily moisturisers that you can customise to your healthy hair needs. But if you’re looking for products specifically designed to improve your hair condition and prevent hair loss you may want to try our product range.
Check if your hair needs detangling and needs a quick brush or combing
If you neglect detangling, you’ll eventually get knots that inhibit your growth and moisture absorption. When you’re detangling, (no matter what your hair type is) start from the ends of your hair to the roots of your hair.
Choose styles that are gentle on your hair
Everyone loves Arianna Grande’s high ponytail, but, her style isn’t good for everyday wear. Traction alopecia is a real risk when it comes to certain styles so make sure that you’re switching up how you wear your hair every now and then.
Remember, the gentler the style the better to maintain healthy hair. So experiment with braids, low buns, and learn to love low ponytails.
Choose foods that have the vitamins and minerals your hair needs
That’s right, a proper diet is a good hair care tip! It’s so important to get vitamins like A, B, iron, healthy fats, and D into your diet to make your hair strong, shiny, and dense.
Try consuming more eggs, spinach, lean meats, nuts, and/or seeds. Now, if you have dietary restrictions, try taking supplements to fill in the gaps in your diet. Therefore, if you decide to add those necessary nutrients, your hair will thank you.
Use tools that are gentle on your hair
It’s tempting to get cute combs and brushes that fit your aesthetic but don’t forget to check if it will be gentle on your hair. Boar bristle brushes have been globally celebrated recently thanks to their numerous benefits to your hair.
The boar bristles are not only gentle on your hair but also distribute oils down the strands.
Weekly hair maintenance advice
Wash your hair regularly and thoroughly
Thoroughly washing your hair removes product, oil, and dirt that can clog your pores. If you wash your hair too often you can suffer from hygral fatigue, where too much water enters your hair and causes damage.
Gently drying your hair
The gentlest way to dry your hair is by using a microfiber towel, air drying, or a blow dryer set to cold. Using heat on damaged hair accelerates any splitting or brittleness that you already have.
Invest in a good deep conditioner and use it regularly
Deep conditioning is one of the best things that you can do for your hair. Deep conditioning bathes your hair in repairing and nourishing vitamins and oils that will make it stronger, longer, and shinier.
When looking for a nourishing conditioner, serum or oil, find one with your needs in mind. For example, if you deal with dry, brittle hair, we suggest investing in Dr. Balwi’s Black Seed Oil treatment.
Now, you can deep condition your hair bi-weekly or once a month as well. It really depends on your hair type and its needs.
Hair growth treatments in moderation
If you’re concerned about hair loss, it’s important to measure how much your hair is growing with normal hair care first before turning to medicines. It can cause damage if you used it more than instructed or if you have an allergy to these treatments.
Over time, if you’re seeing little to no results from healthy living and hair care, then talk to your doctor about using products like Minoxidil, Rogaine, and other hair treatments.
Monthly hair maintenance advice:
Trim your hair regularly
Trimming is one of the best ways to grow your hair. The ends of your hair are the oldest parts of your hair. They are more susceptible to damage and brittleness as well. We recommend checking your hair for damage and trimming those ends with professional scissors as often as you need to.
Apply a deep conditioning hair mask
Once a month your hair needs to have a deeply nourishing treatment. This can be done by coating the hairs in nutrient-rich oils. Choosing the best oil for hair will nourish your hair roots, promote hair growth, and thicken your hair.
Conclusion: promoting healthy hair growth
Overall, the first signs of unhealthy hair include breakage and split-ends among other things. If these signs start to appear, it’s your hair telling you that it needs some urgent attention.
There are things that you can do on a daily, weekly and monthly basis that help to keep your hair healthy. Including these within your hair care routine will promote the growth of healthy hair.