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How To Supersize your Fine Hair So It Doesn’t Fall Off

Having fine hair can at times be a hassle especially when it falls only after a few hours and can’t hold a curl. While such a situation can be challenging, the truth is that it all depends on hair care.

If you read our previous article on how often you should wash your hair, you`d know that super fine hair is one of the exceptions that requires shampooing often. With that said, all you need to know is the appropriate tricks and methods so that you can make that fine hair you have last through anything. Even humidity and sauna-like heat won’t be an issue or big deal to you.

If you practice proper care and adhere to a working routine you’ll in no time have hair that’s not only healthy but looks beautiful. Everything needs seriousness and care starts with you. However, you need the right tips since you cannot just do anything you hear from friends or family members. To make your work easier, here are useful tips you can consider:

Always Take Care and Keep It Clean

Dirty fine hair is prone to getting infections that will damage it and contribute to making it fall. To avoid this situation, keep your fine hair clean at all times. However, you should note that cleaning does not mean getting a cleaner and using it. You need to take the time to explore a wide range of hair products and only accept to use those that are high-quality. It’s better to use expensive, high-quality shampoo now than later do the same when hair is lost or damaged.

Concentrate on the hair roots and scalp when treating your hair.  Similarly, do not forget to concentrate on the ends when it comes to the application of hair lotion or conditioner. If you keep these useful tips whenever you are cleaning and treating your hair, you’ll never have to worry anymore about your fine hair falling.

Keep off All Things that Are Bad for Your Beautiful, Fine Hair

While this tip may seem obvious and one does not need to be told, the fact is that most of us ignore it, and we should be reminded. Many times we like copying what our friends do and we end up adopting unhealthy practices that are harmful to our hair. Pulling your hair so tight to an extent that it comes out of the roots is not acceptable and contributes largely to making your hair fall.

Furthermore, chemical treatments especially those that have the ability to change your hair drastically should be avoided unless your hair specialist recommends to you after examining your condition. Moreover, rough toweling of hair when it’s wet contributes to making your hair weak. Avoid all these and other bad things and your fine hair will not fall.

Practice Healthy Lifestyle and Your Fine Hair Will Never Fall

Like your nails and skin, your hair also is also affected by your general health. If you practice a healthy lifestyle, the chances are that your hair will also be healthy and strong. Nothing can take the place of a balanced diet and healthy living when it comes to having beautiful hair. You can buy the best shampoo and hair products but without healthy living, your efforts will be in vain. Eat fruits, vegetables, and protein-rich diet. Do not forget to take a lot of water.

With the above useful tips, having fine hair will no longer be a hassle to you. You’ll have strong fine hair that will stand through any condition. Put into practice and seek advice when in doubt. Your hair will look beautiful and admirable.

 

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What To Know Before Dying Your Hair

Getting your hair dyed is never an easy process. Many people just head to dye stores without perfect knowledge of what they need and why it’s appropriate to pick a particular color. Hair colorists advise that you take the time probably with your specialist days before heading to the store.

You need to know lots of things and facts, so when you kick off your journey, you know what you are going for and not just any type that will catch your eye. For a perfect color today, tomorrow and even forever, here are things to know:

Be Prepared for Small Damage

Applying color always causes damage to your hair, but no one tells you. Whether you are using permanent or the semi-permanent option, you must be prepared for damage because they all contain hydrogen peroxide that changes the hair pigment chemically.

There are plenty of guides on bleaching your hair with hydrogen peroxide, and for good reason.

To restore your natural shine and reduce the damage to the least possible level, you need to be prepared for it and consult your hair colorist for guidance.

You ought to get other hair treatments that will help repair the damage, so you do not end up getting shocked later when you learn that your hair was damaged after applying a dye.

However, this shouldn’t surprise you in any way because the damage is minimal and can be prevented if you get the right tips. So know this as you head to the dye store. Also, remember to wash very well after the treatment so that it does not get left over on your hair.

Buy a Shade that’s lighter than What You Want

From experts who truly understand the art of coloring hair, hair dye usually turns out to be darker than that image you see in the box. If you desire a particular color, then get something that’s lighter than what you want. Many people usually do not take this into consideration when buying their dyes and as a result, they end up with a color they do not desire.

It’s better to get a lighter color and apply it than get one that will be too dark. In fact, it’s very simple to intensify a color than to tone down. This fact is what may people do not know, but you now have facts. Get a lighter one that you, indeed, desire.

Length and Thickness Determine the Amount of Dye You’ll Apply

If you have long hair or very thick, be prepared to buy a few more boxes because such hair will always absorb more color compared to short light type. Remember that the color should have full coverage and not be applied to a few parts only. Therefore, once you decide that you want a particular color, buy a little bit excess boxes. It’s better to have more than you need than to realize when you are halfway the process that you bought a few boxes, and you need additional ones.

It’s good to have facts at hand before going to that store that sells dyes. Do your homework well and you’ll never regret later. Surprises are not good and, in fact, some can be a hassle top reverse. Consider all the above and many others and you’ll have amazing hair.

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How Often Do You Wash Your Hair? Here is What Experts Recommend

We’ve always heard that we should wash our hair regularly, but the problem is that regularly does not refer to a specific number of times. As a beauty enthusiast, you’ll come across those who recommend that you wash every day while others are okay with once a week. So for once and for all, how often should you do the washing? Well, we have collected facts from experts and here is what they have to say when it comes to this hot topic of washing hair.

Only a Certain Group Should Shampoo On a Daily Basis

According to beauty experts, it’s only a small group of people that should do the washing on a daily basis. These people have unique characteristics, and the best way to keep their hair healthy and looking beautiful is by washing every day. So who are these people? If you have very fine hair, or you do a lot of exercises daily that make you sweat, you are among them. Make sure you shampoo daily to get rid of the sweat and keep your hair looking good. Someone living in a place that’s very humid should also wash daily.

Sometimes people think that the presence of dandruff is an indication that washing daily is necessary. Well, you get dandruff if you have oily scalp and in such a situation, washing is the best way to keep your hair clean and free from the unwanted stuff. However, regular here does not mean daily. It can be three or four times a week depending on your needs and hair condition.

It All Depends on Your Hair Type

Do you know your hair type? It’s a fact that not all of us are hair experts. If you want to treat your hair in the right way, you need to consult a hair specialist and get knowledge of your hair type and recommendations on the best way you should handle it. That’s why it’s never good to copy your friend’s style of treating hair because your hair cannot be 100% similar to hers.

Hair that’s curly and thick can stay for a longer time without washing compared to the type that’s fine. The extent to which your hair is also processed has a role to play in determining how often you should have your hair washed.

Wondering how this plays a role? Well, oil the scalp does not move down the hair shaft quickly in hair that’s processed as it does for individuals with fine hair.

For body hair, similar rules apply. The great news is that there are ways to prolong your shave, so you will have less hair to clean most of the time!

Here is Experts Final Verdict about Washing Hair

According to hair specialists, at most, let hair washing be every other day. It’s highly recommended that you do it every two days and if you can stick to that almost religiously, go for it. You, of course, know that too much of a good thing can be harmful. That’s the case also when it comes to keeping your hair healthy through washing.

In a nutshell, understand your hair type, consult your hair specialist and be mindful of what you do to your hair. Avoid believing in hearsay’s. With the above useful information and a little bit of seriousness on your side, you’ll have the beautiful hair you want.

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