Free & Easy Things You Can Do For Better
- Split ends should be trimmed to help keep the hair
healthy and in top condition
- Avoid Shampoos and Conditioners with Sodium Lauryl
Sulphate, Cocamide DEA or Sodium Chloride (Salt)
- After rinsing off conditioner use cool water (as
cold as possible). This closes the cuticle and stimulates
blood circulation to the scalp.
- Brush your hair whenever possible. It encourages
- Use natural Bristle Brushes â€“ No Nylon Brushes
- Do not brush wet hair; instead use a wide-tooth
- Teasing hair may be necessary to achieve certain
looks, but it wreaks havoc on hair and should be done
infrequently, if at all.
- Protect hair from the sun as much as possible.
1. Keep hair covered with a hat and/or 2. use a leave-in
conditioner with built in sun protection (SPF 15)
- Wear swimming a cap (ocean and pool)
- Avoid smoking or being around someone who smokes
- Use a lower heat setting on blow dryers and donâ€™t
use to close to the scalp
- Try to not use hot curlers and crimpers
- Wear a properly fitting hat, not one that is too
- Avoid chemical treatments including colors, perms,
tints and bleaches
- Do not use plain rubber bands to tie hair back.
If this is twisted tightly around the hair it can
cause damage to the delicate cuticle. Cotton would
be a better choice
YOUR DIET AFFECTS YOUR HAIR
- Eat good oils such as avocado and olive oils as
well as flax seed oil
- Do not overindulge in too much of carbohydrates
such as dry cereals, cake and sugar
- Try and avoid animal fats, such as red meat. High
fat diets lead to a great DHT production and more
damage to the hair follicles.
- Avoid artificial sweeteners and diet sodas (high
in calorie soft drinks)
- Drink at least 8 glasses of filtered water daily.
Water regulates body temperature, serves as a lubricant,
aids digestion and helps eliminate toxic by-products.
- Reduce sugar in your diet
- Reduce Coffee and Tea
- Reduce Candies and gums
- Reduce fats and fatty, fried foods such as French
Reduce alcohol intake
- Reduce salt in your diet
- Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables
- Eat Yogurt everyday
DON'T FORGET VITAMINS
- Take a B-complex vitamin everyday to add shine
- If you are pregnant then you need to take prenatal
vitamins as well as extra folic acid. Check with your
EXERCISE FOR GOOD HAIR
- Create a daily exercise routine! Exercise increases
blood circulation which is good for your scalp.
- Massage your scalp as often as possible. It encourages
the flow of nutrients to the scalp thus preventing
hair from falling out prematurely.
Less stress makes for better hair