We all want to have healthy and beautiful hair. Our hair reflects a lot about one’s personality, you can actually express yourself just by the way you style your hair. Women have the advantage with this, especially with those who have long hair, as compared to the majority of men who have shorter hair.
Unfortunately, there are times when our hair becomes dull and lifeless. One reason could be due to hair styling, we always fix up our hair before we get out for our homes, right? Of course, none of us want go out without looking good. Sadly, the very thing that can beautify our hair can actually damage it.
Heat is probably the most damaging styling technique to hair. Hot ceramic plates, heat curlers or blow driers can wreck havoc to hair because it vaporize the little moisture hair holds, leaving hair dry, dull and prone to breakage. The best way to counter hair damage due to heat styling is to stop using it or as much as possible use it only on special occasions.
Certain hair styles can also damage hair or worse can cause patchy hair loss. Hair styles that involve the pulling of the hair like a bun, pony tails or pig tails. These hair styles don’t actually cause any problems, as long as it is not too tight, doing so can put a lot of stress on the hair leading to breakage or hair being pulled off directly from the roots causing hair loss. As stated earlier, it is best not to put on these hair styles too tight.
Sometimes hair becomes unhealthy, dull and dry due to our diet. Hair producing cells are considered on of the fastest growing cells in the body, so it needs a constant supply of nutrients to produce healthy hair. If you’re on diet, better not practice the low protein regime, because protein is vital for hair since this what hair is practically made of.