When we think of do it yourself hair care tips, it deals more on home remedies or treatments that are easily done and prepared. As humans, we also need to give the proper care and respect that our hair deserves just like how we take care of our skin. Just like the skin, hair is also very delicate especially when exposed to harsh chemicals and not handled with proper care and respect. Well, it’s time to make a difference and pay more attention to your hair before it gets bald and damaged. Learn more of the helpful hair care tips in the succeeding paragraphs.
Straight and wavy hair tends to get oily very quickly because of its structure. This is why it has to be washed quite often. Black hair is different. It doesn’t get oily quickly because of its tightly curled structure. This structure keeps sebum, the natural oil that the scalp produces, from flowing along the hair shaft in Black hair. That is why Black hair is dry, and that is why it should not be overwashed. Too much washing will cause it to dry out even further.
First of all you have to love your hair. You have to love it because it makes you look good, it gives you real advantages. But belive me that there are hundreds of people that hate their hair. And that’s not good because if you don’t like your hair then you will probably neglect it. You shouldn’t hate your hair because, even if it’s not such a beautiful type of hair like you see at other people on the street there are many ways to make it look real good.
One of the first items you will need, a Black hair care essential, is a good quality hydrating shampoo. You may need to spend a little more money than you have in the past, but an intense hydrating shampoo will make a noticeable difference to the quality of your hair. The cleansers are gentler and more concentrated, and you will use less of it, which will save you money in the long run.
Application of yoghurt is a good conditioner. In Asia, the age old concept of applying henna to the hair holds good, Henna is extremely good for conditioning the hair naturally. Use a little brahmi and awla powder in it to heighten the nutrition. Dandruff is cured with regular cleansing of the scalp with areentha or soap nuts mixture. The soap nut needs to be soaked overnight and this is a perfect replacement for the chemical shampoo.
Ponytails – Ponytails are all about attention to detail. Carefully placed and with slight quirks that are designed to catch the eye and intrigue. Once again contradictions are key, using multiple textures within the ponytail is enough to provide subtle detail. Piecing out selected strands of hair, or using asymmetric partings are just small easy ways to achieve little differences. Hair is also being “brushed back” into itself, or teased for a more dramatic result.
Use coconut milk as an inexpensive alternative to salon hot oil treatments. Apply coconut milk onto scalp and hair with a cotton ball. Leave on overnight and shampoo in the morning.