Dry hair looks dry and lacks smooth shiny look. Split ends are its main problem. They are brittle and break easily because of dryness. Dry hair needs combing frequently, as they start looking unsettled very soon. This type of hair needs a lot of care. If you have dry hair follow these simple steps to maintain them.
*This type of hair requires combing many times to help flow of natural oils from the glands to maintain smoothness. But brush with a light hand to avoid hair breakage.
*Massage your hair twice a week with coconut or olive oil. Massage your scalp in light circular motion with your fingertips. Now give your hair hot-towel treatment. For this dip a towel in hot water and wrap around your head. Repeat the process 6 to 8 times. By giving this treatment oil penetrates deep into the roots of the hair providing it with nourishment. The sebaceous glands of the hair are activated which gives a natural shine to dry hair.
*After massage and hot-towel treatments shampoo your hair.
*Select a mild shampoo for dry hair. Egg-based shampoo is good for this type of hair. Take care to choose a shampoo with conditioner. This provides luster to dry hair.
*Oil massage and steam are also helpful to solve the problem of split ends.
*Get your hair trimmed once in every 3 months. This also removes split-ends.
*Avoid shampooing everyday; this increases the dryness of hair.
*Do not get your hair permed or bleached unless very necessary, for they make the hair dry.
Home Remedies for dry hair1) Take 2 tablespoonfuls of curd and an egg yolk. Mix it well. Apply the mixture on the scalp thoroughly. Shampoo after half an hour. This pack will soften the dry hair and will provide a silky look.
2) If you use henna, add 1 teaspoonful of coconut oil to the henna mixture. Otherwise hair will appear drier.
3) Take half a cup of skimmed milk, add one egg to it. Beat the mixture till it lathers. Apply it on the scalp and hair. Now wash it with a mild shampoo. If your hair is extremely dry, use this pack twice a week.
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