From washing to brushing, the professionals tell us the tips that make daily haircare easy and more effective! Depending on texture, hair color or hairstyle, there’s one thing all people have in common: having salon hair every day!
Here are 7 tips from the experts for happier, healthier hair!
- Rethink the way you wash your hair:
Mintel (Global Market Research) reports that 33% of women who have changed their washing habits in the last 12 months cite concern about damage as the main reason. So how often should you wash your hair? Well hair experts say less is more. “Over-washing can be damaging to your hair, especially if it’s bleached, colored, at least three times a week.”
- Always use protection:
And yes, protection for your hair too, hair can be damaged by both UV rays and heated tools such as straighteners, tongs and even our beloved hair dryer…watchword give your hair maximum protection! When drying your hair, make sure you don’t hold the hairdryer close to the lengths of your hair to avoid split ends and fluffy ends.
- Become a hair dryer expert!
A good blow-dry should last at least a couple of days depending on your hair, so don’t always use a hot tool… On the third day, there’s always a tail (dirty hair’s best friend). How best to dry your hair with lots of volume? Turn your head upside down and shake your hair while you dry it, the more you move your hair the more volume you will have. Once it’s about 80% dry, lift it up and dry your hair so you can straighten it, concentrating on the smooth ends. The last three centimetres are the most important, move the brush and the hairdryer to the end of the strands and take your time, this will make all the difference. Above all, you need a good hair dryer with ions, check out Valera hairdryers.
- Remember the rule of good tools
Think of your hair as your second skin: what you put on it will affect it. Investing in good quality products and tools will keep your hair healthy and strong.
- Use the right conditioner in the right way
Conditioner is essential for all hair types, especially thick and curly hair. It should be added to the mid-lengths and ends. Not on the scalp, otherwise it will get greasy faster than the ends.
- How do I brush my hair?
No-one likes to see their hair ruffled. Brushing is always necessary, but it doesn’t mean tearing it out without thinking. Experts say that for smooth, beautiful, shiny and glossy hair, you need to brush your hair twice a day (morning and evening), for at least one minute.
What is the best technique?
Brushing from the root’s causes damage, you need to brush from the bottom up, especially if you have long hair. Always choose quality products, this will make all the difference!