Be it wavy, straight or curly, there is just no escape from common hair woes! What makes it worse is when you’re following a hair care routine without knowing if it’s effective enough for your hair type. Well, there is a solution!
To keep your mane healthy, regardless of the season, here’s a perfect hair care routine just right for your hair type. Read on to know...
Naturally straight hair not only falls smoothly but also has a glossy consistency since the natural oils from the scalp easily work their way to the ends. But that does not mean you are spared from common hair problems, such as flatness and greasiness.
How to clean: Comb your hair using a small-toothed comb daily to distribute the sebum to the ends of the shafts. Wash your hair every other day to ensure that your hair is clean and free from dirt and pollution.
How to care: Indulge in a deep-conditioning treatment once a month to keep your hair soft and supple.
How to style: The best way to add volume to flat hair is to tease at the crown and follow it up with a hairsray which promises to enhance texture and allows natural movement. If you’re opting for a blow-dry to add volume to your locks, then blow-dry your hair upside down using a round brush.
Wavy hair is the perfect blend between straight and curly. The hair either appears straight with slight bends towards the ends or has consistent waves throughout the shaft. Problem with wavy hair is that it can get greasy on the top and dry at the bottom and is much more prone to frizz than other hair types.
How to clean: Wash your hair twice or thrice a week and reach out for a dry shampoo in-between washes.
How to care: Deep-conditioning your hair twice a month will help keep it soft and frizz-free. You can also use a leave-in conditioner or just a few drops of Argan oil to keep frizzy hair at bay during the day.
How to style: Wavy hair is the most versatile of all hair types. You can straighten it, leave it wavy or curl it further. On days when you feel like keeping them in its natural state, then simply spritz some hairspray for a glamorous, beachy look.
Curly hair is bouncy and full of volume. The strand thickness can range from fine to coarse but is most often fine. The greatest challenges for curly hair types are frizziness, lack of curl definition and dryness.
How to clean: Wash your hair just once or twice a week using a mild, mousturising shampoo. Shampooing more often can strip the moisture out of curly hair faster.
How to care: Use a deep conditioning treatment once a week (before the day you wash your hair) to keep your hair silky and smooth, and your curls bouncy.
How to style: Use a hair mist before you run your hair through a diffuser and scrunch them using the same motion you would to crumple a piece of paper. To fix up a few curls, take help of a curling iron and you're sorted.
Luscious long locks
If you have healthy long hair, you must get a lot of compliments for your hair. But only you know all the things you have done to get and maintain the perfect length. No matter what hair texture, long hair can be as unmanageable as it can get and thus, a proper hair care becomes non-negotiable.
How to clean: A hair brush can make or break your mane game. Use a wide toothed hair brush or a detangler to detangle and comb your hair. You might need to wash your hair twice in the shower to get rid of all the gunk and build up in your voluminous hair.
How to care: Brush your hair multiple times from top to bottom. Massage your hair with warmed up coconut oil once a week to boost hair health.
How to style: You can rock literally any hairstyle as you have beautiful long hair. If you want to flaunt your length and volume, style it in a thick messy braid or half up half down hairdo. If you want to keep your hair tangle-free, a bun or French braid would be your best bet.
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