Who doesn’t love a nice, relaxing head massage? We know, we do! Hair spas are therapy for hair, that lets you enjoy the calming massage while also nourishing your hair and making it strong and healthy. It instantly turns your dull and damaged hair into a glossy manageable mane. Sounds hassle-free and exciting?
Here is everything you need to know about hair spas and why you should get one RN...
- How to do hair spa at home
- Benefits of a hair spa
- Different types of hair spa treatments
- How to get a hair spa
- Disadvantages of hair spa
- FAQs about Hair Spa
How to do hair spa at home
Step 1: Shampoo
The first step is to clean your hair and scalp to get rid of dirt and dead skin cells.
Step 2: Hair mask
Based on your hair concerns and the needs of your hair, apply deep conditioning or repairing hair mask and let it stay for a few minutes. it will nourish your follicles as well as soften and add shine to frizzy hair.
Step 3: Massage
Next, massage hair gently for at least 15 minutes. This increases blood circulation and provides deep conditioning. It also ensures that the mask reaches every nook and corner of your hair and scalp.
Step 4: Steam Treatment
Steaming allows the pores to open up and absorb the product better. Therefore, steam hair for about 10-15 minutes to help the nutrients in the product lock-in and even out in scalp.
Step 5: Wash
Lastly, wash your hair and let it air dry, using a blow dryer is not recommended post hair spa.
Hair spa at home involves massaging the hair with warm oil, steam treatment, applying a hair mask and washing with a mild shampoo.
Benefits of a hair spa
The benefits of a hair spa are endless. Here are some of the most prominent ones.
Different types of hair spa treatments
Every woman has a different hair type, therefore her concerns and requirements will be different. There are many different types of hair spa treatments available to cater to these needs, some of them are listed below:
Hair spa for dandruff
This type of spa treatment focuses on nourishing and hydrating your scalp to alleviate dandruff from the scalp. It unclogs the pores, removes product build-up and gives you a cleaner scalp.
Hair spa for hair fall
Hair fall can be a result of stress, trauma, poor nutrition or bad hair care choices. A hair spa for hair fall will focus on increasing blood circulation in the scalp thereby promoting hair growth. Superior nourishing ingredients like protein and omega fatty acids are used in this type of hair spa.
Hair spa for coloured hair
Those with coloured hair will require a different type of hair spa that includes products and ingredients which nourish and repair the hair, while also protecting the colour.
Hair spa for oily hair
Some women have a naturally oily and greasy scalp, this makes their hair appear flat. Opting for a hair spa for oily hair will focus on hydrating the scalp and reducing excessive oiliness.
Hair spa for hair growth
When you’re going for a hair spa, you’ll get your scalp massaged, which improves blood circulation on the scalp. This promotes hair growth. Moreover, a hair spa will also keep your roots and hair follicles nourished, so going for it regularly can help improve your hair health.
Hair spa for frizzy hair
If you have frizzy hair, you know how difficult it is to manage them. A hair spa treatment is one of the ways to make your hair manageable, as it repairs your damaged hair. It reduces roughness in the hair and makes your tresses shiny and smooth.
Hair spa for curly hair
Curly hair tends to be dry and frizzy, so it needs extra care – and a hair spa will help with exactly that! A specialised hair spa treatment for curly hair will give you shinier and softer hair, and we know how much you’d love that!
Hair spa for dry hair
When your hair is dry, it lacks protein, and that nourishment can be provided by a hair spa. A keratin hair spa will enrich your dry hair with keratin protein which will moisturise and repair it. In addition, it will also help control frizz by reducing the effect of humidity on hair.
How to get a hair spa
You can head to the nearest Lakmé salon for hair therapy. It usually takes one to two hours. A concern-specific hair spa is a hair treatment, custom-designed for your hair concerns; that involves product application, intense massage, steam and moisturizing. So all you need is to find a salon and invest two hours of your time.
Disadvantages of hair spa
While a hair spa is highly nourishing and beneficial for your hair health, it does have a few disadvantages.
- If you have coloured hair, then be careful before going to a hair spa. Getting a hair spa treatment may fade your hair colour.
- Hair spa treatments don’t always come cheap. They can be a strain on the pocket when you have to get them done every month.
- Getting a hair spa isn’t a one-time affair. You need to get it regularly to maintain your hair’s health.
FAQs about Hair Spa
1) Is hair spa good for hair?
A. Just like facials and clean-ups bring out the lost glow in your skin, hair spa rejuvenates and nourishes your hair to bring it back to life. It aims at nourishing your scalp and making the roots stronger, therefore, it is highly recommended to a hair spa at least once a month.
2) What does a hair spa do to your hair?
A. A hair spa is an extensive process that involves deep cleansing, massaging, steaming and masking to make hair healthy and shiny. It is a procedure that tackles common hair concerns like dandruff, hair fall, itchiness, damaged hair, etc, while also making it strong and soft.
3) What is the cost of a hair spa?
A. The cost of your hair spa depends on the salon you are visiting as well as the length of your hair. The price may also depend on the duration of the hair spa. However, it is not that expensive and can be done once a month for the sake of your precious tresses.
4) What is protein spa for hair?
A. Protein spa is a treatment that adds lost keratin back to your hair, restoring its shine, health and smoothness. This treatment is very beneficial for those with dry and frizzy hair.
5) Does hair spa cause baldness?
A. No, a hair spa does not cause baldness. On the contrary, by making your hair healthier, it promotes hair growth.
6) How long does hair spa effect last?
A. Depending on your hair type and the care you take of your hair, the effect of a hair spa can last for 2-4 weeks.