Save the ends!
It’s the mid lengths and tips of your hair that bear the brunt of the weather—so make sure they are protected well. Update your haircare routine and rely on a dependable cleanser such as the Dove Hair Therapy Dryness Care Shampoo and Conditioner Range. It has nutritive serum which gets absorbed in your hair and provides optimum hydration. The goodness of this product eventually gives you nourished silky, smooth locks. In addition, you can also apply a rich, hydrating leave-in conditioner throughout the lengths of your hair every time you wash it. Or, if your hair is extremely dry, it’s time you whipped out that bottle of oil. Either olive or coconut oil with do—both are light and do the job well. Just take a drop or two on your palms and apply on the ends of your curly hair. This will seal in the moisture and prevent breakage and splitting.
Come hail, rain or shine, the one golden rule of winter haircare is to cover up. It’ll keep it safe from the harsh weather, not to mention protect it against pollution and dust. Use a satin or silk scarf and tie it loosely over your head, making sure not to press down the curls too hard. Or, use a floppy hat and you’ll be good to go.
Mind you, the power of honey is not to be underestimated! While you maybe well-versed with its nutritional and medicinal benefits, did you know that it’s also known for its humectant properties that make it the perfect winter haircare treatment for curly hair? Here’s what you need to do—mix equal parts olive oil and honey and whisk well. Heat this and apply for an hour every week for hair that’s hydrated and healthy.
Steam it up
Now’s the time to put your steamer to good use—run it over your hair for about 5 minutes while you condition it. This will not only help the conditioner penetrate deeper into the hair but also lock in the moisture. In case you don’t have a steamer, use a hot towel, and trust us, this little haircare tip will ensure that your curly locks are ready to take on winter!
‘Tis the season to channel your inner Sleeping Beauty and rest those beautiful curls on a silk pillowcase. We kid you not! Silk will help prevent friction and smoothen out that frizz as compared to cotton or a synthetic material. Also, since the fabric is not very absorbent, it’ll keep the moisture in your hair intact, keeping it winter-ready.