Baby it's cold outside. You feel it, and so does your hair. The cold, dry hair of winter, both indoors and out can be very hard on your hair and scalp. To keep hair looking its best, follow these simple tips.
During the winter months, it’s a great idea to treat your hair once a week to a deep conditioning treatment. This will help to replenish the moisture, which tends to get depleted from things such as the dry heat in your home and the cold winter air. You can find just what you need by clicking here!
The cold might make you long for that hot, steamy shower, but keep the water temp at lukewarm when shampooing. Hot water will zap moisture quickly. Finish with a cool rinse.
If you can keep washing your hair to a minimum, say two to three times a week, this will prevent your hair from drying out too much. And always make sure you dry your hair before leaving the house. The moisture in your hair combined with the cold air, will add further damage to your hair by making it more brittle and dry.
Fly-away hair is arguably the most annoying property of winter hair. It is caused by heated interior air and the contact of hair fibers with other fibers such as the fabric fibers of hats, headbands, and clothing. The movement of these fibers against hair produces static electricity, which makes hair stand on end. Use styling products that help to prevent fly-away hair. Among them are styling mousse, extra-gloss wax, and hair oil.
A final, very simple tip is to wear a hat when out as it keeps your hair covered from the wind, rain and snow. But as we all know, no woman wants the “dreaded hat hair.” A great way to avoid this is to wrap your hair in a silk scarf before putting on your cozy, wool beanie. This helps to protect your hair from damage caused by the hat rubbing against your hair and it also cuts down on the static. You can also use a volumizing spray or salt spray before you blow-dry your hair while hanging your head upside down. Carry the spray with you to refresh your hairstyle after taking off your hat.