Keeping Your Long Hair Healthy

Written by Colina Atos

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Posted on February 21 2023

If you have long hair, make sure you're taking proper care it. Unlike short hairstyles, it requires different care. However, a lot of individuals don't realize that long hair requires different maintenance, so they treat it the same as short hair. Your hair could suffer severe, long-lasting damage as a result. Keep these tips in mind to ensure you're maintaining your long hair healthy.

  • USE THE RIGHT BRUSH

Fine-bristled brushes and combs can harm your hair because they can pull out individual hair strands from excessive friction. Since wet hair is more vulnerable to harm, you should avoid using these brushes on damp hair in particular. Instead, choose a boar bristle brush or a wide-tooth comb. 

  • HYDRATE HAIR REGULARLY

When you have long hair, deep moisturizing treatments can really help. Particularly if you take more time to style your long hair with heat styling tools, long hair has a tendency to dry out and experience heat damage more frequently. Because of this, it's important to use hydrating products on a regular basis, whether they be an oil treatment, a hair mask or something else that adds moisture to the hair follicles.

  • USE THE RIGHT PONYTAIL HOLDERS

Not all ponytail holders are the same.  If a ponytail holder is excessively tight on your long hair, it could cause damage, especially when it's time to remove the ponytail. Ponytail holders harm naturally in certain ways. Think of a scrunchie made of plastic coil. Because these hair bands don't pull at the scalp, you may gather your hair more securely and prevent damage.

  • SHAMPOO THE RIGHT WAY

You shouldn't shampoo every day, especially if you have long hair.  Shampoo your hair every third day instead. If you must take a daily shower, skip the shampoo and simply rinse. Moreover, limit your shampooing to your scalp. 

  • USE A HAIR WRAP INSTEAD OF A TOWEL TO DRY

For some, towel drying their hair is okay. .however, wrapping your hair in a towel, especially one made of cotton, can harm it and make it substantially frizzier. Use a hair wrap or an old t-shirt to soak up the moisture instead of rubbing your hair needlessly. Products made of satin are very helpful for this, and many people learn that using a satin pillowcase overnight may keep their hair healthy.

  • TRIM HAIR OFTEN

When it comes to long hair, split ends are a significant concern. Every few months, trim your hair. Aside from  making your hair appear thinner and duller, split ends can actually stop your hair from growing

 

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