Winter can be a bummer to our hair, More often than not, the exposure to the harsh cold elements and constant transition to heated indoors can zap our hair of its moisture, leading to dull hair that's more susceptible to damage.So, how do you take care of your hair, minimize these harsh winter effects and prevent damage? here are a few winter hair care tips we put together below so you can achieve healthy hair this winter.
1) Wash Less
It's time to make a change to your winter hair care routine.Over washing your hair will strip it of its natural oils that keep the hair moisturized and protected, which are more important than ever during the colder months. Less shampoo means more moisture. If you're vulnerable to an itchy, dry scalp during the winter, try cleansing less often. You can use dry shampoo if your hair needs a lift in between washes.
2) Deep Conditioner (Hair Mask)
Hair masks can help revive and nourish your hair during dry winters, leaving your locks looking healthy and shiny.If you find that your hair is still too dry during the winter even with weekly treatments, you may want to go the extra mile and hydrate your hair overnight with a hair oil or serum
4) Leave-In Cconditioner
A key sign that your hair is suffering from winter dryness is those fine strands of hair lifting from the head,are a common occurance during winter. To avoid a static party on your head, a simple tip for dry hair is to be sure hair is hydrated with regular conditioning, then lock it in with a leave-in conditioner.
3) Clear Gloss
If your hair is looking as drab as thae weather, a clear gloss will add instant shine, and seal in moisture in the cuticle of your hair.
5) Opt for Silk or Satin Scarf
Wool,cotton and other heavy fabrics can cause split ends and hair breakage especially for curly and natural hair women.We all love to brace ourselves against the winter element with our beloved, warm wool hats and scarves.We still can still look cute and proctect our hair by wrapping your hair in a silk/satin scarf before putting on your fave cozy hat. It will protect your hair from frizz and static, and reduce that dreaded hat hair.
6) Use Less heat
Heat styling is a major culprit for dry, damaged hair. Curling irons, hair dryers and other styling products can lead to split ends, breakage and dryness during the winter.Instead opt to air dry hair whenever possible, using a few drops of hair oil to tame frizz.
7) Dry your hair before rushing out the door
Ladies love that wash and go, Although this may be a regular habit for you in the warmer months, it is especially important to ensure that your hair is fully dry before rushing out the door in the winter. Cold hair expands the hair shaft, making the hair more prone to breakage,Give your hair that extra time in the winter to air dry by modifying your hair care routine to wash and care for your hair at night
8) Stay Hydrated
Drinking enough water helps energize and encourage hair growth from root to tip. It also stimulates a healthier scalp, preventing scalp problems like dryness, itchiness, or dandruff during the winter.
Keep these tips in mind and you'll be saying goodbye to winter hair woes and hello to gorgeous strands all year long.