Sometimes, gorgeous looks like that of Jennifer Aniston’s seem unattainable. However, did you know that there are easy tricks you can do at home to achieve a celebrity-level hair? If you want to have smooth and silky strands, these solutions should work effectively. Try them and see the difference.
1. Rinse your hair with cold water.
This can be very hard to do in winter, but it’s a sure-fire way to get smooth and beautiful hair. Hot water can only make the hair cuticles open, while cold water closes them. So, if you want your strands to stay flat, rinse them with cold water.
2. Do not rub your hair.
Whenever we step out of the shower, we are always tempted to wrap our hair in a towel, twist it around, and rub it to remove of the excess water. Well, here’s the truth. Rubbing your hair can cause it to become damaged and encourages frizz. The best thing you can do is to use a towel to blot away the top of your head.
3. Apply a protective serum.
To achieve those locks that shine, many women are tempted to blow dry the hair. While blow drying creates an instant shiny appearance, over time, it can actually cause serious damage and degrade the texture of the hair. If possible, apply a protective serum first to protect your hair against the heat.
4. Trim your hair regularly.
Even if you wish to grow out your hair, regular trims are necessary to achieve healthy and glowing strands. No matter how healthy and polished your roots are, split ends can ruin your overall look.
5. Comb gently.
Wet hair is very vulnerable. When you comb it, chances are, it’ll end up frizzy and damaged. If there is a must to comb, use a wide-tooth comb. Comb your locks in section and begin detangling at the ends.
6. Do not wash your hair more than required.
Unless you are having a really bad hair day, you probably don’t have to shampoo every single day. The over application of shampoo will result in stripping away the hair’s natural oils, which are responsible for giving your strands the shine and nourishment they need. To prevent damage, experiment on a hair washing schedule that works for you. If you don’t feel like leaving your house without cleansing your hair, we suggest you use a dry shampoo.
7. Create your own hair mask.
If your hair is dry and dull, it is prone to breakage. Of course, you can’t just leave it that way. Make your own hair mask at home to keep your strands moisturized and gorgeous. You can create a hair mask using avocados. These fruits aren’t only tasty, they are also full of vitamins, minerals, and proteins that are needed by the hair. All you need is a ripe avocado, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and another 2 tablespoons of honey. Mix them together until there are no more lumps. Using a wide-tooth comb, apply it through your dry and dull tresses. Wait for 30 minutes before rinsing.
8. Consider using a gloss treatment.
Do you know what makes the hair of celebrities unbelievably shiny? Yes, gloss treatments. When used regularly, these products work like protective, clear topcoats on your strands that create an illusion of smoothness and reflect light.
9. If possible, air dry your hair.
If you are not in a hurry, just air dry your hair. As we said above, heat can only make your hair prone to breakage. But if you really need your hair dried so you can work on a certain hairstyle, make sure you are blow drying your hair the right way. In order not to stress out your strands, use a diffuser.
10. Change your pillowcase.
Even when you’re sleeping, you could still be putting your hair at risk for damage. As you flip from one side to the other, your hair becomes twisted and turned. Who would want that? If you want to wake up to a beautiful hair day, rest your hair on a satin pillowcase instead of the usual cotton.
11. Complete your look with a shine spray.
To perfect your looks, spritz a bit of shine spray. Just make sure you don’t overdo it. After all, too much of anything won’t do any good. It’ll also help if you choose a shine spray that is formulated with all-natural ingredients.
In this age of chemical-infused hair care products, perms, and extreme dye jobs, there is still hope for unhealthy hair. So, don’t just sit in one corner and wait for a miracle to happen. To achieve a healthy and glowing hair, you have to work for it. Give up heat styling tools and change your hair care routine. In a few days’ time, you should see improvements.
Author Bio: Jacque is a digital marketing guru, the founder of Cebu Digital Link and saw the need to find natural solutions to our hair care problems. So, together with the team at Osensia, they continually create and introduce luxurious yet all-natural hair care products that renew, replenish, revive, and repair the hair. Check out Osensia’s blog and Follow Osensia on Twitter and Facebook to check out latest her hair care