Effective Tips For Black Hair Care During Winter

The winter is here and in full effect in Michigan; which means a change of wardrobe, driving conditions and should mean a change in your hair care regimen. If you were lax in your hair care during the warmer months, you may have survived with minor damage, but if you do not take some serious precautions during the colder months, come Spring, you will definitely regret it. Because the winter months can wreak havoc on your hair, it’s very important to choose low maintenance styles so that you do not have to comb or brush often.

  • It’s also a great idea to incorporate a routine that causes very little stress on your hair such as letting the hair air dry instead of blow drying it; finger combing the hair instead of using an actual comb; or if you do use a comb, use a wide tooth comb. Also, chose good moisturizing hair care products that do not contain mineral oil, paraffin, petrolatum, SLS or SLES, as all of these cause dryness.
  • Oil massages your black hair with lukewarm oil at least twice a week. You can choose coconut oil, any herbal oil, aroma oil or olive oil to nourish your hair.
  • Always use shampoo, which is specifically made for black hair. Sun silk have a wide range of shampoos for different types of hair where they have shampoo for black hair.
  • Conditioning your hair and protect them from direct sunlight. Coat your hair with hair serum to add shine to them and wrap them with a scarf or cover with a hat when going in sun.
  • Eat healthy food for your hair. Which is rich in calcium, minerals, vitamins and iron.
  • Use wide tooth comb for your hair and brush them with a soft handled hairbrush.
  • Never tie your hair when they are wet.
  • If you blow dry your hair then do it properly and occasional as drying them more with the heat of the dryer damages their texture and color.
  • If you like to color your hair and take advice from some hair expert because black hairs are usually thick and all colors don’t cover them. So seeking professional expert’s help will let you know which brand of the color and which shade will cover your hair well.
  • For styling you can use gels to set the hair. Thick black hair can be set very well with the gel.
  • Deep condition your hair at least once in a month with a hot towel steams and by conditions them with henna, herbal readymade hair packs or eggs. It adds shine to the hairs, make them smooth and soft and protect the natural black color of the hair.
  • Get your hair cut neatly time-to-time regularly so that you don’t get brittle split ends on the ends of the hair.
  • Apply medicated shampoo if you are getting dandruff in your hair.

Most important thing to remember the black hair color is to protect them from direct sunlight because they loose the color when in direct heat.

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