10 Ways To Keep Your Hair Well Maintained During Lockdown. This cane be quite a depressing time for many. Because of being stuck in the house for weeks, one can neglect taking care of themselves like they used to. Simple things as washing and combing your hair can be such a drag.
The following tips can help you take care of your hair even if not many people can see you slay.
1. Stick To Your Normal Routine
Just because you are not going out on a regular basis, doesn’t mean you have to neglect your hair. Try to wash your hair on your usual wash day and moisturise it regularly. Your hair will thank you for it.
Moisturizing the hair keeps it healthy, soft and makes it easier for you to style. It’s another quick thing you can do to take care of your hair while we all self isolate.
3. Use Hair Dryer Sparingly
Frequent use of a hair dryer can dry out hair, causing breakage and split ends. Try to limit your use of a hair dryer as much as possible, let your hair dry naturally instead. If you do use a hair dryer, don’t hold it too close to your hair, as this will cause your hair to burn.
4. Boost The Shine Factor
Sure, you could use shine sprays and serums, but they’re like fake boobs, they change things, but they don’t always look so natural. Dry oils, which contain the lightest silicones and oils, create the most believable shine.
5. Plait Neat Cornrows
Cornrows are easily the go to style now. They are easy to make and you can have them on for at least a week. You let your scalp breath and if you want to glam all you have to do is throw on a wig.
6. Comb Your Hair
Just because you are indoors doesn’t mean you have to leave your hair untidy. Combing detangles hair and makes it manageable. If you keep locks, twist them when new growth appears on the roots.
7. Experiment With New Hairstyles
If you have ever dreamt of a certain hairstyle but lacked the courage, now this is the time to experiment. Also if you had been getting bored of the hairstyles you had been rocking or need some inspiration, now is the time to experiment.Watch some styling videos and take it from there.
8. Eat Right
What you eat can have a great impact o your hair. Eat a lot of fruit and healthy foods. Omega-3 which is found in foods like salmon is also important for healthy hair, as it makes up approximately 3% of the hair shaft, while also being found in the body’s natural oils which help to keep the scalp hydrated.
9. Protect Hair At Night
Avoid sleeping on a cotton pillow which can dry your hair out, instead sleep on a satin or silk pillowcase or wrap your hair in a silk headscarf at night. Don’t sleep with your hair in a tight ponytail, because it can cause breakage.
10. Avoid Stress
Stress causes a chemical reaction in your body that negatively impacts your health. These changes are reflected in your outward appearance, including your hair, which can become thinner or fall out as a result of stress. Do your health and your hair a favor by minimizing stress. Look for ways to wind-down at the end of your day