If your hair is suffering from split ends, sun damage, tangles, and broken brittle pieces, it’s time to take charge of your hair’s health. Exposure to the sun, hair dryers, flat irons, and even daily brushing can take it’s toll and leave you wishing for a time machine. Here are 3 ways to repair your damaged hair.
#1. Get A Trim: This is required immediately; in case your hair has a straw-like texture with split ends. Be careful about this. Cutting your hair will save you immediately from further hair damaging.
Hair is more likely to get damaged at the ends, as tips of the hair easily affected by heat and other sources of hair damage. So, cut off your hair from the ends, as much as is needed.
Tell the stylist not to use any styling products or hair dryer on your hair, as this would cause further damaging of your already unhealthy hair.
#2. Stop Using Heat On Your Hair For Some Time: Now that your hair is freshly cut, make it sure to handle it very gently till its health is restored. Using heat on your hair would be like taking a step backward, every time you apply it. This may be difficult to follow for those who use hair dryers and other heat styling tools to craft their hair looks every day, so here are few tricks for them.
Since your hair will take some time to be fully restored, it might not look the way you like it to till then. You might be tempted to iron out your frizzy curls or enliven your dry, limp tresses, but it’s worth it to hold out until your damaged hair health is restored completely. If you remain patient for some time, you will be rewarded with healthy hair soon.
#3. Stop Dying Or Otherwise Using Harsh Hair Treatments: The practice of bleaching your hair color and then applying chemicals to dye it another color is highly damaging. Bleaching or dying your hair that’s already in unhealthy state can really cause hair breakage, hair loss and bald patches.
Keep away from chemical procedures like permanent curling or straightening, as they too cause a lot of damage to your hair.
If you must dye your hair, go for a natural dye, like henna or tea. Both of them will not damage your hair, but help to restore it to its natural health.