Our hair has seen us through our best days, and our worst. From when we first learned how to straighten it, curl it (and then curl it with a straightener), crimp it, braid it...this list goes go on and on. Through the years, the heat-damage has almost always outweighed the TLC we attempted to give our hair, but with all the extra time at home, there's never been a better opportunity to show your hair some love. If you’re wondering where to start, try out one of the following ten ways to nourish your hair back to its healthiest best.
1. Try DIY
This is one of the easiest, most pocket-friendly ways to nourish your hair. These DIY hair masks use ingredients that you can purchase at your local grocery store and are all-natural. Take some time out of your day and give your hair the much needed care that it needs with these DIY hair masks.
2. Focus on your scalp
Do you feel like your scalp is drying out too much? Before you do anything else, make sure to check on how much water you’re drinking. Staying hydrated is an extremely important way to keep your scalp and skin nourished.
When it comes to taking care of your itchy or dry scalp, you have to understand the causes and symptoms before you begin treating it. Read the article below for a deep-dive into how you can properly take care of your scalp.
3. Tame the frizz
“I love frizzy hair!” said no one ever. Whether we’re stepping out to get groceries, or prepping for a Zoom meeting, the frizz wants in no matter what. So how do you take care of frizz when it just won’t go away? Lucky for you, we explored the causes and remedies for various kinds of frizz and how to deal with it. Check it out below:
4. Undo the damage
Heat, pollution, toxic products—there are so many factors that damage our hair on a day-to-day basis. Now that we’re staying indoors, this gives us a great chance to undo all that damage. Whether your hair is dry, oily—or you’re just looking for some extra nourishment, we got you, boo!
5. Oil it up
Oils are all the hype right now for skin and hair care, and if you haven’t jumped on to that bandwagon yet, now is the time to! They’re nourishing, great for a self-care sesh and will leave you feeling amazing. Find five of the best types of oils for your hair below.
6. Space out the wash days
Did you know over-washing your hair can cause damage to your scalp and hair follicles? Read on to find out how often you should wash your hair based on your hair colour, and hair type.
7. Develop a night time hair care routine
We all focus on our night time skin care routine but what about our hair? Your hair and scalp deserves just as much love and attention, so make sure you brush your hair, apply a mask and use a silk pillowcase for the best results. Read more about how to create a hair care routine for yourself.
8. Focus on the growth
Having long, shiny hair is never a bad idea—getting there is the struggle. We’ll guide you through nine simple steps in which you can achieve the hair of your dreams! These simple steps are easy to do and will give you the results you’re looking for.
9. How to keep it long
We’ve all felt the struggle of growing your hair beyond a certain length. While some blame it on genetics, or external factors like the weather, why not explore other reasons why this might happen to you. We’ve got you the lowdown on why your hair might not be growing and how to switch that up.
10. Untangle it
If you struggle with unmanageable tangles in your hair, we are here for you, girl! You are not alone in this struggle. We understand how annoying tangled hair can be, but don’t worry! With these easy steps you too can prevent your hair from tangling.