Saturday, August 23, 2014

Hair Health



In Asia, umbrella is part of the daily need particularly among women and young girls. They use it virtually almost every day of the year whether it is rainy day or sunny day, unlikely their counterparts in western countries where umbrella is used only during the wet day. The reason most Asian women love their umbrella is to protect their skin from getting darker complex. One thing that they did not realize is that they are actually looking after their hairs as well.

Signs to recognize

Sings of sun damage to your hair include discoloration, dry and brittle strands, broken or split ends, thinning and frizziness. Damaged hair has a dry look and feel. Damaged hair also is unmanageable and will not hold a curl or style. Usually, damaged hair dries quickly.

Signs to recognize

Sings of sun damage to your hair include discoloration, dry and brittle strands, broken or split ends, thinning and frizziness. Damaged hair has a dry look and feel. Damaged hair is also hard to manage and will not hold a curl or style. Usually, damaged hair dries quickly.

Factors that contribute to damage hair

There are many factors that contribute to damage hair include the use of hot flat irons or rollers, chlorinated water in swimming pools or lightening your hair can make it more vulnerable to the summer stresses of heat and sun. All of these damage your hair’s keratin. The damaged protein allows sun and heat to penetrate the hair more easily and results in a fragile hair strand. Bleach or highlights your hair is another factor and you’re going to have very significant hair breakage.”

What you can do
  • Go out early or late in the day, just as you would to protect your skin.
  • Wear a hat or cover yourself with an umbrella as there is not a cosmetic product out there that acts like a sunscreen and protect tour hair
  • Make sure you rinse your hair out with clear water If you swim in a chlorinated pool (which contains salt and chlorine).
  • Use a hair conditioner appropriate to your hair color and type, as well as the climate. Use a conditioner with volumizing formula if you have fine hair.
Read original article Best "Ways to Protect Your Hair From Sun Damage"

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