Everyone wants to have hair which flatters them and leaves them looking at their best. However, your daily habits can end up making a big contribution towards how good or bad your locks look. You may be making some common mistakes that you haven’t even thought about before, and this article is here to help you identify what some of them could be.
Of course, going to the hair salon on a regular basis is going to play a big role in helping your hair to look at its best. But here are some of the daily mistakes which you want to avoid making as much as possible.
Hot Hot Heat
Heat products can be damaging to your hair in general, but if you have them cranked all the way up to the maximum setting, this can be especially problematic. All you need to do is turn down the heat just a couple of notches to play a big role in preserving your hair from getting damaged. And if you have just sprayed your hair and hear that sizzling sound when you are curling or straightening it, that is literally the sound of it frying and it is time to stop what you are doing!
Using the Wrong Brush
You need to choose a type of brush and barrel size which is going to work well with your hair and leave it looking at its best. The smaller the barrel, the more curl and body that you are going to be able to achieve with it. If you opt for a larger brush size, this is going to leave you with straighter hair. Adjust depending on what type of hair you have.
The way in which you are shampooing your hair can make a big difference when it comes to how it looks. First of all, you need to choose the type of shampoo which matches your hair type. You should be working up a decent lather by scrubbing every part of your scalp with your fingertips. Make sure that your rinse your hair thoroughly after you have finished to get rid of any lingering debris and detergent. Afterwards, condition your hair and rinse thoroughly again so that it dries faster, has more volume, and maintains its style for longer.
Sleeping with Wet Hair
If you like to shower before you go to bed, you should make sure that you take the time to dry off your hair properly. When you sleep, you move your head a lot which can cause a lot of frizz at the back of your head. You will have to work on your hair extremely hard in the morning just to get rid of the frizz. As a bonus tip, it is worth bearing in mind that unlike your body, your hair does not need to be cleansed every single day.
If you have identified that you make any of these hair mistakes yourself, now is the time to do something about it.