Thin hair looks gorgeously touchable and easy to manage but it is known that thin hair needs a different kind of looking after. Read on for some tips on how thin hair can be better cared for.
Wash with care
Thin hair is known to be low in density. So it is not advisable to wash hair every day or too often since it leads to more hair loss.
While shampooing massage the scalp properly since it is known to improve blood circulation that can promote hair growth.
When you use conditioner apply it from the tips to the top of the hair strands. Rinse it off properly to avoid your hair becoming heavy.
Dry with care
Do not brush your hair when they are wet since breakage in wet hair is known to be more.
You can detangle your wet hair with a wide toothed comb when it is wet.
Style with care
Blow drying, using styling devices like hair straighteners and curlers that become too hot should also be avoided since thin hear can get burnt more easily when you use these.
While you can let your hair grow long even if it’s thin, a shorter haircut is considered smarter since it gives the illusion of the hair having more volume.
If you do grow your hair long, but it is still thin you can get a cut with longer layers to add more dimension.
The food you eat is known to affect your hair health. Including lots of greens and other healthy fruits and vegetables will help to strengthen the overall texture of your hair. Try including foods in your diet which are rich in biotin, zinc and iron as these are believed to have an impact on your hair health. You could include foods such as bananas, beans, cauliflower, eggs, peanuts, lentils etc. to your diet.
Thin hair can lack the necessary nutrients. Water is believed to provide the hair with nutrients which helps in making it stronger. Thin hair is also prone to breakage as it is weaker than the rest of the hair. Thus staying hydrated will go a long way in ensuring the health of your hair.
Always stay hydrated by drinking lots and lots of water. Try keeping a water bottle with you at all times.
It is advisable to massage your hair often. Massage your hair with oil for 15-20 minutes right before you wash it. This is known to increase blood circulation and stimulate the pores which can lead to hair growth. This may help in making the hair thicker than it is. You should massage your hair softly in circular motions so as to avoid pulling of the hair.
Your hair could be thin for numerous reasons and it is believed to be possible to improve the growth and health of your hair. In the meanwhile you must look after your hair. Let us know how you manage your hair on Facebook and Twitter.
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