Winters bring with it good hair days and there is no denying that. We can go on days without washing the hair strands but still manage to do a filmy hair flip. But the winter also gets dryness to the tresses as much as it dries out the skin. With the winter season comes flakiness, dryness, flaky scalp and many other hair issues. Dryness in the hair, exposure to harsh climate conditions and pollutants changes the quality of the hair making them prone to breakage. Dandruff, dryness and itchy scalp. To prevent the effects of harsh winters on the hair and reducing the dandruff and hair fall, here are a few of the hair care tips to follow.
5 Tips For Healthy Hair In The Winter
1. Use Lukewarm Water For Showers
We all know that a chilly climate makes us take long hot baths. But the heat causes the hair strands to dry out further and result in dryness, itchiness and breakage. Use warm water instead to cleanse your scalp.
2. Cover The Hair Strands
Some parts of the country have harsh winters as compared to the rest. If you stay in Northern India, it would be advisable to cover your head with a scarf or a hat to lower the impact of harsh environment on the tresses.
3. Befriend Hair Masks
Applying hair mask every week is the need of the season. Make a DIY hair mask at home or ask your dermatologist for recommendations. But using a hair mask at least once a week is mandatory.
4. Comb Carefully
However, you comb your hair strands normally, be careful of combing the tresses in winters. Usually due to the static produced in the strands, there is breakage caused. So, comb the ends first and gradually move up to the roots. Also avoid combing the hair in winters.
5. Avoid Heat Styling
Your hair is already dry, dull and frizzy in winter. Do not subject it to heat styling which will make the strands even more dehydrated. It can cause excessive hair fall in winters.
We hope you follow the hair care tips religiously to get a healthy mane throughout the winter season.