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Three Tips for Natural Hair Care

Updated on May 8, 2013
Make your hair look luxurious with these natural hair care methods
Make your hair look luxurious with these natural hair care methods | Source

All women want to have beautiful hair. They want it to look bright, luxurious and silky smooth. The problem is that chemicals and natural elements damage it so you need to find products that will help you care for it. Many of the things that you can do don’t have to cost a lot – if any – money and are naturally processes to protect your scalp and locks.

Here are three natural methods that you can use to care for your hair and keep it looking perfect.

Use Shampoo Sparingly

There’s no need to wash your hair on a daily basis. In fact, doing this can make it worse! Many people with dry or oily hair believe that they need to wash regularly to either add the oil or strip it of it. Unless you put chemicals in your hair, such as chlorine when swimming, avoid shampooing your hair more than once every couple of days.

Those with dry hair don’t need to wash their hair that often. It is best to do it just one or two times per week. Your scalp will release oils naturally but washing often doesn’t give the hair time to disperse the oils throughout.

If you do swim on a regular basis, try to avoid getting chlorine in it. This isn’t always possible to wet your hair before you get into the pool so it soaks up less chlorine and offers some protection. A swimming cap will also protect the hair and avoid it drying out or you can wash it after every swim, depending on how often you go for a swim.

Opt for Natural Dyes for Your Hair

If you love to try out different colours in your hair, you likely dye it on a regular basis. Hair dyes do a lot of damage when used regularly, including drying the hair out. There are natural options, especially if you want to lighten or add natural highlights.

Place some lemon juice and water into a spray bottle and spray it over your hair. Sit out in the sun for about 10 or 15minutes and allow it to work through your hair to give it a sun-kissed look naturally. Don’t spend too much time out in the sun and use a little lemon juice to avoid damage.

Avoid too much sun as much as possible. This dries out the hair and will damage it – let alone damage your skin!

Home Remedies for Hair Care

Make Some Dietary Changes

The things you eat affect much more than your weight. They also affect your hair! The best hair care tip is to make some changes to your diet to make sure you eat nutritiously and give your hair the best start. You’ll not only have luxurious looking locks but they’ll feel great too.

While focusing on more nutritious foods, don’t forget about hydration. If you don’t have enough water, your scalp will dry out and start flaking, give you the look of dandruff. It will also cause problems for oil producing. Drink plenty of water throughout the day. It won’t just help your hair; it will help your diet and your skin.

You don’t have to spend a lot of money to look after your hair. Hair care is as simple as changing your diet, drinking more water and avoiding using too many chemicals. Think about how often you wash your hair and make your hair look beautiful and feel great.


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      Alexandria Ingham 4 years ago from UK

      You're welcome. Glad you found it useful.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Interesting and useful so thank you for sharing.


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      Alexandria Ingham 4 years ago from UK

      You're welcome.

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      Efficient Admin 4 years ago from Charlotte, NC

      Great information and that makes sense not to wash hair everyday because it will strip the natural oils. Thanks for sharing.