We all want long healthy and shiny hair, but we neglect the basic tips that help us to attain and maintain long and healthy hair. The foundation of healthy hair is a healthy scalp. A healthy scalp is one of the most necessary factors to have voluminous, long and thick hair.
There are some basics that you need to take care of in your daily routine to get the desired scalp health. These tips are easily adaptable and do not require any effort.
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HEALTHY SCALP TIPS:
AVOID SILICONS AND SULPHATES:
Silicon and sulphates are extremely damaging to your hair and scalp. Sulphates have the tendency to over strips the surface of oil from your scalp leaving your scalp dry and resulting in dandruff, irritation and itching. They are also responsible for drying out hair follicles causing hair loss and hair thinning. Thus, it is a good idea to avoid the usage of products containing sulphates and silicones.
- EXFOLIATE YOUR SCALP:
Your scalp has similar skin as your face. It is, therefore, necessary to perform the same skincare routine that you will do for your face. Exfoliation is one of the easiest ways to remove dead skin. Exfoliation for the scalp is nothing but is a clarifying wash. This clarifying wash should be done once a month. The simplest way of doing exfoliation is to use exfoliating shampoo.
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The scalp treatment is nothing but a simple routine of oiling it. To keep the scalp healthy, avoid dandruff and dryness on your scalp you need to oil your scalp twice a week.
AVOID TIGHT HAIRSTYLE:
Tying hair in a high tight ponytail might look stylish and sophisticated but it damages your hair at the same time. The stress that is caused on your head by may weakens your hair roots and causes hair breakage.
AVOID SUN EXPOSURE:
We all try to minimize the sun exposure on our face to protect it from damaging our skin, similarly, we should also minimize the sun exposure on our scalp. Try to cover your head with a hat or headscarf before heading out.
AVOID HOT SHOWER:
Hot showers are another cause of damaging your scalp and dry out your hair. It is recommended to avoid hot showers for healthy hair and scalp.