How to Take Care of Your Hair
The dry, cold winter months can be damaging to your hair. And, let’s face it, guys aren’t often well-equipped to protect their hair. So, to assist you combat the cold-weather assault on your scalp, we’ve created a sample program to keep your hair healthy all winter.
Take your time with the hot water.
Begin your day with a soothing shower at a comfortable temperature. On a cold winter morning, it may be tempting to pump up the heat in the shower, but hot water can strip your hair and scalp of natural oils, causing dryness. Instead, take a lukewarm shower to maintain your hair healthy throughout winter.
Make sure you’re using the proper shampoo and conditioner.
Use shampoo and conditioner that will add moisture and assist give your hair a sleek shine when you have the water temperature just perfect. For gentlemen with shorter hair who suffer from dry, irritated scalps, we recommend our Refresh Shampoo. Simply massage the shampoo into your scalp, rinse completely, and allow the shampoo to hydrate and prevent dandruff.
Reduce the number of times you wash your hair.
While we’re on the issue, especially in the winter, you should reduce the amount of times you wash your hair per week. To keep your hair from drying out throughout the winter, limit your shampooing to two or three times each week.
Don’t stop at shampooing.
On days when you shampoo your hair, you should add oiling to your morning routine if you haven’t previously. This is a fantastic hair care advice for all seasons, but it’s especially vital in the winter when your scalp is more prone to dryness. The greatest time to apply oil to your hair is before you shower. Massage some olive or coconut oil into your scalp, let it remain for approximately 20 minutes, and then shampoo it out in the shower.
How to Dry Your Hair Properly
So you’ve conditioned, shampooed, and oiled your hair. You’re now ready to exit the shower and dry off. You presumably grab a towel and begin frantically scratching your head, as if you were attempting to clean the muck off the side of an oven, right? Stop it now. When your hair is wet, it is most sensitive to harm. Drying hair too quickly can harm the follicles, resulting in frizz and split ends. When drying your hair, use your hands to shake the water out in the direction it normally grows, then let it air dry for a few minutes before gently rubbing it with a towel.
Do not style your hair until later.
Because your hair is more vulnerable to damage when wet, it’s also necessary to be cautious when styling it. When your hair is wet, avoid combing or brushing it. Instead, wait until the follicles are completely dry before using a comb or brush.
Make use of high-quality hair products.
Chemical-laden styling products can weaken your hair and dry out your scalp. Make sure you’re using high-quality products that will not only keep your hair looking great all day, but will also keep it healthy for years. Our Hard Wax, with its beeswax recipe, adds texture and definition while providing a natural hold for a variety of hair lengths.