Avoid showering your hair in hot water as it would strip the coat of protective oil off your hair and make it dry and brittle. The ideal water temperature is just slightly warmer than your body temperature.
Dandruff and itchy scalp is one of the main causes of hair fall. Keep your hair clean by washing it thoroughly at least once every 2 days.
Avoid brushing your hair with a comb that has narrow tight teeth as it damages and breaks your strands.
Air drying or blow drying your hair with cold air can prevent your tresses from becoming dry and brittle.
Long hair requires frequent trim, visit your salon once every 6 to 8 weeks to snip the unhealthy split ends off.
Stress, smoking and bad eating habits can cause hair to look dull and break easily.
Your strands are weaker when they are wet, so avoid excessive brushing or combing until it is almost dry.
Rinse your hair with tepid water after conditioning to prevent frizz.
Prevent sleeping with wet hair as it would weaken the follicles and make your strands more brittle.
Massage your scalp frequently to encourage hair growth.
Wet hair thoroughly before shampooing your hair to minimize breakage.
Chlorine can be very damaging to your tresses. Wet and condition your hair before dipping into the pool. Wearing a tight-fitting swim cap helps to minimize the damage too.
Dry your hair thoroughly before using flat iron or curling iron to prevent frizz.
Part hair in opposite direction for a fuller and voluminous look.
Sleeping with your hair tied can cause breakage, so always leave your hair down when you go to bed.
Avoid wearing ponytail for long as it may lead to “traction alopecia,`` a condition in which hair is pulled out of the scalp.
Use a wide-tooth comb to spread conditioner through your hair in the shower to detangle and smooth your hair before styling.