With hardly any time to breathe, without money for too many whims or without much patience to spend a couple of hours at the hairdresser. It doesn’t matter what the reason is, but what is obvious is that you don’t go to your beauty salon as often as you should And that is noticeable in each visit, in which your hairdresser has to do more to recover your hair, which translates into more time, number of services to perform and an increase in the price of the ticket. The truth is that, as with almost everything, lack of maintenance is counterproductive And, in the case of hair, it is synonymous with having to give yourself a good snip. If you don’t want to have to go to extreme measures – have to break up with your hairdresser would be one of them– follow the following hair care tricks to the letter, which will keep your healthy hair and safe from scissors.
Pay attention to the recommendations of your hairdresser
The time your hairdresser calculates that must pass until you return to the hairdresser is not random. He (or she) calculates it taking into account the texture and porosity of your hair, the color, the way you usually style it and your washing and maintenance routine. So, as much as you don’t want to cut your hair, the only way to keep it healthy and beautiful is to keep the ends tightly closed and cut it when the hair experts advise you.
Find the most suitable products for you (and use them)
The hair market offers endless options, but the most important thing is find the products that are great for your hair, Since it is useless if you buy the one that is fashionable or the one that your friend recommends if it is not the most suitable for you. The most important thing is that the ones you choose are adapted as much as possible to your hair type and your needs. And before buying a new reference make sure that it is silicone free, As these create a film on the hair cuticle, which does not come off even with shampoo, and over time this will dry out your hair and make it brittle.
Don’t forget about hydration
If you are one of those who are continuously changing their hair tone or even if you dye the same tone every month, you should apply moisturizing treatments frequently. Don’t forget to condition your hair whenever you wash your head and, once a week, apply a hydrating or specific mask for colored hair. In the salon, specific treatments rehydrate, repair and replenish the hair. A daily care routine together with some professional treatment are the perfect combination to avoid split ends and breakage of the hair fiber.
Avoid heat whenever possible
The fewer heat tools you use, your hair will be healthier and shinier for longer. Whenever you can, let your hair air dry so the tips will need a snip less often. And when you have no choice but to use the dryer, the irons or the tweezers, Always wear a protector, regardless of how your hair is!
Regulate the temperature of your heating tools
In addition, it is also important that regulate the temperature of your hair utensils to prevent damage. Many of them reach temperatures of up to 230ºC, but your mane will be more than perfect if you lower the degrees to 180, or less. In this way you avoid damage caused by excess heat and you also make sure that the protector you have chosen is able to do its job perfectly.
Lastly be smart and don’t let six months pass between visits to the hairdresser or your stylist will have no choice but to cut your losses to get your hair back and you will leave the salon pissed off and not wanting to step on it again in a long time, and so on …