Do's and Dont's for Hydrated hair Do's and Dont's for Hydrated hair

Dos and Don’ts For Keeping Your Hair Nourished

Hair hydration is vital to keep your scalp healthy and hair issues at bay. However, if you think that drinking water is enough to hydrate your hair, you are wrong. Hair hydration means providing enough nourishment to the roots of your hair to prevent them from becoming dry, frizzy, and lifeless. Keeping hair hydrated should be your utmost priority but you need to do it the right way to achieve maximum benefits. Not sure of how to keep hair moisturized? Don’t fret as we’re here to help. Let’s talk about some dos and don'ts for a healthy, hydrated mane and flaunt the hair of your dreams with ease.

• Dos

1. Condition every time you wash your hair

Conditioning your hair after every shampoo is a must as a conditioner helps to smoothen hair cuticle and add body, softness to your hair. It hydrates the hair and helps it to be less frizzy. Apart from making it supple, a conditioner also helps colour-treated hair against fading. Try the paraben-free conditioner for best results.

2. Oil your hair regularly

Constant outdoor exposure causes your scalp and hair to lose their hydration. This in turn can lead to frizziness, brittleness, and dullness. Wondering how to keep hair hydrated? The answer is oiling. Hair oil delivers essential vitamins and acids that are required to create a barrier around the hair cells which in turn prevent the loss of moisture. Oiling the hair regularly also protects hair follicles by filling the gap between cuticle cells. Nourish the hair and maintain its texture by gently massaging the scalp with oil.

3. Pamper your hair with a mask

To give your hair a boost of nourishment, use a hair mask twice a week or more often. This thick, creamy product contains more active ingredients and is one of the perfect, easiest ways to moisturize your hair. Using a hair mask also helps to improve the health of your scalp and the strength of your hair. We recommend you apply a vegan hair mask infused with the power of proteins and fruits to give your hair the nourishment it needs in just a few minutes.

• Don’ts

1. Over-washing is a NO

If you wash your hair daily, switch to washing it on alternate days and if you wash it alternately, consider washing it every third day instead. Washing the hair too often can strip off the natural oils and moisture of your hair, causing your locks to become even dehydrated and make it appear dry, dull, and lifeless. Moreover, when washing, say no to long, hot showers as they too can cause dryness and steal away the natural lustre from your hair.

2. Don’t use harsh shampoos  

We tend to use harsh shampoos for a squeaky-clean scalp but shampoos containing harsh chemicals can be a major threat to your hair. The best way to cleanse your scalp while maintaining hair hydration and its natural shine is by using a silicone-free shampoo. Apart from being silicone-free, look for shampoo formulas that include other nourishing ingredients like beneficial vitamins, proteins, rich oils and more.

3. Avoid heat styling tools

Avoiding heat styling tools is one of the best ways to keep hair moisturized as using them excessively is the biggest culprits behind leaving your hair fried and dried. When you use heat styling tools, they strip your hair of its natural proteins by breaking down it’s elements and lead to irregular texture and tresses that are more prone to breakage. Use these tools occasionally and while doing so, be mindful of how you protect your hair. Some things to keep in mind is to wait until your hair is dry, adjust your tool to the right temperature and use a hair protectant serum during styling.

Keep these simple dos and don’ts for hair hydration in mind and browse through a wide range of Garnier haircare products to get hydrated, supple, and healthy hair effortlessly.