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Taking Hair Care to the Next Level

Taking Hair Care to the Next Level
TeamIdentity
Written by TeamIdentity

Every woman can grow beautiful hair by getting into the proper hair care routine.

Ask most women about their hair, and you will find that a healthy, shiny, gorgeous mane is tied into our self-esteem. When your hair looks fabulous, well, you feel fabulous, too, and ready to conquer the world.

Unfortunately, most of us abuse our strands on a daily basis, damaging our follicles or the essential growth structure of the hair. Wearing hair extensions to hide unhealthy strands isn’t the answer. Every woman can grow beautiful hair by getting into the proper hair care routine.

Laying Down Super Hot Styling Tools

This tip seems so obvious, but for most of us, we’re obsessed with our hot styling tools to lock in a look that hopefully, lasts for the entire day.

Our human hair is naturally made up of keratin proteins and hydrogen bonds, and when you start using tools with high heat as in curling irons, blowdryers, flat irons, and others, you’re messing with the proteins and oils in your strands and depriving them of their hydrogen bonds.

It can be extremely damaging to your hair, and that is why beauty experts recommend air-drying the hair or using a low-speed setting on your blowdryer, for example. Try to limit the use of these super-hot styling tools.

Looking At Hair Care Formula Ingredients

What you apply to your hair also matters in a major way.

Are you aware of the chemicals that are often present in everyday shampoos, conditioners, styling serums and creams, and other popular hair treatments?

Luckily, we have options.

One of these alternatives is using all-natural professional hair products for women so that you can maintain healthy hair follicles that are nourished with all-natural clean ingredients.

Seriously, who wants potentially harmful ingredients seeping into our scalps containing ammonium lauryl sulfate or sodium laureth sulfate, parabens, sodium chloride, formaldehyde, and others?

All-natural professional hair products for women feature amazing antioxidants and nutrients to fortify the strands, nourish, and seal in protection.

Replacing Your Hairbrush When Necessary

We don’t think about our hairbrushes too often, right?

However, we should pay close attention to this essential grooming tool, keep it clean and toss it out when the time comes.

We all use hairbrushes in unique ways depending on hair care habits, but as a general rule, stylists recommend washing these tools once a week to remove product build-up from the bristles. Also, invest in a new hairbrush every six months to one year.

Tucking Hair In A Silk Sleep Bonnet

Okay, so maybe this isn’t the sexiest bedtime look going, but for women who wear a silk sleep bonnet to bed, they swear it delivers gorgeous hair come morning.

A silk sleep bonnet shields your precious locks from tangles and knots and prevents friction (frizz) to the hair.

Wearing a bonnet to bed is excellent and beneficial for all ethnicities and hair types. Strands under a silk bonnet retain more moisture and are less prone to breakage.

Knowing The Time For A Trim

Hair has a dramatic effect on our confidence. But it takes a great hairstyle to get us there. Texture, length, and hair condition are all unique for every woman, but here’s a professional guide to trimming hair:

Tight, coarse curls = every 12 weeks. The same applies to virgin hair.

Long wavy or straight hair = every 8 to 12 weeks. The same goes for fine or medium curls.

Long layers, lobs or bobs = every 6 weeks.

Wavy or straight fine hair = every 4 to 6 weeks.

Short hair or damaged hair = every 4 weeks.

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TeamIdentity

TeamIdentity

Our mission is to empower women to get all A’s in the game of life by discovering their power of Self-Acceptance, Appreciation, and Personal Achievement through all of our content and collaborations.

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