Does Your Hair Need Re-hab?
Have you gone too far with blow outs and hot tools? Applied one color too many? If you answered yes then your hair probably needs some damage control, and a little hair rehabilitation to get back on track. Not sure if your hair needs rehab or curious about what to do to restore your tresses? Keep reading to learn the signs of hair damage and tips on how to restore your hair back to health.
It doesn’t matter if your hair is natural, straightened, texturized or relaxed, hair that is overly deficient of natural oils, can lead to a flaky scalp, and hair that appears dull, dry, and lifeless. Flat irons, blow dryers, curlers and other hot tools are definitelyculprits for drying out your hair. Overuse of chemical treatments and using the wrong ingredients on your hair may also cause the hair to become dry and dehydrated. Dry/dehydrated hair can be rehabilitated with products that contain moisturizers and emollients. Keep dry hair hydrated by cleansing, conditioning, and deep treating it with the application of a mask. KOIL’s Complete System has everything you need to address dry and dehydrated hair. Application Tip: Most experts agree that conditioner should be applied to freshly shampooed, wet hair, this helps with moisture absorption. Frequent shampooing and use of harsh soaps and detergents on dry hair should be avoided.
Hair that lacks shine, bounce, and luster has probably been damaged and also needs rehabilitation. The first step in evaluating dull hair is to determine if there are any ingredients in your existing regimen that could be potentially altering the appearance of your hair. Eliminate products that deplete the hair of hydration, bounce, and shine. Use KOIL’s Leave in Conditioner infused with hair softening and reparative wheat-derived ingredients to help restore it.
According to the American Academy of Dermatology it is normal to shed 50-100 hairs a day. If however when you brush or comb your hair you are experiencing more than this, it can definitely be a sign of damage. Causes of hair shedding range from stress, giving birth, medical conditions, over processing and color treatments. While chemically treated hair is more susceptible to shedding and breakage it is not the only hairy type that is impacted by shedding. Natural hair is also susceptible to it. You should speak to a professional if you find that your hair is shedding at an abnormal rate. Shampooing with a replenishingwash like KOIL’s Shampoo will gently cleanse and volumize fine to normal hair and help boost the hairs body. If you are not sure if you are experiencing hair shedding or hair loss a dermatologist can help you distinguish between the two and the next best steps for treatment.
Breakage could be caused from improper color application, hot tools, hair products, tight hairstyles, stress, diet, and other reasons. Breakage can also occur from braiding wet hair i.e. braids with extensions, when you braid hair wet it shrinks and recoils, the shrinkage may create excess pulling and tension. When the hair dries around the braid, the tension can lead to breakage or hair loss from pulling or twisting. To address hair breakage conditioning and mask treatments are beneficial. KOIL’s Conditioner and Hair Mask are excellent treatments to help with hair breakage.
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