Restoring dry and damaged hair can be a difficult task, but with the right products and techniques, it can be done.
What is Damaged Hair?
According to credible online sources, hair that is damaged is that which has developed cracks in the outside layer(the cuticle). Once your cuticle is exposed in this way, your hair is at a greater risk of further damage and breakage.
Hair damage comes in different forms like chemical damage, color damage, heat damage and more commonly, split ends.
Signs of damaged hair
Your hair appears dull and dry
Hair easily breaks when you tag on it
Hair feels thick at the roots and thin at the tips
Uneven hair color
Frequent hair loss as you comb
How to restore damaged hair
1. Establish the cause
The first step is to identify the cause of the dryness and damage. Common causes include frequent heat styling, hair bleaching as well as use of harsh chemicals like sulfates in your hair.
2. Use products specially formulated to restore damaged hair
Finally, it really is important to give your hair a break from time to time. Try to limit the use of heat and styling products. Furthermore, try to use a deep conditioning treatment once a week to help restore moisture and shine.
You can help your hair look and feel healthier by embracing these tips. And don’t forget, you are a GEM.