How to Maintain Your Hair during the Lockdown.

Introduction:

With lockdown due to the Covid 19 pandemic, it is very difficult to trim the hair and manage the color and lustre. With hair stylists shut down, many people are finding it difficult to groom their hair properly. However, some simple tips can be followed to be well groomed even in these difficult times.

Get help to trim your hair:

Lockdown can be very challenging because we may not have the services of hair stylists. It is better to trim the hair gently with a hair trimmer and groom it yourself or with some help.

Wash your hair in cold water: 

Don’t wash your hair in hot water, as high temperatures can wreak chaos with your hair and will make the hair look dull.  One may use a water filter for your shower head that will safely remove any harsh minerals from the water. Harsh minerals that are present in some water supplies can gradually fade the color of dyed hair.

Use Color-Safe Shampoos and Conditioners:

 It is wise to use a good quality shampoo and conditioner that will help to lock in the color of dyed hair. Rub the shampoo gently into the hair and scalp before rinsing it out thoroughly and then add the conditioner and. leave it on your hair for at least three minutes before rinsing it off.

Use Hair Mask once a week: 

It is a good idea to get into the habit of using a hair mask at least once a week to ensure a healthier scalp and stronger hair. Hair masks also help to reduce hair breakage. 

Avoid Brassiness:

If you swim in a chlorinated swimming pool, the chlorine can damage the hair when you are choosing products for your hair, look for those that claim to neutralize the look of brassiness.

Keep a close watch on the Roots:

Don’t panic if your roots begin to show Use a good root cover up spray that will conceal any grey hairs and new hair growth in just one spray.

 Add a Bit of Volume

Try sea salt spray, if you feel that your hair lacks a bit of volume.  The spray can be applied to damp hair and will define and set your natural waves – giving the illusion that you have just dipped into the sea and left your hair to dry naturally. 

Fasten Your Hair Up:

 It is a good idea to consider pinning your hair up during the hot weather to help protect it more and keep it looking tidier. 

Wear a Sun Hat:

 Finally, in extreme heat, a sun hat can provide your hair and scalp with extra protection from the harsh UV rays of the sun.  Choose a white or light-colored hat to reflect the heat away from your head, as dark colors tend to absorb the heat.

Conclusion

 Maintaining the hair in the lockdown period can be a tricky business. Use products that suit your hair and stick with them without being overtly experimental. This will help you get over the lockdown period without embarrassing blushes.

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