During the festive period of Navratri, your skin and hair goes through a lot. Be it the makeup, hairstyling products or the sweat and grime post the dandiya and garba sessions, your skin and hair is a mess by the end of the day. To add to the damage, you also spend hours styling your hair using tongs, curlers, hair straightener and what not! We earlier shared with you how to take care of your skin for Navratri 2017, today we share with you some simple haircare tips that can go a long way to keep your tresses healthy and gorgeous. Follow these haircare tips to flaunt luscious long hair in this festive season.
Cleanse your hair
Though you head out for your dandiya and garba nights with the most perfect hairdo, but by the end of the night, you have greasy and messy hair. The products used to style the hair, sweat and the dirt makes your mane even more dull and lifeless. So, just like your skin, you need to cleanse your hair. Use a specially formulated cleansing shampoo with pH balancing effects. Also, look for a sulfate-free shampoo if you wish to wash your hair daily, as this shampoo will be mild on your hair and also prevent scalp dryness.
Moisturize your hair
Over a period of time, too much of hair styling can make your hair become dry and brittle. You might be rigorously keep your skin moisturized, but it also necessary to keep your hair moisturized to combat dryness and to keep them looking soft and bouncy. You can use a leave-in cream or conditioner on your hair and wrap a towel around your hair overnight to let the magic work. When you wake up in the morning you will have perfectly soft and moisturized tresses. Throughout the day you can also use a spray mist or conditioner to keep your hair looking shiny.
Massage your scalp
You can also suffer from hair fall, due to low blood circulation. A good scalp massage will make sure that you stimulate your scalp and also boost the blood circulation in the scalp. This results in less dryness of the scalp and better hair growth. Always try to squeeze in a hair massage routine at least once a week with any natural hair oil.
Deep condition your hair
If you hair has become dull and dry, a deep conditioning treatment is what you need. Deep conditioning your hair will make sure that conditioner can penetrate your hair shaft and give you nourished hair. You can easily whip up a deep conditioning hair mask using natural products and use this hair mask to get back your gorgeous hair. Blend together equal amounts of aloe vera gel, coconut oil and cocoa and apply generously on your hair, concentrating on the hair ends. Cover your hair with a shower cap. Wash this off after 30 minutes with a mild shampoo.
Change the way you sleep
You might be causing a lot more damage to your hair while sleeping. Do you know that your cotton and linen pillowcases are causing your hair more harm than good? Yes, the surface of these fabric makes your hair all tangled and causes breakage. Switch to satin pillow cases, or wrap your hair in a satin scarf before you go to sleep to keep your hair protected.
This festive season your hair needs some much-deserved TLC. Follow this routine to get that shine and bounce back!