Tips For Healthy Hair
can’t afford to miss!!
hair care practices can leave your hair dull, unmanageable
and with horrible split ends.
the right shampoo for your type of hair (ask
your stylist). Normal, dry or chemically treated hair will benefit from a weekly
intensive conditioning treatment. Always comb intensive treatment through to the
ends of your hair. Cover with plastic and a towel around the hair for up to 30
minutes (to help trap heat in). If you are short on time look for an instant conditioner
to use after each shampoo.
are a MUST at least twice a month.
your hair air dry as often as you can.
balanced diet including fresh fruit and vegetables help to ensure your hair receives
all it's vitamins and minerals which it requires for healthy growth. If you know
your diet is not quite as good, supplement with vitamins and minerals. They must
both be used together to benefit your hair and body. Consult a nutritionist if
you are feeling uncomfortable choosing your own.
be surprised if your favourite shampoo
always ensure good hair days. Environmental changes throughout the year can leave
your hair dry, greasy and with fly aways. It is a good idea to change shampoo's
when you feel the need at least every couple of months)
rough towel drying, gently press hair down after washing. If you have long hair
use a comb to remove snags, not a brush.
the use of hot blow drying, crimpers, and curling irons. Before using them protect
the hair by applying a heat buffering spray such as K.M.S thermal spray.
shampoo out of your hair thoroughly and wash and condition it well after swimming
in a chlorine filled pool.
DID YOU KNOW?
That hair grows about 12mm per month and that a
single strand of hair lives for up to seven years
If you never cut your hair it would grow to a length of 107cm before falling out
There are 120,000 hairs on the average adult head with blondes having most (140,000)
and redheads least (90,000)
Hair grows faster in the summer, during sleep and between the ages of 16 and 24
Between the ages of 40 and 50 women tend to lose about 20 percent of their hair
Healthy hair is highly elastic and can stretch 20 or 30 percent before snapping
Ahuman hair is stronger than copper wire of the same thickness
The combined strength of a head of human hair is capable of supporting the weight
equivalent of 99 people
Curling tongs were first popularised by ancient Romans
In 1703 Peter the Great of
Russia created a tax on beards that almost caused a revolution
The root of a hair strand sticks in a bag in the skin. The strand is pushed out
of this bag about 0.35mm per day, making an average growth rate of 1cm, or half
of an inch, per month. The growth rate is however very much related to the individual
person, his age, his diet etc.
hair has an average lifetime of 2-6 years. After a rest period of three months
the single hair falls out, and a new strand starts to grow out of the bag. The
lifetime depends on circumstances and person, too.
lifetime of hair is responsible for the maximum of hair length you can have. Waist
length hair takes about 6 years to grow out from a short hair cut, periodic trims
included. If your hair has a life cycle of 2 years, you will never achieve a nice
waist length mane.