10 Effective Hair Care Tips for Winter 2013-14

Winter can take its toll on your hair – cold winds, pouring rain, icy snaps, central heating all take their toll on your locks. During the winter you need to take care of your hair differently then other seasons so that it dose not dry out, or become dull and brittle. So it’s worth starting a change-of-seasons care regime to keep your hair in the best shape possible. Here are some tips for caring for hair in the winter so it’s looks it’s best.

The Forever Hair Care Tips for Winter

  1. If your hair is dry and damaged try using a leave in conditioner. Leave in conditioners do wonders for your hair! They instantly make your hair feel softer and will help with the overall appearance as well.
  2. our winter hair may already be in damage deficit from exposure to the sun and sea during the summer months, so needs to be nourished from within. Choose an intensive moisturizing shampoo and conditioner: look for products with the word ‘replenish’ on them.
  3. Try replacing plastic combs with wide-tooth wooden combs this winter. Dry hair will mean that you get static as you brush or comb your hair. To combat static use a hair spray on your comb before brushing through the length of your hair.
  4. Moisturise your hair once a week with a hot oil treatment to promote a healthy scalp and nourished hair. Some natural oils that work particularly well include coconut oil and almond oil.
  5. When you are washing your hair once you are done lock in the moisture by running your hair through cold water. This is a great trick that really works. It also helps add shine to your hair.
  6. To avoid frizzy, static-prone hair in the winter months, keep your hair tied up as much as possible, particularly when out and about, and especially when exercising.
  7. It’s best to use lime juice in squeeze bottles since it’s easier to control. Stand over either your kitchen or bathroom sink and squirt the lime juice all over your head and massage your scalp. Leave on for about 15 minutes, and then wash your hair. Lime juice makes your hair silky, shiny and dandruff free.
  8. Try not to leave the house with wet hair: the cold weather can cause your hair to freeze at the cuticle and cause it to break.
  9. Do not wash your hair in hot water. Use warm or cool water. If you use hot water it causes more damage to your hair leaving it dry as well.
  10. Try a hair spa treatment once a week. Hair spa is a series of spa treatments which usually involves oil massage, steaming and shampooing followed by a deep conditioning mask. This intense treatment goes a long way in increasing scalp blood circulation.

With these three tips, you’ll be able to properly care of your hair in the winter. Don’t be left behind, bad hair is never the Trend!