Hair Care Tips You (Maybe) Never Knew: 1
Because most of these tips deserve a bit of explanation, we're going to take them one at a time. You may already know some of them, but if you don't, your hair and scalp is in for a world of good. Todays tip was a real eye opener for me.
TIP 1. It's Hot To BlotAlways gently blot your hair to remove excess water. Even better: wrap wet hair in a towel – Hollywood style – and leave it for a few minutes while you do something else (like wiping down the shower, putting on your moisturizer, or performing a 3-minute vocal solo).
WhyRubbing your hair and scalp with a towel thins and stresses the hair, encouraging split ends and breakage – much more than you may imagine.
When my hairdresser explained in detail how the damaging results of vigorous towel-drying are immediately visible if you view strands of hair under a microscope, the image stuck. I have forever since recalled it every time I reach for a towel to BLOT my wet hair.
PS. This tip is good for ALL hair types: straight, wavy, curly, koily, kinky, dry, greasy, thinning, heavy, dandruffy, sensitive, dyed, straightened, bleached, permed, impossible, frizzy, spongy, crunchy and all other manner of head hair.
PPS. Did you already know this hair care tip? Do tell!