Dry, dull, split ends, difficult to style… Dry hair has a lot of problems. To moisturize it and give it back all its vitality, follow 5 really effective tips.
Dry hair is in dire need of moisture and nutrition. Without it, it breaks, becomes dull and splits. It is also very fragile: the scalp does not produce enough sebum to protect it. This makes it particularly prone to external aggressions such as the sun, dust, wind, rubbing with hats, caps, scarves or helmets. Dry hair requires special attention and a special hair routine.
1/ Oil baths to nourish dry hair
Want to make an oil bath? Massage the lengths of your hair, avoiding the roots and scalp, with the oil of your choice. However, some oils are better suited to certain hair types. For example, if your hair tends to get greasy easily, choose jojoba or hazelnut oil, which will nourish your hair without making it greasy. The most nourishing pure vegetable oils for dry hair are coconut oil, jojoba oil, olive oil, sweet almond oil, argan oil and avocado oil. Castor oil is also particularly recommended as it boosts hair growth.
Then wrap your hair in a towel for at least 30 minutes. For a deep treatment, you can leave it overnight. Then shampoo your hair gently.
2/ Shea butter to give shine to dry hair
The fatty acids in shea butter are great allies for dry hair that lacks shine and shine. To benefit from all its nourishing virtues, it is advisable to choose it pure, to take a hazelnut of it to brush the hair of the point towards the roots without however touching the scalp. Leave it on overnight for more effectiveness. Where to find it? In some organic stores or in natural care stores.
3/ The egg yolk to give shine to dry hair
The egg yolk mask is a natural grandmother’s trick. It restores shine to the hair. The recipe is simple: mix the egg yolk with a tablespoon of olive oil to create a creamy texture. Then apply the mixture to the length of the hair. After a 10-minute break, rinse thoroughly and proceed to shampoo.
4/ Spacing out shampoos to avoid stressing the hair
The scalp of dry hair does not produce much sebum. Therefore, it does not need to be washed every day, as washing it too often would tend to damage it. You can also use the co wash method if your hair is dry. This method of washing without shampoo is gentler. Why not also try a sebum cure? This involves stopping washing your hair for a month in order to heal your hair and to be able to space out shampoos when you start washing again.
5/ Aloe Vera masks are all good
Aloe Vera is a plant with many benefits. Its gel is made up of numerous minerals, vitamins, enzymes and amino acids that bring moisture and softness to the hair fiber. Using it as a mask on damp hair nourishes the hair to restore shine and radiance. It can be applied from the roots, along the entire length of the hair and up to the ends. As it dries, the hair will absorb the nutrients from the aloe Vera and regain its vitality.