Repairing Winter-Damaged Hair

The cold, dry weather of winter time can do a lot of damage to your hair. The change in humidity in the air not only dries out your skin but also dries out your hair. This might also lead to some heavy shedding and dry scalp.

Find out how you can repair your hair from the harsh winter weather with these tips:

Protein Treatment – If you’re noticing some shedding or breakage in your hair, that means that it’s in a weakened state. Increased protein treatments in your hair, and eating more foods rich in protein will help give that boost it needs.

Moisturizing Conditioner – Keep your hair moisturized to protect it from the humid weather conditions. Deep conditioning is also recommended. Choose those with powerful natural hydrators and masks. Conditioners with greant tea extracts, olive oil or shea butter have very good conditioning and moisturizing effects.

Dandruff Shampoo – Scalp itch and dandruff typically worsens in the winter. Using an anti-dandruff shampoo to combat the flakes on your scalp. If that doesn’t do enough, visit your dermatologist for a scalp solution prescription.

Hair Protection – Going outside in the winter with your hair still wet can cause the cold to penetrate the strands and cause breakage. Make sure to dry your hair thoroughly first before stepping out in the cold. When using a blow dryer, apply a heat-protecting product first. These lightweight oils protect your hair from the blow dryer’s high temperatures.

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