How To Repair Damaged Hair?

Is bad hair day becoming more of a regular occurrence than an anomaly? Does your hair appear brittle, broken and unmanageable, pretty much all the time?

If you hesitatingly nodded a Yes to the above questions, then do read on.

Unlike our skin, our hair follicles don't heal themselves. And that is why, it is comparatively harder to mend damaged hair.

Excess use of styling tools, hair dye, chemical-infused harsh hair care products combined with unhealthy lifestyle habits make your hair more susceptible to breakage and damage.

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And once damaged, the hair follicles become exposed and won't be able to hold moisture effectively. This further worsens the health and, in turn, makes your hair appear dull and unattractive.

Be it hair fall, split ends, bald patches, etc, damaged hair can greatly bring down your beauty game.

But, before you begin to fret, let us tell you that it is quite possible to opt for damage control and, most importantly, prevent your hair follicles from experiencing more damage.

Also Read: Homemade Natural Hair Masks For Dry And Damaged Hair

So, today at Boldsky, we're letting you know how to repair damaged hair. Trust us, when we say that following these simple things will bring considerable changes to your hair.

Take a look at these and incorporate them in your beauty regimen to be able to flaunt beautiful locks.

1. Stay Away From Heating Products

Styling devices like straighteners, blow dryers, curling iron, etc, can cause an irreparable damage to your hair. So, in order to mend the damage, you will need to stay away from these heating and styling devices.

2. Go For A Regular Trim

Regular trimming of your tresses will prevent split ends and hair breakage. So, make that visit to a saloon, which should be made a necessary chore to avoid further damage to the tresses.

3. Use Mild Hair Products

Hair products infused with harsh chemicals can weaken the hair follicles and make them appear brittle and dry. In fact, few experts have cited the excessive use of harsh products as a possible cause for dry hair, bald patches and other unwanted conditions. Be it the hair dye that you use on a monthly basis, or the shampoo and conditioner, it is imperative to go in for mild products.

4. Opt For Home Remedies

This traditional way of treating hair damage has proven to be highly effective, since the ancient times. Home remedies like eggs, curd, honey, apple cider vinegar, etc, can greatly improve the health and appearance of your tresses.

5. Try A Hot Oil Treatment

This is a rather simple way of treating damaged hair. Use natural oils like coconut, castor and olive oil to nourish your locks and provide them moisture. Just warm a tiny bowl of any of these oils in a microwave. Apply it all over the scalp and leave it overnight. Treat your hair follicles with this traditional method to naturally repair the damage and make your mane appear gorgeous.

6. Protect From Sun Exposure

Protecting your skin from the harmful UV rays of the sun is a well-known fact. However, very few people bother protecting their tresses from it. Use a scarf, hat or anything you like, to cover your hair from the sun and pollution.

7. Try Homemade Hair Masks

Homemade hair masks and packs benefit your hair in ways you've never known before, especially the one which is made of avocado and egg. This homemade mask will restore the pH balance of your tresses and nourish them from well under the roots.

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Story first published: Monday, June 13, 2016, 13:11 [IST]
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