As the winter season approaches, many of us eagerly await the joys of comfortable sweaters, hot cocoa, and chill weather. However, with the onset of winter, it’s also essential to pay extra attention to our hair, as the colder months can be harsh on our locks. Cold, dry air and indoor heating systems can strip your hair of its natural moisture, leaving it brittle and prone to damage. To ensure your hair remains strong and healthy throughout the winter, follow these essential tips:
Adjust your washing routine to maintain a healthy scalp and hair during winter. Wash your scalp 2-3 times weekly using a gentle, pH-balanced shampoo. Avoid hot showers, as hot water can strip your hair of natural oils, leading to dryness. Over-shampooing can also increase dryness, so strike a balance. After washing your hair, make sure to use a leave-in hair serum like Child’s Play™ Detangler to avoid dry hair and breakage.
Combatting Flaky Scalp
Winter often brings the frustration of a flaky scalp. If you are battling flakes, try presoaking your scalp with Arcolane Scalp Solution for 5 to 10 minutes before using your regular shampoo. It can help relieve flakiness and restore a healthy scalp.
Using heated styling tools can be tempting, especially during the holiday season, but be cautious not to use them in high-heat settings. High temperatures can cause hair to become brittle and prone to breakage. Consider using a heat-protectant serum before styling to minimise damage.
Dealing with Hair Shedding
It’s common for people to experience increased hair shedding during the winter months. However, if you notice excessive hair fall, try this Hair Cycle Reset Combo – Morning Lark® Caffeine Concentrate with Night Owl® Scalp Lotion. These products help stimulate hair growth and reduce shedding over time.
Nutrition and Supplements
Healthy hair starts from within. Ensure you’re nourishing your body with a diet rich in protein, vitamins, and minerals. Add supplements like TOR™ Mighty Marine Collagen or WAH-TOR™ Vegan Collagen Builder and TOR™ Bright OptiMSM® to your routine.
These supplements improve hair characteristics and protect your hair follicles from free radicals.
Winter hair care is about maintaining moisture, preventing damage, and promoting healthy growth. Adjusting your hair care routine and incorporating these tips allows you to enjoy luscious locks even during the harshest winter conditions. Remember to be gentle with your hair, stay hydrated, and nourish your body from the inside out. With these practices, you’ll be well-prepared to flaunt strong and healthy hair throughout winter.