How does the way you Shampoo affect your hair growth?
March 25, 2012
There is a right way and the other way to wash your hair. You want to get it right as it affects the way your hair looks and also how much hair grows
A little tip, if you suffer from a dry scalp or have dandruff, try a shampoo with zinc that will help treat flaky scalps. Usually the packaging states whether it helps with dandruff
How to wash your hair the correct way
- Wet your hair with standard tap water (assuming you are living in a country with clean water)
- Pour the shampoo into your hands and rub slightly. This will help lather up the shampoo and gives a more even application
- Rub the shampoo into your scalp. Use your finger tips to massage your head and this will help with blood circulation to your scalp (plus it also feels nice)
- Lean your head back and let gravity help rinse the shampoo out
- If you shampoo does not contain a conditioner, then add a conditioner. Massage into scalp and leave for at least 2 minutes.
Using a conditioner has the added benefits of
- Conditioning helps decrease the brittleness of hair.
- It increases the strength of hair a lot.
- Helps remove tangles thereby making hair easy to comb.
- Conditioning your hair regularly helps prevent ‘weathering’ (split ends) and hair damage by forming a protective film over the hair shaft.
Dry your hair gently by patting it with a towel. DO NOT rub your scalp and hair back and forth quickly as this may damage your hair. Also do not blow dry the hair it totally wet
6. Brush your damp hair and any tangles should easily come out
7. Add your favourite hair product for styling
Remember if you use a hair dryer, do over use it. Make sure you go back and forth and don’t have the hair dryer on a high temperature in one spot.