Every girl, lady and woman out there desires to have gorgeous healthy hair. For some it may be easier than others. Everybody has different hair. That’s what makes us so unique. Thick, wavy, curly, straight, fine, frizzy, short or long – no matter what type of hair you were blessed with, it is very important to take care of it everyday.

According to an online source:

  • The average person has 100 000 to 150 000 hairs on their head
  • A hair grows by 0.3 to 0.5mm per day – about 1 to 1.5cm a month and 12 to 15cm a year.
  • 90% of scalp hairs are growing and 10% are resting
  • 40% of women by the time they reach menopause will have female pattern (hereditary) hair loss

Your hair is one of your main assets and it’s vital to ensure that it looks its best and remains healthy at all times. Here are a few tips to help you get the hair you see in magazines.

1. Don’t brush your hair when it’s wet. Your hair is brittle when it’s wet and can be easily damaged. Brush your hair before you wash it.

2. When washing your hair, massage your scalp. It will boost circulation in your head.

3. Many ladies love long hair and are afraid to trim it because it may look shorter. Go for regular trims. Trim away the dead hair and spilt ends. It will promote growth and your hair will look healthier too. Remember healthier hair is more important than long hair.

4. Work with your natural hair. If you have frizzy hair, use products suited for your hair. Using harsh products to get straighter hair might damage your hair. Embrace your natural hair.

5. There is no limit to the amount of times you should shampoo your hair. If you’ve washed and rinsed your hair twice and it still feels oily or dirty, then shampoo again. Don’t forget to moisturise your hair too. Shampooing washes away your natural oils, so use conditioner to add moisture to your hair.

6. Hair begins within your body so watch what you eat. Age, seasons, sex, food and alcohol all play a big roll in hair growth. If you live a healthy life, you’ll have healthy hair.

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