Hair botox: the treatment that repairs the hair in depth

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Our hair is strained daily. Brushing, excessive and repeated heat, the phenomenon of friction with the fabrics, and many other factors come to sensitize it and then damage it in the long term. Hair botox then provides an intense and long-lasting solution to the most abused fibers. Gianni, founder of the R-Factory show answered our questions.

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What is hair botox?

It is a protocol over several days that heals the inside and the outside of the hair by regenerating it. Hair botox consists of:

  • pro-keratin (synthetic keratin that is neither vegetable nor animal and therefore does not alter the color or shape of the hair)
  • silk protein to soften, nourish and rebuild;
  • seaweed protein to provide water and therefore hydration;
  • and hyaluronic acid to fill the interior of the fiber.

“In this way, we manage to repair, regain and plump the most damaged hair,” says the expert before continuing: “This is not a smoothing like Brazilian straightening for example. Here, we fights against the frothy appearance caused by frizz because we rehydrate and nourish the hair in depth. It is then healthier, silkier, as shiny “.

What does a hair botox treatment protocol look like?

Different application steps are inevitable in order to guarantee good penetration and hold of the treatment. First, we start with a first wash then with a second shampoo whose pH will help to slightly open the scales. In this way, the hair botox penetrates properly and more easily.

The hair is intentionally not disentangled before application of the product to avoid closing the scales on themselves. Then, strand by strand, the active ingredients are distributed over the entire length using a brush and massaged by hand. A brush with tight bristles is passed only last in order to close the scales and trap the assets. The professional leaves it on for 20 minutes under diffused but light heat and dries at low temperature, performing a specific brushing to shine the fiber. In this way, the care is captured and the scales tightened.

Secondly, you are asked to wash your hair at home with a sulfate-free shampoo 24 to 48 hours after the protocol to give the fiber time to absorb all the treatment. If the hair already seems more controlled and silkier when leaving the salon, after washing at home, it appears truly repaired, hydrated, and more vigorous.

“It is also good to point out that during the 24-48 hours of waiting, you must not use heated styling accessories, otherwise the fiber will be irreparably burned. However, it is possible to tie your hair without a problem”. The good news is that during this lag time, the fiber doesn’t feel greasy or weighed down by a treatment that is, in reality, setting and working discreetly.

Who is it for ?

Hair botox has no contraindication. Pregnant women can give the practice a try. This treatment is intended for all hair that needs to be repaired and strengthened in-depth. “It is possible to opt for this treatment as soon as you feel that the fiber is dehydrated, that it becomes tangled or breaks a lot. I have clients who come for prevention, before the summer holidays, to cover the fiber and protect it from the sun, chlorine or seawater which attack it in depth “.

How long does the treatment take for the hair?

The virtues of hair botox last 8 to 12 weeks. “At the end of these almost three months, the hair remains improved. It’s a bit like doing a magnesium treatment in the sense that you keep the effects long-lasting.”


Hair: 5 tips to improve their shine

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The pool and your hair Take a shower before going to the pool or the spa: water expands

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1. The pool and your hair

Take a shower before going to the pool or spa: water expands the cuticles, reducing the risk of damage by chlorine. If you often swim in saltwater, apply protein treatments to preserve the softness and shine of your hair. Try Hot! Protein de Alberto V05 ($ 5 for three sachets of 25g).

2. Opt for a color protector

Hormonal fluctuations, slowing cell renewal, and various drugs can have a detrimental effect on the hair. Even if you don’t dye your hair, use a protective color conditioner, such as Dove Advanced Color Therapy Protecting Shine ($ 5, 355 ml).

3. Anti-aging treatment for hair

To restore strength and vitality to your hair, use an anti-aging shampoo against damage caused by free radicals, for example, Phytodensium for dull hair ($ 26, 200 ml). To revitalize and add volume, try Dove Advanced Care Pro-Age Shampoo and Conditioner ($ 8 each, 355 ml).

4. Hair in the wind

To prevent heat damage, preferably let your hair air dry or, at the very least, set your hairdryer on low. To preserve the volume of your hair, use lightly styled styling products, such as Pantene Pro-V Plus Body Volumizing Foam ($ 6, 187 g).

5. Effectively fight dandruff

Dandruff is caused by an accelerated multiplication of Pityrosporum ovale, a fungus naturally present on the scalp. Stress and poor diet make the problem worse. Softer than in the past, new dandruff products based on zinc pyrithione, an antifungal agent, usually overcome them. Try Head & Shoulders Classic Shampoo and Conditioner ($ 7 each, 400 ml) or No Flakin’ Way by Herbal Essences ($ 3, 300 ml).


Colored hair: The 7 pro tips to prolong coloring

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Are you used to dyeing your hair? Here are seven pro tips to keep all the shine of your hair and maximize your coloring!

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Dyed hair: how to keep the color of your colored hair longer?

Some bad beauty habits will quickly wash your hair out of color and reduce its natural shine. Extend the life of your coloring and your dye with these seven tips that have been entrusted to us by hair professionals!

To prolong your coloring, adjust your color in the shower.

A few innovative hair formulas that you can use at home in the shower can lighten blonde hair or lighten or darken brown hair. The method for blondes, based on peroxide, will eliminate melanin. “You will see a tone soar, and you will end up with shinier, softer and brighter-looking hair,” said Harry Josh, celebrity hairstylist and international creative consultant for John Frieda.

Two options are available to brunettes: either they choose a darker shade thanks to a semi-permanent treatment that homogenizes the damaged areas in the same color, or they prefer a lighter shade with a unique formula which draws melanin from the hair brown.

Extend the life of your hair dye: do not wipe your hair with a towel!

When you dry your hair, twist it as gently as possible to extract all the water. Above all, do not use a towel that could make cuticles disappear, which would prevent your hair from regaining its natural luster.

Avoid alcohol in hair products to keep your coloring.

Choose styling products that contain as little alcohol as possible to keep your coloring for longer.

Let the dark side tempt yourself!

If your dyed hair looks particularly dull, why not darken it a few shades? “Darker colors generally reflect more light and can revitalize your hair and give it luster,” says Kristjan Hayden, hairdresser and creative director at Aveda.

You do not want to change color? Ask your hairdresser to mix a coloring shampoo suited to your color, advises celebrity hairdresser Richard Collins.

Use a hydrating hair mask if your hair needs a boost!

If you swim, pool water that contains chlorine can damage and severely damage the natural luster of your hair. “Remove as much water as possible after swimming and wash your hair the same evening to remove residue. Then apply a hair mask,” advises Richard Collins.

Protect the coloring of your aging hair

To prevent gray and white hair from turning yellow and dull, condition it with a purple pigment a few times a week to neutralize golden and orange hues and restore luster and shine.

Put shine in your colored hair!

For an extra dose of luster, ask your hairstylist to apply a shine treatment to revive and enhance your colored hair!


9 mistakes you make without knowing it while washing your hair

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Shampoo-rinse-conditioner-rinse. It sounds so simple. But it’s not enough to have shiny, healthy hair. Experts in the hair care industry share their secrets for washing hair well.

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You use the wrong shampoo.

The wrong shampoo can starve your dry hair of essential moisture or leave you are excellent hair flat. Anabel Kingsley, trichologist at Philip Kinsley, tells Prevention, that it should be chosen according to the texture of your hair rather than according to its type. The surface can be beautiful, medium, thick, or Afro-Caribbean. “We use a mild, protein-rich shampoo for fine hair to give it body,” she says. With thick hair, we choose moisturizing and softening agents that make them supple, smooth to style, and without the frizz. Do you find that confusing? Ask your hairdresser for advice, suggests Kate Jotzat, master colorist and stylist at Chroma K8 Beautique in Chicago. “He will advise you on what is best for your hair according to your lifestyle,” she adds.

You don’t brush them before you wash them.

You comb your hair after washing, but what do you do before? Taking a minute to brush them off before shampooing removes all product residue and prevents them from tangling in the shower.

You could refine your washing technique.

Wash your hair from the top to the tips, advises Yasmine Ishmael, chief scientist for the NIUCOCO vegan haircare range. “Most people apply their shampoo to the roots and lather before adding to the rest of the hair,” she says. Instead, apply the shampoo to the scalp and lather.

Then work the product to the tips without adding shampoo. “Since hair tends to get dirtier at the root and drier in the tips, this technique allows you to hydrate those dry ends,” she adds.

Your shampoo contains irritating chemicals.

Yasmine Ishmael names sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium Laureth sulfate, synthetic fragrances, ammonia, and bleach, all of which are chemical irritants to avoid in your hair product choices. These compounds can strip your hair of their natural oils, irritate the scalp and increase the formation of split and broken ends. They can also damage your beautiful color, which costs you the eyes of the head.

You lift your hair to wash it.

“It really is not recommended, and it will only create knots,” says Yasmine Ishmael. For her part, Kate Jotzat says that she avoids handling her hair when she is washing it. (Completely forget the hair ridges in the shampoo of your childhood!) She advises her clients to remove them by letting them fall naturally so that the cuticles stay flat and your hair is soft and supple. Discover the confessions that your hairdresser has not confessed to you.

You wash them too often.

Kate Jotzat and Jasmine Ishmael both determine the frequency of shampoos depending on the type of hair. When they are oily, a daily shampoo may be necessary, as well as the addition of dry shampoo. “It absorbs sebum and gives body to your hair,” says Jasmine Ishmael. For healthy hair, two to three shampoos per week are usually enough. “You have to find the right balance between washing and hydration,” says Kate Jotzat. If your hair is dry or damaged, just one shampoo a week might be the best way to achieve this balance.

You go too hard on the conditioner.

We understand that you wanted healthy hair, but overdoing the conditioner may not be the answer. “Always apply the conditioner from the tips to the roots,” advises Yasmine Ishmael. “For normal or oily hair, stop halfway down to avoid weighing down the roots. »Are they dry or thick? “Apply conditioner down to the roots, because it’s essential to nourish dry hair. ”

You wash them too often.

Kate Jotzat and Jasmine Ishmael both determine the frequency of shampoos depending on the type of hair. When they are oily, a daily shampoo may be necessary, as well as the addition of dry shampoo. “It absorbs sebum and gives body to your hair,” says Jasmine Ishmael. For healthy hair, two to three shampoos per week are usually enough. “You have to find the right balance between washing and hydration,” says Kate Jotzat. If your hair is dry or damaged, just one shampoo a week might be the best way to achieve this balance.

You’re addicted to deep conditioners.

We generally shouldn’t give more than one in-depth treatment a month, says Kate Jotzat. This can vary from person to person, depending on the condition of the hair. It is best to consult your hairdresser for tailor-made advice or try one of these.



Hair loss in women: the best remedies and effective treatments

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Hair loss or alopecia can be difficult for women who suffer from it. Experts provide us with the best treatments, remedies, and tips for maintaining healthy, silky hair. They also explain to us the main causes of hair loss in women.

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Hair transplantation or hair transplantation: an effective treatment to counter female alopecia

Hair transplantation is a technique that aims to remove hair and re-implant it in a more open area. Hair transplants work for women who have lost their hair. “They’re particularly effective,” says Dr. Wexler.

Surgeons previously transplanted entire strips of the scalp, but individual transplanting of hair follicles from the back of the scalp gives better results. Because the end of the head is more resistant to hair loss, there is usually more hair. “It’s tedious and expensive, but this approach represents the potential for good results for women,” says Dr. Wexler. Follicular transplants are performed by surgeons qualified in hair transplantation; some are dermatologists.

Try Minoxidil

The first treatment option is Minoxidil. It is a liquid to be applied to the scalp, which slows the loss, even accelerates the regrowth of part of the hair and which is sometimes useful in alopecia areata. There are topical or oral, herbal remedies for men and women. They contain natural extracts of fenugreek or saw palmetto seeds, but there is no certainty as to their effectiveness.

“Minoxidil is a vasodilator drug that lowers blood pressure and can also slow hair loss and even promote regrowth,” says Nick Dimakos. Doctor Robert Jones, who has recommended this treatment to several of his patients, maintains that it is effective in most cases. But before you consider taking Minoxidil, you should consult a doctor.

Prescription drugs to combat hair loss

If the diagnosis is alopecia areata, it is usually treated with corticosteroid creams or injections into the scalp, more effective if taken early. Several drugs with hormonal effects (birth control pills) help prevent female alopecia since this hair loss is linked to testosterone, but oral contraceptives block testosterone. But these oral medications have an increased risk of side effects compared to topical treatments. Discuss this with your doctor.

Topical steroids may be recommended for hair loss such as alopecia areata and other cases of autoimmune origin, but these treatments will not work for alopecia of genetic background. In the case of chronic telogen effluvium, alopecia is usually short-term, sometimes accompanied by exacerbations, says Dr. Durosier. “You can see temporary improvement with short treatment with topical steroids,” he says.

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment presents a different approach. It stimulates regrowth rather than fighting alopecia. “In this treatment, the patient’s blood and growth factors are used to stimulate hair growth,” says Dr. Donovan. Blood is drawn and centrifuged to isolate the plasma, which is injected into the scalp to stimulate regrowth.

Low-intensity laser treatment

Other non-surgical treatments include low-intensity laser treatment. The laser is used to stimulate blood supply to the scalp and cause regrowth from the hair follicles.

Anti-androgen or hormone blocker pills, or even oral contraceptives, can help slow or also stop alopecia. All of these treatments block testosterone, which can cause hair loss in some women whose hair is sensitive to androgens.

Make up your scalp

Products like Surethik Hair Building Fibers give the impression of well-stocked hair. It allows us to make up the areas affected by alopecia. “It’s real hair to sprinkle on your head, and it attaches to the scalp,” says Nick Dimakos.

Future treatments to better fight and control hair loss

New research is being done on prostaglandins, fat molecules that act as messengers. While some prostaglandins are known to promote hair regrowth, others can inhibit it. This research could lead to new topical treatments that restore hair regrowth.

Extensions and wigs

“Hairpieces look natural now, sometimes more than your hair,” said Dr. Wexler. Hair extensions are lighter than hairpieces. Also, they are a good option if you still have enough hair.

Women can also make up for missing hair with hair fiber thickening powder. This powder is available in some pharmacies, hair salons, and online. Sprinkle the fibers on your scalp, and they should stay in place until the next shampoo.

Scalp tattoo

Scalp tattooing can be a more lasting solution. Disadvantages? Yes, there are risks, such as infection. Besides, the color of the tattoo changes over time.

Hair loss in women: when to worry about it

The Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) estimates that about 100 of our 100,000 hairs are lost every day, but it is entirely normal, and most grow back. It’s that our follicles go through continuous cycles of growth, rest, and elimination.

What can become worrying is the appearance of bald spots or the widening of your line. “It is estimated that 30% of women over 40 and 45% of postmenopausal women suffer from alopecia,” said Dr. Vincent Durosier, medical director of the Ducray Dermatological Laboratories in Toulouse, France. Our hair grows about 3 cm per month. But Dr. Durosier clarified that this is not an ongoing process, which means that the 100,000 hair follicles we talked about are not growing at the same rate. So each hair on our head will stay there for three to six years before falling out. Discover the leading causes that can explain hair loss in women below.

Leading causes of hair loss in women: female alopecia and menopause

With age, some women lose more hair than usual. The most common reason after menopause is female alopecia. “Feminine” is a keyword here because this baldness differs from that of men. While men see their forehead thinning, in women, hair loss presents as a thinning of the top of the skull or sides or an overall thinning that reveals the scalp.

According to Dr. Robert Jones of the Hair Transplant Center in Oakville, Ontario, hair loss (or alopecia) in women is primarily due to genetics. He estimates that 80 to 90 percent of balding cases are linked to family history. This situation can be caused by a thyroid disorder, a hormonal imbalance, and side effects following taking medications such as antidepressants.

Stress and poor lifestyle

Nick Dimakos, the founder of SureThik International, argues that stress is also a risk factor. Take a look at your lifestyle: Eating a balanced diet, learning to manage stress, and getting a good night’s sleep may be all it takes to stop hair loss.

Alopecia areata

Handfuls of hair fall for no reason. “It is believed that it could be an immune problem, but it is a complicated disease, and the exact cause is not known,” said Dr. Denise Wexler, a dermatologist from London, Ontario, and past president of the Association. Canadian Dermatology. In alopecia areata, the body rejects the hair as invaders, although it can grow back without treatment during the year.

Telogen effluvium

A large number of hairs come to rest and die. This pathology is triggered by an event that taxes the body, such as a high fever or extreme weight loss. You may not notice that much of your hair has stopped growing, but there is apparent hair loss in the weeks or months that follow. “It’s common in women who have given birth,” says Dr. Wexler. By the time you notice the loss, healthy hair has already started to grow.

Hairstyle

Also known as traction alopecia, hair loss is often the result of tight braids or ponytails.

Pregnancy

Hormonal fluctuations can cause hair loss during pregnancy or after childbirth. Instead of thinning areas of the head or widening of the part, you could lose entire strands of hair.

Health problem and medication

Hair loss in women can also be a sign of an autoimmune condition, such as lupus or psoriasis
. Certain medications, skin infections, and even lack of sleep contribute to hair loss. This is why it is important to consult a health professional who will assess unexplained hair loss, especially if you notice systemic symptoms, such as weight change or bowel problems. Your doctor will do a “pull test” to see how much hair falls out easily, examine your scalp, take a biopsy of your hair or scalp, and check your blood sugar.

If you are worried about unusual hair loss, talk to your doctor. Treating an underlying disease or deficiency may be enough to restore your hair to its former glory. If you are already taking medication for a chronic condition, tell your pharmacist or doctor about hair loss. Your doctor can recognize the drug causing excessive hair loss.

 



11 mistakes you make when drying your hair

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Do you think you dry your hair like a pro? Still, some common mistakes – which you make without even knowing it – can damage your hair and sabotage your style. Here are the fixes to be made – approved by the pros! – to avoid the 11 most common mistakes.

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Dry your hair while it is still wet

One of the worst misconceptions is that you should start drying your hair right out of the shower. But in reality, your hair is more prone to getting damaged when wet. And the more heat you apply to wet hair, the more damage there will be. Your new goal would rather be to minimize the drastic exposure to the hot breath of the dryer. The hair must be 50 or 60% dry before starting the “drying” operation. “Remove the maximum moisture with a towel. Then let your hair air dry for 10 to 15 minutes before you begin drying, “advises Becca Sible of Amika.

Severely dry your hair with a towel.

Two gestures that cause frizz? Wrap the hair in a turban and dry it too vigorously with a towel. Powerful wringing with a sheet (and rubbing your hair vigorously) can cause hair damage. According to Stefani Padilla, founder of La Tierra Sagrada Hair, the proper method would be to only gently press the towel over your hair to absorb excess water.

Omit certain products

Preparing your hair for drying is vital. Beyond offering protection to your hair against heat damage, hair products help you create the style you want more quickly and improve the performance of your hairdryer. Before you start drying with a gentle spin with a towel, be sure to apply a protective treatment to prepare and protect your hair from the effects of heat.

Using too much product

It’s possible to abuse …even good things! “Using too much is a big” no “,” says Jennifer Lawrence, senior stylist at Julien Farel Restore Salon. A surplus of products may weigh down the hair and cause an overproduction of oil. Depending on the thickness of your hair, you should use an amount of product that is the size of a dime (beautiful hair) or twenty-five cents (thick hair).

Using the wrong hairdryer

“Many of my clients ask me if the type of dryer they use is essential. The answer is yes,” says Stefani Padilla. A good hairdryer makes all the difference when it comes to your look. Investing in an excellent drying tool not only preserves the health of your hair but also reduces drying time while promoting better results. And, you don’t have to spend a fortune either. “Just look for a dryer that offers multiple heat settings and uses ion technology,” says Johnny Lavoy of PRO Beauty Tools Celebrity.

Do not “pre-dry” your hair.

“Pre-drying” means doing a light first drying with warm air, all over your hair, before going to the more intense heat to dry section by section. Beautiful hair should be at least 80% dry and thick wool, about 50%. “This will maximize your time and reduce breakage,” says Becca Sible.

Do not divide drying by wicks.

If you dry all the portions of your hair at the same time (after pre-drying as in # 6), you think you’re doing well, but no! “Tilting your head forward or simply putting the blow dryer on top of your head, near the root of your hair, are habits that can” overheat “your hair and even damage it. Says Johnny Lavoy. “Splitting your hair is essential, and yet it is the first thing people tend to skip.

It sounds like an unnecessary step, but in the long run, dividing your hair makes drying much easier while speeding up the work and making styling easier,” says Stefani Padilla. So share your hair into small sections (never more extensive than your brush). Start drying the hair near your neck and then go back up. “The section near the front is the most visible, so spend more time there,” advises Becca Sible.

Dry hair in the wrong direction

The roots take longer to dry than the tips. Since you do not want to use more heat than necessary on your hair, it is essential to focus on the roots before moving to the ends, so that you will not cause split or chipped ends. “Maximize the volume of your hair in the neck area by directing the air in the opposite direction to the natural fall,” says Becca Sible. So that means raising the other sections of hair with tweezers and working on the hair at the base of the neck with maximum heat, from the roots to the ends to obtain a lifting and rebound effect.

You certainly don’t want to stretch the hair down, as this will result in soft, flat hair.
Create tension with a round brush going through the root and down to the mid-length, always starting from the top. Then continue to dry the other layers of the hair by directing the breath in the natural direction of the hair. Round the ends until all sections are smooth and dry.

Use the wrong brush

Brushes are your main styling tools. Round brushes with a ceramic cylinder allow better hair grip and more effective control to get results without the frizz. Remember, size matters too!

For more volume and flexibility, choose a brush with a larger cylinder. For a tight, curly look, a round brush with a smaller bottle will be the best option. “Also, throw away your wire brushes which get too hot and can burn your hair,” warns Becca Sible.

Do not use different tips.

Hairdryers come with exclusive tips, but we don’t get enough of them. “The tip helps us create a smooth, shiny look that we are looking for so much,” says Stefani Padilla. “Besides, the diffuser is ideal for improving the appearance of curls and protecting the hair from too much heat, causing frizz.” Also, if you use your hairdryer without a nozzle, it can damage the hair fiber and the texture of your hair.

Do not vary the temperatures of the hairdryer

Hairdryers have multiple functions. You know that, right? And these are not suitable for all hair types. “Thicker hair may require a higher temperature, but fine hair prefers a lower heat setting,” says Johnny Lavoy. Also, don’t shy away from using cold air. “I always use the cold air setting to finish drying. This closes the scales of the hair and improves their luminosity in addition to helping me better position the nose for a look that will last even longer, “says Stefani Padilla.


Those hair mistakes that give you split ends

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Once the tips start to split, it looks like nothing can stop split ends. But there are solutions.

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Depressed split ends (and ugly hair)

Even if you buy the best products for your hair and double your care, the tips can still split, warns Mackenzie Day, stylist and owner of The Artist Haus in Philadelphia. According to hair gurus, some people are simply more predisposed than others to split ends.

But wind, sun, and dry weather can also contribute to the problem. You can also make it worse by the way you treat your hair. Watch out for these bad habits that favor split ends.

You always lift your hair.

Do you raise your hair every Day in a ponytail or a bun? Consider changing your style. “If you always wear your hair straight and tied the same way, it will put tension there,” says Day. Over time, this tension can break the hair, especially if your hair is damp or soaked with the steam from the shower when you lift it. Day recommends using non-pulling elastics and changing your ponytail or bun so that the tension is not always in the same place.

You wash your hair every day

The shampoo scours the natural oils of the hair. Used too often, it will make your hair dry. “The drier the hair, the more the knots form,” notes Paul Labrecque, master stylist, and colorist at Paul Labrecque Salon & Spa. And if you try to untangle these knots, you risk tearing your hair out and causing the tips to split.

You use too many clarifying products.

If you use right hair products, regular use of clarifiers doesn’t help, says Lorean Cairns, founder, and CEO of International Salon Group. These products can do more harm than good. “They remove the nutrients from the hair,” says Cairns. Their use will end up damaging your hair by tangling it and accentuating split ends. Sulfate shampoos also tend to dry out the hair and make it brittle, with split ends, she adds.

You rinse your hair with your hands.

To avoid split ends, avoid vigorously brewing your hair by applying shampoo and conditioner. “You may find it more difficult to untangle, smooth the frizz and remove the flyaways,” says Cairns.

Pass your wide-toothed comb once through the hair, then simply let the water run to rinse.

You rub your damp hair with a towel.

Although vigorous towel drying does not directly cause split ends, the process will create knots. And trying to untangle them, you’re going to pull your hair out, says Labrecque.

Avoid splitting spikes by wrapping your head in a towel immediately after showering. “Since the hair will be wrapped freely, the knots will not form,” he says.

You brush your hair still wet.

Hair is more fragile damp than dry, so brushing it thoroughly can damage it, says Cairns. “The elasticity of damp hair is different: it is more flexible, stretches more and can break,” she adds.

To avoid knots and split ends, use a wide-tooth comb in the shower before rinsing off the conditioner, she says. Day recommends using a detangler spray and a detangling brush with soft, hair-soft nylon bristles.

You comb your hair from the top of the head.

By reflex, you undoubtedly start to combat the root, progressing downwards. But that just makes the knots worse. “You force them to build up at the bottom of the hair,” says Cairns. “Not only is the hair tangled, but it’s also worse than before.” Start by combing at the tips of the hair, then work your way up to half the length, before passing the comb from the roots.

You are not using the accessories of your hairdryer.

The hairdryer gives off heat, which can damage your hair. You already know that. “People often put the device too close to the hair, which scorches it slightly,” said Day. To avoid damage, find the concentrator supplied with your dryer, she advises. This duckbill accessory not only has the effect of channeling the hot air but also of adding a few inches between your hair and the burning metal end of the dryer.

You keep the same hairdryer for years.

“Hair dryers have a limited useful life,” notes Cairns. “In many of my clients, I see areas where the hair is visibly damaged, as if it had melted. The explanation is always the same: they have had the same hairdryer for ten years, six years.”

An old device may appear to be working correctly, while it gives off heat such that it significantly damages the hair, she adds. With wear and tear, your old device less and less effectively overheats. Your hair will dry faster but at the expense of its health.

You are addicted to heating accessories.

It’s time to put an end to the daily use of your curling or straightening iron. Too high heat can kill hair proteins. “Hair is insensitive, so it can’t warn us of excessive heat, but that doesn’t mean the nutrients that gain it can resist it,” says Cairns. She recommends using a protective serum each time you use a heated styling tool to create a protective barrier between the accessory and the hair.

You use your flat iron in a hurry.

The flat iron should be handled slowly and evenly. “In general, we want to go too fast, passing and ironing in the same place, and fatally, the hair comes out damaged,” says Cairns.

Take a thin section of your hair and use a comb while sliding the iron over the lock. You will only have to pass once at the same place (or twice at most).

You don’t cut your hair regularly.

Prevention is the key, but when your hair starts to split, no product can fix it. The only solution is to cut the damaged part. “It is essential to have regular cuts because it eliminates split ends before they do more damage by going up the hair,” said Day.

According to her, a maintenance cut every six weeks is a good rule of thumb – which can vary depending on how you treat your hair. However, she says it is important not to space the cuts for more than four months, even with healthy hair.

You had a color without cutting.

The coloring changes the texture of the hair, especially if you go from dark to light. Don’t get your hair dyed without asking for a cut right away. “It is important to cut the ends after coloring to keep the hair healthy and improve its texture,” advises Day. Ready to let your gray hair show up?

You had an awkward razor cut.

Of course, the razor cut can give the hair a spectacular texture, but the stylist should only use it on well-supplied and very healthy hair, “says Labrecque. “At the ends, the razor cut is not straight, which can cause the points to split. If you have curly or curly hair, ask for a scissor cut instead.”


4 home remedies for dry and damaged hair

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Is your hair dry and brittle? Restore vitality with our best home remedies!

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A home remedy for dry and damaged hair: eggs

Prepare an egg shampoo with two egg yolks, 200 ml of rum, 1 tsp: olive oil, and ½ lemon juice. Apply to wet hair by massaging the scalp. Leave on for a few minutes, then rinse thoroughly.

A homemade solution for brittle hair: rosemary

For a regenerating shampoo, mix 25 g of iris root powder, 75 g of talc, ten drops of lemon essential oil and ten drops of rosemary essential oil. Store in a tightly-closed container.

Olive oil to the rescue of damaged hair

Treat your scalp before shampooing. Rub it with a little olive oil, which you will let penetrate for about 30 minutes. Rinse with warm water before washing your hair regularly – with an express shampoo consisting of 2 beaten eggs, and 2 tsp—avocado oil, for example. Apply the shampoo to wet hair, massage to distribute it well, and rinse thoroughly.

A homemade solution for your dry hair: milk

Make your hair supple and silky by rubbing it with a piece of terry cloth dipped in whole milk. Rinse thoroughly after 15 minutes.

 



Damaged hair: 7 habits that destroy your hair

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Avoid these 7 worst habits that “destroy” your hair! Instead, adopt these beauty habits to enhance and enhance your hair.

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The worst habits to avoid and that damage your hair

Your sleep as a sleeping beauty could have disastrous consequences on the health and beauty of your hair. Here are 7 tips to prolong the shine and health of your hair.

You damage your hair if you sleep wet hair

Hair is more vulnerable when wet. Going to bed right after your shower could damage them and cause the ends to pitch in, says Ted Gibson, celebrity stylist. “Wet hair that rubs on the pillowcase overnight can scratch the cuticles and become dry and frizzy,” he said.

If you shower in the evening, make sure your hair is completely dry before you go to bed, he advises.

You tie your hair

Never use a tight elastic band. “The rubber bands, especially if your hair is wet, tend to form a fold that pulls the entire surrounding area,” warns Ted Gibson. He suggests using hairpins, while Kylee Heath opts for a darling whose flexible fabric tie is softer than an elastic.

You still have knotted hair

A bun keeps your hairstyle from the night before, says Ted Gibson. However, over-tightening your hair in a bun or ponytail can damage it. “If your hair stays tied day and night, your elastic or headband could cause friction breaks,” says Kylee Heath, celebrity hairstylist.

If it’s impossible for you to live without tying your hair, sleep with braids: they are softer for the hair and give them pretty waves, she suggests.

You skip the brushing step

Your mother was right: brushing your hair before going to bed is a great way to stimulate your mane. Your scalp gives off natural oils that brushing distributes to all strands. “The distribution of these natural oils on your hair before bed stimulates the scalp and hair follicles, which encourages growth,” says Ted Gibson. As a bonus, brushing is relaxing and could help you sleep better, not to mention that better sleep is synonymous with healthier hair, he adds.

Cotton bedding can be hard on your mane

Silk is softer than cotton and is not as rough for your hair when you lay your head on the pillow. “The contact of the silk with the hair creates no friction,” says Kylee Heath. “This material reduces frizz and hair loss when you move.” Treat yourself to a silk pillowcase for royal sleep and a superb hairstyle.

You don’t rehydrate your hair deeply

If you wash your hair in the morning, take advantage of the evening to revitalize it with products that you rinse off when you wake up.
Kylee Heath likes to soak her tips with a moisturizing conditioner, while Ted Gibson favors coconut oil. “… which restores cuticles and hydrates hair during your eight hours of sleep,” he says. In the morning, rinse off the conditioner or oil for silky hair.

You go to bed without removing your hairspray

“A fixative can really dry out the hair,” warns Kylee Heath. In the same vein, she advises against removing it by rinsing since it is not good to sleep with wet hair. Remove clips and pins and use a leave-in conditioner to dissolve the hairspray; then brush your hair to remove it.



Organic hair colour natural

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Classic hair dyes are a magnificent mixture of more chemical products than each other.

These begin their actions a few millimeters from the scalp and brain, which involves potentially risky chemical and toxic reactions.

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Are you tired of consuming chemicals? Are you already eating organic and want to take the next step, that is to say, to generalize ethical consumption?
Yes, but staying beautiful?
So this is a helpful solution to your problems, to be beautiful while remaining natural.

Why choose organic coloring?

Efficiency, respect for the scalp, and the environment. These are three arguments for adopting organic colors and abandoning chemical ones.

Natural colors (plant or organic) are devoid of ammonia. They are not tested on animals, have fewer toxic substances, and are more rapid. You can choose natural coloring by studying the color charts. There are several dedicated ones, such as that of Beliflor or Logona.

100% vegetable dyes form a protective sheath around the hair. They have a definite advantage because they do not mix with the original color of the hair and do not enter the hair fiber, unlike the traditional ones.

Natural colors are limited. They make it possible to lighten or darken the hair by up to three shades. This aspect may seem to be a drawback, but we will see below that it is not one.

The transition from chemical to natural

Dyes, discolorations, light highlights, scans, perms. Organic colors offer all its possibilities. However, they require a transition preparation.

Natural action is different from a chemical solution. It does not penetrate the hair fiber but coats it. It protects and revitalizes. If you are used to chemical care, you should wait a minimum of five weeks before switching to plant care to avoid having chemical residues, thereby reducing the risk potential for adverse reactions.

Note that in the event of a change in the type of coloring, the covering power of vegetable solutions is not total and does not allow it to spread entirely over the hair fiber. Alas, it does not wholly remove the “root effect,” of which many complaints.

Before making your first natural solution, it is advisable to clean the hair thoroughly to open the scales. The idea is to remove the pigments to guarantee color better. The best solution for optimal cleaning is to apply a clay mask, all for a quarter of an hour. A minimum of 7-8 applications is advised for a real result (it’s hard to be beautiful).

Coloring in cream or powder, the dilemma

Applying creams is more accessible due to its texture. It is indeed possible to color only certain parts of the hair while the powder requires overall use. The latter offers more volume and gives a less coppery tone, but the intensity of its color is less critical, as is the shine rendered on the hair.

In both cases, organic colorings offer much more than a hair dye; they provide complete care. By not entering the hair fiber, but by coating it, the natural pigments leave the hair healthy. They keep their benefits and their shine.

The choice to take between powder and cream, therefore, results from the personal interest linked to the coloring. Before making your choice, you should still know that these two options can be mixed to enjoy the advantages of each, but less intensely. It’s a good compromise.

The “nude” trend

Organic colors are part of the “nude” trend. Having started in textiles and make-up, this trend highlights the complexion without being noticed. This is the most significant advantage of plant colorings. They bring to light by enhancing the hair. The natural result does not emphasize the hair but beautifies the entire face. From the outside, we don’t notice the coloring work. It is subtle and well done. You are even more beautiful by remaining yourself!

Products to choose

If you want to try vegetable colorings, take an interest in two brands specifically: K for Karité and Logona. The first is French and labeled Cosmébio when the second was a pioneer who invented organic coloring. K pour Karité is also specialized in professional solutions for hairdressers and make-up artists.

For a red/orange coloring, think of henna. In addition to its choice of colors, admittedly limited, it does not attack but takes care of the hair even more. It will make it thicker by sheathing it and making it stronger. However, it has the drawback of drying up. To counter this undesirable effect, simply add a yogurt and olive oil to the preparation.



Hair Loss Solutions That Actually Work

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Millions of people lose their hair—a difficult situation for many. If the miracle treatment has not yet appeared, there are solutions to reduce the damage.

Loss is considered normal when it ranges from 25 to 100 hairs per day. But for some subjects, the fall is sometimes much more significant.

This is generally referred to as alopecia, although hair loss takes various forms: alopecia areata, seasonal loss, baldness, etc. Alopecia is the most common form of hair loss and can affect both men and women. Women, whatever their age.

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The factors responsible for alopecia are numerous: hormones, drugs, chemical or physical aggression, psych affective shock (30 to 50% of women experience hair loss in the weeks following childbirth), stress, nutritional deficiencies, and more many others. But the most common form is androgenic alopecia, most often hereditary.

Depression, loss of self-esteem, hair loss can be exceptionally badly experienced by affected individuals—a quick overview of solutions to combat hair loss.

Drug treatments

You should know that in the case of alopecia, the hair follicle that houses the hair root is not dead and that regrowth is possible. Among the existing drug treatments, only two are recognized today for their effectiveness.

These are Minoxidil and Finasteride. Two drugs initially marketed for other pathologies but which are involved in the hair cycle. First of all, Minoxidil, a drug created to fight against hypertension, is used in cutaneous application on bald areas. In 70% of cases, it would have a fall arrest action due to its vasodilating properties, which allow better irrigation of the scalp. However, there is no miracle cure.

Minoxidil is a continuous treatment whose effects cease as soon as the applications are stopped, and must, therefore, be applied for life. However, not only is this treatment particularly expensive (count up to around sixty euros for the 30ml bottle), but it stimulates the hair system as a whole, thus promoting the development of hair and down on the face, ears, or other unsightly areas. Regarding side effects, Finasteride is not to be outdone. Reserved for me, this treatment works for poorly developed alopecia and would slow down the fall in 80% of cases. However, many patients treated with Finasteride have experienced erectile dysfunction and decreased libido. For some, impotence has proven to be irreversible.

Natural solutions

Beyond drug solutions and cosmetic medicine interventions such as transplants or corticosteroid injections, there are natural solutions to prevent massive hair loss and to curb it. Good hygiene helps prevent alopecia linked to nutritional deficiencies or intense stress. But this is not always enough.

In the case of androgenic alopecia, diet and stress have no impact. However, two Iraqi studies have shown the benefits of onion and garlic to combat hair loss. The first, on the onion and published in the Journal of Dermatology in 2002, had obtained 86.9% of hair regrowth thanks to the raw onion juice in the cutaneous application, and this after two weeks of treatment.

The ten patients having completed the experiment had a complete regrowth without any relapse. The results of the 2009 study on the effects of garlic were much the same, with more skin complications. All of the garlic-treated patients suffered from eczema and itching.

Sources 
http://www.dermatol.or.jp/Journal/JD/full/029060343e.pdf
http://www.iasj.net/iasj?func=fulltext&aId=51929
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/247858.php
http://mhsrvweb.medhyg.ch/revues/r_article.php4?article_id=99920260&num_char=0&revue=2


Propolis, natural remedy for hair growth

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According to a Japanese study published in 2014 in the Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, propolis promotes hair growth.

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Where is propolis found?

Originally, bees take this resin from the buds of trees. They carry it with their back legs and place it in the hive. In Europe, 95% of propolis comes from poplars. The bees coat the wall of their hive with propolis which acts as a natural mortar. Its function is therefore to protect their habitat. It plugs the interstices and closes the entrance to the hive in winter.

Propolis to prevent hair loss?

The study by researchers at Hokaiddo University in Japan focused on the effects of propolis on hair growth. The trial was conducted on previously shaved mice. On part of them, scientists applied a propolis skin lotion. They observed in this group a clear increase in keratinocyte cells, agents involved in hair regrowth.

The results of the study shed light on the properties of propolis in favor of hair regrowth. The test raises another crucial question for bald people, whether the growth of even new hair (and not the regrowth) could be stimulated by propolis.

The properties of propolis

Since Antiquity, propolis has been applied against tumors, inflammations or wounds. This brown substance is made up of 50% balm and resin, wax, essential oil, pollen and mineral and organic matter. Anti-fungal, propolis treats infections due to the appearance of fungi, such as yeast infections. It is used to treat genital herpes and other oral or vaginal infections. It is used for oral hygiene in the preparation of mouthwashes or toothpastes.

Its anti-inflammatory and stimulating properties for the immune system make it a privileged ally for ENT care and those related to the respiratory system.

Propolis prevents and treats infections such as sore throat, cough, ear infections, sinusitis, loss of voice, wound healing. Its anti-infective powers are linked to the presence of flavonoids (substances such as caffeic acid). Propolis treatment prevents the spread of flu or colds.


Rhassoul, a true ally of the skin and the hair

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Also called “Ghassoul”, rhassoul is a natural clay from the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. Since the dawn of time, women have used it for the care of their hair and skins. If you like natural products and prepare your homemade cosmetics and, rhassoul will quickly become your beauty ally!

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In Morocco, rhassoul is one of the essentials of the hammam ritual, like black soap and horsehair glove. Used for skin and hair care, it is one of the traditional beauty secrets that generations have passed down for millennia.

What is rhassoul ?

Rhassoul – or ghassoul – is a natural volcanic clay collected only in Morocco, in the Atlas Mountains. It is given excellent purifying and cleaning properties. Also called “Earth that washes”, rhassoul has a very strong capacity of absorption and adsorption of impurities and toxins, which allows a deep but gentle care. Extremely rich in minerals such as magnesium, iron, sodium, zinc, phosphorus and potassium, rhassoul has cleaning, exfoliating, regulating, soothing, softening properties. It is therefore ideal for all skin and hair types without damaging them.

How to prepare rhassoul?

The preparation of rhassoul is extremely simple. You just need to mix the clay in equal quantities with lukewarm water until you get a smooth paste.

The benefits of rhassoul on the face

  • Cleans all skin types: rhassoul cleans impurities and absorbs toxins without damaging the protective hydrolipidic film of the skin.
  • Balances oily-prone skin: rhassoul helps eliminate blackheads while regulating sebum secretion.
  • Unifies the complexion and refines the skin texture: rhassoul tightens large pores and gives the skin a “baby skin” appearance.
  • Softens, satinates the skin and gives a healthy glow effect
  • White rhassoul lightens the skin and restores radiance to dull skin

The benefits of rhassoul on hair

  • Cleans and degreases hair and scalp (use in shampoo)
  • Gives resistance and strength to hair
  • Softens and shines hair
  • Helps regenerate the scalp by reducing dandruff and itching

Some rhassoul recipes

1. Rhassoul shampoo
In a small bowl, mix:

– Two tablespoons of rhassoul

– Two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar

– A tablespoon of honey

Dilute the whole with a little water and possibly a little lavender water until you get a paste with a consistency similar to that of a shampoo. Apply the preparation on the entire hair beforehand. Massage to make the clay penetrate well, then leave on for about 5-10 minutes. Rinse thoroughly while combing your hair.

2. Face mask with rhassoul and rose

In a bowl, mix:

– A tablespoon of rhassoul

– Two tablespoons of rose water

Apply a thick layer on the face and leave on for ten minutes before rinsing off with clean water.

3. Rhassoul body or face exfoliant

In a bowl, mix the rhassoul with a little lukewarm water or hydrosol, until you get a smooth paste. Apply the preparation to the face and / or all over the body and massage in circular motions. Insist on the elbows, knees and heels. Leave on for 5-10 minutes, then rinse thoroughly. To complete the treatment, apply a hydrating treatment.

4. Hair mask

In a bowl, mix the rhassoul with lukewarm water or a hydrosol (floral water), a few essential drops (ylang-ylang, lavender …) and vegetable oil (castor, coconut …). Apply the preparation to the entire hair including the roots. Leave on for about 30 minutes, then rinse.


5 natural alternatives to shampoo

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Dull, raplaplas or damaged hair. It may be your shampoo that is at issue.
Rather than using chemical shampoos, here are 5 alternatives for washing your hair naturally.

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Using alternatives to shampoo helps protect yourself from the chemicals in hair products, especially when you know that some brands use irritants, allergens or endocrine disruptors in the composition of their products. Haven’t you noticed that the more you wash your hair, the faster it regrows and gets damaged?

When you use more natural shampoos, you protect your scalp while preserving the planet because industrial products are polluting for the environment. We also save water because we naturally space washes. And that’s as good for the planet as our head. To switch to slow shampoos, here are some natural alternatives to classic products.

1. Baking soda

Dietary bicarbonate helps to clean up hair that tends to quickly regrease and helps limit the appearance of dandruff. It rids the scalp of pollution residues, hairspray or lime contained in the water while making the hair shine.

The recipe: In a cup of lukewarm water, mix 1 to 2 tablespoons of extra fine baking soda until a liquid mixture is obtained. You can fill an empty bottle with this liquid. If you have hair that tends to regrease quickly, add a little more baking soda.

Then pour 2 tablespoons of apple or cider vinegar into a small bottle and fill it with cold water. Add 2 to 3 drops of ylang-ylang essential oil for a delicious scent. This is your conditioner.

How to do ? Moisten your hair first, before applying the mixture. Then pour the first mixture and massage gently, then rinse with warm water. Then apply the vinegar conditioner for soft, shiny hair, then rinse.

2. Green clay

Thanks to its strong absorbing power, green montmorillonite clay regulates excess sebum and is particularly suitable for oily hair. Associated with rosemary, it can also rid dandruff without attacking the scalp.

The recipe: In 25cl of hot water, mix 2 tablespoons of green clay of the montmorillonite type with 5 drops of essential oil of rosewood, lavender or ylang-ylang according to your preference.

How to do ? Apply the mixture to your damp hair and gently massage your scalp. Leave on for a few minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water several times if necessary.

3. Organic Marseille soap

Dry hair is also entitled to its natural shampoo with Marseille soap (the real one, 100% vegetable) which no longer has its reputation in terms of ecology and cosmetics. Hypoallergenic, it is soft and does not irritate the skin unlike industrial soap.

The recipe: Melt a tablespoon of organic Marseille soap in a double boiler and add a teaspoon of olive oil and another of honey. Mix until a homogeneous paste is obtained. Boil 100ml of water, then gradually incorporate your dough. Add a few drops of essential oil of your choice. You can pour the shampoo into an empty bottle.

How to do ? Apply the mixture to your damp hair and gently massage your scalp. You just have to rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water.

4. Vegetable powders

The powders of sidr, Panama wood and even chickpeas are ideal for washing your hair while protecting it! Like chickpea flour, Sidr contains saponins (molecules that are used for soap) and is known to wash and beautify hair.
It fights against dandruff and itchy skin. Used for years by the Indians of the Amazon, Panama bark has cleansing and purifying properties for the scalp and is used more for dark hair and quick regreasing.

The recipe: In a bowl, mix 5 tablespoons of vegetable powder with lukewarm water to obtain a homogeneous paste. The amount is to be adjusted according to the length of your hair. Let the dough sit for 5-10 minutes.

How to do ? Apply the paste to your damp hair and massage your scalp. Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water.

5. Aloe vera

Nourishing, aloe vera soothes irritated scalps and its exfoliating properties help eliminate sebum and dandruff problems.

The recipe: You need a tablespoon of aloe vera gel that you pour in 60ml of liquid soap. Add a tablespoon of glycerin and another vegetable oil. Mix all the ingredients and stir with a spoon or whisk. Then add a few drops of essential oil of your choice to perfume the shampoo. Pour this mixture into an empty bottle.

How to do ? Apply the mixture to your wet hair. Rub and rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water.

What about care?

For shiny hair, use grapefruit squeezed in rinse water.

For hydrated and strengthened hair, apply pure olive oil as a night mask and rinse in the morning with your usual shampoo.

For purified hair, mix 20 drops of tea tree essential oil, 20 of cedar essential oil and 10 of lemon in 20ml of vegetable oil. Massage your scalp with this mask and leave on for 30 minutes before shampooing.

 



What essential oils to enhance your hair

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Essential oils are known for their therapeutic properties, but they can also be very effective in enhancing your hair.
They can purify, rehydrate or strengthen the hair according to each of their properties. Find out how to use them.

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For hair that regrows too quickly

Oily hair is due to a very frequent dysregulation of the sebaceous glands, those which secrete sebum. The latter has a role of lubricant and barrier against pollution but when the scalp is out of balance, it is produced in excess. Stress, fatigue, an unbalanced or too fatty diet, a hormonal imbalance may be involved.

Beneficial essential oils: Bergamot, lemon, cedar

of Atlas, grapefruit, clary sage and the noble laurel cleanse the scalp and regulate excess sebum.

In practice: In your shampoo, add 3 drops of essential oil to a dab of shampoo or a neutral shampoo base. Rinse your hair with a rinse vinegar or mix 2 drops of thyme or rosemary oil, with astringent effects, to 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to tighten the scales of the hair.

A little extra: Apply a clay mask to the roots to absorb excess sebum.

For dry hair

Assaulted by the hair dryer, repeated coloring, inappropriate or too frequent washing, UV, sea, wind or cold, the scales of our hair lift and break. The cells are renewed less often at the root of the hair and the sebaceous glands no longer produce enough sebum. Less well protected, the hair becomes dry, coarse and forked.

Beneficial essential oils: Ylang – Ylang and geranium restore vitality, strength and shine to dry and dull hair.
In practice: Add 2 or 3 drops of essential oil to a nut of shampoo or a neutral shampoo base.
A little extra: Before washing your hair, dilute 2 drops of essential oil in two tablespoons of vegetable oil (olive, sweet almond, apricot) and massage your scalp with this homemade treatment.

For dandruff

Like all the skin of our body, the scalp is renewed by removing dead cells from the epidermis, it is flaking. Sometimes the surface cells are too numerous and divide too quickly.
They accumulate on the surface of the epidermis. We end up with an itchy head and hair full of dandruff. A distinction is made between oily dandruff (the scalp has too much sebum, the surface of the skin is greasy and dead skin collects) from dry dandruff (the dry skin flakes off and comes off).

Beneficial essential oils: grapefruit, tea tree, rosemary. And to relieve itching: Atlas cedar and cypress essential oil.

In practice: For dry hair, dilute the HE in a vegetable oil then apply the care on the scalp in massage before a shampoo. For oily hair, add HE to vegetable powders (clay, henna). there is no need to shampoo afterwards. Another option is to add a few drops of HE to a dose of shampoo.

The little extra: Never do two successive shampoos. The second, too aggressive, scour the scalp.

For fine and dull hair

Hair size is a matter of genetics. When the hair is too thin, it often results in a lack of hair volume and increased brittleness.

Beneficial essential oils: Rosewood which has a powerful regenerating effect and lemongrass which revive the shine of the hair.

In practice: In your shampoo, add 3 drops of essential oil to a hazelnut in a neutral shampoo base because the raplapla effect can be caused by too rich products that weigh down the hair.

A little extra: In addition, we can use provitamin B5 or rice protein (in organic stores or on the internet) in the form of a liquid active ingredient. These two active ingredients have a strengthening role on the hair.

Pour la chute de cheveux

La chute de cheveux peut être due à une carence en fer, un changement hormonal (contraceptif, grossesse, ménopause) ou au changement de saison. Il ne faut pas attendre que le problème s’installe pour s’en occuper. La chute parait toujours impressionante mais il suffit de quelques semaines pour inverser la tendance.

Les huiles essentielles bénéfiques: de romarin, gingembre et de Bayde St Thomas stimule la pousse du cheveux.
En pratique: On se lave les cheveux avec un shampoing doux qui ne contient pas de sulfate des sulfates, trop agressifs pour le cuir chevelu. On y ajoute quelques gouttes des HE préconisés pour renforcer le cheveux et éviter sa chute ainsi que stimuler sa pousse.
Le petit plus: Appliquez un masque à l’huile végétale de ricin, reconnue pour stimuler la pousse. Et, on adopte une alimentation plus riche en fer.