Although people with straight hair rarely experience this problem, but frizz can be an annoying problem for those with curly hair. The ‘Frizz’ refers to the situation, when your hair naturally curls and gets entangled making them appear disheveled and untidy. The major causes of frizzy hair are the raised cuticles that cannot be seen by naked eye but can cause the hair to get entangled. While it sounds like a harmless problem, frizzy hair can cause further damage to the hair and also cause skin irritation especially in humid weather conditions. If you are tired of looking like a homeless person due to frizzy hair, here are some very useful tips that can help your hair look great for sure:
1. Never brush your hair when it’s wet
This is a must follow tip for people with curly hair. Brushing your curly hair might appear as if you’re getting rid of all the tangles, but in reality, it only worsens the situation. Brushing the hair when it’s wet creates more raised cuticles that will later cause lumps and entangles. Using a wide-toothed comb works best for curly hair as it help smoothen the hair follicles without breaking too much hair.
2. Using mild shampoo
If your hair appears dry and frizzy even though you take proper measures, there might be a chance that your shampoos are not just meant to clean the hair and scalp but also remove excess oil from your hair. This can cause in the hair appearing drier than usual after shampoo. Using a mild shampoo can do the trick and prevent your hair from becoming frizzy and messy. Too much sulfate content in the shampoo might give an effective cleaning, but can also risk damaging the hair if used regularly. Also, shampooing more than twice in a weak can also take away excess moisture from your hair, making it appear dull.
3. Using silk and satin accessories while sleeping
The type of accessories you use while sleeping can also damage your hair and result in raised cuticles. Most experts suggest that the sleeping accessories must be made of silk or satin to avoid any excess friction between the fabric and hair. While cotton accessories are common around the globe, they can often soak the hair from its oils and moisture and making them more frizzy.
4. Egg white
The egg white is a commonly used homemade conditioner for hair. The white contains several strengthening proteins and nutrients that make the hair shiny and also manage the curls. The egg white is also a good source of anti-bacterial enzymes that nourish the scalp and hair and helps maintains the PH balance. You can also mix egg while with olive oil for a great massaging oil and pack for your frizzy hair. Egg white straightens out all the crooked and raised cuticles while olive oil makes sure that your hair never appears dry and untidy.
5. Avoid excessive blow drying
Using a heated blow dryer is advised by several experts as an alternative to towel drying your hair. Nevertheless, the constant heat from the hot air can also damage and take away the moisture from the hair. Dry hair tends to curl a lot and cause those irritating frizzes. For best results towel dry your hair gently any use blow dryers on an occasional basis.
6. Hot oil treatment
A hot massage with coconut oil is considered to be one of the world’s best tropical hair loss treatments. It not only nourishes your hair but also strengthens the roots and protects them from any infections. To do a hot oil massage, simply heat 3 tablespoons of coconut oil and heat it over a water bath. After the oil reaches lukewarm temperatures, remove it from the bath and apply from roots to tips. After leaving it for 2-3 hours, wash the hair with a mild shampoo. Repeat the procedure 2-3 times in a month to see visible results.
Having a head full of naturally curly hair sure sounds great, but the occasional frizzes can result in a bad hair day. Do follow the above tips in order to manage your hair in a better manner and to get rid of those pesky and annoying frizzes.