Comb Your Hair Properly With These Tips
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Published by TOP4 Team
Combing will either make or break your hair. Though it’s already a routine, you still need to know how to comb your hair properly. Consider the following tips.
Choose the best comb or hairbrush.
Take into account the nature of your hair (soft or hard, short or long), convenience and style. A wooden comb is the best thing to use when combing your hair. It helps get rid of the static – the reason why hair tends to get frizzy and is responsible for making your hair brittle and susceptible to damage. Natural boar bristle brushes are gentler on hair than brushes made with synthetic bristles, and they are better at distributing your hair’s natural oils through its mid-lengths and ends.
Clean your comb.
Wash your comb at least once a week to prevent hair and dirt from depositing in the gap. To wash, remove first any hair caught in the gaps and then run the comb under warm water. Add shampoo or hand wash and work it into the gaps. Then rinse the comb off completely and set on a towel to dry.
Have your own comb.
Don’t use other people's combs. This will prevent fungal and bacterial infections.
Sit while combing.
This will help you relax and comb your hair properly.
Comb your hair gently.
Don’t hurry through the tangles. This can break the hair, develop split ends and even drag the hair out from the roots.
Don’t comb too much.
Frequent combing can damage the hair follicles and the scalp. Comb hair 2 or 3 times only in a day.
Don’t comb wet hair.
Brushing wet hair will make its roots feeble and brittle. Allow your hair to air-dry before detangling. If you really need to comb your hair, first dry it with a towel. You can also put some oil and gently massage it to make combing easier and undamaging.
Don’t comb from the root to the tip.
Starting at the root and pulling the hair down to the tip pulls the hair out of the follicle, snapping it. Instead, start to comb a few inches up from the bottom, taking out tangles, then moving up a few inches, removing more tangles and working up to the root in these small sections.
Brush your hair before going to bed.
Brush your hair every night to reduce the tangles that build up when you’re sleeping and make the hair tangle-free the next morning. You can also braid your hair and bind off its ends.
Combing your hair properly is just one of the ways to take care of your hair. Get professional help from hair care experts in Australia.