1- To control static, flyaway hair, simply spray a comb with hairspray and gently run it through your locks.
2- Cheap shampoos containing strong detergents can strip your hair of its natural oils and make it seem dull, limp and lifeless.
3- Your hair is very tangled, work it through with a coma first before you begin to use your brush. This causes less damage.
4- Keep it cool, using a hairdryer on a cool setting is good for the scalp, especially if you have greasy hair. Apply too much heat and the scalp will perspire for up to 15 minutes after you’ve finished drying, causing your hair to lose its shape. It will also activate the oil- producing glands. Whatever your hair type, avoid overdrying. too.
5- Sleep on a satin pillowcase 10 avoids “bed-head” hair. In the night your hair will slide gently across it, whereas cotton causes friction which can disrupt the hair cuticles.
6- If, on the other hand, you want to achieve “bed-head” hair, apply mousse to slightly damp hair before you go to bed. In the morning, simply arrange into place with pomade.
7- To keep the hair shaft healthy and prevent split ends, have a trim at least every six weeks.
8- Touch your hair as little as possible after styling it. Otherwise it will lose its shape and body and could become greasy.
9- Simple styles can be energized with temporary color. Try using hair mascara in bright blue or black for an extra-daring look.
10- To reduce the effects of static hair in the morning, wrap your hair loosely in a silk headscarf before going to bed. (Probably only worth trying if you sleep alone!)
11- To avoid flat hair, make sure your hair is totally dry when you go to bed. With slightly damp hair, you might wake up with a frizzy mop, and it’s more likely to be flat against your scalp.
12- Tow-in-one products can be a great timesaver, but avoid using those that are silicone-based. These build up a coating on the hair which makes Styling difficult.
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