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Things to Consider before Bleaching your Hairs

Thursday, October 20th, 2016
Women having Bleached hairs

Gray shade Bleaching hairs

Hairs give a personality touch to your face. You style your hairs according to your outfit, then why not to think for important things before bleaching your hairs.  Bleach comes in the form of chemical which needs expert treatment for applying in your hairs. It is supposed to be applied with great care because if applied wrongly can cause more damaging effects to your hairs. Bleaching your hairs leads in transforming your look as well as your personality. So many things to care about but before bleaching your hairs it is important to take the following point into account.

Bleaching your hairs

  • Knowing your hair type is very important. Ask yourself; is bleach suitable to your hair type? There are many flaws that should be kept in mind while bleaching your hairs. It dries the hairs and cause more damaging effects.
  • If you have dry type of hairs, it is important to nourish your hairs before bleaching your hairs. Nourishing will increase good health of your hairs.
  • Different shades of colors are available in bleach. Apply bleach that is suitable to your skin tone. Confused about which tone to select? Try up a computer test for knowing that it is suitable to you or not.
  • Seeing yourself in different shades will help you in taking the decision. Different colored wigs are available, you can try them out for figuring your look. Researching about the color is important to note before bleaching your hairs.
  • Which color is suitable to your skin in application and appearance? Research it well before bleaching your hairs. Decide whether you want to go for natural bleaching ingredients or store brought bleaching agents for bleaching your hairs.
  • Be ready for offering extra care to your hairs. Normal hairs need less attention because they are untouched and healthy. No chemicals are applied for changing the look. For bleaching your hairs, it is important to protect the strands.
  • Keep an eye on the changing color as the time passes while washing your bleached hairs. Use dry shampoo for washing the bleached hairs. Keeping your hair tangle free will in maintaining your hairs. Only use the hair care products suitable to your type of bleach applied.
  • Remember, using bleach will make your hairs dry. It is known and acknowledged that bleaching the hairs causes damaging effects to the strands and it goes dry eventually. Think twice that are you ready to let your hairs go damage? Consulting an expert will lead you in offering steps to reduce the chances of hairs to be damaged.
  • Before bleaching your hairs, it is important to check the health of your scalp. The scalp is needed to be in a good condition before you start bleaching. If you have a scratchy scalp or kind of infection in your scalp, it is not advisable for bleaching your hairs.
  • Bleaching your hairs in such a condition can even worsen your scape and can damage it more. Testing is important before taking your decision. Whatever is your decision regarding bleaching your hairs, keep one thing in mind, once you bleach your hairs there is no going back.

Stop hair loss 7 days a week with these 7 tips

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

prevent hair lossThere can be many causes for hair fall. The food you eat can potentially cause hair fall. Certain medicines also cause hair fall. Your hair fall problem might also be genetic. If you’re under a lot of stress then that might also cause hair fall. You should also know that wearing helmet on a regular basis also causes hair fall. A huge number of people suffer from hair loss. If you’re having this problem then it is very important for you to understand the causes of hair fall and what actually causes air growth. There are quite a few things you can do to stop hair fall before it becomes a problem for you.

• To prevent your hair from falling, the most important thing which you have to do to is make sure that your hair receives proper care. If your hair loss problem is genetic then it is unlikely that taking good care of your hair will effectively prevent hair loss, but its best that you take good care of your hair nevertheless. At best it can lessen the rate of hair loss if your hair fall problem is genetic.

• You should avoid applying heat or drying your hair frequently. The less you use hair dryers and other tools that apply heat to your hair, the more chances of your hair staying in good condition for a long time. You should keep in mind that drying your hair without using any kind of hair dryer is best for your hair. You should also make it a point that you don’t colour your hair frequently.
• You should avoid styling your hair on a daily basis in such a way that it puts a lot of strain on your hair, there are quite a few hair styles that require pulling your hair tightly and if you apply those styles to your hair daily then it can cause hair fall. If you stop applying those styles to your hair then the problem will cease to exist automatically.

• You should apply shampoo to your air on a regular basis. This is also a very important for preventing hair fall. But you should keep in mind that if you comb your hair while it is wet then it will cause hair loss. After you’ve washed your hair, you should gently dab your wet hair for drying it.

• If stress is the reason behind your hair fall then by managing stress you’ll be able to stop hair loss. Stress harms your whole body and even your hair. So to lessen your stress level you should take proper amount of rest daily and you should also consider exercising on a regular basis. By doing these you’ll be able to ensure that your hair stays in good condition for a long time.

• You should also keep in mind that the food you eat can cause hair fall. Your body should receive adequate nutrition.

• You should avoid eating such foods that cause hair loss. You should make sure that the calorie demand of your body is met, if you are on a very low calorie diet then it may cause hair fall. You should avoid eating raw egg whites completely. It is sure to cause hair loss.

If you follow the guidelines mentioned above then you’ll be able to prevent hair fall or lessen it

Skin and hair care tips for the winter

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Skin and hair careWinter is the time when you need to be extra cautious with your skin and hair. It’s the season of chapped skin, brittle nails and rough hair- but with proper care tips you can assure a healthy glowing skin even in the chilling months. The article here is a short note on the right care tips for the winter season.

The first point to note here is that you have to keep your skin hydrated and moisturized all the year round. Thus, drink plenty of water so that the skin never gets dry due to dehydration. You must have minimum 8 glasses of water everyday. Then, be careful about your diet as well. A good winter diet should comprise of Omega 3 and Vitamin C in abundance as both of these ensure a supple and glam sin tone. Omega 3 is found in eggs as well as fishes like tuna and salmon. The vitamin C enriched foods are tomatoes, oranges, lemons and berries.

Then, you have to count on cream based facial cleanser. The usual cleansers that you use while removing the make-up layers rip off the moisture from your face. The cream based cleansers will act as moisture lock keeping the skin healthy during the colder months. Besides, you have to moisturize your skin at least twice a day- one after bath and another before going to bed. Use jojoba oil prior to taking the bath everyday. Don’t forget the sunscreen lotion everytime you go out in the sun.

In regards to hair, a good oil massage is needed prior to every shampoo. Go for mild shampoos and wash your hair with lukewarm water. Don’t forget the hair spa in winter months. You must spa your hair at least twice every month as the stressed dry up quicker within a cold ambience.

Using Oliver oil on hair

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

olive oil, hair careAre you tired of your rough, lifeless and unruly hair and suffering from heavy hair fall? This is a very common problem with everyone especially women across the globe. Hair fall solutions, shampoos and other treatments fail to give any fruitful result often. In such a critical situation the only solution is using Oliver oil on hair. The oil from Oliver tree not just improves health and skin, but also works wonders for hair too. There is an endless list of benefits which your hair can get from Oliver oil. The main property of the oil is to provide nourishment to the areas which have become dry and lifeless. Thus problems like dandruff, itchy scalp and rough hair can be solved by massaging Oliver oil regularly.

The oil possesses properties like antibacterial and fights with fungus. It can reduce lice apart from dandruff. Oliver oil reaches the scalp and provides moisture and nourishment to the roots. It reduces the production of the DTH hormone which destroys the hair growth follicles. Thus, hair fall reduces and in turn hair becomes healthy. Hair growth is achieved using this oil and it returns the natural luster and shine to hair. If your hair becomes very unmanageable in the cold weather, apply Oliver oil. It smoothes the hair from root to tip and also prevents split ends which are very common during winters. The oil also contains antioxidants which work like a magic in damage repair and makes hair healthy. Oliver oil will protect the hair from the harmful sulphates of various hair care products and shampoos, returning back the shine and growth.

Simple tips to remove dandruff from your hair

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

remove dandruff, hair careDandruff is a persistent problem among many. There are many who have been deprived of healthy and shiny looking hair because the dandruff just refuses to leave their scalp. Dandruff can be caused due to oily or dry scalp. In either of the cases, dandruff can be pretty consistent and even lead to hair fall in some cases. Taking care of your dandruff problems needs constant attention and patience. Here are a few tips on how you can remove dandruff from your hair:

• The first and the most obvious option are to try out the best anti-dandruff shampoo in the market. Follow the instructions of usage carefully and use it for the time period specified. This may lead to considerable reduction in your dandruff.

• It is always a good idea to rub slices of lemon in your scalp before you shampoo your hair. Lemon juice is known for its dandruff reduction properties though you may have to use it every time you shampoo, for a prolonged period to see the effects.

• If you are suffering from an extremely dry scalp, then massage your scalp with good quality hot hair oil. This may give your scalp the necessary moisture it requires and tackle the dandruff problem.

• If your dandruff problem persists even after your cosmetic and natural cures then it is best to visit a dermatologist. Your doctor may be able to find out the root cause of your dandruff and help you get rid of it with the help of a proper diet, medicated shampoo and medicines as well.

Dealing with receding hairline

Friday, January 25th, 2013

solution to hairfall, hair careWith age and with constant exposure to the pollution in the atmosphere, the amount of hair on our head keeps decreasing over time. For those who are quite young, a receding hairline can not only be a matter of worry, but also shame and embarrassment. A receding hairline or emerging baldness can bring a huge setback in your confidence and make you suffer from low self esteem. Here are a few tips that can help you deal with your receding hairline:

  • Don’t wait till all your hair disappears and you go totally bald. Visit a doctor or a dermatologist and speak about what can be done to either regain your hair or keep the remaining ones from falling.
  • Stay away from combs and shampoos. Overuse of hair products and constant combing of your hair and lead to increase hair fall and thereby worse your condition. Hair styling gels, colors and hot irons are a strict no.
  • In order to stimulate your hair growth use hair oil products that are rich in minoxidil. There are many oil brands or hair massage products rich in minoxidil. However there are certain side-effects of these hair generation products. In case of any allergy or itching, discontinue use.
  • There are many who suffer from a receding hairline due to no possible reason. Some may have it in their genetics and it can run in the family as well. In such cases, embrace the new look and be open about it.
  • Shave off your hair. A shiny, bald head is sometimes better then a head having countable number of hairs! Jazz up your bald look by opting for fashionable hats and head gear!

Sun Protection for Your Hair

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

sun protection for hair, hair careWe all know that the sun’s rays contain damaging UV rays which can affect us in a very dangerous manner. People might also develop skin cancer and severe burns de to constant exposure to the sun. But did you know that the sun also has effects on our hair’s condition. Here are some simple tips which might help you protect your hair from harmful sunrays.

  • Tips To Protect Hair From The Sun

Many of us might have to stay hours in the sun due to work or some other reason. Extended exposure to the sun might cause permanent damage to your hair and scalp. So follow these tips to protect yourself-

a)      Wear a cap or a hat when you go out. Match your outfit with a sassy hat or cap. You could also wear colorful and edgy bandanas if you want to save your head from direct exposure to the sun.

b)      Try going through the summer without bleaching your hair. Bleach and sun rays have a very damaging affect so don’t go out in the sun after bleaching your hair for at least two days. Bleaching your hair should be avoided during the summertime.

c)      If you are going to the beach for sunbathing, apply special hair care creams or sprays which can protect it from the sun.

d)     Vitamin E and vitamin C rich foods can be very helpful to get healthy and shiny hair. You can also go for vitamin rich drinks or take supplements to keep your hair healthy.

Follow these tips to have amazing hair all around the year and protect it from the sun at the same time.

Causes And Cure For The Thinning Of Frontal Hairline

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Thinning of frontal hairline, treatment for thin hairThinning of frontal hairline is a very common phenomenon and it is specially seen in females. It can either be hereditary problem or because of carelessness of the person. Sometimes when you have a pony tail that is too tight or if you are wearing braids and cotton hair bands, the hair tends to become loose. Constant brushing, applying hair gel and frequent touch ups are also some of the reasons of thinning of frontal hairline.

Dealing With Thinning Of Frontal Hairline

There are many ways of treating with the problem of thin frontal hairline. Some of them are discussed below:

Ø   Applying Castor Oil– castor is very helpful in preventing the frontal hairline from becoming thin. You must apply the oil on a daily basis because it would enhance the stimulation of hair follicles.

Ø   Scalp Massages– this is another way how you can prevent the hairline from becoming thin. It helps in the proper blood circulation and also stimulates hair follicles in the scalp. If the edge of the frontal hairline is massaged with castor oil or any other hair oil then you can be sure that you will not have a thin hairline. Applying moisturizers at night also reduces the chances of having a thin hairline.

Ø   Being Consistent– the last thing and the most important thing of all these methods is that you have to be extremely consistent with your treatment. It is not possible to get a cure for this type of problem overnight. So you would have to be patient and carry on the treatment as long as possible.

Causes of excessive facial hair in women

Sunday, November 11th, 2012

facial hair, remove facial hairHaving excessive facial hair is often shameful and embarrassing especially for women. It is also the cause of poor self image and depression in women.

Reasons for excessive facial hair growth in women

You may be wondering how such hairs grow on your face even though you use some of the best beauty products. But doctors have slated out some of the reasons for this facial hair growth. Here are some of those reasons given below:

  • Hormonal imbalance due to perimenopause and menopause- even after the monthly menstrual cycle finishes there are instances when your hair can grow thin and you may get facial hair. It gradually grows into repeated dark hairs or large moustache. This happens mainly because of the hormonal imbalance because of the final stages during menopause.
  • Insulin overload- diabetes is something that is increasingly growing amongst people especially in women. In order to reduce the levels of carbohydrates from the body doctors often prescribe insulin. Now this has got a side effect that often affects many women. It often results in hormonal imbalance which further results in the growth of excessive facial hair in women.
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome- this term may sound a bit scary but in reality it is not scary at all. It is just a syndrome and it often comes as a reaction after the intake of insulin. It can be treated easily and the effects can be controlled with immediate effect. Basically it is advised not to consume insulin on a daily basis.

Natural tips for healthy hair

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

All women like to have healthy strong hair. For years, hair has been known as the symbol of beauty for women. There are many factors which can cause dryness and roughness of hair. Our lifestyle, environmental and nutritional factors are the main reasons why our hair becomes dull even after shampooing, oiling and conditioning. What we eat also affects our hair health. Things lime stress, lack of sleep, excessive smoking and drug abuse can also cause hair fall. Medication side effects can also sometimes cause hair fall and roughness of hair. In order to take care of your hair and get a shiny, healthy main, you should try out various natural remedies.

Natural Hair ReNatural care, hair caremedies

a) Take a bowl and break two eggs in that mix some honey and get the right consistency by adding a few drops of essential lavender oil and water in it. Put it on as a hair mask for 15 minutes and wash it off with tap water. Shampoo and condition as usual after that to get amazingly silky hair.

b) You can try the same egg hair pack by adding some vinegar in it.

c) Make a mixture of avocado, honey and banana in your mixture and apply the mixture to your hair for 10 minutes. Wash it off and shampoo.

d) Another hair mask which you can make is with egg yolk, strawberry and a spoonful of mayonnaise. This is known to make hair shiny and silky. Add a few drops of vinegar if you want too.
Use these natural hair treatments alternatively once a week to get beautiful hair.

Preparing a hair mask for shiny tresses

Friday, October 26th, 2012

hair style, hair mask, hair careIf you are looking for shiny tresses then it is better you use hair mask because they are the best ingredient to keep your hair shiny and long too. It is a wish for many girls to have Barbie length hair that would give them a flirtatious look and that is why many have gone for hair masks.

Procedure of preparing hair mask

Preparing a hair mask is not at all difficult and you will be able to make it at home without any trouble. Here are some of the things that you must follow:

  • Since there are many methods of making a hair mask you can first try the easiest method where you will have to add gelatin to any of your favorite sauces or drinks and apply it on your hair. This will improve the health of the hair and also make it shiny due to the properties of gelatin.
  • Many girls have bouncy hair but maintaining such hair is quite difficult at times. For such hair to grow and shiny all you need to do is get the juice of grated onion and massage it in your hair on a daily basis.
  • Another hair mask that is often used to keep the hair shiny is if you mix mashed banana with one table spoon of honey, an egg and half cup of flat beer. You will have to apply it in such a way so that it reaches the scalp and keep it for around 90 minutes before you rinse it off.

Why is Important to Oil Your Hair

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

hair oil, oiling your hairWe all want naturally beautiful, healthy and shiny hair. There are many ways by which one can get healthy and damage free hair. One of those methods is oiling. People have used oil in their hair for ages and it has been noted that oil actually helps hair become healthy from the roots. The oiliness remains but that can easily be gotten rid of directly with a bit of shampooing.

Our hair needs nutrients just like any other part of the body. Many oils provide great nutrition to the scalp which in turn enhances hair growth. Healthy and thick hair is everyone’s dream. With the help of different kinds of oils, you can treat our hair conditions so that you can proudly show off your mane.

Some oils which are good for your hair
 Castor oil
Castor oil can be used at the hairline and eyebrows and even eyelashes. Castro oil is known to thicken and fasten hair growth. It is sticky oil so it’s better if you don’t put it entirely on your scalp.
 Almond oil
Almond oil is known to be a good nutrition source for the hair. It nourishes hair from the root and also aids faster growth.
 Coconut oil
Warm coconut oil massage and help you increase circulation of the scalp which makes hair healthy. It also helps prevent dry hair and dandruff.
 Olive oil
This is known as the godmother of all oils. Olive oil makes hair healthy, well moisturized and condition which gives hair a silk, voluminous look.

Hair Removal Techniques

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Hair Removal tips, hair careEveryone wants a solution to smooth skin. Permanent hair removal techniques are rare but possible. If you want to get rid of unwanted body hair, there are a few methods which you can try at home or at a salon.

Some Easy Methods

  • Waxing with cold or hot wax

Many people prefer waxing over most methods. This can be done with cold or hot wax. Spread out the wax on the desired area with a spatula. Then put a strip of cloth (preferably jeans cloth strip) on the applied area and rub towards the growth of the hair. Then with one sudden and swift movement, pull the strip off against the growth of hair. Rub oil on that area when done.

  • Waxing strips

Instead of using liquid wax, you can use waxing strips. The method of application is same, only the wax is on the strip itself.

  • Hair removing cream

Hair removing cream is another solution which many teens prefer. It’s painless and easy. Take the cream and spread it evenly on the desired area. Let it stay for 15 to 20 minutes then with the given spatula, scrape off the cream. Wash the area with water and put moisturizer for smooth, hairless skin.

  • Shaving

When in a hurry, people also prefer shaving. But this should be avoided as many develop rashes due to this method.

  • Laser hair removal

This is a treatment which can get rid of unwanted hair for 6 months to a year.

  • Using gram flour

You can also use a paste of gram flour and water. Put the paste on the desired area and hair growth will reduce.

Natural remedies for excessive hair fall

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

hair fall, treatment for hair fallHair fall is a common problem among men and women. To solve this problem many use various products that are available in the market to prevent but they normally weaken the roots of the hair. In order to avoid all this there is another option and that is to try the natural remedies. Since they have no side effects you can absolutely trust them.

Tips to reduce hair fall by natural remedies

Chemicals go a long way than helping our skin and this is why it is better to avoid them as much as possible. Here are some of the best ways to reduce your hair fall by some natural ways:

  • Using Yemeni med- first you must soak the fenugreek in a deep pot with water and allow it to remain that way throughout the night. In the morning you must massage that liquid in the hair and also the scalp. After that you will have to wrap the hair for 3 hours with a cloth. You must repeat this everyday for around one month.
  • Another thing that you can use is uncooked egg yolk. You will have to massage the scalp with this and leave it for one hour before washing.
  • Red henna is another thing that you can apply on your scalp. You will have to keep it for one hour before you wash it away. It is better to repeat this process for a fortnight but one thing that you must keep in mind is that the henna will turn your hair color to red.

How to fight against premature grey

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

aging, premature grey, hair careA premature grey mane is really depressing- surely who wants to look old at a young age? If around 50 percent of you hair has turned grey by the age of forty, you are having premature grey problem. There are various reasons associated with the early graying of hair and these are too much of stress, improper diet, dandruff, over exposure to heat and chemicals and genetics as well. However nothing to worry about as here are some tips to fight against premature grey

Kill stress

As told earlier stress is a major contributor to early graying of hair and hence if you really want to achieve a healthy dark mane you have to stay away from stress. It’s certainly not easy as said but a little meditation, yoga or exercise would actually help you to relax, unwind and de-stress.

Follow a nutritious diet

Always follow a nutritious and balanced diet here since diet plays a major role in preserving the natural shade of your tresses. Enhance your protein intake- include a good proportion of whole grains, cereals, soy and meat into your diet. Then focus on foods enriched in iodine such as carrot, fish and banana. Curry leaves would be a great addition as well. Vitamin C and B makes your hair stronger and stop premature graying. Thus, you have to concentrate highly on citrus fruits, soymilk and other food items that can nourish you with good amount of these two vitamins.

Wash hair properly

Wash your hair properly and regularly and keep it free from dandruff.