Frizzy hair is a huge problem especially in a humid country like ours but the reality is that there isn't one sure-shot way of dealing with it. If you do like a sleeker look and get annoyed by flyaways, then we're here to help you out. While everyone's hair texture is different, here are some basic tips and tricks to try to keep the frizz in control.
After all, none of us want the Monica "it's the humidity moment".
We spoke to Melissa Hughe, National Technical Head, Schwarzkopf Professional India to ask her what the solution to frizz was and she gave us a whole lot of insight. From how to trim your hair to what's the best way to blow dry it in place to avoid frizz, here's what she had to say.
"A trim will help get rid of dry ends and splits adding to the overall frizz control", says Hughe. A good haircut is key when you're trying to keep the frizz at bay. If you live in humid areas and during the monsoons, getting rid of dry, dead ends is essential because it helps keeps the hair weighted and down.
Use a keratin-infused shampoo and conditioner. You can also use a hair mask weekly- leave it in your hair for five minutes or longer and then rinse it out with cool water. A cold water shower is important to seal your cuticles better.
The hair expert adds, "After washing your hair, avoid rough-drying the hair with the towel as it ruffles the cuticle causing frizz. Instead blot-dry with a towel avoiding any rubbing movements to remove excess water before blow-drying."
Yes, there is a correct way to blow dry your hair- point the nozzle of the dryer in a downward direction and then dry your tresses. Electric tools can be harmful and can be the reason your hair is becoming frizzy so always use a serum or hair protectant product to keep your mane safe.
When we're talking about frizzy hair during the rainy season, make sure to use a serum. This will help tame all the flyaways and will even come in handy for smoothening rough cuticles at any given time.
So, now frizzy hair will be a thing of the past if you just keep these tricks and tips in mind.
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