We are heading towards the New Year and the party and wedding season in on. This is a time when most of us want to look smart and trendy. Our hairstyle largely determines our looks. More and more youngsters are now experimenting with new hairstyles, like hair curling, hair perming or straightening hair and hair colouring. In case you are one them, you need to understand that excessive hair styling and hair colouring could damage the hair which could ultimately lead to rapid hair loss.
Let us first try and understand how that happens.
Hair perming and straightening
You need to realize that when your hair is straightened or curled a lot of heat is applied in order to change its natural shape. This often causes great damage to the hair which could ultimately lead to hair loss. In fact, studies by hair experts of Kolkata suggest that if this process is regularly carried out on one’s hair, as much as 20% of the hair could get destroyed. Thus you must avoid doing this on a regular basis.
Hot rollers and dryers
It is to be noted that the application of excessive heat to the hair can damage your scalp and make your hair follicles to become weaker. With heat, the structure of the hair gets adversely affected. The elasticity of the hair is lost and the hair, as a result, becomes more vulnerable and could break easily. So in case you use a blow dryer make sure that you only keep it in a moderate heat setting. In fact, you need to be aware that cold hair dryers are the best. Also, make sure that your hair is dried with a towel before blow drying it.
For taking good care of your hair make sure that you avoid tight braids and ponytails. The reason is that such types of hairstyles could tear of the hair shaft and cause the hair to break.
Apart from this you also need to have a healthy diet to keep your hair healthy and strong.
To conclude we can say it is indeed great to look good for the weddings and parties you are to attend this winter, but along this make sure you are not damaging your hair with excessive hair styling and colouring.