My hair looks dull and lifeless at the moment why is that?
Hair can appear dull due to a build up of residues left on the hair. This can materialize if you don’t rinse out your shampoo and conditioner decently or from a build up of styling products. Some other cause could be overuse of heated styling appliances.
You require to detox your hair! Use a clarifying shampoo once a month to cleanse out these products without stripping the hair of their natural oils. Try Kerestase’s Prevention Hair Bath and Gelee Peeling treatment or Schwarzkopf’s Bonacre Remove shampoo.
My Gran says that in her day she only washed her hair once a week and brushed it a hundred times a night and her hair was lovely and glossy without all these hair products. Is this true or just an old wives tale?
There are a few benefits to brushing the hair with a effective quality natural bristle brush as this can assist stimulate the provide of blood to the follicles and by brushing the hair through in one way you are able to encourage the cuticle scales to lie flat and smooth. Brushing also aids the spread of the hairs natural oil which is a natural conditioner HOWEVER too much and the hair can appear greasy and lank and brushing the hair 100 times a night will actually promote stress and breakage to the hair. The moral of this story is a little bit of both will do your hair good.
I am really confused. There are so many different types of waxes, gels, muds and clays out there and I don’t know which one to use and when.
You could have seasonal dermatitis where the utmost varies in weather, central heating can affect and dry out your scalp. This can easily be treated by using a shampoo and conditioner formulated to gently exfoliate whist soothing and moisturising your scalp. Try the Dermo Calme range by L’Oreal Kerastase.