Know Your Hair Type


OILY HAIR


APPEARANCE

  • Strands separate and stick to your head.

CARE GUIDELINES

  • Shampoo as often as necessary even if that means everyday.

  • Use a mild shampoo.

  • Use very little shampoo.

  • Put a conditioner on the ends unless the hair is very oily.

  • Don't use too hot a hairdryer.

  • Don't brush or comb more than necessary.


SPECIAL TREATMENTS

  • To help reduce sebum production use 2 pints of water with the strained juice of 1 lemon added for the final rinse after shampooing.

DRY HAIR


APPEARANCE

  • Tangles easily, brittle

CARE GUIDELINES

  • Shampoo your hair every 4-6 days.

  • Use a mild shampoo.

  • Use a cream conditioner after every shampoo, combing it thoroughly through the hair and leaving it on for a few minutes before rinsing.

 

SPECIAL TREATMENTS

  • Massage 2 tablespoon of warm olive of almond oil into your hair.

  • Wrap your head in a warm damp towel or a plastic turban and keep it on for at least 30 minutes.

  • Do this every 3-4 weeks.

 

COMBINATION HAIR



APPEARANCE

  • Oily roots/dry ends (most common type)


CARE GUIDELINES

  • Adapt the guidelines above for your own hair type.

 

Source: The complete manual of fitness and well-being


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