Healthy Hair: Do’s & Don’ts
- Choose brushes and combs with widely spaced and smooth tipped bristles and teeth to avoid the risk of splitting hairs and scratching the scalp.
- Wash combs and brushes in shampoo or soap at least once a week.
- Always rinse your hair thoroughly.
- Use a conditioner to smooth the outer surface of the hair, which is roughened by washing.
- Apply extra conditioner when using a hairdryer, rollers, or tongs.
- Always try a temporary rinse first, before you risk using permanent color.
- Go to a professional colorist for permanent dyeing or bleaching.
- Don’t over brush your hair, for it may increase the greasiness of oily hair and break the ends of dry hair.
- Don’t tangle the hair while washing it.
- Don’t give dry hair two applications of shampoo.
- Don’t rub hair too vigorously when drying, it may break and tangle the hair.
- Don’t have a permanent bleach if all you really need are “highlights”.
- Don’t apply a permanent color until you have tested the solution on your skin for 36 hours to check for any adverse reactions.
The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.