Choose hair styles that goes naturally with your hair type and lasts a while between cutting so that it is easy to maintain and does not require a lot of styling products.
To make shampoo last longer, keep am empty bottle in the shower next to the bottle of the shampoo in use.When you are ready to lather up, squirt a small amount of shampoo into the empty bottle and then add a shot of water and shake it lightly.This distributes the shampoo over the hair more evenly, while using less of it.It also lathers up much faster than doing it the conventional way.
Collect complimentary and sample bottles and packages of hair care products and then take them along when going on short trips.
Give up perms, hair colouring and highlighting.It only goes onto reduce your hair into a haystack.The ideal hair length is till shoulders and you can tie it in a French braid or up in a bun.This way you will be saved from the hassle of blow drying or curling.
Instead of using the expensive detangling products from the store, make a homemade version using 1 part conditioner and 10 parts water.Then put into a recycled pump hair spray bottle.It works wonders for hair.
Low Cost Tips For Hair Care At Home
1. For Lifeless Hair
If you have hair that is dry and unmanageable, rinse it with beer, but make sure to wash off all the beer brew to remove the not-so-pleasant smell.
2.For High Shine Hair
Take 1 large banana and 1 tbsp of honey.Mash the banana with fork and add the honey.Mix the two together.Wet hair with lukewarm water.Apply the banana honey mix all over the hair.Put the shower cap on and cover with towel.Leave on for an hour.Rinse out.
3.Hair Conditioner Made At Home
Mix half cup of honey with 1/4 cup of olive oil.Using a small amount at a time, work the mixture through hair until you coat it all over.Cover hair with a shower cap, leave on for 30 minutes.Remove shower cap; shampoo well and rinse.
Regular Care Of Hair
Taking care of hair is in fact much the same as taking care of skin.An effective hair care discipline involves cleansing, toning and conditioning routines carried out with religious regularity.
1.Care Of Oily Hair And Scalp Condition
The principle of care for oily hair and scalp condition is the same as used for oily skin condition.The routine aims at removing the excess oil and to exfoliate skin cells which clogs up and suffocate the hair follicles in our scalp.The emphasis is laid on cleansing and toning routines.Since the hair has to be washed as frequently as it gets dirty and oily, a natural shampoo on a formulation of herbs such as amla, shikakai, trijla is ideal.Massaging hair and scalp is important for the well being as well as good growth of the hair.For dry hair, scalp massaging with oil is recommended.For oily hair massaging with toning lotion is suitable.
Home-made Cosmetics For Oily Hair
A.Take some dry soap nuts(reetha) and soak them in water overnight.Mash them in the morning and strain the soapy solution.Add a tsp of shikakai powder and wash your hair.If you are unable to make the shampoo cleanser at home, use this infusion recipe.Prepare it and mix in the shampoo you use.
B.To make the infusion, boil two handful of mint leaves in one and a half glass of water for 20 minutes.Strain the solution and mix in a 300ml bottle of shampoo.
Toning Lotion For Oily Hair
Mix a tbsp of Malt Vinegar in a glass of water.Add a pinch of salt in it.Use 2 tbsps of it on your scalp and massage it with your finger tips twice a week.Leave the lotion on for one hour.Rinse with cool water, brush and set your hair.
2.Care For Dry Hair
Dry hair tends to be thin and rough.It is susceptible to tangles, damage, breakage and split ends.The primary aim is to replenish the oil and the moisture in the hair.
Home-made Cosmetic Care For Dry Hair
Below are given few natural recipes that are time-tested.
The Gentle Cleanser
Beat an egg in a cup of the skimmed milk.When the foam becomes consistent, rub it into the scalp.Leave it on for 5 minutes.Rinse the hair thoroughly with water.Carry out this routine twice a week.
The Protein Conditioner
Beat one tbsp of castor oil, one tbsp of glycerine, one tbsp of cider vinegar and a tsp of mild herbal shampoo.Apply it on scalp and leave it on for 20 minutes.Rinse with clear water.
A Special Massage Oil Toner
Buy a bottle of castor oil or coconut oil.Add a tsp of lavender essential oil in it.Heat a little and massage it gently on your scalp at night.Rinse or shampoo it out in the morning.Follow this routine at least twice a week.