hair looks dull and lifeless. This type of hair craves moisture,
and in most instances requires a healthy dose of protein.
Dry hair needs protection in the form of emollients and lubricants,
which will lay down the outside cuticle layer of the hair
and create shine. Humectants will attract and retain moisture
within this type of hair. Daily cleansing and conditioning
with moisturizing and emollient treatments will go a long
way toward alleviating a dry, tight scalp, while replenishing
lost moisture and proteins along the hair shaft. Moisturisers
contain "humectants" that not only replace lost moisture but
actually attract moisture and retain it in the cortex of the
Therefore use moisturisers, which have "humectants" in it.
Essential fatty aids (EFA's) are great moisturizers. One of
the best and most cost effective essential fatty acids is
safflower oil. The scalp produces the best EFA's called sebum
but sebum cannot reach upto the entire length of the hair
if the hair is long. Hence it is necessary that to treat dry
hair you have to use proper conditioners and moisturisers.
your hair with natural moisturisers as follows:
a few drops of safflower oil in your palms and carefully
take your hair (while dry) and apply the small amount
of oil to the ENDS first and work toward the scalp. By
applying safflower oil your dry hair will have the proper
amount of humectants to attract and retain moisture.
Leave this in your hair for atleast 2 hours before washing.
Use a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner (on ends only)
every other day. Rinse with water alone on off days.
Avoid heat-styling (blow-drying, flat-ironing) as often
as possible because it damages your hair.
you're at the beach, spread some of the sunscreen you
use on your body through your hair so that it doesn't
dry out and get crispy.