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I realized that probably we have already talked a lot about outfits and makeovers of Diwali, but gave the crowning glory of our body, hair a miss!! But this shouldn’t be the case. If you have good hair, you can create a lot of trendy hairstyles with it. To improve the condition of your hair before the Diwali festivities kick off, it is time to follow some basic tips. These are the pre-Diwali hair care tips that you have to follow and today’s article is just about that. Keep reading to know about the tips.
1. Cleanse your hair frequently:
It is evident that your scalp gets a lot of product build-up due to frequent use of styling products and hair gels. You cannot flaunt your shiny tresses if you don’t cleanse your hair well. Use a mild shampoo as per your hair type and scalp type frequently to remove these unwanted product build-up and say hello to fresh, beautiful hair. Don’t use shampoos that rare too harsh for your hair. Preferably sulphate-free and paraben free ones are the best. Also, wash your hair every alternate day. Shampooing can make your hair ends dry, so don’t forget to nourish your hair with a good conditioner.
2. Give your hair a good oil treatment:
The strength of the roots speak a lot about the quality of your hair. And it should be the roots that you must focus on for prevention of hair fall. This Diwali, make sure to put oiling as a part of your hair-care routine. It is a great way to nourish your scalp, prevent split ends, provide strength to the roots, prevent damage and induce hair growth. Leaving oil on your scalp overnight improves the hair texture, increases blood circulation and also relaxes your mind. If you want to flaunt beautiful hairstyles, mark this tip important to rock your upcoming celebrations.
3. Use homemade packs for hair nourishment:
Using basic easily available home ingredients to prepare a hair pack can pamper and make your strands healthy and nourishing.Soak a handful of methi seeds in clean water overnight. In the morning make a smooth paste with it. Add 2 spoons of olive oil to the methi paste, mix well and apply onto your scalp. Leave on for an hour, covering your head with a shower cap. Wash off with a mild shampoo. You can also prepare a pack from aloe vera and jojoba flowers. Take aloe vera gel and a few jojoba flowers in a blender and make a thick paste from it. Apply this onto the scalp, keep it for an hour by covering with a shower cap and rinse off with water. Follow up with a shampoo. This is a highly effective hair root nourished ad greatly improves the quality of your hair.
4. Treat the dandruff well
It is common for women to face dandruff problems and that causes a lot of hair fall. If not taken care off, this can hamper with creating good hairstyles. No matter how beautiful you look during Diwali, dandruff in your hair or on your shoulders can affect your impression seriously. To keep this problem at bay, use Apple Cider Vinegar diluted with 50% water, it can work effectively as an anti-dandruff solution. Or you can massage a blend of 3-4 drops rosemary essential oil with 15-20 drops of coconut oil on your scalp everyday and wash it off after 2 hours to control dandruff.
5. Take care of dry and damaged hair:
Our hair suffers a lot due to everyday stress and pollution. If you want to look your best during Diwali, then mending your dull and damaged hair is a must. Also, if you use hair styling tools frequently, then this problem is even more normal. To treat such hair, go for deep-conditioning hair spa at a salon. It will repair dull and damaged hair. Do not forget to use a serum post taking bath. Using good homemade hair treatments to specially arrest dull and damaged strands also makes a huge difference.
6. Pamper your scalp with essential oils:
Your scalp needs luxurious treatment before Diwali. This at best can be given, by massaging your scalp with pure essential oils. It not only reverses the damage caused to the strands but also helps to impart a healthy shine and improves the texture of the hair. You can pamper your hair with oils of rosemary, almond, castor or olive oil.
7. Follow turban therapy:
Post oiling your scalp, you can take steam therapy by dipping your towel in warm water. Then wrapping it as a turban on your head. This will keep frizziness at bay making your hair more manageable. A good steam treatment restores the moisture levels of your hair and provides it with a good health.
8. Conditioning is very important:
Diwali means getting decked up for parties and wearing your favourite hairstyles. You also end up using a lot of heat and styling tools. This tends to make the strands dry and brittle and causes a lot of damage. To prepare your hair for the upcoming bash, Conditioning is very important. This is a must in any hair-care routine. Prepare a mix of Milk, honey and cinnamon powder to treat frizzy hair. It can be repeated twice a week for best results. Try this hair-care conditioner before Diwali and you will be rewarded with shiny, beautiful and frizz-free hair.
9. Try special hair-spa for Diwali:
Going for a hair spa is a must for maintaining healthy and beautiful hair. It is good to get a hair spa once in three months. But as the occasion is of Diwali, you have to rush to a salon for the special treatment. If budget is a factor for you, this spa can also be done at home with quality ingredients. The very basic thing is to keep your scalp thoroughly cleansed with a mild shampoo. To prepare the treatment, mix 2 tablespoons of coconut milk and 1 tablespoon of milk powder. Blend them well and add a few drops of lemon juice to it. To get a better feeling to the spa, add a few drops of essential oils of lavender. Keep this mixture for half an hour and then wash off normal shampoo. Follow up with a conditioner. Healthy, beautiful, shiny hair awaits you!!
10. Take care of your diet intake:
Just following external means to mend your hair is not sufficient. In order to ensure that your hair gets the right nutrition, you should follow a diet that enriches your hair well. Taking a diet rich in nutrients like fish, leafy vegetables, nuts, yoghurt and fresh fruits and you will be blessed with beautiful hair. Also taking hair care supplements can provide you with healthy hair. After all, it is the crowning glory that makes a big difference to your appearance.
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