Whether you are relaxed or natural developing a consistent healthy hair care routine is important in order to to see and maintain healthy hair growth. It takes a lot of individual trial and error in order to figure out what routine really works for your hair. Once a clear and consistent routine is developed that's when you are able to start seeing true growth in your hair. There are many different things to consider in doing in order to develop a healthy hair routine.
1. Find Products That Work Best For Your Hair. Looking for the right products that work best in your hair takes a lot of time, money and energy. In order to make this process much easier their are several things to consider.
A. What are your hair needs? Make a list of all of the problems and issues your hair is experiencing as well as what you are looking to get out of the products that you buy. You want to be able to find products that works specifically on improving the issues your hair is currently experiencing. For example my natural hair tends to be very dry, so I am looking for products that help to lock moisture in my hair as well as oils that penetrate into the scalp.
B. What Ingredients Should I Eliminate? Anyone whether you are relaxed or natural should consider eliminating several ingredients from their hair care routine. Ingredients such as sulfates, parabens, alcohols and glycerin. Sulfates, parabens and alcohols are ingredients that can strip the hair of its natural oils causing the hair to be dry and brittle. Glycerin for example contains humectants which push moisture from the hair to the dry air to help balance the moisture in the atmosphere. So be aware of your surrounding climate because glycerin can work against you when the air is not humid enough by releasing moisture back into air.
2. Develop A Consistent Daily Routine. Developing a consistent routine is one of the most important things that you can do for your hair. Making sure that you are Deep Conditioning and Washing your hair on a regular consistent basis,this helps to train the hair so that it is able to grow strong and healthy, also eliminating product build up which can keep the scalp from being able to receive proper moisture. It is truly not easy to stay consistent especially with today's busy lifestyle, but in order for hair to grow and strengthen one must give the hair proper products on a regular basis in order for the hair to grow and stay healthy and moisturized.
3.Developing A healthy Diet To Promote Healthy Hair. Not only is using the proper products as well as a consistent routine important for healthy hair, but a proper diet is as well. Incorporating a healthy diet of fruits and vegetables is great for hair health because it brings vitamins and minerals internally into the system which aid not only in hair health, but in overall physical health as well. Another great way to help with hair health as well as overall physical health is with water. Water helps to not only nourish the body and keep you from becoming dehydrated, but helps to keep your hair strong and healthy as well. Incorporating these small changes in your diet can greatly improve the overall health of your body and with this you will begin to see the changes in how your hair looks and feels.