Top-Ten Healthy Hair Tips
(NAPSA)—Many women feel
they have to battle with their hair “We are a nation of
to get it to behave the way they
want. Women don’t realize that frequent and vigorous
there are lots of easy things they shampooers, and that can
can do to make it look healthy and
beautiful. be traumatic to hair.”
According to the hair experts at
the Infusium 23 HaiRepair Insti- can be stressful to hair. We are a
tute, most women make the same nation of frequent and vigorous
mistakes. After looking at hun- shampooers. To lessen the tra-
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hair habits, the experts have come reduces hair-to-hair friction dur-
up with the following top ten tips: ing lathering to prevent damage
1. Blow-drying can be a neces- to the cuticle.
sary evil. So cut down the drying 7. Rinse hair well. There is no
time by patting wet hair with a benefit to leaving excess rinse-out
paper towel beforehand to absorb conditioner in your hair after show-
excess water. ering. It just weighs hair down.
2. Handle wet hair with cau- 8. Do not tease or backcomb!
tion. It is three times weaker than What you are doing is ripping up
dry hair, so be gentle and use a the hair cuticle. This weakens the
leave-in conditioner to protect it hair shaft, exposing the sensitive
from damage caused by drying, inner core and leaving it vulnera-
brushing and styling. ble to breakage.
3. Avoid high-on-the-head pony- 9. People with damaged or
tails—they can pull hair down unhealthy hair should indulge in
and weaken it at the scalp. an intense conditioning weekly to
4. Protect your hair from the restore moisture. Infusium 23
sun. UV exposure destroys hair Power Pac Conditioner is very
proteins, making hair brittle and hydrating.
more easily susceptible to harm. 10. Hair is very much affected
Use a leave-in conditioner with by general health, diet and exer-
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5. Wind can be damaging to and skin) are eat right, exercise
hair. It causes hair shafts to force- and get a good night’s sleep every
fully rub against each other and day. Your hair will thank you, but
cause damaging friction that can more importantly, you may have a
crack, break or even strip the cuti- long, healthy lifetime to enjoy
cle from your hair, resulting in split your fabulous locks.
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