Do you know anyone (including you), who is losing hairs, if you do, then you probably know how awful hair loss is, right?
Haircare is essential for men, and it proved by many studies that the most common cause of hair loss in men is lousy hair care routine. So you got to have it.
Now, let’s look at the seven most essential hair care tips for man. Moreover, in this article, we will go through inside out. So stayed tuned.
7 Most Essential Hair Care Tips For Man
Use these tips daily. Believe me guys; these tips will solve a lot of your future and present hair problems.
#1 Nutrition Blast for Hairs
Your diet defines a lot about hair’s health. So eating healthy is a great way to stay healthy and look fabulous.
Several essential nutrients are mandatory for good hair health.
Along with the nutrients, I am also going to explain to you why you need these nutrients.
The primary function of protein is to make hair follicles, aka hair roots. So protein’s deficiency can lead to a lot of hair problems.
Food that contains protein-
- Chicken breast
and many more.
It is one of the vitamins in the Vitamin B complex. It is a must for hair health.
Biotin rich foods.
- Eggs yolk
And many more.
#3 Omega-3 Fatty Acids (OFA)
Foods that contain OFA are-
- Chia Seeds
- Flax seeds
#2 Oil Your Hairs
Oiling your hair does seem old school, but it helps to nourish hair follicles and prevent hair loss.
Now, let’s look at the most difficult question, i.e. how to oil your hair?
The right way to do oiling involves the following step.
- Raise the temperature of the oil by a few degrees. Hot oil helps to open up the pores.
- Then apply the oil on the scalp.
- Gently massage with fingertips. Don’t rub vigorously.
- Let it sit there for at least for 1 hour or overnight if possible.
- Then rinse your head with shampoo.
But when it comes to choosing right hair oils, it might get little tricky
After all, there is a lot of contamination.
Do not worry; I have sorted some of the best hair oils for hair growth.
- Parachute Advanced Ayurvedic Hot Oil
- Indulekha Bhringa Oil.
#3 Wash Hair with a Good Shampoo
Shampooing is a great way to remove dirt and unclog the pores.
The things you should consider while choosing a good shampoo.
The first thing, know your scalp type whether it’s an oily or dry or neutral scalp.
Once you know your scalp type, the second step chooses a shampoo that compliments your scalp type.
While selecting the right shampoo, keep in mind, your shampoo must be sulfate-free.
How many times should you shampoo?
It depends upon your scalp type. If you have an oily scalp, then you should shampoo 3-4 times a week.
If you have a dry scalp, then 1-2 times a week is fine. For neutral scalps, 2-3 times a week is generally reasonable.
Don’ts of Shampooing
1-Do not wash your hair twice or thrice a day; It will make them weak and dry. Hence more prone to hair loss.
2-Do not rub your hair vigorously.
3-Use your fingertips to massage your scalp with shampoo, for 1-2 min. It will help to unclog the pores.
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#4 Hair Conditioning (must)
Conditioning your hair is your gift to your hair. It helps to make hair smoother and silkier.
What happens after shampooing is, hairs became dry and very fragile.
So Conditioning helps to restore the moisture and prevent hair from breaking.
Another plus point is, conditioning helps hair to repair the damage caused by the environment.
So how many time should you condition your hair? The answer is, anytime you shampoo your hair must be conditioned.
1-Use a silicone-free conditioner.
2-Do not massage your scalp with conditioner, it will clog the pores.
Up to this point you have, nourished, oiled, shampooed, conditioned your hair, right? Now comes the most ignored task.
#5 Right Way of Hair Drying
Here what most people do. They grab the towel and rub it over hairs to dry them.
Other use hot air. Guys, this is the wrong way of drying out hairs.
Rubbing vigorously and using hot air for too long will damage hairs.
Here what haircare expert does.
They use a microfiber towel, dab it onto hair, while slightly moving it in the direction of hair growth.
Now, this might not be possible for you in this fast life. Then you can use a hairdryer, at standard heat settings.
Don’ts of Hair Drying
- Protect your hairs from all kind of heat.
- Don’t take hot showers and cold showers, both cause damage to hairs, instead use regular water or lukewarm water.
- Wet hairs are incredibly susceptible to damage. So don’t comb or style wet hair.
#6 Styling Hair with Least Products
There are a lot of ways to style hair. But we will look at some which have a least harsh effect on hairs.
You can use gels or pomades or hair spray for styling your hair after 70-80% of hairs are dry.
But use only up to the appropriate range.
Another pro tip for you. Before applying any product, make sure you emulsify the product.
Emulsification will increase the surface area of the product and hence it will be distributed evenly.
For emulsification take a small amount of product on palm and then rub it with another palm.
Don’ts of Hair Styling
1-If you use, too much hair product it will look greasy. Also, an excessive product may clog the scalp, which leads to hair fall and many other scalp problems.
2-Prevent your hairs from chemicals. For that minimise the frequency of colouring, perming or doing other hair treatments.
#7 Maintain Your Hair Cut
Maintain your hair is as important as other factors.
For that chose a barber you trust, remember guys, trust is essential. So he/she will you honest advice.
And your barber will help you in selecting a hairstyle and also in maintaining it. So trust is a must.
Choose the frequency according to your hair goals whether you want short or long or medium length hair.
That all about hair care tips for man. Hope you guys found this article helpful.
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