Do you know how to use the 10 everyday hair products every girl should have?
Shampoo cleanses the hair. However, since there are tons of different types of shampoos out there, most users don’t know which one is the best.
- CLARIFYING SHAMPOO. If you feel that there is too much product buildup in your hair, you can try clarifying shampoo which will roughen up the hair cuticle and get the roots extra squeaky clean. Besides, you also need use this shampoo before getting a chemical treatment done like coloring or perming.
- VOLUMIZING SHAMPOO. If you want to open up the hair cuticle and make it thicker, you can try volumizing shampoo. You can pick a shampoo with a lightweight conditioning ingredient that rinses off well and doesn’t weigh the hair down, if you want to get your hair nice and fluffy.
- SMOOTHING SHAMPOO. Smoothing shampoo contains silicone or oil to coat the hair strands.
- SHAMPOO FOR COLORED HAIR. You had better go for a shampoo specifically designed for color treated hair if you hair is colored. To prevent color fading, you should select the product whose pH level is 4.5-5.5.
- ALCOHOL AND SULFATE-FREE SHAMPOO. We can try alcohol and sulfate-free shampoos. Sulfate-based shampoos indeed can clean oil and dirt from your hair, but they will seriously dry out your hair and cause damage like split ends. If you want to lock in moisture and natural (good) oils, retain hair dye, and reduce scalp irritation, you can try organic and sulfate-free hair products.
- RINSE-OUT CONDITIONER. Apply rinse-out conditioners on the ends of your hair. Let it stay for a few minutes. Rinse it out.
- LEAVE IN CONDITIONER. Leave in conditioners, light-weight, are great for smoothening and de-tangling.
- HAIR MASK AND DEEP CONDITIONER. Hair masks or deep conditioners repair dry and damaged hair.
3. Hair oils and serums
People with ‘problematic’ hair should prepare hair oils and serums. They will tame frizz, add shine, promote growth, and give your hair a polished look.
4. Dry Shampoo
If you don’t have time to wash your hair, you can try dry shampoo to absorb excess oil at the roots of the hair.
5. Hair Wax / Pomade
Hair wax, or pomade, not only can provide texture, smooth flyaway but also give the hair extra hold for intricate hairstyles. Mix a drop of hair oil with hair wax and work through your hair after styling to give extra gloss and hold.
6. Hair mousse
Hair mousse provides extra lift and pizzazz to your hair, and is available in different levels of hold, from volumizing mousse to styling mousse. People with curly hair can try mousse to get more defined curls.
7. Heat protectant spray
If you like use hot tools to style your hair, you should use heat protect spray which can protect your precious locks from the damage of direct heat being applied with a curling iron or hair straightener.
Before styling, spray hair from the middle to the ends. And, the product will not leave any reside on your hair, once styled.
8. Sea Salt Spray
Seal salt spray is just what it sounds like – a spray. It’s great to use on fine hair to provide extra texture. For coarse hair, some sea salt sprays come in an oil based form to boost shine and gloss.
Hairspray provides hold, sets style, tames flyaway, achieves volume, adds texture, and more.
- Hold the spray above your head (about 8-10 inches).
- Let the product fall to your hair.
Spray some product on your hands, and then lightly smooth down any problematic hairs to smooth flyaway.
10. Curl Enhancing Cream
These creams provide texture or on curly hair to enhance natural curls and tame frizz. You can divide towel tried hair into a few sections, and then twist the product into the hair or use a scrunching motion.