logo
g Text Version
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies

dailyclick
Bored? Games!
Nutrition
Postcards
Take a Quiz
Rate My Photo

new
Houseplants
Romance Movies
Creativity
Family Travel
Southwest USA
Irish Culture
Home Finance


dailyclick
All times in EST

Full Schedule
g
g Beauty Basics Site

BellaOnline's Beauty Basics Editor

g

Turn Dull Hair into Beautiful Hair

Guest Author - Samantha Jackson

Next to her nails, hair is most complained about feature women have. Some are born with lovely locks, others are not so lucky. If itís curly, they want straight and if itís straight, they want curly. But the one thing all women can agree on is that they want it to look beautiful.

So, how do you turn dull and lifeless hair into shiny and beautiful hair?

Beauty starts on the inside. The first step to beautiful hair is starting from the inside out. Eating a healthy diet will give your hair the nutrients and nourishment it needs to grow strong, shiny and healthy looking.

Along with a diet filled with plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables be sure to drink plenty of water. Water will not only enhance the appearance of your hair, it will enhance the appearance of your skin as well.

If you find it necessary to wash your hair on a daily basis, wash with a gentle shampoo. Harsh shampoos will pull out moisture and the end result is dry, dull hair. Adding a about a dime sized drop of castile soap to your shampoo will help strip dirt, dead skin cells and hair care products such as hair spray and gel, but it will leave your hair feeling soft and smooth. You can take it one step further and wash with castile soap alone, itís gentle, natural and inexpensive.

And, donít forget to use a small amount of conditioner. More is not better in this case. Rub a small amount between your palms and begin at the end of your hair and work your way up. Too much conditioner at the root will add weight making your hair look flat once it has dried.

Although a hot shower can be relaxing, it is damaging to your scalp and hair follicles. When you wash, use warm water. This allows the follicles to open and allows the shampoo to reach in and grab any accumulated dirt. But, when you rinse, use cool to cold water in order to close the follicles. Your hair will retain moisture and it will take on a new shine and brilliance.

There are a variety of hair care products on the market that promise to feed and nourish your hair, adding shine and volume. However, these products can be costly and filled with ingredients that may ultimately damage your hair and your scalp.

Instead, make your own deep conditioner with products from your kitchen. Olive, almond or coconut oil all work well. Heat it up slightly, apply and wrap a towel or shower cap around your hair. Leave it on for 45 minutes to an hour, wash and rise. This treatment should be applied a couple of times a month.

Take extra care with heat products like dryers and irons. Heat can cause split ends resulting is a frizzy look. Towel dry and use a moderate setting on any heat-styling implements you use. And, donít forget that trip to the salon. To keep hair looking soft and smooth, ends need to be trimmed on a regular basis.

Taking a little extra time, care and thought will make a world of difference in how your hair looks and feels. It is possible to have shiny, sexy hair that will turn every head in the room.
This site needs an editor - click to learn more!

Add Turn+Dull+Hair+into+Beautiful+Hair to Twitter Add Turn+Dull+Hair+into+Beautiful+Hair to Facebook Add Turn+Dull+Hair+into+Beautiful+Hair to MySpace Add Turn+Dull+Hair+into+Beautiful+Hair to Del.icio.us Digg Turn+Dull+Hair+into+Beautiful+Hair Add Turn+Dull+Hair+into+Beautiful+Hair to Yahoo My Web Add Turn+Dull+Hair+into+Beautiful+Hair to Google Bookmarks Add Turn+Dull+Hair+into+Beautiful+Hair to Stumbleupon Add Turn+Dull+Hair+into+Beautiful+Hair to Reddit




Are you Beautiful?
RSS
Related Articles
Editor's Picks Articles
Top Ten Articles
Previous Features
Site Map


For FREE email updates, subscribe to the Beauty Basics Newsletter


Past Issues


print
Printer Friendly
bookmark
Bookmark
tell friend
Tell a Friend
forum
Forum
email
Email Editor


Content copyright © 2014 by Samantha Jackson. All rights reserved.
This content was written by Samantha Jackson. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact BellaOnline Administration for details.

g


g features
How to Have Healthy Hair in Any Season

Makeup to Make Green Eyes Pop

How To Make Your Mascara Look The Best

Archives | Site Map

forum
Forum
email
Contact

Past Issues
memberscenter


vote
Poetry
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Less than Monthly



BellaOnline on Facebook
g


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


BellaOnline Editor