Hair Care is overall term for parts of hygiene and cosmetology involving the hair on human head. Hair care will differ according to one’s hair type and according to various processes that can be applied to hair. All hair is not same; indeed, hair is a manifestation of human diversity. Very curly hair requires unique care. Hair can be ruined if brushed out dry.Low fat dairy products are good sources of calcium, a key component for hair growth. A balanced diet is extremely necessary for a healthy scalp and furthermore healthy hair.
- One way to distribute the hair’s natural oils through the hair is by brushing with a natural bristle brush. The natural bristles effectively move the oil from the scalp through to the hair’s mid-lengths and ends, nourishing these parts of the hairs. Brushing the scalp stimulates the sebaceous gland, which in term produce more sebum. When sebum and sweat combine on the scalp surface, they help to create the acid mantle, which is the skin’s own protective layer.
- Curly hair tends to dry out easily; leave-in conditioner can help. Hair that is very curly often requires careful entangling .Those with dry, curly hair should shampoo less often than those with straight hair, or consider cleaning hair with conditioner.
- Hair coloring is the process of adding pigment to or removing pigment from the hair shaft. Hair coloring processes may be referred to as dyeing or bleaching, depending on whether you are adding or removing pigment. Most permanent color changes require that the cuticle of the hair be opened so the color change can take place within the cuticle.
- Minerals in water can also affect hair.
Calcium: causes hair to feel dry and lack shine and volume. It can prevent the proper processing of colors, highlights, strengtheners and can cause a perm to appear relaxed. Cilium builds up on the scalp causing flaking on the scalp, giving the appearance of dandruff. Calcium can choke the hair at the mouth of the follicle causing the hair to break off, and then coat the scalp, blocking further new hair growth.
Iron: can cause water to have a red or rusty hue. Iron leaves hair feeling dry, brittle and weighted down .It cause lack of shine and can cause dark hair to tint darker and blond hair to turn orange. Iron can inhibit the proper processing perms, colors, highlights and straightens.