Hair Care

Should you shampoo hair daily?
Dr. Devisetty Healthcare Services doesn’t recommend shampooing daily as it tends stripping their hair of its natural oils, which keep hair healthy and shiny.
If your scalp looks oily when you wake up, you should shampoo every day. (Once is enough, though; shampoo and conditioner labels only advise you to repeat the process so that you’ll use them up faster.) Otherwise, your hair will probably look better and stay healthier if you skip every other day and let its natural oils accumulate.
It is also recommended that we switch between different shampoos every six weeks or so to avoid product buildup, which can leave hair limp. Or you can also use a clarifying shampoo for a few days at a time every two months to remove the residue your products leave behind.

What kind of conditioner should be used?
If you have normal or dry hair, use a standard rinse-out conditioner every time you shampoo. But if your locks tend to get greasy, you may want to condition them only a few times a week. For fine or thin hair, look for a conditioner that adds body and reduces tangles. If your hair is super-thick or curly, try a heavier leave-in conditioner.
Combination shampoo and conditioners may seem convenient and economical, but they aren’t that great for your hair. It’s tough to clean and condition at the same time; what most combos do well is make your hair easy to comb.

Is it possible to brush my hair too much?
If your hair is fragile, excessive brushing isn’t good. You know you have fragile hair if it’s dry and doesn’t reflect light. You can also take the “elasticity test:” Break off one strand and pull it between your fingers. Hair that can’t stretch one third of its length without breaking is fragile. If you have healthy hair, brushing will distribute its oils, producing a natural sheen, but it won’t make your hair grow faster. Don’t brush your hair when it’s wet.

Should I color my hair at home or go to a salon?
Although do-it-yourself kits are quicker and cheaper than salon visits, it’s harder to get good results, especially if your hair is already bleached or permed. When you do it at home, you risk putting color on the same spot repeatedly. This saturates the hair with chemicals, leaving it damaged and dull. A professional colorist can make sure you get a natural look with several different color shades. If you decide to go lighter, she’ll first bleach your hair before painting on your new color. And if you’re looking to cover gray hair, you’ll get better results if you stay within two shades of your natural color.
If you want to experiment yourself, consider using temporary hair color. (Look for a low-ammonia kit.) Different versions can last from six to 21 shampoos. Whatever route you choose, it’s a good idea to use shampoos and conditioners specially formulated for colored hair. They contain extra moisturizers, which you need because the chemicals used in the coloring process can dry hair out.

What are the steps to healthier hair?
Maintain a healthy diet
Hair requires the same overall nutrition that the body does: plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, grains and protein including lean meat and fish. Dietitians recommend foods high in biotin, including brown rice, bulgar, brewer’s yeast, soybeans, green peas, lentils, oats, sunflower, seeds and nutritious nuts. Nutritionists advise healthy hair seekers to eat well-balanced diets that incorporate healthy proteins along with foods high in vitamins B, C, E, A

Protect your hair from the elements. Use a leave-in conditioner that contains sun block (UV protector). Excessive exposure to the sun can damage your hair by inducing oxidation of the sulfur molecules within the hair shaft, leaving the hair weak, brittle, dry and faded. People who bleach or lighten their natural hair color may also notice slight color changes in their hair when it is exposed to sun. Blond hair may turn yellow, fade or become dull due to UV exposure. Even natural brunette hair tends to develop reddish hues from sun exposure due to oxidation of melanin pigments.

Should I Shampoo your hair frequently?
It is good to shampoo your hair – we recommend at least three times a week. This helps to remove dirt and? buildup on the hair that can deteriorate the condition of your scalp. When shampooing, it is very important that you pay attention to cleansing your hair, your scalp and your hair line. Many people (wrongly) will drop a handful of shampoo on their head and then rinse it off. Shampoo must be worked through all of your hair, as well as the scalp and hairline. Did you notice that when you shampoo your hair the amount of lather often varies? Usually, the more lather you have, the less buildup you have on your hair. It’s also important to fully rinse out the shampoo to eliminate any residual detergents – they can damage the hair shaft and scalp.

Use a conditioner and moisturizer
Frequently shampooing can dry out your hair and, therefore, must be followed by the use of a moisturizing conditioner. It is very important to work the conditioner through all of your hair and leave it in for three to five minutes. Again, many people misapply and misuse conditioner by not working it through to the ends of the hair and not leaving it on long enough. Correct use of conditioners containing light proteins, such as hydrolyzed human hair keratin proteins, can help strengthen your hair. A good conditioner with these proteins can easily penetrate the hair shaft to replenish nutrients. These proteins can also repair split ends. Split ends develop after the protective cuticle has been stripped away from the end of hair fibers as a result of harsh chemicals or even vigorous brushing. Worried about hair loss??Hair Loss??? are you worried by the increasing number of hairs that you find in your hairbrush/comb each day. You doubt will your hair ever stop falling out like this? Why is this happening, and is there anything you can do to stop it? Yes…..

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