Hair of average women is subject to daily stress of washing, drying, styling, curling and straightening. On top of that women use a plethora of products that may unfortunately affect the quality of hair and lead to damaged hair. Whether they are blow drying hair or using a flat iron, there is bound to be a lot of damage. There are many products that can be found in drug stores or at hair salons that will help repair some of this damage. The problem with these is that they can be very expensive. Because of this it is important to be aware of how to repair heat damaged hair at home.
There are many easy and inexpensive ways to fix heat damaged hair. One of the easiest hair management techniques is to simply take a break from heat styling. Allow your hair to dry naturally and use simple natural ingredients to maintain your hair style as the nature intended it.
If you can not avoid heat styling your hair, make sure you use special products that provide heat protection for hair as well as supplement this with hair breakage treatment for severely damaged hair.
There are other things that you can try to repair heat damaged hair. One of these is to take a couple of egg yolks and add a little warm water to the mix. Follow by a few drops of cognac and some high quality olive oil. Apply all over your hair from scalp to the ends. Cover your hair with plastic wrap or a plastic grocery bag and wrap in a bath towel. Allow the mask to penetrate your hair for the best moisturizing results. The secret ingredient cognac will warm up your scalp to increase blood circulation to allow the mask to work better. Rinse first with cold water to wash out egg mixture following by a warm shampoo rinse for extra soft and shiny hair.
Another home remedy that will work well for heat damaged hair is to take some extra virgin coconut oil and gently warm it over a warm water bath. Be sure to work the oil into the hair completely. Wrap your hair in a towel or shower cap. Keep this on for several hours or overnight if possible. Wash the mixture out with a moisturizing or a gentle baby shampoo. Do this once a week and you will see a great improvement to your damaged hair.
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