You probably don’t know this, but the hair comes in various different types – from the straight to the curly. You need the right hair care and routine to keep it healthy and well. Whatever routine or treatments you do should be based on your hair type, so knowing the fact will be very helpful.
The main characteristic of straight hair is the gloss and smooth surface and appearance. Because natural oil can be distributed evenly from the root to the end, it doesn’t require much conditioning. However, straight hair is prone to grease and flatness. Sometimes it lacks volume too.
To clean the hair, you only need to:
- Wash the hair once every two days to keep it clean
- Use small tooth comb that can help distributing the natural sebum to the ends of your hair shafts.
For styling, you can tease the crown at the top when it gets flat. Use hair spray to add volume. You can also use a round brush and blow drying the hair upside down.
Wavy is the combination of curly and straight, and it has cute S curls on it. For some people, this hair type if the flexible one as it is easy to style up. The main problem for this type of hair is that it can be frizzy when not cared for properly. It tends to be greasier on the crown and drier toward the ends.
Cleaning this type of hair is quite easy, as you only need to make sure to wash it about three times in a week. Don’t forget to include dry shampoo in between those days. For caring routine, you need to do a deep conditioning around twice a month. If your hair tends to get dry, use leave in conditioner or argan oil to make it smooth, soft, and healthy. Some people would use serum; that’s okay. You can alternate the application.
For styling, you have loads of options to make. You can curl it. You can leave it on the wavy state. You can straighten it. You can also achieve effortless beach look by letting it loose naturally and add salt or texturizing spray to keep the waves bouncy and light.
The main characteristic of curly hair is its volume. It is also playful and bouncy. The main problem with curly hair is the dryness, frizz, shrinkage, and lack of curls.
To clean it up, wash your hair around twice a week. Washing your hair can cause the natural moisture to be stripped from your hair, so always have argan oil or leave in conditioner ready. To care for it, you need to do a deep conditioning treatment once a week – preferably a day before washing the hair so your hair will remain smooth and silky. If you want to style it up, make sure to apply serum to avoid frizziness. If you are thinking about styling it with hairdryer, make sure to spray some heat protection solution first. It will protect the strands and keep your hair healthy.