Hair Care and Styling Tips for Damaged Frizzy Hair

By Selena Gerrish

February 11, 2016Hair CareNo comments

Damaged frizzy hair needs a special care and treatment. Frizz is often caused by a lack of moisture in the hair, but humidity can also contribute to it. Cuticle opens up and lets the air in, creating a frizzy effect. Turn frizzy hair into curls! Start to treat the hair properly and you’ll get really hot hairstyle.girl with frizzy hair

The key for creating sexy curls with minimum efforts is moisture and proper care. Maybe your strands are just thirsty? Save your hair! Read below our hair care and styling tips to prevent or treat damaged frizzy hair.

Hair Care Tips for Frizzy Hairs

Choose a Glycerin Shampoo

Damaged hair is sensitive to moisture level in the air. Thus, when humidity level is high, it is hard to style it and it is more prone to breakage. Use a special moisturizing shampoo and conditioner for frizzy hair.

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Refuse shampoos with chemical ingredients and choose the one containing glycerin ingredient. It helps to prevent frizz by moisturizing the hair shaft and hydrating it from the inside. Try a botanical-infused shampoo. Use your fingertips to massage it into scalp.

Avoid Daily Shampooing

Daily shampooing wash away natural oils and make damaged hair look dull, lifeless and harsh. The less frequently you wash the hair, the shinier it can be. To maintain the strands clean, you can use not only shampoos. To keep your scalp clean and the hair fresh, apply dry shampoo, hair powder or conditioner.

Once a week try to apply conditioner instead of shampoo and rinse it out. As a rule, most conditioners contain smaller number of surfactants than shampoos. These chemicals are used to cleanse hair. Applying conditioner you will clean it without stripping its natural oils and avoid frizz.

Don’t Forget About Conditioner

These hair care products also deposit moisture in the hair. For frizzy strands choose a conditioner that contains hydrating ingredients: shea, olive, coconut oil. If you have naturally oily scalp, apply it from mid-shaft down to your ends in order not to weight down your hair. The proper nourishing is the basis of stunning curls. The most important rule: always use conditioner after shampooing your hair, which should be only a couple of times per week.

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Choose the appropriate hair care products for your hair type. Let the hair product penetrate deeply into the hair structure. Don’t rinse the strands too thoroughly. The right conditioner won’t leave your hair greasy or crunchy. Look for the one with humectants (ingredients that soak in moisture from the atmosphere) such as panthenol and vegetable glycerin.

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Use a Nourishing Mask

Do a special treatment for damaged fizzy hair at least once a week, especially in cold months. In this time the air is dry and can make the hair harsh and frizzy. Apply nourishing masks to treat or prevent these problems. You can also make your own home-made treatments and get a perfect result.

There is one of the natural masks you can make at home:

Nourishing Mask with Eggs, Olive Oil and Honey

Mix one egg with cold water, a few teaspoons of honey and olive oil. Apply it to the strands. Wear a shower cap and leave the mixture for half an hour. If you heat it up with a blow dryer or wrap with a warm, damp towel around your hair, you’ll get maximum effect. Than rinse it with lukewarm water.

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You can add some vinegar, if the water is hard. Never use hot or even warm water when make egg mask. Be careful, if your scalp is naturally oily, because nourishing masks like this can leave it greasy. In this case, take the mask only to the hair strands.

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Rinse with Lukewarm Water

Rinsing the hair with lukewarm water at the end of your shower is a great way to produce the healthiest, shiniest strands possible. To get the polishing effect to the strands, add some apple vinegar to the rinsing water. Be gentle while rubbing your hair with a towel.

Styling Tips

Comb the Hair Regularly

Hang your head upside down and comb your hair. It helps distribute the oils from your scalp onto the rest of your hair. In such a way, you’ll keep your hair hydrated and block out humidity. The more frequently you comb, the better. To prevent hair breakage use a wooden comb with wide teeth.

Choose Air Drying

Try to air dry damaged strands. If you haven’t time for it, choose the low settings on your blow dryer to minimize the harmful effect. It would be better to wash your hair in the evening to have more time for air drying.

Use Heat Protection Product

Minimize the use of heat styling tools such as flat iron, curling iron and hot roller. Don’t forget about protective styling hair products that create a shielding effect on the strands. If you need to straighten or curl your strands, always apply hair protection spray or serum before styling. Never work with damp hair, otherwise you just dry it out.

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Apply Hair Styling Products

Apply leave-in hair styling products which include silicone ingredient for better fixation (serums, creams, gels, lotions). However, they need to be applied very carefully. Otherwise, the over usage can create a greasy effect.

Braid for Damaged Frizzy Hair

Braid is a perfect hairstyle for frizzy strands. Nowadays, there are a lot of braid types that allow to style your strands and make them look well-behaved. With such hairstyle you’ll always look trendy and gorgeous. Moreover, it helps to prevent potential hair damages.

Keep in mind these tips to give your damaged frizzy hair hope for revival! Include them into your daily hair care routine and your curls will get better and better over time.

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