From soft and healthy – to dry, damaged hair with split ends. We have all been there and we all probably feel the same way about that.
But – all you need to know is why it happens and how to prevent it.
What causes hair damage?
There are many reasons why our hair becomes dry and damaged. Daily use of heat tools, blow drying your hair, frictions and the weather conditions are a few of them. When your hair gets damaged, the cuticle opens and makes your hair susceptible to damage. But, there are ways to prevent your hair from getting dried-out and damaged. First of all, you need to get rid of the split ends. When you have split ends, the best way is to cut them off. After that you will be fully prepared to take care of your hair in the best way.
Moisture is the key
One of the most important things for dry and damaged hair – is to add what it demands most of all – Moisture. When you have dry hair, your hair strands will get more fragile, which makes them easier to fall off. By adding more moisture to your hair care routine, it will strengthen your hair and the result will be a healthier and silky hair. Use good products in every step in your routine – from cleaning to styling.
Wash your hair with good products
By using a shampoo and conditioner for damaged hair, you will prevent your hair from being more damaged. Björks Laga series (Laga shampoo and Laga conditioner) contains repairing algae and birch extracts – which are ingredients that are helpful for dry and damaged hair.
You need a good moisturizing hair mask. By using a hydrating mask once a week, it will help repair damaged strands and make your hair glossier. Björk Fukt Hydrate treatment contains birch extract and argan oil, that keeps moisture in and damages out. They are also vegan and free from sulfates and parabens.
Don’t brush your hair when it's wet
When your hair is wet – it’s more fragile and you need to be gentle. If you have to brush – Use a hairbrush specially made for wet hair, it will make it less damaged.
Use heat protectant!
Heat is something that damages our hair the most. The heat breaks your strands and your hair appears to look more damaged. By using a heat protectant you will prevent and reduce the damage. You should use heat protectant every time you blow dry your hair, or specifically using hot tools. In addition to protecting your hair from heat and UV-radiation – Björk Skydda heat protector has caring properties that prevent split ends and helps rebuild damaged hair. It also adds shine and eliminates frizz.
Give your hair additional nourishment and at the same time – tame flying hair. By using Tämja Flyaway tamer you will get rid of flying hairs, it contains nourishing ingredients such as coconut oil, shea butter and amino acids. This composition gives your hair nourishment, moisture and shine.