We chatt to Sofn’Free’s hair expert Carol Nube about how to save your hair’s life in the comfort of your own home.
Before you start rehabilitating damaged hair it is important to know what causes the damage.
The leading causes are:
- Use of heat aids such straighteners, blower dryers and tongs
- Incorrect use of chemical treatments that over-process your hair
Be prepared to give it a three-month holiday from intense styling with no weaves, no braids, no chemicals and minimal heat.
“It’s therefore important to have a haircare regime that you follow at home regularly to ensure that your scalp and hair become healthy and manageable.” Says Carol
If your hair is breaking and uneven you should trim it to remove split ends and dead hair. Damaged and fragile hair should be washed once a week with a shampoo and conditioner that will help remove excess oils and build-up.
Use a rich crème formula that can be used as a heat protection agent before you blow-dry your hair. It has deep conditioning properties that are essential for damaged hair. It will also help hair regain strength to improve its texture while helping prevent shedding and breakage which will stimulate hair growth.
Keeping your scalp and hair moisturised will help to rebuild it from the roots to the tips, an enriching hairfood will provides intense conditioning properties that feed and protect your scalp and hair.
Shampoo and condition the hair once a week to help remove excess build up and oils. After drying your hair, apply a small of scalp treatment directly on to the scalp. It is formulated with natural healing oils that help moisturise and repair the scalp.
To keep your looking revived, rejuvenated and strong use an oil moisturiser. It is non-greasy and will not weigh your hair down and is easily absorbed to reduce build up and help improve the texture of your hair.