You’ve tried everything short of hiring a fengshui master to tame your frizzy hair, and yet, you can’t seem to win the battle against frizz. But have you ever thought it could be the small, everyday things that are causing your hair to get frizzy? Here are some things you’re doing every day that’s making your hair look frizzy AF.
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You roughly towel-dry your hair
Your hair is at its most delicate state when wet and roughly drying it with a towel only serves to open the hair cuticle making hair rough and frizzy. Instead, opt for a mirco-fibre towel that is gentler on the hair.
You wash your hair with hot water
Hot water dries out your hair, and dry hair is more prone to frizz. Switch to tepid or lukewarm water to minimise the chances of your hair getting frizzy.
You keep running your hands through your hair
Yes, it could be one of the things that’s making your hair frizzy. Repeatedly running your hands through your hair or touching your hair transfers the moisture (and in some cases skincare or even hand cream) to your locks making the frizzy.
You skip conditioner
Conditioners help to hydrate hair and seal the cuticles so it looks smooth and glossy.
You don’t use a heat protectant
Styling your hair with heat sans protection dries out your hair, making it prone to frizz.
You spend a lot of time in the sun
The sun’s rays dry out your strands, making them dull and rough.
You get frequent chemical treatments
Whether it’s a colour job or perm, these treatments can dry out your hair if you don’t follow up with deep conditioning treatments.
You don’t use a hair serum or oil
These help to prevent moisture from entering the hair cuticle, minimising frizz.