Hair Care

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mmCollagenProFebruary 18, 20188min330

Getting a perfect Sedu hairstyle isn’t a hit and miss affair and it’s not just a case of buying a Sedu – although it helps!. To get the very best results, there are lots of tips and tricks that hairstylists use.

If you want to get salon quality Sedu hair at home, you need to know the tricks of the trade…

best Sedu hairstyle tips one

  • Don’t use your Sedu on unwashed hair. Any dirt or grease in the hair will be ‘baked’ into it by the heat of the iron – and it will cause damage to the hair cuticle
  • If you use hairspray, buy a good brand. The better products hold hair without it being crunchy and ‘set’ and will hold your hair until you choose to brush it out!
  • Applying serum to wet hair prior to drying, or to dry hair after styling doesn’t just give a great shine. It helps to lock moisture into your hair and improves condition
  • If your color has faded, try using a Sedu on it! Color treatments lift the cuticle of the hair in order to penetrate and actually work! This is why color damages your hair. A Sedu iron can smooth the cuticles back down again and let them reflect light to give a lovely shine and a rejuvenated color!

Hair washing tips

  • Massage your hair gently – don’t scrub at it. Wet hair is fragile and can break easilybest Sedu hairstyle tips two
  • Rinse the shampoo out with hot water. This will open up the hair cuticle and allow the conditioner to penetrate well
  • Use a ‘product build-up’ remover shampoo once every few washes. This will rid the hair of excess product which can dull the hair over time

Conditioning tips

  • Always condition your hair after washing
  • Before you apply your conditioner, squeeze as much water out of your hair as possible. If you don’t do this, the conditioner will be diluted in your hair and won’t be as effective
  • Only apply conditioner to your hair from ear level down. This is to prevent a build-up of product in your crown area which will loose you volume in your finished style
  • Once your conditioner has been rinsed out, give your hair another final rinse with cool water – or cold, if you can bear it! This helps to close the hair cuticle and lock moisture in
  • Always use a wide-toothed comb on hair before blow drying. Don’t ever brush it as this can easily cause damage

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Blow Drying Tips

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  • If you’re going to blow-dry or Sedu your hair, always – always! – apply heat protection first. Nothing fries quicker than unprotected hair and you’ll undo all your other good work!
  • After you have blow dried your hair on a warm setting, go back over it with cooler air. Most hair dryers now feature a ‘cool shot’ button! This sets the style, shines the hair and smoothes out any final kinks
  • If you’re going to Sedu your hair straight – blow dry it with a paddle brush. This starts to get your hair straight and will make straightening easier and quicker
  • Ceramic hair brushes are a great help when blow drying. The heat from the dryer heat up the ceramic ‘core’ of the brush and it starts to emit negative ions which smoothes the hair. It will also make straightening easier and quicker
  • If you regularly blow dry your hair, always use products for dry, damaged or colored hair. These are the most moisturizing and will go a long way to counteracting heat damage
  • Treat yourself to a lightweight hairdryer. Even lightweights can be very powerful now so you won’t lose power – but you will lose those aching arms!
  • Try and let your hair air-dry whenever possible

Hair brushes 101

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  • Always buy the best quality brushes and combs that you can afford. These come into daily contact with your hair and cheap ones are the worst for damaging your hair! Good quality ones will last you well and help to keep your hair in great condition
  • Boar bristle brushes are the best for short hair

 

All great hairstyles begin with a good cut!best Sedu hairstyle tips five

Here are some tips for getting that…

  • Know what you want. Decide what length and shape you want. Take some pictures with you to the stylist – but make sure that the person in the picture has the same hair type as you to avoid disappointment
  • Make sure the stylist talks to you before your hair is shampooed. Once it’s wet, it’s very difficult to know what hair is like and how it normally behaves!
  • Have a lengthy discussion with your stylist before the cut begins. Booking a consultation prior to your cutting appointment is a good idea. Make sure you both agree on what’s going to be done

Many of these tips show you that hairdressing is not just an art – it’s a science too!
Understanding the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of hair care will help you to get your hair looking good and keep it that way!


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mmCollagenProApril 20, 20175min240

Hairs depict the beauty of women’s personality and are a mark of a style statement for them. The ever-changing fashion and lifestyle have affected the physical appearance of people in a great way. Everyone has a different hairstyle but the only problem people face is of dry hair. The ladies who have naturally smooth and shiny hairs are always the center of attraction. For hair care, the women do not even have to go for long appointments in saloons as they can get silky and gleaming hairs with the top five natural home-based remedies only.

Usage of Avocado

Avocado is rich in minerals, fatty acids and the vitamins that help in the storage of luster to one’s hair. Women with long, medium or short hairs can use it without any difficulty as a ripe avocado whose pit is removed can be mashed with one egg, and it can be applied to wet hairs. The paste should be applied for at least 20 minutes and after that, it should be thoroughly rinsed several times. For best hair care, one can use this paste once in a week for the damaged hairs, and one time in a month for the healthy hairs.

Remedy through Olive Oil

It is one of the popular remedies for the dry hairs as it is rich in antioxidants and Vitamin E that heal the damaged hairs by sealing the cuticle and the outer layer. It can be used as hot oil treatment for preserving the shine, adding strength and restoring the moisture in the hairs. Women can apply the warm oil thoroughly on their scalp for 5 to 10 minutes and after that cover it with the warm towel. After that, it can be washed with the shampoo suited to one’s hair type, and it can be done once in a week.

Eggs

They are most important for treating the dry hairs and are one of the best home remedies for the hair care for women. They are a good source of lecithin and protein. It treat damaged and dry hairs by adding moisture, and shine to it. The eggs can be mixed with lukewarm water or two tablespoons of olive oil and one tablespoon of honey for massaging it on the scalp and hairs. The hairs can be washed with mild shampoo, and this will result in shiny hairs.

Banana for dry hairs

Banana is affluent in Vitamins and minerals like potassium, iron and zinc and the biotin that helps in treating the weak hairs. As they are rich in potassium, vitamins, carbohydrates, so they maintain the natural elasticity of hairs and make them soft. Bananas are a right remedy for treating split ends, breakage, dry hairs and dandruff problem too.

Application of Apple Cider Vinegar Mask

The apple cider vinegar mask is a perfect home remedy for the treatment of dry hairs and for proper hair care.  This helps the women to take good care of their hairs as one can use it with olive oil and eggs to get the extra soft hairs.

So, these natural remedies help the women to protect their hairs from getting dry and damaged as these are handy remedies and easy to do at home.


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mmCollagenProApril 16, 20175min250

Hairs depict the overall beauty of a person as the ones with strong and beautiful hairs can carry themselves in nearly all attires. The major concern nowadays that is usually faced by both the sexes is of hair fall. For most of the people, it is in abundance and for others, it results in the thinning of their hairs. In this situation, it is best to make use of important natural Herbs that will help in healthy growth of hairs in both men and women. People can refer to top five herbs that will help you to avoid the usage of harmful chemicals or intake of loads of medicines:

Gooseberry or Amla

Amla or the Gooseberry helps is loaded with the antioxidants and Vitamin C that helps in the collagen production. It boosts the rate of hair growth and ensures that a person gets healthy hair. One can use Amla powder with coconut oil by mixing them and can apply it to the hairs. It can also be mixed with water to form the paste and can be applied to the hairs as a mask and after 30 minutes of application, it can be rinsed off with the cool water.

The Culinary Herbs

Many herbs are rich in iron and helps in the improvement of hair growth. One can even find many spices that have nutrients rich in iron. One can get their share by drinking herbal tea or these can be consumed in a supplemented form. Even the culinary herbs can be used to prepare the paste and can be applied on the hairs too. The culinary herbs that people can choose are the parsley, bay leaves, coriander leaves, rosemary, sage, curry powder, etc.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is known for containing the enzymes that help in the promotion of hair growth and eradicates dead skin cells from the hair follicles. The dead scalp cells and the sebum can be broken down with the help of the keratolic action of the Aloe Vera. The hair growth is promoted by bringing the alkaline properties of the Aloe Vera in one balance. People can use Aloe gel that is excellent moisture and is a prominent protein that makes up the moisture and helps in the promotion of hair growth.

Brahmi

Brahmi or scientifically known as the Bacopa Monnieri is generally used in the powdered or oil form to be applied on hair for promoting the hair growth. The paste can be formed by mixing the powder with water and should be applied to the scalp and hairs for an hour. The usual benefit of Brahmi herb is it nourishes scalp, reduces stress and promotes hair thickness.

Lavender

This is one of the most prominent herbs that help in leaving distinctive aroma and contains anti-microbial and inflammatory properties. Lavender protects the hairs from lice as it can be added to the carrier oil that a person usually uses. Its benefits are keeping the scalp healthy and controlling the production of oil.

These are some of the top five herbs for the people to pick for getting thicker and healthier hair as these herbs help in maintaining the keratin level.