There’s an unspoken rule about starting a routine: You have to spend months figuring out where to start to actually start with it. Be it a skincare routine or hair care routine, it’s hard for every newbie who’s just stepping into the realm of self-care to figure out the pathway. With so many new terminologies coming up everyday, you are just lost under the pile of words like conditioner, leave-in conditioner, deep conditioner, shampoo, Dry Shampoo, SLS free shampoo, hair serum, hair cream, hair styler, and many more, until you start thinking how simple life was when there only used to be a Shampoo and a Conditioner.
The truth is, many of us, throughout our lives, never figure out the real texture and beauty of our hair, because we don’t know how to deal with it. If you are on the mission to know your hair, this basic hair care routine is for you. Keep on reading if you want to know about the fundamentals of hair care that can go along with any hair type:
Step 1 - Start By Cleansing (Or Refreshing)
The first basic step to hair care? Give your hair a good wash. Pick a healthy, nourishing shampoo and clean your hair of all the dirt that has been setting on your hair. But beware! You wouldn’t want to use a shampoo that contains Sodium Laureth Sulfate as one of the key ingredients.
Sulfates are used in soap bars and dishwashers to produce lather and give a squeaky-clean feel. Although commonly used in shampoos as well, people are prone to using a non-sulfate shampoo due to its harmful effects on hair. Washing your hair everyday with a sulfate shampoo can cause frizz and dryness leading to hair damage. Therefore, look for a shampoo that’s not only sulfate-free, but also formulated for your hair type.
For example, if your hair is naturally dry, a super-hydrating shampoo such as Moisturizing Shampoo is your perfect match. If your hair, on the contrary, is oily, go with Balancing Shampoo for oil-free, refreshing results.
Or if you feel like skipping shower for a day, Vegan Dry Shampoo is gonna save the day for you. Infused with all natural ingredients, this volume-booster gives your limp, greasy hair a quick lift by soaking up excess oil and adding volume to the hair roots. Get ready in just a few spritzes without having to go through the hustle of washing, drying, and styling every morning.
Step 2 - Condition Your Way To Nourishment
Conditioning your hair is the next step after washing it. It makes up for the moisture loss in your hair after shampooing, and keeps it aptly nourished. No matter what your hair type, your hair’s gonna need conditioner. A popular belief is that oily hair does not need conditioner because of its already greasy texture. The fact, however, is quite contrary. Oily hair has oil on its roots, while the ends of the hair remain dry and in need of nourishment. The key is to find the right conditioner according to your hair type.
For instance, if your hair is excessively dry, a super-hydrating conditioner, such as Moisturizing Conditioner suits you perfectly. If your hair, however, tends to get oilier, go for a more neutralizing formula like Balancing Conditioner. Finding the right product will keep your hair health in check, no matter what type.
Step 3 - Leave-In Conditioner
If you feel your dry, dehydrated hair could use some bonus nourishment, add a leave-in treatment into your hair care routine. Best used on damp hair, leave-in treatments are perfect to add moisture and shine to your hair. Think of it as a regular conditioner, except that it is not meant to be rinsed out of your hair, and that it comes in many textures, like an oil, a serum, a cream, a spray, and even a mousse.
For dry, damaged hair that lacks shine and luminosity, go with Argan Oil Serum. A few drops of this hair booster are enough to revive your dull, damaged hair from the inside out. For frizzy, hard-to-tame hair, pick Leave-In Conditioner Cream, as its creamy, lightweight texture gently rids your hair of frizz and flyaways and keeps it smooth and sleek all day long. For fine, limp hair that could use a bit of lightweight moisture, try Leave-In Conditioner Spray. Its soft texture easily penetrates the hair shaft and gives your hair a smoother, more manageable look.
Step 4 - Styling To Perfection
After leave-in treatment comes the styling; but hold up there for a second. Hair styling involves 100% drying your hair, and proceeding into achieving the desired result. Be it a voluminous blowout, dead-straight locks or bouncy coils, almost every step in styling is going to involve heat exposure, which can cause great harm to your hair.
Lucky for you, safe heat-styling is now a thing with heat protectants that protect your hair from burning and frying. Before you move on to blow-drying your hair, apply ThermalStyleHer Cream onto your hair strands for up to 450F heat protection, and enjoy damage-free styling as your hair achieves the perfection in health and smoothness.
And there you have your hair care routine basics. Visit our official web store and learn more about hair care and quick-tips.