Hair Homework

We’ve established that we’re going to take care of all your hair needs, however, we have to admit that we can’t hold your hand and keep your hair safe whenever we are apart. Our job is important, but proper hair care begins at home. Here are a few simple guidelines to keep you looking your best in between salon visits.  

 1. Cut it out

We know things get busy, but be sure to schedule an appointment at least once every two months. We need a little TLC from you, and so do your split ends. Cutting your hair often keeps it neat and healthy looking. The longer you wait, the more susceptible your hair becomes to breakage, split ends, and to appearing thinner. If you color or highlight your hair, it is even more likely to have damage. Regular haircuts will help keep your hair strong and healthy.

2. An apple a day keeps the doctor split ends away

Recent studies have shown that eating a well-balanced diet is the key to growing a healthy head of hair that is shiny and easy to care for. To be healthy, hair needs a combination of nutrients. Minerals such as iron, magnesium, selenium, copper and vitamins D & E all contribute to hair health. These minerals work together to make important proteins that promote hair growth.  

Not only is it important to eat a healthy diet for many reasons, it can also be disheartening to know that poor eating habits can lead to hair loss. We think bald is beautiful, however, it may be slightly alarming when unintended.  

3. Play defense

If you're blow-drying and flat ironing every day, your hair is taking a beating.

Instead of styling with heat, try to embrace your natural texture. This look is in, and so is healthy hair. Stylish buns, ponytails, or even a simple braid can spice up your look while giving your hair a well-deserved break.

In a similar way that sunscreen protects your skin from the sun, styling products are equally important in shielding your hair from the damaging tools you use on it.  Using a serum or heat protectant can create a barrier and save the day for your distressed locks.

As you can see, it doesn’t take a genius to follow these simple guidelines for at-home hair health. Leave the big projects to us, but don’t forget to do your homework.