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6 common mistakes to avoid for healthier hair

Published on May 31, 2024 02:13 PM IST

Say ‘goodbye’ to bad hair days and welcome healthier hair by avoiding these 6 common mistakes

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Beautiful hair starts with healthy habits. Want to ensure that your locks are strong and vibrant? In an interview with Zarafshan Shiraz of HT Lifestyle, Dr Charu Sharma, Co-Founder and Director of Dermatology at Cureskin, addressed some common mistakes that people should avoid - (Photo by averie woodard on Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 31, 2024 02:13 PM IST

Beautiful hair starts with healthy habits. Want to ensure that your locks are strong and vibrant? In an interview with Zarafshan Shiraz of HT Lifestyle, Dr Charu Sharma, Co-Founder and Director of Dermatology at Cureskin, addressed some common mistakes that people should avoid - (Photo by averie woodard on Unsplash)

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1. Overwashing: Daily shampoos can disrupt your scalp's natural oil production, leading to dryness and increased breakage. Instead, gently shampoo and cleanse your hair 2-3 times a week.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 31, 2024 02:13 PM IST

1. Overwashing: Daily shampoos can disrupt your scalp's natural oil production, leading to dryness and increased breakage. Instead, gently shampoo and cleanse your hair 2-3 times a week.(Shutterstock)

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2. Skipping Conditioner: Conditioner helps to replenish moisture, detangle hair, and protect it from damage. Always use a conditioner after shampooing, focusing on the mid-lengths to ends of your hair.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 31, 2024 02:13 PM IST

2. Skipping Conditioner: Conditioner helps to replenish moisture, detangle hair, and protect it from damage. Always use a conditioner after shampooing, focusing on the mid-lengths to ends of your hair.(Shutterstock)

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3. Using Hot Water: Hot water can strip away natural oils from your scalp and hair, leaving them dry and brittle. Use lukewarm water instead when washing and rinsing your hair.(Armin Rimoldi on pexels ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 31, 2024 02:13 PM IST

3. Using Hot Water: Hot water can strip away natural oils from your scalp and hair, leaving them dry and brittle. Use lukewarm water instead when washing and rinsing your hair.(Armin Rimoldi on pexels )

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4. Tight Hairstyles: Constant pulling on your hair with tight ponytails or braids can lead to breakage and even a form of hair loss called traction alopecia. Opt for looser styles or loosen tight ones throughout the day.(pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 31, 2024 02:13 PM IST

4. Tight Hairstyles: Constant pulling on your hair with tight ponytails or braids can lead to breakage and even a form of hair loss called traction alopecia. Opt for looser styles or loosen tight ones throughout the day.(pinterest)

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5. Scalp Health Matters: A healthy scalp is the foundation for healthy hair growth.  Make sure to keep your scalp clean and hydrated.(File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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5. Scalp Health Matters: A healthy scalp is the foundation for healthy hair growth.  Make sure to keep your scalp clean and hydrated.(File Photo)

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6. Chemical Treatments: While highlights or occasional straightening can be fun, frequent use of harsh chemicals like perms or relaxers can weaken hair over time. Consider alternative styling methods or discuss gentler options with your hairstylist.(File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 31, 2024 02:13 PM IST

6. Chemical Treatments: While highlights or occasional straightening can be fun, frequent use of harsh chemicals like perms or relaxers can weaken hair over time. Consider alternative styling methods or discuss gentler options with your hairstylist.(File Photo)

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