In the pursuit of beauty the girls go on any victims, and very often suffer hair. Straightening irons, blow-dryers, perming, coloring — all of which can burn hair, and the scorching sun and cold only exacerbate the problem. In the end, they become dry as straw. Short hair cut and grow a healthy locks, but not everyone is ready for such a bold move. Fortunately there are less drastic recovery methods, for example, masks for burnt hair.
Causes of burning
Burned curls — the result of chemical and thermal influences, among which:
- coloration and lightening;
- the influence of chlorine in the water from the tap and the basin;
- the use of electrical appliances (Hairdryer, Flatiron, Curling iron);
- the influence of the scorching sun.
Chlorine and aggressive substances can corrode the paint surface of the hairs, and destroy their structure. The top layer peels off the cuticle, the cortex becomes exposed and begins to lose moisture. It causes dehydration. The result is strands fade and become dry, they cause creases and split ends.
General guidelines for care
Hair, burned with chemicals or paint, completely rebuilt not because it's dead cells are not able to be updated. Still with proper care, can achieve significant improvement in appearance and gradually grow back healthy hair.
Burned curls require careful treatment, otherwise they will start to fall hard. Therefore the main care — not to hurt. This will help the following recommendations:
- Haircut. Not necessarily to be cut short, but it is very important to get rid of at least several centimeters of burnt ends. This will prevent further excision and splitting hairs. Shorter but live the curls look much more beautiful than long, with dry and split ends.
- Wash. Damaged hair can not wash every day, it is better to be limited to 2-3 times a week to prevent further loss of natural oils. Water should not be hotter than 40 degrees, otherwise it will dissolve the keratin. Should choose a shampoo and conditioner with natural composition.
- Drying. At the time of treatment is better to forget about the hair dryer, leaving it in extreme cases. If you need to use it, be sure to put on locks heat air conditioning. It is better to dry the hair on the delicate cycle with cold air.
- Coloring and perms. Chemical dyes preferably do not use, but difficult to fulfill this condition, if the roots grow back a different shade. The solution is to tint only the basal part. Highlights can be tinted with a soft tool. Another option is to add chamomile, onion peels, black tea treatment mask as a dye. Perming damaged hair is highly undesirable.
- Combing and styling. A comb should be chosen with a few teeth. It is impossible to pull the strands and comb wet hair — they are very vulnerable, so it's best to wait for drying. Hair iron, hair curler, hair dryer and other appliances should not be used, at least need to protect the hair with a protective conditioner. Unwanted hairpins, barrettes, tight braids and tails. It is better to abandon varnishes and mousses for styling, or at least keep their use to a minimum.
Council. Also hair requires lots of moisture, so it is worth lubricating them with oils. In the heat and cold should wear a hat.
Recipes homemade masks
Care of locks necessarily involves the use of masks. Better to cook them yourself at home, because their completely natural formulation will benefit the most. Putting on a mask, should pay attention to the roots.
In almost all recipes, if desired, you can add vitamins A and E from ampoules or glycerin — these ingredients deeply nourish the follicles, stimulating the rapid growth of new, healthy hair. To do masks need to be regularly — twice a week for at least 3 months.
Yolk — an affordable and useful product that helps to restore the appearance of damaged strands. Recipes with the ingredient:
- Two yolks and the juice of half a lemon. Stir and apply on the locks for 10 mins Rinse decoction of chamomile. The mask will make smooth curls and make them Shine.
- One egg yolk, 1 tbsp mayonnaise, 1 tsp of honey and 2 crushed cloves of garlic. Rubbed into the scalp, put a bag, wrap with a towel and go to bed. In the morning wash off the mask, rinse your tresses with nettle broth. Gradually, the hair will look better, but will also a dandruff.
1 egg yolk, 1 chopped onion and 2 tablespoons of honey. To distribute the composition on the strands, after an hour, rinse. To get rid of onion smell will help the shampoo.
Dairy products are rich in proteins and calcium, thereby strengthen strands, prevent the destruction of keratin. Effective recipes:
- 100 ml milk, 5 drops of castor, burdock and olive oils. Lubricating composition to the hair, wrap the head with a bag and a towel, hold half an hour.
- 100 ml of milk, 150 grams of black bread and 1 tbsp of castor oil. Wait for softening the bread, mix everything and apply on the locks for 30 minutes.
- Yogurt. Ten minutes to RUB it into the roots, massaging the scalp, then insulate with a towel and leave for an hour.
Milk mask do before the next shampooing. Need to wash it with shampoo and often use it for damaged hair is not worth it.
Essential oils are valuable active components, which comprehensively act on damaged hair, providing nourishment and strengthening roots, stimulating hair growth and giving them a Shine. Several effective recipes:
- The juice of two onions and half a lemon, 2 egg yolks and 2 tablespoons of almond oil. Apply for 20 minutes, wash your hair with shampoo.
- 1 tbsp honey, beaten egg yolk, 3 drops of cedar and rosemary oils. To hold the strands 20 minutes, wash your hair with shampoo.
- 5 tablespoons brandy, 2 egg yolks, juice of half a lemon, 2 drops peppermint, pine, juniper oils. Apply for 30 minutes, rinse with water.
The beauty of the curls depends from the condition of the body. Therefore, in addition to the external care of the locks at home, you need to follow a number of rules.
- To adjust the power. For the integrity of the cuticle and strength of follicles necessary proteins and also amino acid cysteine. Sufficient intake of these substances in the organism strands will Shine beautiful, will cease to break and fall out. Therefore, an important balanced diet with plenty of seasonal vegetables and fruits.
- To abandon the diet during the treatment of the curls. Otherwise, they will receive less vitamins and minerals.
- Take a multivitamin complexes. Only when a sufficient content of nutrients in the body, they can penetrate into the hair structure.
- To sleep, to get positive emotions and to avoid stress. Nervous and physical stress – common causes of weak hair and black eyes.
Burned curls need gentle care. You need to cut off split ends, to choose natural cosmetics for hair, to avoid hair dryer, Curling iron, and coloring. To do revitalizing mask 2 times a week, brush your hair with oils to moisturize. Regular performing these procedures, the result was already evident after 1-2 months, and after 3 months appearance of hair will improve greatly.