How to protect your hair and prevent damage to it?

US dermatologists speak about the most common sources of damage to hair and provide advice for maintaining shiny and healthy hair. What can be done to prevent hair damage and is it not preferable to give him time to rest?

Colors and hair dryers can help you improve your hair type in the short term, but over time, strong chemicals, heating products, and styling can damage your hair, experts say. At the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Zoe Darlos of the Duke University School of Medicine, North Carolina, spoke about the most common sources of hair damage and gave the advice to keep shiny and healthy hair. 

Are chemicals harmful to hair?

Chemical damage is one of the most common causes of hair damage because hair that has gone through a chemical process loses its natural moisture and the layer of fat that protects the outer surface of the skin – responsible for the shine of the skin. Thus the result is dry, dull, frizzy hair.

What is the best way to combat chemical damage? 

Use shampoo and conditioner regularly to improve the look of frizzy hair. Shampoo, which does both functions, removes fats from the scalp, cleanses hair and softens it in its washing stage, it is also a good option. 

Look for shampoo products, nebulizers, and creams that contain silicone, which creates a protective film on the skin that prevents it from losing moisture and keeps it from environmental damage. Prove those hair products that contain silicone reduces the static electricity in the hair, increase the shine of the hair, and improve the ability to style hair. Using the hair serum and massaging the hair with it may also help.

Of course, the best option is to stop dyeing the hair, but if you use the dye, choose a color that is up to three shades from the natural color of your hair. Dye the hair a darker color than you have and not an open color, less harmful, in addition, washing the hair without ammonia is less harmful. Therefore, if you do not have white hair, do what you have.

Can the sun cause harm to hair?

Hair can sunbathe and damage just like skin. Exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun or tanning room weakens the structure of the hair and as a result, the hair breaks out and falls out. The best protection is to use a hat or umbrella, although the hair conditioner contains sun protection can help, be sure to use it every time after shampoo. 

Gray hair is the hair that is exposed to the most damage due to the sun’s rays, and then the blonde comes, if your hair is gray and you will be exposed to the sun a lot without a hat, it is better to think in a darker color, although replacing something harmful with another, but damage from the sun Worse in this case than color damage.

Does drying hair by artificial means cause harm?

Yes, the water in the hair makes it more flexible, the hairdryers boil the water inside the hair causing evaporation, the sparkling water damages and damages the outer covering of the hair. Signs of hair damage caused by heat include hair that smells of combustion, its wrinkled limbs, and breaks easily. 

How can dry hair without causing damage and damage?

Allowing the hair to dry in the air when possible, if it is necessary to use a hairdryer, start with the lowest temperatures and raise it gradually, moisturizing the hair regularly helps to improve the appearance of damaged hair to some degree of heat, but the hair that is damaged by the heat cannot be repaired, Hair that has been damaged and damaged must be cut and waiting for it to grow again as healthy hair. 

Can Japanese straightening cause hair damage and damage?

Yes, the chemicals used in straightening cause damage and damage to the hair, and the process of straightening the hair damages the outer part and leads to heavy hair breakage and fall, ammonium may lead to drying of your hair especially if you leave the material for a long period or if the temperature is too high during this process, also when using a dryer Ceramic hair can inhale vapors, which increases the risk of injury to the skin, respiratory system and eyes. 

And if we do Japanese smoothing despite this?

Make sure very well that the materials used in straightening are certified products, without external additions, and that the hairdresser uses them as they should, and ask him to present the certificate that certifies that he is licensed to work in hair straightening.