Just like other hair types, wavy hair is a beautiful hair type for girls. However, it can also to be difficult to take care of because it is neither straight or curly. Therefore, in the following, we give you some helpful methods to care for wavy hair properly.
- Washing Wavy Hair
- Good shampoo
Use a good shampoo that is made for wavy to curly hair and will add bounce or definition to the waves. Do not use too much shampoo or shampoo too often. While shampooing, focus on your scalp and use a quarter-sized amount. Depending on how oily or dry your hair is, wash once every day or every few days. Please consider any problems you have encountered with your hair before choosing a shampoo. If you have trouble with frizz, look for the shampoo that is suitable with frizz.
- The right conditioner
In addition to choose a shampoo made for wavy hair, you also should use a conditioner based on your hair type. If there isn’t a conditioner that is meant to be bought with the shampoo, then look for a product that is made for wavy hair. Every time you wash, please use conditioner. Only apply the conditioner to the mid-shaft through the ends of your hair. You should consider that conditioners made for curly hair can work for wavy hair as well. You should look for an organic conditioner, if you concern about the ingredients in your conditioner.
- Rinse with cold water
Hot showers are not good for your hair. Warm water can be good to use for your hair, but if you finish your shower with warm or hot water can dry it out. The cuticles and help seal in the moisture will be closed by a cold shower from the shampoo and conditioner. If you really can’t take or end with a cold shower, use one cup of apple cider vinegar mixed with two cups of water and pour it over your wet hair. This will remove build-up from products and dandruff from your scalp.
- Put your hair in buns before bed
You should put your hair in buns before bed to help maintain waves. Towel dry your hair, apply a styling mousse, and then put your hair in four twisted buns. Soft curls will be maintained curls for the morning.
- Keeping Your Wavy Hair Healthy
- Deep conditioner
Use a deep conditioner once a week to give your hair extra moisture and protection. Deep conditioning gives your hair more and more intense conditioning than your usual, and it should not be used as often. A deep conditioner is a good product for repairing damage, adding shine, and protecting your hair from pollutants and harshing UV Rays. Apply the product from the mid-shaft to the end of your hair, leave in for five to thirty minutes, and rinse thoroughly. You use conditioner depends on the instructions on the label of the product, and the amount of damage to your hair.
- Clarifying shampoo
Using a lot of product can cause damage in your hair, which can leave hair looking dull and limp. Choosing and clarifying shampoo and use it once a week to get rid of dirt and oil in the hair. The instructions for use depends on the product, but typically you should massage and lather into hair and then rinse thoroughly.
- Staying away from chemical processes
You should avoid chemical processes, like dying hair and using chemical relaxers. Because they damage the hair, and it can be hard to recover from that kind of damage. If you want to dye your hair, use an organic hair dye. However, if chemicals can’t be avoided completely, make sure to deep condition before and after the process.
- Trimming hair regularly
Heat usage, combing, and brushing causes split ends. Not getting rid of these split ends can cause the ends to split ends even more, which leads to unhealthy hair that will probably need a dramatic haircut later on to fix. Trim your hair every six to eight weeks to keep your hair healthy and long.