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Did you know that beyond shaping a healthy body, your lifestyle choices hold the key to the health of your crowning glory as well? Taking care of your hair is not just a matter of following routine; it’s a way of life that starts with giving yourself a daily dose of restful sleep, eating a balanced diet, and pampering your hair with the right haircare treatments. Let’s explore key steps to help keep your hair healthy and strong.

Importance of Hydration and Nutrients for Hair Health

  • Hydration: Just like your body, your hair also needs moisture to stay strong. Drink plenty of water regularly. Also, choose drinks such as coconut water and watermelon juice, as these have Vitamins A, C, and E, and minerals like zinc, iron, and biotin needed for healthy hair. 
  • Healthy diet: Include fish, eggs, and other lean meats rich in protein. Add iron-rich leafy greens, nuts, and fatty foods to your diet. Antioxidants keep your hair strong, and you’ll find them in leafy greens, berries, and colorful fruits and vegetables.   
  • Exercise: Exercise increases blood flow to your scalp, allowing oxygen and nutrition to travel to your hair follicles, promoting healthy hair.  
  • Rest: Set a healthy sleep routine to energize yourself. While you are asleep, your body undergoes a repair and regeneration process that also benefits your hair. 

Haircare Tips for Healthy Hair

Apart from a good diet and exercise, there are some more steps you can take to ensure that your hair maintains its shiny and healthy appearance.

  • Routinely trim hair: Your hair requires moisture to keep frizz at bay. Split ends, if left unattended, are known to travel up the roots and lead to frizz. We recommend routinely getting a haircut to trim dry hair and split ends. If you are still battling dry and frizzy hair, seek your favorite hairstylist’s advice on whether keratin treatment might work for your hair. Ensure that you only use high-end products that smoothen your hair strands without damaging them.
  • Hair wash with care: Avoid harsh shampoos and conditioners and opt for paraben and sulfate-free ones as they are gentle on your hair. Avoid over-washing your hair. Depending on your lifestyle and environment, a weekly or bi-weekly hair wash should suffice. Use lukewarm water instead of hot water on your hair and apply a conditioner after a hair wash to help lock in moisture. 
  • Avoid direct heat: Avoid direct sunlight on your hair as that can strip it of moisture. Deep condition your hair after washing, to protect it from sun damage. Apply heat protectant before using any heating device on your hair.  

Your Tresses Deserve Holistic Care

Achieving and maintaining healthy hair requires a holistic approach. Nourishing your hair from the inside out through a balanced diet, regular exercise, and ample rest provides the necessary time and strength for fortification and repair. Consistently trimming split ends, steering clear of excessive heat exposure, and opting for gentle hair products are proactive steps that contribute to making your ‘great hair day’ a consistent and lasting experience.

Consult your expert stylist for personalized advice on radiant and healthy hair.

To book an appointment with the haircare professionals at Salon Artigiano, call us at 609-581-6600 or send us a message.