Hair on end? Familiar? You take off your hat or sweater — you see crackling, sparks, hair in different directions! Why is this happening and how to deal with it?
HEALTHY HAIR CONTAINS 10% WATER AND 6% LIPIDS (FATS).
Under the influence of the summer sun, sea water, brightening preparations, thermal tools, the hair loses moisture and its fat layer, which glues the cuticle scales. It becomes dry and acquires a negative charge.
Plastic, wool, synthetics accumulate a positive charge during mechanical friction, and when attraction occurs, a discharge is observed, and with it all the accompanying signs: sparks, characteristic crackling, hair flying in different directions.
Dry hair can occur in those who use natural dyes in hair coloring, which create a dense film on the surface and prevent moisture from getting inside.
Also, those who have discovered cosmetics, which include glycerin in the first positions. It works well in seaside areas where there is a lot of moisture. But! In dry weather and the heating is turned on, it safely begins to draw moisture from the hair, causing it to dry out.
HOW TO CHECK WHETHER YOUR HAIR WANTS TO DRINK?
Take a few hairs and tie them into a knot. If the knot is untied, then everything is fine! If he remained in the same position, then you need to feed him. Also, the lack of moisture and lipids is evidenced by the dullness of the surface and brittleness.
WHAT COMPONENTS SHOULD YOU LOOK FOR IN MASKS, BALMS AND SPRAYS?
It is HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN — one of the most powerful moisture retainers, wheat proteins, soybeans, aloe extract, panthenol, betaine, propylene glycol, lipids, caprylic, ceramides.
Many of these components are contained in our hair care series «Blonde» — a professional regenerating shampoo and balm for damaged and dyed hair, since dyed, and especially bleached hair, first of all lose moisture and fat layer.
And now catch tips from LLb brand on how to prevent electrolyzed hair.
1 In the autumn-winter period, in order to restore the water balance, use the restoring mask from LLb brand every 3rd washing under heat for 10-15 minutes.
2 Limit exposure to high temperature appliances (curling irons, hot rollers, straighteners).
3 Apply heat protection before blow-drying.
4 Humidify the room when the heating is switched on.