Hair care The Latest Tread in Hair Styles and Cuts: This is, all about reviving the classic styles with a contemporary twist. As per hair expert of ‘Hair and shanti’ Soft, feminine waves are all the rage. Stiff, over-styled hair is out of fashion, and flowing, natural hair is currently in. straight hair has lost popularity and softer layered hair styles have taken their place.
The zig - zag parting is out dated and natural partings are in fashion. According to experts the hottest styles at present for women are:
Latest Women’s hair styles: Long and bouncy: The bouncy blow dry effect gives long hair a groomed and elegant finish. Half-up bouffant hair: This style-half up, half out is sleek. Retro faux bob: It gives a structured, retro appeal. Piled up and pinned: This has elegance and suits all hair types. Advice to maintain the style of your choice: Control frizz and curl with finishing glosses and shiny leave-in products. Frizz can be minimized by the weight of longer hair, but for a sleek bob or cute pixie cut, the frizz needs to be managed daily.
Add volume with mousse. For short hair, thick hair, add mousse to the roots of your hair and blow dry them. Wash your hair with shampoo and conditioner thrice a week, for volume and shine. Remember not to over-wash your hair. Brush your hair to avoid breakage. Maintain fine, thin hair with a long-bristled brush and use a short natural-bristled brush for thick coarse hair. Use styling products that protect your hair from heat before styling your hair with hot rollers, curling iron or a straightener. Get your hair trimmed often to maintain your hairstyle. Let your hair grow for a month and a half before getting it trimmed.
How to Restro Waves By Hairstylist – How to rock vintage Holly Wood Waves? Restro waves give at once a glamorous and chic, all rolled into one. You’ll need: 1 Hot rollers; 2. Mousse or foam; 3. Paddle brush; 4. Section clips; 5. Finishing spray; Take Following Steps: Step1. The look you are aiming for is defined waves at the front with loose waves at the back. Step2. The products (mousse or foam) used are important to hold the look together. An extra body sculpting foam has been applied here to give hair volume followed by a drop of Moroccan oil to smoothen strands. Step3. Once you prep the hair, take a 2” section from the crown and wrap it around a hot roller. Make some sure the ends go in while rolling the hair or they will stick out in weird angles when you open the rollers. Step4. All the sections must be rolled backwards and away from the face, except the very first section, which is the fringe, must be rolled in the direction of your face in order to frame it. Step5. Your sections should be 2” wide around the crown and hair line (at the front or the sides). You should have 2-3 sections on the crown and 2-3 sections for the rest of the hair. You can take bigger sections for the rest of the hair. Step6. Use medium to large rollers for the crown and the sides and smaller rollers for bigger sections at their back. Step7. Take 2” sections and wrap them in hot rollers. Step8. How you brush hair once you have opened the rolls is crucial. Step9. After about 10mts open the rollers. Comb out the hair using a paddle brush, moving the brush in an ‘S’ direction. Start from your parting, going outwards towards your forehead and then inwards to make defined waves. Step10. Use section pins to pin the curve of the wave to get defined hair waves, where the waves curve to enhance them. Step11. Set the hair with a finishing spray. Note: *How you section your hair is very important for this look. *Once you open the rollers, setting it right is important to getting it right. Moisturizer for Tendril Hair: ½C Curd mix with 2 mashed bananas, ½tsp Pineapple juice. Put this mixture on the hair for ½ hour. Then shampoo. Shampoo: 2tbsp Reetha powder, 2tbsp Sikaki powder. Mix all these to form a paste. Apply it on your hair for ½ hour. Don’t keep it more than ½ hour. Then wash it thoroughly. You require 2-3 treatments to make your hair smooth and untangled. Take care of your diet, should take green vegetables and proteins based food.
Balanced proteins are very important for hair strength and thickness. Proteins should be consumed in just the right quantity because an overdose of proteins can also lead to a pH imbalance and therefore hair fall. Balanced based proteins are mostly found in plant-based proteins like soya, tofu, sprouts and black channa. Vitamins are very important for hair growth and regeneration. Vitamins essential for hair are Vitamin A, B complex and E. Minerals are the base of hair health. Essential minerals for hair are silica, ferric, zinc, phosphorus and magnesium. Low hemoglobin is another major reason of hair fall, especially after childbirth. A zinc deficiency can also manifest itself as lowered skin healing, skin problems and lowered fertility. You can overcome mineral deficiency naturally by eating cereals in their natural state, such as dalia, brown rice poha and dal with skin on. Minerals are also found in nuts, seeds and vegetables.
Residing, Hairline and bald spots: Diet May Help. A few dietary modifications to help receding hairline and bald spots and you can keep your mane and its sheen intact. Chances are that even slight modifications made to what you eat by incorporating ingredients that aid hair growth and health will have a drastic impact. Genes and lifestyle will always have their effects but one could eat which will help curb the residing hairline.
Food, For Healthy Hair: When it comes to lustrous hair, it’s not just about what you put in your hair, but also what you put in your body. Fresh Produce-Herbs for Hair Health: Suggested by Naturopath (Osteopath and Psychotherapist). This has been tried with successful results. Carrots: Besides being good for eyes Vitamin A provides excellent nourishment for the scalp. A healthy scalp ensures shiny, well-conditioned hair that is strengthened and moisturized. Balanced diet of lean proteins, fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes, low fat dairy are great boosters for healthy hair. Prunes: If your hair suffers from dryness, thinning, stiffness, discoloration or hair fall, depleting reserves of iron might be the culprit. Prunes are known to be great sources of iron and greatly help improve the quality of hair. Also ensure you get plenty of green vegetables and beetroots in your diet in addition to prunes. Green Peas: Contain a well- balanced amount of vitamins and minerals such as iron, zinc and B group vitamins. These are essential for maintaining healthy hair. Oats: Are not only loaded with fiber, that help maintain a healthy heart and bowls, they also contain a high concentration of other essential nutrients such as zinc, iron and omega-6 fatty acids- the polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). Omega-6 fatty acids in particular are essential to maintain normal skin, hair growth and development. Since this essential ingredient is only obtained through the diet, make sure your breakfast includes a bowl of oatmeal every few days in the week. Walnuts: Walnuts are one of the most hair friendly nuts in the category. Not only do walnuts have more omega-6 fatty acids than any other food, but they‘re also full of zinc, iron, B vitamins- (B1, B6 and B 9) and plenty of protein. Health Caution: Walnuts contain a small trace of selenium, a mineral known to cause hair loss in people who are selenium- deficient or have way too much in their system. So a handful of nuts over the week should tide you over without much trouble. Low Fat Dairy Products: These are skimmed milk and yogurt these are great sources of calcium, an important mineral for hair growth. They also contain whey and casein, two high- quality protein sources. *Add a cup of yogurt or cottage cheese to your snack list and to help prevent hair loss, stir in a few tablespoons of flaxseed or walnuts for your required dose of omega 3 fatty acids and zinc. Eggs: For a head full of healthy hair, the egg is probably one of your best friends. It’s loaded with essential nutrients such as proteins, Vitamin B12, iron, zinc and Omega 6 fatty acids in large amounts. Being deficient in any of these vitamins and minerals is known to result in poor quality of hair. In addition, it’s also a good source for biotin (Vitamin B7) which is a great aid to fight hair loss. A few common hairy mistakes can severely damage hair. Excessive stress and some medication are conclusively known to retard hair growth and promote hair loss. Cut down on the use of hair spray, hair gels, and styling creams that contain harsh chemical ingredients, which can dry out the scalp and cause the formation of flakes. Avoid changing your shampoo and conditioner frequently. Stick to one good mild cleansing shampoo and conditioner for 6 months before changing them. Excessive exposure to the sun, pollution, rain water and dust without proper protection makes the hair dry, brittle and limp. Use a live in conditioner during the rains to protect it from the humidity and wash and oil it regularly to maintain a healthy scalp. Steps to prevent winter Hair Fall Hair loss gets worst in winter. If you notice your hair falling, more and more in the shower or after brushing, follow the following tips to check them in time. There could be several causes of hair fall, such as stress, poor diet, medications, pollution and subjecting to abuse from hair dryers, hair dyes, and heated styling tools. And Dandruff- both dry and oily makes your case worse. Tips to combat Hair Fall- Dandruff should be taken care of immediately. Which is at its worst in winter, can trigger off acute hair loss and even infection if left unattended. Use a good anti-dandruff scalp cleanser. Avoid tight Hairstyles- Tight braids, cornrows, and ponytails, can trigger hair loss, especially from the sides of the scalp. Make sure that your hair is loosely tied when you go to sleep. Go easy on combining- Avoid hard bristle combs and brushes, and avoid vigorous brushing, especially when your hair is wet. Use coms with wide teeth and smooth – tipped brushes. Do not Shampoo everyday- Avoid washing hair daily. Apply conditioner after you shampoo the hair. Don’t vigorously rub your hair with a towel to dry it. Avoid too many treatments- Hot hair treatments and the chemicals used in them can inflame your hair follicles, which in turn cause hair loss.
Eat Healthy- Eat foods high in omega-3 fatty acids such as olive oil flaxseed oil. You can sprinkle 1tbsp of freshly ground flaxseed onto your salads each day. Superfoods for healthy hair and skin. Superfoods are no longer just restricted to the grocery store. In fact, they are taking over the beauty aisles, too. Experts list out a few superfoods to be included as part of your daily regime. *Basil extracts can work wonders for your hair. This infusion rejuvenates hair follicles, keeps your scalp cool. And promotes circulation. *Sugar cane extracts are an excellent source of minerals that support hair growth. Sugarcane is often termed as a health drink as it contains vitamin B12, vitamin C, and vitamin A along with elements like zinc, potassium and calcium. *Avocado extracts are great when used in a hair mask. It nourishes as well as strengthens the hair. *Apples have fiber content called Pyrus malus. This type of fiber can help balance pH levels in the hair and clean the dirt from the scalp. *The superfood kiwi is a power house of nutrients and is rich in antioxidants, especially vitamins C and E as well as polyphenols. Kiwi helps prevent oxidative stress and protects from the damaging effects of pollutants. It is also an excellent source of Vitamin E that prevents the formation of free radicals that helps you achieve great skin.