Here’s What To Do To Protect Your Hair From Getting Damaged

Here’s What To Do To Protect Your Hair From Getting Damaged


There are so many different things that you can do with your hair.  Braids, weaves, curls, and bone straight hair are some of the most popular. Unfortunately, doing too much can cause serious damage to your hair. Over-styling, excessive coloring, and even too-tight braids can cause split ends, thinning, and even balding. Follow EAP’s advice below to help you avoid damaging your hair.


Take The Temperature Down A Notch


Your hot styling tools maybe a little too hot for your hair.  We know that you want perfect hair but with all that heat comes with heat damage. Some signs of heat damage are dryness, brittleness, and flyaways.


One of the biggest mistakes that you can make is setting the temperature too high when styling hair with heat. Sometimes, it may even be better to skip out on the heat for a while. If you choose to use heat just remember to use a heat protectant and keep the heat settings on an appropriate level.


Style With Care If Your Hair Is Wet

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Your hair is at its weakest when it is wet. This is why you have to be super careful when styling wet hair. Being too rough after washing your hair is a sure way to see your hair snap and break off.


Never rub your hair with a towel—blot instead. When you detangle always use a wide-tooth comb. Doing this avoids friction that can put stress on vulnerable hair.


Use A Leave-In Conditioning Treatment


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Leave-in hair treatments and conditioners are the best forms of protection for your hair. Unlike shampoos or rise out conditioners, leave-in hair treatments stay on your hair and work around the clock to shield it from any damage. To get the best results, apply a leave-in treatment to damp hair and comb through with a wide-tooth comb to get an even distribution.


Seek Professional Help


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DIYing can sometimes cause irreversible damage especially if your hair is severely damaged. Your hairstylist has professional strength products and the best techniques for saving your damaged strands. If you’ve gotten in too deep with your hair, call your stylist immediately!




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When your skin gets dry, it looks dull and begins to crack. To avoid this, you usually use lotion, right? Well, the same concept applies to your hair. Dry hair is the number one cause of hair damage and this caused by thirsty strands. Try to incorporate a moisture infusing regimen that includes a hydrating shampoo, conditioner, mask, and leave-in treatment.