Health Tip: The Mane Event

Health Tip: The Mane Event

Health Tip: The Mane Event

Some tips to get a healthy, shiny head of hair

(HealthDay News) -- If you want healthy, shiny hair, you may need to change a few of your habits.

The American Academy of Dermatology recommends:

  • Shampooing only your scalp, rather than the length of your hair, and using conditioner after each shampoo.
  • Avoiding rubbing hair with a towel or using a hair dryer. If possible, allow it to air dry.
  • Don't brush your hair when it is wet.
  • When using a straightening iron or blow dryer, use the lowest heat setting possible and limit how frequently you use it.
  • If you color, perm or relax your hair, stretch the time between visits and only do one service at a time.
  • If you have hair extensions, keep them light to avoid pulling on the scalp. Try not to use them all the time.
  • Comb your hair gently and avoid over-brushing.
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