Top Hair Tips for Healthy, Shiny and Silky Hair


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All of us love a head of shiny, silky and healthy looking hair and that added to the right hairstyle can really boost your overall look.

Most of us also spend a fortune on hair beauty products and in salons to get our hair looking like the hair of the models in the TV commercials. However, the results in the TV hair care commercials are a bit too perfect to be true but there are a lot of things you can do to enhance the health and beauty of your hair. In this article, we will give you some hair tips on how to get healthy, shiny and silky looking hair.

Be Careful With Wet Hair

First of all, in order to avoid damaging your hair, you should not brush your hair when it is still wet after washing because our hair is not as strong when wet. If you are trying to detangle your hair when wet, you need to start by using a good quality conditioner and then use the wide-toothed comb which will be less tough on your hair and cause less damage.

Go Easy With The Dryer

Since we all live busy lives these days, we love the fact that we can dry our hair in minutes using a hairdryer. However, we need to be careful because a hairdryer can be very damaging to our hair.


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In order to minimize the damage to your hair, you should always leave a little bit of moisture when drying your hair which means that you should never dry it completely. You should also make sure that you use the lower settings on the hairdryer as much as possible because this will avoid over drying of your hair.

Use A Moisturizing Mask

Another good tip to keep the moisture in your hair is to use moisturizing mask on it at least once a week. You do not have to go out and buy expensive products to achieve this because homemade masks do the job fine and you can use simple things that you can easily get hold of around the house. All you need to do is a quick search on the Internet for some recipes and you can get your mask ready in minutes.

Another way to keep your hair and scalp moisturized which promotes healthy and shiny looking hair, is to put oil in it at least once a week. Castor oil and coconut oil work really well for this purpose. Apply the oil to your hair, leave it in for about an hour or so and then wash it out well.

Apple Cider Vinegar Trick

Our hair also gets damaged through hair product build-up and just by us going out and about our day, for example by being exposed to the sun, air pollution and so on. This causes our hair to lose its shine and health.

Although this damage is unavoidable, there is a great tip to help restore your hairs health and shine and this is by using apple cider vinegar to rinse your hair once a week. All you need to do is mix a couple of teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in 4 cups of water and then rinse your hair with it.

This will help remove excess product buildup and grime from you hair and restore natural shine and beauty. You might be thinking that using apple cider vinegar will give out strong smell afterwards however the smell fades as soon as you have washed and dried your hair.

Fix The Split Ends

Split ends not only take away the natural beauty of your hair but it also hinders hair growth and, if ignored, will carry on spreading to the rest of the hair. There are products out there that you can buy that aim to fix split ends, however the best way to get rid of them and avoid further hair damage is to simply trim your hair slightly at the end.

Eat A Healthy Diet

Last but not least, in order to get your hair looking healthy and beautiful, you need to consume the right nutrients as part of your diet. There are some vitamins you can add to your diet that will boost the health of your hair. Vitamins A and C contain antioxidants which boost the general health of your body including your hair and prevent temporary hair loss.

Vitamin B6 produces melanin which helps enhance your hair color by making it deeper and richer and the additional benefit of vitamin B6 is that it prevents hair loss. To improve the blood circulation in your scalp which promotes healthy looking hair, you can use vitamin E. These supplements to your regular diet will greatly enhance the health and beauty of your hair.

As well as having a good diet, getting enough exercise and sleep is very important to maintain healthy looking hair because if you are healthy on the inside, this will reflect on your hair.

That’s The Secret

The secret to healthy and beautiful looking hair has been discussed in this article and every type, style, length, and color of hair will benefit hugely from getting the right treatments.

The above hair tips are very simple and easy to add to your daily routine and therefore you can get healthy, shiny and silky-looking hair quickly with minimal effort.


Top Hair Tips for Healthy, Shiny and Silky Hair was last modified: October 19th, 2015 by Sally Wells