Hair Care Mistakes: Make distance from these myths related to hair in the changing season, otherwise your hair will be damaged

Hair Care Tips: There are many myths that belie in the summer season promising healthy, shiny hair. Suppose you have been told or heard that you should not wash your hair every day as it may lead to hair breakage or that you should oil your hair occasionally to cure dandruff. Let us bust some of these myths. 

Myth 1- Don’t wash your hair everyday as it can lead to hair breakage.

Fact- During summer our hair gets exposed to sun, chlorine and pollution and hence gets dirty easily. Hence daily cleaning is essential. Using sulfate-free shampoos won’t  oil hair, but will still leave hair bouncy and shiny.

Myth 2- Using conditioner in summer makes hair oily.

Fact- Hair becomes dry after exposure to various elements like sunlight and chlorine. Hence, using a good conditioner can reduce the dryness and damage caused by it. Using a deep conditioning mask also helps in making hair healthy. Conditioner is always used on the ends of the hair or in the middle of the hair to lock in the moisture.

Myth 3- Do not use hair oil in summer as it makes hair sticky.

Fact- Using hair oil to protect hair from damage can create a protective shield on the hair, making it soft and giving it a nice shine. Applying oil strengthens the hair from within and the fatty acids present in the oil replace the lost lipids in the hair.

Myth 4- Regular haircuts make your hair look better and stronger.

Fact- Haircut does not affect the hair roots. Frequent haircuts will reduce split ends.

Myth 5- Brushing hair for too long causes damage.

Fact- Brushing hair repeatedly vigorously can damage them. Do not brush wet hair as it may cause breakage.

Myth 6- Always change your shampoo and conditioner every few months.

Fact- Replacing your shampoo or conditioner will depend on various factors like chemical treatments you might have done to your hair or where you live. Using the right shampoo and conditioner can be beneficial for your hair.

Myth 7- Treat dandruff by applying oil to hair.

Fact- Dandruff is caused by skin fungus. Applying oil to your hair will not cure your dandruff problem. Instead, using a good anti-dandruff shampoo will get rid of your dandruff problem.

Myth 8- Heat styling in summer causes more damage to the hair.

FACT- Heat styling can damage your hair at any time of the year, not just in summers Always use a good heat protectant on hair before using any heat styling tools Do it.

Myth 9- You can smoothen frizzy hair with water.

Truth- Adding water to hair does not make your tangled hair smooth, rather it makes hair more tangled. Instead, use good nourishing hair care products to lock in the moisture and get beautiful luscious locks.

Myth 10- Dandruff occurs only in winter season due to cold and disappears during summer.

Fact- Dandruff can also be a problem in summer as drying of sweat on the scalp can lead to flaking and itching. If you sweat a lot, then start washing your hair more regularly.

Disclaimer: Before following the methods, methods and suggestions mentioned in this article, consult a doctor or related expert. Do take advice.

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