Healthy Winter Hair

Tips for Healthy Winter Hair from Colour My Life London Hair Salon in Lavender Hill, Clapham, South London

The winter weather has a significantly damaging effect on hair. Snow, rain, and icy cold weather make hair brittle and dry. Additionally, indoor heating can be as damaging as spending hot summers under a hairdryer. So, it is very important to start your winter hair care regimen even before the weather becomes too harsh. To have a strong, healthy hair in the winter months and throughout the year, here are a few precautions to take recommended by the hair experts at Colour My Life hairdressing salon in Clapham.

Prevent Dry, Brittle Hair During Winter

Healthy Winter Hair

As the weather gets colder, this can cause your scalp to peel and become itchy. The lack of moisture also results in a dry scalp, causing the scalp to produce less sebum, which may lead to dandruff. An itching scalp can be quite irritating. Scalp irritation can damage the hair follicles.

Applying a natural oil to the scalp and hair ensures it is well hydrated with essential moisture and nutrients. At our hair salon we stock only the very best hair products, perfect for your everyday hair care and styling needs. As your hair stylist for information on which hair products will best suit your hair type.

Prevent Dull, Dry & Damaged Hair In Winter

Healthy Winter Hair Fly-away hair is arguably the most annoying property of winter hair. It is caused by centrally heated air and the contact of hair fibers with other fibers on hats, headbands, and clothing. The movement of these fibers against hair produces static electricity, which makes hair stand on end.

To keep your hair glossy and healthy during winter it is important to prevent dryness, it is important you are giving your hair as much moisture that is needed. Consistently hydrating hair ensures hair does not dry out and reduces the risk of hair breakage.

If you are fed up with your hair feeling dry and brittle at the tips, investing in regular haircuts and conditioning hair treatments such as OLAPLEX will help to transform hair making it healthy & gorgeous!

Drink Lots of Water & Eat Healthy

Healthy Winter HairDiet also plays a significant role in combating dull hair. By following a healthy, balanced eating plan, you can achieve hair that is stronger, shinier and thicker hair. Food that helps with the growth of hair can help you achieve lustrous shiny and resilient hair from the inside out. Eat the correct balance of foods to supply hair with all the essential nutrients and minerals – in particular,  A, C & D, protein and omega 3. 


Trim Hair to Beat Split Ends In Winter 

As mentioned earlier, the constant brushing of hair on woollen hats in winter can also cause split ends. The surest way to deal with split ends is getting a regular haircut. To avoid split ends, come to our Lavender Hill hair salon for your regular haircut.