Stay Static & Frizz Free
Wintertime often means cooler temperatures as well as pesky hair woes. From fighting static and frizz to dry hair, keeping your hair looking its best can feel quite challenging. Here are a few tips to help keep your kid’s mane under control all season long.
Static is caused by an electrical charge that develops in your hair when temperatures drop and the air becomes drier. When static hits and your hair starts standing up, it’s a sign that a little extra hydration is needed for those tresses. Try switching to products that will moisturize your hair. You may also want to use a leave-in conditioner a few times a week and avoid using heat styling tools when possible.
Pro Tip: In a pinch? Run a dryer sheet over the hair to smooth static, or a small dot of hand cream.
Usually we associate frizzy hair with summertime humidity, but in winter, frizz is a result of the lack of humidity. Like static, frizz happens when hair lacks moisture. If your locks are getting a little frizzy this winter, remember the rules for taming static: Use products that will hydrate your hair.
Pro Tips: Towel dry the hair before using a hairdryer. This will help keep moisture in. When possible, allow your hair to air dry.
If your hair feels dry and brittle, you’ll also want to use hair products that offer extra hydration. This will help get rid of that straw-like feeling in his or her hair so it feels smooth and looks healthy.
Pro Tip: Look for ingredients such as coconut oil to hydrate your hair
If you guessed that split ends are caused by dehydration and heat damage, you are correct! The cool winter air may make you want to reach for heat styling tools to keep you warm and dry your hair faster, but if you use them too much your hair will become brittle and cause split ends. Cut back on using heated tools when possible to prevent further damage, and make sure to schedule regular haircuts.
Pro Tip: If your child likes wearing their hair in ponytails, pigtails, or braids, remember hair elastics can cause damage, too. Make sure to remove them carefully and to purchase quality elastics to help prevent damage. The Pony Pick is the perfect tool to remove hair elastics. Learn more about that HERE!
Follow these tips to keep your hair looking great all winter long and help with any winter hair care woes.