It's the end of a hot summer, and for some of us, its been a hot, dry summer. Hair takes a beating from the sun and dry hair is dull. Here are three easy ideas to restore its life and shine.
Add moisture and shine to hair by conditioning dry hair between washings. Rub a dot of conditioner between the hands to warm it and massage through the hair overall or just on dry ends. Abbey conditioners contain essential oils and botanicals that are scalp healthy, which means healthy growth, so use your fingertips to massage conditioner into the scalp. Pay particular attention to any areas where growth is sparse or damaged.
Give yourself a home oil treatment. (See Sunburned Hair Repair for more detailed oil conditioning instructions.) Apply warmed coconut or olive oil (imagine all those beautiful Hawaiian or Italian women with gleaming black hair) to dry tresses. Wrap in warm towel for 30-60 minutes. Shampoo as usual. Apply leave-in conditioner to seal in moisture. Note: Work shampoo through hair before applying water to easily remove oil.
Avoid overwashing hair. Unless your hair is very oily, daily washing removes natural oils.
Your skin is your body’s most important organ—in fact, it’s thelargest organthat you have, accounting for approximately 16 percent of your overall body weight. It protects you from harmful pathogens, keeps your internal organs safe, and the nerve endings and pores in your skin all play a vital role in regulating body temperature.
It’s all too easy to fall into the same old habits when it comes to your skin care routine. Thankfully, the start of a new year is the perfect opportunity to reinvigorate your beauty regimen. As 2020 begins, it’s time to make this year your best one yet with new skin care resolutions.