Natural hair is at times frustrating when it can’t be styled as you would like. You experience “bad hair days” at one time or the other. Various solutions and procedures have been developed for dealing with different types of hair. Some important facts to observe when dealing with different types of hair services include.Fine Hair
This is the type of hair that will fall flat and expose the scalp and is referred as thin hair. Having it up doneis very difficult as this kind of hair easily loosens up. Some good tips for dealing with this hair include;
Brushing;this helps in introducing more oxygen levels in the hair and scalp and increase volume of the hair. A good Bristle brush such as those made of boar bristles or even flexible nylon are best to avoid snagging the fine hair. They also never overheat.
Switching the Part; this simply implies that if you have been parting the hair to one side for a long time, start parting to the other opposite side. This will cause the hair to lift away from the scalp and enhance the volume. Using the blow drier also helps in lifting the roots and orients them to opposite direction.
Reducing heat treatment; Very high temperatures are never recommended for thin or fine hair. Low heat reduces chances of brittle and breaking hair and thinning will never occur. Heat protectants can also be used.
Volume addition with waves; Waves and curls always make hair appear voluminous. Here you can use heatless curls.Dealing with Frizzy Hair
This is hair that has basically lacked moisture. When exposed to the environment, it tends to absorb a lot of moisture from the air. This is solved by hydrating your hair through deep conditioning or a good treatment mask done at least once a week. Coconut oil is the most preferred for the oil treatment. Good hair nourishment and proper hydration are the best remedy to avoid frizzing up.
Textured hair naturally gravitates towards dryness as compared to straight hair. Avoid brushing the hair as the brush tends to disconnect the curls and encourage frizzing up. Wide toothed comb would be more preferred or even your fingers.
Regular hair treatment is recommended here. This will help restore those parts that the natural replenishment from scalp has never reached. Too much washing of the hair is also never recommended. The Lesser times you wash the better. The natural oils from the scalp must be allowed nourish the hair.Oily Hair
This is a common occurrence especially when washing has been skipped. Ironically, toomuch washing stimulates theglands to produce more oil as they are constantly cleared and they have to compensate the removed oils.
You may also need to reduce the total amount of shampoo used during washing. You may also adopt hair styles designed for oily hair. You may also avoid touching the hair too frequently with your fingers, as they may be oily and add to the oily texture of your hair.