For many men, hair is like an ordained crown, an extension of their character that allows them to create a sense of personal style. Unfortunately, the topic of natural hair mainly focuses on ladies who are the highest consumers of hair products. On the other hand, men with natural hair are left in the dark with little or no information.
Here are a few tips that you can work with to have good looking hair.
Do not shampoo every day
Shampoo helps in cleansing the scalp and hair by removing unwanted dandruff, wax, environment dust and residuals of hair care products. However, using shampoo every day strips your scalp of the oils that nourish the hair leaving it dull and weak.
Use hair conditioner
Shampoo alone will not make you look your best as it doesn’t do much to protect your hair from day to day damage.
The right hair conditioner with natural hair ingredients will nourish your hair and scalp, replace lost oils, promote hair growth and protect and strengthen your hair cuticles. This makes your hair moisturized, strong and shiny.
Visit your barber regularly
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The standard practice for men with short hair is to go to the barbershop once every two weeks to get fades and close cuts. This is the easiest and most commonly preferred routine by men as it does not require a lot of effort other than washing and drying. Sometimes you can dye your hair to the desired colour.
Choose a hairstyle that flatters your face
Everyone will look different even with the same haircut from the same barber so it’s up to you to identify the hairstyle that fits you and that brings out a great look.
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Take it easy on your hair
Be gentle to your hair when washing, drying and styling; avoid super hot showers as the hot temperature strips away your natural oils. Gently towel-dry your hair to avoid creating rubbing friction that weakens the hair.
Use natural styling products
Styling products that contain harsh ingredients not only dry and damage your hair but also leave you with a thick and crunchy look. If you’re using a product with potentially harmful ingredients, those chemicals will creep down into your hair follicles and negatively impact your hair growth. Therefore, always go for natural and organic products in order to avoid ruining your hair.
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