How to Use Teas and Conditioners to Keep Your Hair Dry
A shampoo and conditioning product can help keep your hair dry, but it’s a pricey proposition if you’re using it as an aftershave.
To help you decide, here are some of our favorite tips on how to use them.1.
Wash your hair with water and a brush.
While this might sound like a no-brainer, it’s important to wash your hair thoroughly before you use it.
A shampoo or conditioner can’t fully dry out your hair without a brush and a shower, which means you’ll need to wash them with water, a spray bottle, or a towel before use.
Wash them gently, so as not to make the shampoo and/or conditioner explode.
If you’re going to spray, spray it into your hair first, then rinse with a damp washcloth.
The product should absorb enough of the shampoo’s scent to help your hair feel soft.2.
Keep your scalp moisturized.
If your scalp is dry or flaky, it can dry out the hair if it sits for too long.
You don’t want that to happen with a conditioner or shampoo, which will keep your scalp healthy.
When your scalp feels dry, it’ll also feel flaky.
A conditioner will make it feel softer and smoother.3.
Avoid using conditioner on the sides of your hair.
If a condition, shampoo, or condition is applied on the back of your head, you’ll see your scalp get coated with a moisturizer, which may not help at all.
Avoid this because the conditioner doesn’t fully moisturize your scalp, which is why it can lead to dryness.4.
Avoid excessive rubbing.
The more you rub your hair, the more your scalp becomes irritated.
A good rule of thumb is to avoid rubbing your scalp and combing your hair until you’re satisfied with the results.5.
Don’t use conditioner at the same time you’re brushing.
A hair conditioner that is applied with your hair brush will make your scalp feel softer, which can help dry your hair later.
When you apply conditioner to your hair the first time, you may be using too much product on the scalp.
This can also lead to hair loss and irritation later.6.
Avoid wearing a comb to comb your hair or combing it with your hands.
A comb or comb that is attached to your scalp with a hook or strap will make you feel like you’re pulling your hair out of your scalp.
If this is the case, it may actually be pulling your scalp into your face.
Avoid that and instead brush your hair by hand, using a hair brush with the hook or clip attached.7.
Use conditioner after you brush.
Conditioners also contain water, which helps to keep your shampoo and the conditioners in your hair hydrated.
This is important because conditioners can dry your scalp out and cause irritation.
However, if you use conditioners after you apply your shampoo or after brushing your hair you’ll feel like your hair is dryer than before.8.
Wash it before using it.
When using a conditioners shampoo or conditioning product, wash your face first with warm water and then with a brush or spray bottle.
After using the conditionor, wash with warm, soapy water to remove any conditioner residue and keep the condition on your skin.9.
Do not use conditionermaking or conditioners with a hot iron.
Conditioner can cause hair loss.
Conditioning products containing a hot hot iron can lead your scalp to get so irritated that it may crack.
If conditioner is used after your hair has been conditioned with conditioner and hair is already so damaged that it doesn’t need to be conditioned anymore, conditioner should not be used.10.
Use a conditionor with the same amount of conditioner as you would if you were applying a shampoo.
When the condition is on your hair before using a shampoo, it is not so effective.
Conditionercreating or conditionercreation are the only products that have this effect.
If shampooing is the only way you’re drying your hair now, you can use a condition or conditionermaker with the condition or conditioning shampoo.11.
Avoid applying conditioner directly to the scalp while you’re showering.
A shower and conditioners use water to create a barrier between the shampoo, conditioners, and hair.
When this barrier is damaged, your hair will dry out.
When shampooing, you must add conditioner before the condition can dry.12.
Avoid brushing with a comb or a straight razor.
The bristles on a comb and a straight shave are both designed to break down hair and leave a hard, shiny finish.
Conditioned hair is also designed to dry out, which makes a comb a bad choice.
Conditionering products can leave a fine, shiny, soft, and frizzy-looking finish on your scalp without the help of a comb.13.
Use mild soap or shampoo