Often when the hair is fine just touching it too much can over stimulate the glands in your scalp causing it to over produce and leave the hair looking greasy and uncared for.
Using a detoxing or clarifying shampoo helps to remove excess oils and allows the scalp to breathe, allowing for longer wear of your blow dry.
With heavier, thicker hair not rinsing your conditioner or treatment properly is often the cause for hair looking greasy and unnaturally shiny.
Using a clarifying shampoo with your normal shampoo always helps to give the hair the best of both. A clarifying shampoo helps to cleanse, while you're normal recommended shampoo helps to nourish.
Also applying the correct amounts of conditioner helps to avoid excess product as most women are prone to over usage of conditioners and treatments.
The best way to ensure your blow dry remains fresh and intact is not too apply the products onto the root when styling, but rather onto the mid-lengths and ends only.
Oil-based products tend to spread faster when heat is applied so opt for a light cream or a spray to use as a styling aid before blow drying.
Dry shampoos also prove to be very effective when trying to extend the life of your blow dry because it freshens the roots and absorbs the hairs natural oils to keep it looking and feeling cleaner for longer.
Avoid applying products to the roots to tame fly-aways and rather mist gently with a light hair spray which contains no oils.
For ladies with fringes or layers around the face, shampooing just a few strands around the face or even just your crown and fringe will give the illusion of a complete blow dry.
Other alternatives are buns or braids for the very last day before your next blow dry.
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