With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are experiencing a new way of dealing with everything from hunger to beauty. With everything closed, experimenting and sharing these lockdown tips has become the new hobby. 2020 has become the year of experiments and lockdown tips. But there are some things like your hair that need to be taken care of. With salons closed, your hair maintenance is in your hands only. This article is all about how to get salon like hair during lockdown so that even if you miss your hair spa, your hair stays healthy and shiny. This is the best gift you can give to yourself in your free time and it comes with no cost. Not even during lockdown, after this stage passes you can adopt this method.
How to Get Salon Like Hair Spa at Home
1. Massage Is Very Important.
We generally skip this step. We are too busy to find some time for applying oil. The truth is we are too lazy to do that. Application of oil is very much important for the nourishment of the scalp and hair. Choose any oil that suits your hair type. You can use coconut oil or olive oil or almond oil or any other or may be combination of two or more. First of all, take some warm oil (now, one important tip here is that oil should never be heated directly. Instead, take some water in a pan and then put a bowl in it and add some oil into the bowl.), gently massage your hair from roots to tips for at least 15b minute. This will increase the blood circulation in your scalp and also supports hair growth.
2. Steaming Is a Necessity
Now, in salons there are big and heavy machines with the help of which steaming is provided. At home, the same purpose can be achieved by using any cotton towel. Take the towel, dip it into hot water (make sure it is not too hot) and squeeze out all the excess water from it. Wrap the warm towel properly around your head, covering all of your hair. This helps the oil to be absorbed by your scalp and provides deep nourishment to the hair. Leave it there for 15 minutes at least.
3. Wash Them Gently
Wash your hair with any shampoo that suits your hair. Try to use baby shampoo or herbal shampoo because these are mild and they aren’t harsh on your hair. Always use lukewarm or cold water to wash your hair. Avoid hot water because that causes dandruff and also damages the hair. Always handle your hair very gently. Take coin size amount on the palm of your hand and apply it all over your wet hair. Do not use too much shampoo because that will make your hair dry. Use accurate amount that can remove dirt from the scalp and do not take away the nourishment.
4. Apply Conditioner for Some Extra Nourishment
Hair conditioning is as important as using shampoo. Conditioner adds extra shine and provides extra nourishment. Who doesn’t like something extra, right? It makes the hair smooth by removing the tangles. Like shampoo, conditioner should also be mild. The right way of applying conditioner is first, avoid applying it on the scalp and second, apply it in a downward direction. Leave for some time and rinse it with water. Using cold water locks the nourishment into the hair and makes the hair more manageable.
5. Apply the Mask
Some people think that mask is not needed when conditioner is applied. However, this is not so. Applying mask is also necessary to add the final touch to your salon like hair spa at home. Unlike conditioner, mask is applied from roots to tips. After applying hair mask, wrap up a warm towel around your head just like you did in step two. Leave it for around 15 to 20 minutes and then wash with mild shampoo.
Tadaa!! You have got your silky, shiny, smooth and healthy hair at the comfort of your home that too at no extra cost. Repeat this process at least twice a month and you will fall in love with your hair. If you like these lockdown tips about how to get salon like hair spa, you can share it with your loved ones, after all sharing is caring.