We're prone to sickness during the rainy season, but did you know that it's also damaging your hair?
Local salon Hombre Manila owner and art director Jen Leung explains that the acid in rain and the increased levels of humidity have an adverse impact on your scalp. These factors make your hair prone to being brittle, frizziness, and dandruff. But don't worry, bro. Leung has a few hair care tips for you.
First off, keep your hair and scalp clean by shampooing and conditioning every day, as you would in any season. While you don't seem to sweat as much as you did during the summer, your hair's still collecting dirt and dead skin cells that need to be removed. Just because it's cold doesn't mean you can stop shampooing.
Leung says: "First of all, the season makes your hair dry so you're going to need some conditioner. You also have to shampoo every day to deal with dandruff. Use products that indicate anti-dandruff." It is very important to wash your scalp properly. This will not just help in cleaning the scalp, but will also avoid further damage to the hair.
And instead of applying hair gel or wax, start using hair anti-humidity products like keratin spray, serum, and argan oil. They contain certain types of proteins that help with hydration and strength, and leaves your hair fiber less susceptible to the moisture change.
Leung also advises to keep your hair short or trimmed during the season and avoid any hair cut that requires a lot of styling. "A pompadour won't be working right now because it's not going to hold if it gets wet. Men should cut their hair shorter so that it's easier to manage. When [the rainy season] is over you can grow it again. It doesn't take very long to grow man's hair," she explains.
If hair and scalp problems persist despite the following tips, then it's time to get a hair treatment like Hot Oil, Hair Spa, and Power Dose. These treatments have conditioning effect on the hair and scalp and can help to restore the hair to its best possible condition.
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