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November 01, 2018
When all put together, better habits across a range of haircare areas, will make a massive difference in slowing the aging process. You can have your hair dry out, shrink and split after 5” of growth, or 7”, 8”, 9”, 10”…..it’s your choice, and you don’t have to live like a nun. Here are a few tips to get started on.1. Throw away your dryer nozzle.Your nozzle unnecessarily concentrates heat and can lead to excessive damage. Keep a one inch gap between your hair and the end of the dryer.
2. Always use conditioner.Shampoos open the surface cuticle to clean, conditioners reseal the cuticle for protection, shine, and comb-ability.
3. Use a professional saw-cut comb.Moulded plastic combs often have imperfections on the teeth that can lacerate the surface cuticle, aging the hair prematurely. 3 more inches professional combs are saw-cut from one piece then hand polished by artisans in Germany.
4. Use LifeSaver Prewash Treatment at least once a week.LifeSaver Pre-Wash Treatment System with its unique cashmere protein complex, is the quickest and the best for restoring suppleness, reducing breakage, and maintaining the vibrancy of colours. And just 60 seconds of your time to apply.
5. Trim ends regularly.Every 3-8 weeks depending on length and style. As the ends decay and disintegrate they look tired and unattractive; also any splitting can travel up the hair shaft if not caught in time.6. Be gentle with your hair.When hair is wet use a wide tooth comb or a No.1 Brush to gently ease out knots from the ends first, working up to the roots. Don’t believe the myth of brushing hair 100 times before bedtime. Once it’s brushed, further friction just wears it out quicker.7. Always protect your hair in the sun.Hats or scarves are best, LifeSaver and LifeSaver UV Treatments come a close second. The UV rays of the sun break down the molecular structure of hair, which unlike skin doesn’t recover its appearance within a few weeks. Long hair can take years to renew.8. Colour your hair professionally.Choose a colourist that cares about condition and quality, and is up to date. Modern tints are much gentler on the hair.9. Choose a good stylist.The right haircut, well executed, can save you 95% of the time you may be spending over- styling your hair.10. Use a little ‘10 Second Transformation’ or ‘Magic Oil’ on dry ends.This will protect and feed the hair to keep it looking and feeling healthier. Try 10 Second Transformation for texture and shine or Magic Oil for a looser silky finish. Each will eliminate your frizz and fly-aways.
Many women think it is socially unacceptable to have long hair past 40. Like many social observations this one is out of date. It was always about condition not length. In the old days before good conditioners, great colouring, skilful cutting and styling, and our amazing products etc. long dry frizzy white hair just made a woman look old and haggard. But today we have the skill and technology - 60 really is the new 40.
November 01, 2018