Hair Care

Hair Care: About hair Care

Hair care is of prime importance because like our body needs nutrients for healthy functioning, our hair too needs care and nourishment. To keep your hair looking healthy and lustrous, massage it (Veola Almond Total Care) with hair oil twice in a week. There isn’t any better conditioner for your hair than hair oil. Hair oil is the only hair and scalp conditioner in the world. Contrary to the myth that hair oil does nothing but attract grime, regular oiling is a must.

Oiling hair is as good as eating food; oil is food for your hair. It penetrates each hair shaft and soothes the rough cuticles; it improves your hair health. Coconut oil (Veola Coconut Oil) is by far the best hair oil, pure coconut oil can penetrate your hair by 90%, which is quite high.

Tip: Always apply warm oil and leave it for a minimum of 4 hours and maximum 24 hours, twice a week. Also avoid going out with hair oil on, as oil along with dust particles can clog the pores.

Hair Care: About Hair Colouring

Hair colouring is not as easy and simple as it may sound. Having coloured your hair, after care is very essential. If coloured hair is not taken care of, they can become dry, brittle and lifeless. Ever wondered how all those celebrities have such dazzling hair? The trick lies in a good hair care regime and use of quality herbal products. Once in a fortnight treat your tresses with a deep hair conditioning treatment (Veola Hamaam Zait) to keep them in good condition and to retain its shine and lustre.

Tip: Do not shampoo your hair for 48 hours, post colouring. This time is required for the colour to settle in the hair shaft. Don’t take steam if you have coloured your hair, since it opens the cuticles and makes the hair dry and the colour may fade.

Hair colouring doesn’t stop with the application alone. The hair needs to be constantly cared for if you want the colour to be retained. Using conditioners (Veola Colour Lock) designed specially for coloured hair is a good way to maintain coloured hair.

Tip: Avoid washing your hair with hot water. Hot water is known to be a good agent to wash away artificial colours and chemicals from the hair. So avoid hot water at all costs.

Hair Care: About Hair Style

Shining and silky hair is always a bonus which makes you look drop dead gorgeous. How often have we wished for that extra shine which seems to add a new life to the hair? With increasing pollution, dust in the atmosphere, constant air conditioning takes a toll on the health of your hair making it dull and lifeless. Well, the good news is that by using the right hair cream (Veola Hair Cream) you can boost the shine of your hair.

Tip: Hair is at its weakest when wet. So don’t rub it. Wrap it around with a towel so that all the water is absorbed and no longer wet but damp. Comb the damp hair slowly with a comb which is wide-toothed and then let the hair dry naturally.

Having a bad hair day! Your hair just won’t do what you want it to and you can feel the anger and frustration starting to build up. Most of us suffer with dry brittle or frizzy hair because our hair is deficient of moisture. Reducing your hair’s exposure to heat and natural elements is the first step towards prevention. Try to avoid using blow-dryers and heat-styling implements frequently. The trick is to use conditioners (Veola Hair Revitalizer and De-tangler) with silicone serum to help seal in moisture and add a bit of shine.

Tip: If you want to wear your hair down but things aren’t going your way, try putting it up into a casual low-slung ponytail and add a few ringlets to frame your face using the brilliant hair styles.

To summarize the most important nutrients for hair are found in Coconut, Amla, Almond, Aloe Vera, Henna, Lemon, Jasmine and from natural sources like sunshine and water.

Hair Care: How to fight dandruff

Dandruff consists of little flakes on the scalp and this condition is usually accompanied by an itchy and scratchy feeling. More often then not, it is the result of a disturbance in the body’s metabolic process. Your scalp, like the rest of your skin is constantly renewing an shedding itself. Old cells die out and give way to new ones. When the natural balance in the metabolic process is upset, the new cells form faster than the old cells can be shed off. These then accumulate on the scalp in the form of flakes. Did you know that about 50% of adults are affected by dandruff at some time or the other in there lives?

After-effects of Dandruff:

  •  Dandruff weakens the roots, and consequently hair starts falling off.
  •  Dandruff sticks on to the skin of the scalp in cake form and blocks free flow of air to the roots.
  •  As a result, hair becomes weak at the roots and loosen their hold.

The why’s and how’s of Dandruff:

Studies indicate that 50% of adults are affected by dandruff at some time orthe other in their lives. More often than not, it is the result of a disturbance in the body’s metabolic process. . Your scalp, like the rest of your skin is constantly renewing a shedding itself. Old cells die out and give way to new ones. When the natural balance in the metabolic process is upset, the new cells form faster than the old cells can be shed off. These then accumulate on the scalp in the form of flakes. The metabolic process can be disturbed by

  •  Drugs
  •  The onset of puberty
  •  Emotional stress and strain
  •  Sudden changes in the climate or your diet
  •  It is also believed that dandruff is caused by a fungal infection of the scalp.
  • Is it really Dandruff?
  • Before you start treating your hair for dandruff, make sure you really have dandruff. Sometimes a flaky scalp may be caused by too much sun, or excessive use of hair dryers. It can also be caused by the use of soaps on the hair, or harsh shampoos which do not wash out easily. Avoid home remedies as many do more harm than good.
  • Simplest way to prevent Dandruff is to have comb and brush clean and clear
  • Never use the brush and comb of the person suffering from dandruff as it is dangerous and contagious. Likewise, make sure that you wash your comb/bush after every shampoo if you have dandruff. Many medicines, medicated soaps and good brands of hair care products like range of Viola hair care products are available to counter dandruff, but the most effective is cleanliness of hair. Brush your hair thrice a day keeps them clean and use premium brand oil like Veola at least once a week. While washing your hair, take care the water does not trickle down your face. There are chances that you may get pimples.
  • Caring for the hair: What leads to premature Hair Loss
  • For hormonal and genetic reasons some people lose an unusual amount of hair; sometimes starting when they are very young. The growth period of the hair is restricted and becomes shorter as the years go by.

Hair loss can occur due to any of the following:

  •  The use of drugs.
  •  Chemotherapy.
  •  Exposure to radiation through X-rays.
  •  Menopause and basically anything that interferes with your hormones.
  •  Emotional disorders like anxiety, stress and lack of sleep.
  •  A protracted illness could also take its toll on the health of your hair.
  •  Even certain hairstyles like braids and pony tails that pull your hair tightly away from your scalp can lead to hair loss. It pays to tie a lose knot. You should also keep changing your parting and your hairstyle as often as possible.

Hair Care : Hair Colouring & Care

Hair colouring is not as easy and simple as it may sound. Having colored your hair, the after care is very essential. If coloured hair is not taken care of, they can become dry, brittle and lifeless. Ever wondered how all those celebrities have such dazzling hair? The trick lies in a good hair care regime and use of quality herbal products. Once in a fortnight treat your tresses with a deep hair conditioning treatment to keep them in good condition and to retain its shine and lustre.

But dying your hair can be disastrous if proper precautions or some basic care is not taken. After all, it’s your hair that in any case, requires total care and nourishment for portraying a great admirable personality. Follow few simple techniques pre and post coloring to get that long desired impressive look.

Before starting with the colouring bit, make sure that you have washed your hair with shampoo properly. Using conditioner is strictly not advisable because it hampers the dye from doing its job. Yes the dye has to bond with the hair which is interfered with the use of conditioner. Do make use of a shampoo that thoroughly cleans hair but keeps the conditioner off the shelf!

If your scalp or hair is sensitive, which is generally the case in people with dry hair; leave a 24 hour gap before bleaching.

Before coloring; go through the instructions on the color pack and follow them word to word. Be careful with the dye; protect your skin by wearing gloves while applying it. Give extra care while applying as the color should only work hair and not the skin around it. The patches of color visible at the forehead can look ugly later so make sure that you apply a layer of petroleum jelly at the borders to avoid unnecessary coloring of the skin.

Tip: Do not shampoo your hair for 48 hours, post colouring. This time is required for the colour to settle in the hair shaft. Don’t take steam if you have coloured your hair, since it opens the cuticles and makes the hair dry and the colour may fade.

Hair colouring doesn’t stop with the application alone. The hair needs to be constantly cared for if you want the colour to be retained. Using conditioners (Veola Colour Lock) designed specially for coloured hair is a good way to maintain coloured hair.

Tip: Avoid washing your hair with hot water. Hot water is known to be a good agent to wash away artificial colours and chemicals from the hair. So avoid hot water at all costs.

Hair Care: Factors leading to premature greying

Hair, just like the skin gets it colouring from a pigment called melanin. This is contained in every strand of hair. However when the hair bulb fails to produce melanin, it results in lack of colour hence the appearance of grey strands.

The most common factors leading to premature Greying of hair are:

  •  Daily wear and tear
  •  Environment Conditions also affect the hair
  •  Erratic lifestyles comes out to be the most prominent factor
  •  As in the case of all other hair problems, grey hair can be hereditary.
  •  It could be the result of emotional stress & shock, or a serious illness.
  •  An unbalanced diet lacking in vitamin B can also result in grey hair.
  • Caring for the hair: how to get rid of split ends, tangles and snarls

How to tackle Split Ends?

Split ends indicate damaged hair. When you have split ends, he only solution is solution is to snip them off! So do make a trip to the hair dressers and get the job done and hence forth keep he hair well nourished with the sage and sophisticated Veola hair care products that do not dry you hair.

How to get rid of Tangles and Snarls

Tangles will invariably happen when your hair is in a bad condition. In fact, the worst the condition, the worse the snarls which is a result of injured cuticles. Cuticles can be damaged by the wrong shampoo, by harsh, improper washing, vigorous towel drying, or excessive blow-drying. Bleaching, tinting, perming and black-combing can also lead to tangles and hair cells smaller and numerous.

  •  Oil your hair nourishing and gentle hair care products like Viola brand hair care products.
  •  Shampoo your hair gently, but don’t massage or rub your hands over your scalp.
  •  Rinse it well.
  •  Then apply conditioner and leave it on for 5-10 minutes, giving it time to work on the snarls.
  •  Then, with the conditioner still on, gently comb your hair – a little at a time – starting from the ends and going on to the roots
  •  Never force knot. By doing so, you will simply break your hair or damage it.