Monday, July 12, 2010

Understanding the Types Of Hair:

When it is spoken about types of hair, people generally imagine about the look of the hair and end up mulling about curly hair, straight hair, blonde hair etc. In fact the basic and significant knowledge that one should possess is about health and quality of hair. It should be known that there are three basic types of hair, namely, Dry Hair, Oily Hair and Normal Hair.

Dry Hair

These types of hair are very unfavorable and require appropriate cosmetics to feel and look sound. It is not easy to manage dry hair, especially after shampooing them. Such sort of hair looks dull and has dry as well as split ends. People with such hair type may notice hair fall as this kind of hair are weak and vulnerable to hair loss disorder. It may make the scalp itchy and flakes can be formed near the hairline on the scalp- skin.

Oily hair
Oily hair may look favorable but in fact are ill and poor quality hair. These hair types, after shampooing, may look good for one or two days but later becomes poor. The scalp, in case of oily hair, usually feels dirty and the hairs are cohered in unimpressive hair strands. It is also believed that oily hairs usually develop dandruff.

Normal hair
According to experts and researchers it is studied that this sort of hair is ideal quality for hairs. Such hairs are significantly luminous but interestingly they are not greasy. Such hairs are easy to manage and look good at the same time.

Hair Type Test
It is suggested to consult a hair specialist in order to know the type of your hair; however if you desire to evaluate your hair by yourself, then you may have to observe the subsequent steps.

• Wash you hair gently with shampoo a day prior to the day of test.

• Take a tissue paper and gently press it on your head and behind the ears. It should be known that one should not rub the paper; merely a gentle press is enough.

• While looking at the paper if you find that there is oil on it you can conclude that your hair are oily, if you do not find any oil then you may assume that you have dry hair.

By following the aforementioned points you cannot only understand the type of your hair but can also decide on further treatment for your hair.

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