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What can damage your hair and leave your hair dry?

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Several things can damage your hair:

  • Over-washing or using a harsh shampoo strips away your hair's natural oils
  • Blow drying your hair too often -- especially when you apply alcohol-based styling products first
  • Using heated hair straighteners or curling irons
  • Exposing your hair to lots of sun, wind, or dry air
  • Applying chemical treatments, including dyes, perms, and relaxers

SOURCES:

Scali-Sheahan, Maura. . Cengage Learning, 2010. Milady's Standard Professional Barbering

Palladino, Leo. . Cengage Learning EMEA, 2006. Hairdressing - the Foundations: The Official Guide to Level 2

Capellini, Steve. . Cengage Learning, 2009. The Complete Spa Book for Massage Therapists

Campsie, Jane. . Sterling Publishing Company, 2006. Marie Claire Hair & Makeup

Kidshealth.org: "Skin, Hair, and Nails."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 24, 2020

SOURCES:

Scali-Sheahan, Maura. . Cengage Learning, 2010. Milady's Standard Professional Barbering

Palladino, Leo. . Cengage Learning EMEA, 2006. Hairdressing - the Foundations: The Official Guide to Level 2

Capellini, Steve. . Cengage Learning, 2009. The Complete Spa Book for Massage Therapists

Campsie, Jane. . Sterling Publishing Company, 2006. Marie Claire Hair & Makeup

Kidshealth.org: "Skin, Hair, and Nails."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 24, 2020

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