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5 STEPS TO WINTER-PROOF YOUR HAIR

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Winter is right around the corner. I never really experienced seasonal changes in Jamaica, as it was one perpetual summer all year long. (yes I do miss it!) But the winter in Canada is brutal, with temperatures dipping to below -40 degrees Celsius some days. While you may not experience such extremely cold temperatures. your hair still needs lots of extra love and attention at this time of year.

1. Always wear a hat/beenie/scarf and do protective styling -To preserve my hairstyles, I would first tie my head with a satin scarf, and then put my toque over it. The knitted materials used to make winter hats, beenies etc, tends to rub against the hair, causing it to get frizzy. Protective styles can include wigs, braids (marley, kanekalon etc, or braiding your own hair). They allow for your ends to be tucked away from the harsh weather so they are not damaged.



2. Avoid Humectants- Humectants are substances that help product to retain water. These include substances such as glycerin, agave…