5 Mistakes That Are Making Your Hair Look Damaged

Take a look at these terrible things we’re doing to our hair unknowingly.

The way our hair frames our face and draws attention to our best features may completely transform our appearance. However, maintaining magnificent locks takes time and papering like washing, conditioning, detangling, and styling. It’s possible that the methods we have at our disposal for achieving flawless hair are really causing irreparable damage to our hair. There are some factors that are damaging our hair and should be avoided.

Skipping trimmings

Have you been growing out your hair and putting off trims as a result? The truth is, your gorgeous long hair might suffer if you neglect to have regular trims. Your hair does indeed grow from the scalp, but it is the tips that require the most care. Damaged hair, such split ends, may be removed with regular haircuts. Many professionals recommend getting a new cut every two to three months.

Overuse of conditioner

The ultimate goal of hair care is to get silky, shiny strands. For this reason, many of us like generously applying conditioner. Many people also make the mistake of conditioning their scalp, which does nothing more than disrupt the balance of the scalp’s natural oils and weighs hair down.

Not choosing the right hair brush

 If you want to save money, you may use any old brush, but that’s not the ideal option for maintaining your hair’s health and beauty. Brushes with a lot of bristles are popular among women, but it’s important to consider the bristle type as well. To detangle your hair without causing damage, use a brush with soft, gentle bristles. Using a wide toothed brush is the most foolproof method, but before you start brushing out your hair, make sure you’re taking the appropriate comb.

Too much dry shampoo

 It’s tempting to use a tonne of dry shampoo so you can forgo washing your hair, but it would be a mistake. Applying too much dry shampoo can lead to a buildup on the hair shaft, which can make your hair feel heavy and lead to irritation on the scalp. One or two uses of dry shampoo per week is the maximum that is recommended.

Combing through damp hair

After a shower, hair is very fragile and prone to breaking, so it’s not a good idea to comb through it. Hang out until your locks are dry, then take them off. If you must comb damp hair, start at the bottom and move up; use a wide-tooth comb.


Indrani Karmakar from Siliguri is a writer and artist. After graduating in Political science, she broadened her horizons and dived into the world of creativity. She loves adding humour and innovation to everything in and around her. When she is not working, you will find her collecting oddly shaped pebbles, doodling, crafting, and if you are really lucky- you can even catch her humming!
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