How To Repair Burnt Hair
Burnt hair can be caused by different reasons, but the common reasons are fire burnt hair and chemical burnt hair. In the section, we will be looking at chemically burnt hair repair.
Chemical burnt hair
Do you know that many people suffer from this type of burnt hair? This is as a result of using harsh chemicals on your hair, some of these chemicals are mostly in hair coloring products and hair straightening chemicals. Some experience this chemical burnt hair almost immediately while others take time to show. There is a remedy for chemically burnt hair, but it doesn’t happen overnight, its a process if maintained can produce results.
How to fix burnt hair without cutting it
Home remedy for treating chemically burnt hair
Start by washing your hair with a shampoo that contains high-quality active ingredients.
- Do not use shampoo which dries out your hair and breaks your hair healthy proteins. Such ingredients are sulfate, isopropyl alcohol, propylene glycol, and formaldehyde. This ingredients are more likely to damage your hair and are usually found in cheaper shampoos.
- Use shampoos which contain ingredients from coconut oil like disodium laureth sulfosuccinate, sodium cocoyl isethionate, glycerin, panthenol, and sodium lauroyl methyl isethionate which are very gentle on your hair and retain moisture and help hair regrow.
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After the first step, use deep penetrating reconstructor shampoo to help create a bridge between heat from blow drying and straightening your hair, then wash it out. Avoid using the first step and second step at the same time, use days apart to prevent your hair over drying.
Dry your hair gently with a towel to absorb any of those products used to wash hair.
Once the above is done, while the hair is still damp apply hydration conditioner which helps to prevent dehydration and to restore hydrolipidic barrier, massage into hair and rinse.
Home remedies for chemically burnt hair
- Apply oil treatment and plastic wrap to help the hair get back its moisture and shine.
You can do this by massaging a heat up a half cup of some essential oil like coconut and olive oil. Use plastic wrap to cover hair for about 40 minutes, then use lukewarm water to rinse it.
- Moisturize your hair using conditioning oil mask
You can make this with protein shampoo (1 tablespoon), olive oil (1 tablespoon), moisturizing conditioner (1 tablespoon).
Mix together and massage into hair scalp, wrap hair with a plastic bag and then wrap it up with a towel, then wash it out after 25 minutes.
- Apply a mixture of olive oil and honey to help repair the damages with honey (2 tablespoons), olive oil (3 tablespoons). Massage into damp hair and scalp, then wrap hair with a towel, allow it for 50 minutes, then rinse with mild shampoo.
- Apply banana and honey mask which will help restore damage hair and dryness. You can make this with olive oil (5 tablespoons), honey (3 tablespoons), mashed banana, raw egg (1 eagg), and milk (3 tablespoons). Mix and apply to hair, then wash after 30 minutes with mild shampoo and water.
How to prevent burnt hair from chemical/bleach
- Stop using those hair products and use a hydrating and moisturizing conditioner and shampoo.
- Do not use harsh chemicals hair products or coloring products with chemical ingredients.
- Maintain your hair constantly by trimming excess hair.
Does burnt hair grow back?
Because the hair grows from roots inside the scalp, there is every chance the hair can still grow back, but ensure your hair stylist cuts out those burnt areas.
Coconut oil for burnt hair
Coconut is a powerful hair ingredient, using shampoos which contains ingredients from coconut oil like disodium laureth sulfosuccinate, sodium cocoyl isethionate, glycerin, panthenol, and sodium lauroyl methyl isethionate which are very gentle on your hair and retain moisture and help burned hair repair.