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How to Condition Your Hair the Right Way

When it comes to hair care, one would assume you certainly know how to wash your hair the right way. After all, you’ve been performing this simple hair care task all your life! But, you would be surprised to know that missing a seemingly simple step during a hair wash, like conditioning your hair can make all the difference to your hair’s health.

Using a conditioner and using it correctly, can make you hair full of health, add shine and make it feel soft and smooth. By conditioning your hair you are ensuring that it behaves just like you want it to, every time your style it, and that too in a healthy way. So here’s an important fact on how to condition your hair right, in just four easy steps.

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    Step 1: Choose the right conditioner

    Just like one glove doesn’t fit all sizes, one conditioner is not right for all hair types. You need to identify just what your hair needs and then use it on your hair regularly to see the desired results. For example for straight hair you can use Sunsilk’s Perfect Straight Conditioner, or Sunsilk Soft & Smooth for curly hair to add extra moisture.

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    Step 2: Know where to start

    A common mistake made with the hair conditioner is, where you apply it. Wrong application can cause the scalp to get oily very quickly, making you think the conditioner is low quality and therefore making you not want to use it. The ends of your hair need the nourishment that a conditioner provides instead of your scalp, so start from the end tips of your hair and work your way up along the length. Do not apply conditioner on the scalp at all!

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    Step 3: Leave it on for 2-3 minutes

    It is not enough to apply a conditioner in your hair, what is more important is not only where you apply it but also how long you leave it on for, so that it can work for your hair. Usually after you shampoo your hair, it’s soaking wet, making it hard for the conditioner to stay on. Instead squeeze all the excess water out of your hair before you begin applying the conditioner, and then leave it on for about 2-3 minutes, to see the conditioner work its effectiveness in your hair.

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    Step 4: Be consistent

    Just like a diet or exercise, results will only show if you do something consistently. So, if you want to have smooth tangle free hair, applying a conditioner sparingly is not enough. You need to condition your hair with every wash. It is only after regular usage that you will see the benefits of using a conditioner, and see that result you have been expectingsilky smooth, tangle free hair.