You know you want it. You strive to attain it. But do you know what “healthy hair” really is, and how to achieve it?
Long flowing locks, crisp cuts, vibrant colour, no split ends, super shiny hair. All obvious indicators of healthy hair. But what you might think is conducive to healthy hair, may not always be the healthiest way of caring for your tresses long term.
In essence healthy hair is that which is in optimum condition, i.e. not stressed or suffering from damage, which may be caused by external factors such as processing (straightening, blow-drying), or internal (such as poor diet). The key to healthy hair, as well as healthy-looking hair, concerns your scalp almost as much as your hair, along with