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How to avoid damaging your hair when using your blow dryer

Posted by Ronald James on November 23, 2016 in Styling |

It’s a well known fact that prolonged exposure if the hair to heat can cause permanent damage the layers, leaving you with no other option than to go for a shorter haircut. So how can we use our blow dryer and preserve, at the same time, the health and shine of our hair? There are a few key rules experts dictate that can help us do precisely this, and they’re presented below.

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The first secret of keeping your hair out of the heat’s damaging way is to do just that. While your blow dryer can reach great heat levels, always keep it at medium. Higher temperatures will work on coarse, thick hair, but for most of us, overheating is extremely damaging.  If you have the possibility to use a cool shot, make it happen, as cold air is a great cuticle sealant and will help stop the dehydration process.

Blow drying requires previous washing. It’s important that you use a conditioner – better a leave-in one, to keep your hair as moisturized as possible during drying. Also, if possible, apply a heat protection spray or serum – preferably silicone-based.

Keeping the dryer at a good distance is also crucial in protecting the hair. Somewhere between 6 and 10 inches is more that enough for your hair to receive a full air blow, and to avoid getting overheated.

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And since you’ve just walked out of the shower, take a few minutes to pat your hair with a towel, and give it some time to air dry at least until it’s just damp instead of wet. Applying heat on a dripping wet hair will only warm the water, making the high temperature reach deeper into the hair.

We’ve been talking about what “too hot” does, but “too long” is also a problem. You might get the impression that keeping the dryer focused on a single portion at a time will get your hair dry faster. But while you’re drying that portion, you’re also keeping the hair from cooling, and overheating leads to severe dehydration.

If you want to make sure you buy a safe hair dryer, I suggest reading expert reviews before buying a model.

Why you should still invest in a camcorder

Posted by Ronald James on October 30, 2016 in Masterpieces |

    Camcorders are simple gadgets  that are a handy way to gather the memories as videos that you can replay any time you wish to travel back to the fun filled days. However, in this age of smartphones and DSLRs, it is difficult to decide whether or not to spend on camcorders. Though smartphones […]

My new purchases

Posted by Ronald James on October 24, 2016 in Styling |

  When my daughter was born, I could not purchase the things I always dreamed to buy for my baby. My friends and family members gifted her so many things including a crib, a pram and a handy rocker. But somewhere in my heart I had this unfulfilled wish to buy a very exclusive crib […]

The 2 best Canon point and shoot cameras

Posted by Ronald James on October 20, 2016 in Photography and video |

I always had a huge faith in brand Canon as far as the photography equipment is concerned. Recently I had an opportunity to try two models of point and shoot camera at a sales promotion event organized by a local vendor. I just thought that it would be good if I could express my views on […]

The two best GPS units you can buy right now

Posted by Ronald James on September 29, 2016 in Electronics |

    Buying the best quality GPS unit in 2017 is a challenge. Due to the increasing Smartphone dependency and ultra advanced GPS apps availability, a very few manufacturers take the risk of selling GPS units and in that too with a promise of high quality and reliability.   But trust me; no Smartphone can […]

Finding a Mattress for the Elderly

Posted by Ronald James on September 22, 2016 in Shopping tips |

  Finding a mattress for your parents or other elder members in your family is not an easy option. I always find it difficult to know what is best for them, as their requirements and needs are different from mine. You need to keep in mind that as we get old our body will not […]

Booster Car Seats – When to Use Them

Posted by Ronald James on September 5, 2016 in Parenting |

Parents are always concerned about the safety of their kids. Car designers may overlook some features important for the safety of children. So, if you have to travel with your little one, it is wiser to opt for the booster car seat and ensure the utmost care and safety for her.   When your baby […]

2-Hairstyles You Can Accomplish with a Flat Iron

Posted by Ronald James on August 20, 2016 in Styling |

  Though a flat iron is normally used for straightening the hair, I use it to get some gorgeous looks. Even though the plates on the iron don’t seem to be able to do anything beyond straightening, it is not so. You should own the right flat iron that can be used for both straightening […]

The advantages of bagless vacuum cleaners

Posted by Ronald James on July 1, 2016 in Electronics |

      If you’re looking for a device that can help you to get rid of dust in every possible way, then the bagless vacuum cleaner must be your prime choice. It is very useful and has a long list of advantages that helps us to reduce the cleaning hassles. Nowadays, bagless vacuum cleaners […]

Gadgets I like to have in my car

Posted by Ronald James on January 13, 2016 in Electronics, Uncategorized |

    Want to  gadgetize your car? You are at the right place!   Stepping out in the market, you’ll come across millions of new and advanced gadgets to deck up your car and make driving comfortable. But you can definitely not stuff your car with gadgets all around, right? You need to be careful […]

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