Questions are answered by professional stylist Victoria
What you need to know about hair?
Every girl knows: to look at 100%, think a little
about a decent wardrobe and trendy jewelry. The brightest makeup and
ultra-modern manicure, exquisite fragrance of your favorite perfumes and
charming smile attract attention. But the image will become
completed only thanks to a neat haircut and lively shine
After all, they will talk about their good health and their well-being.
What are the latest discoveries in this area? What would you ask
- Why does hair split?
It all depends on the structure of the hair. Although at first glance he
whole, hair has a rather complicated structure. Keratin
the rod is in the middle of the hair. Liquid keratin
only about 10 cm from the bulb, then gradually turns into
condition of the hardened cement is the most unprotected.
The core covers a variety of other layers having different
complex names (cortex, medulla, etc.), we will not now have them all
to list. The topmost one – cuticle – is a layer of scales. When
the scales at the end of the hair fall off and the other layers are damaged,
keratin rod begins to split. Restore it
is impossible. It is recommended to regularly “trim” the tips.
- So the hair is not dead?
– In a sense, yes. He is dead because in him
there are no nerve endings. It doesn’t hurt us when they cut it off.
But hair is sometimes called “live”, describing its healthy external
view. There is evidence that hair continues to grow even after death.
Some time. Hair growth is not regulated by the brain.
- Today such a variety of care products! In what
Unlike mask and air conditioner?
– The mask, like shampoo, has an alkaline environment. Headwashing
shampoo reveals hair scales, giving you the opportunity to wash
excess fat and dirt. When using a mask, the scales are expanded, and
substances that feed it penetrate the hair.
Air conditioning is an acidic environment. Under its influence scales
close, retaining moisture, nutrients. Using
conditioner – prevention of damage to the cuticle. Is created
an obstacle from penetrating inside into deeper layers,
- It turns out that after the mask you need to put more
Mask is selected for individual hair features. Masks
are: 1) moisturizing; 2) nutritional; 3) for dyed hair; 4) and
a lot others.
Masks for colored hair more sparing. They are only slightly
open the scales. Thus, the paint is washed less, and
color – lasts longer. Moisturizing masks promote the greatest
disclosure of scales, penetration and retention of water. Hair look
more shiny, healthy and smoothed. But for painted
Hair such masks are not advised.
Nutritious masks are useful after chemical perms and for
damaged hair. They restore, nourish from within. Masked
use 1-2 times a week, and air conditioning – after each wash
- Recently it has become fashionable to use it.
called hairbrush rectifiers. Is it in this
“There’s definitely a point.” The principle of this comb –
Smooth hair with ionization and heat treatment.
Hair is not magnetised, cuticle is not damaged, scales –
are closing. As a result, you get a beautiful styling and effect.
An important role is also played by the use of additional protective
(ionizing) means in combination with the comb-rectifier. it
sprays, oils, foams, gels and other means for thermal protection. But
only having such a wonderful comb at your disposal does not save
provisions. In order for the hair to look alive, it is necessary
feed them from within. This will help special vitamin and mineral
complexes (dietary supplements). For example, any pharmacy drug “for beautiful
skin, hair and nails, for healthy hair and nails.
If you purposefully grow hair, pay attention to
selenium. It is called the “Royal Asset” for healthy curls.
Specialists of the World Health Organization indicated
direct involvement of selenium in neutralizing free
radicals, eliminate toxins at the cellular level. They believe that
selenium is an essential component of nucleic acid metabolism; and
protein, hormones and enzymes. Protein with selenium – forms bones,
hair and nails, supports the work of muscles, improves hormonal
balance. Scientists say: the daily rate for a person is about 1
mcg of selenium per kilogram of weight, but not more than 400 mcg for
Use foods containing it: onions, garlic; Brazilian,
walnut, peanuts; egg yolk; mushrooms; seaweed
Pharmaceutical targeted drugs selenium is better to take products
new generation. It consists of selenium compounds and natural
organic substances – bioligands. See the composition. On the package
you can find the words: selenium – methionine, selenium – cysteine; divalent
forms of selenium. From dietary supplements is also good Spirulina. All this is safe and
the most effective forms of the mineral. Important: Vitamin C
(ascorbic acid) may reduce the bioavailability of selenium.
- There are natural hair coloring products.
(henna tint, basma) and unnatural (paints, tonics, tint
shampoos). Now about the latter. Why take a tonic, if you can immediately –
– The properties of paint and tonic (fine shampoo) are different.
Applying paint allows the pigment to get into deeper layers.
hair due to the discovery of scales. We have a rich, deep and
pretty steady color. The coloring properties of tonic are based on
superficial attachment of the pigment, it envelops the hair
thin layer outside.
Toning products are attractive because they can be easily
change or refresh the shade of natural hair; frequency and lightness
in their use. Among the shortcomings – tonic does not paint over gray hair,
the pigment is quickly washed away, and the coating film prevents the action
Mask and with long-term toning weakens hair. If a girl
decides to paint with paint, the remnants of tonic will not give painting
substance to penetrate and consolidate properly. To tonic
completely gone, it takes a lot of time. Sometimes up to 4 months.
Paints are: ordinary, resistant, salon, professional, without
ammonia and others.
Salon paints contain volatile silicones. When you go out
Salon, hair look on “wow.” Up to 2–3 shampoos. But in this and
a plus. If you use paints with heavy silicones, over time
they are eaten, fixed, accumulated. Hair becomes
thick, dull, brittle. On professional paints
no images of the final color. The result depends on
skills of the master, taken proportions and features of the client’s hair. They
more sparing and persistent. The palette can be expanded by mixing
Without ammonia paints are usually not allergenic, they can
use for girls under 18, pregnant and lactating. Not
Burn your own hair pigments. Disadvantages: hold in
average 2 weeks, poorly lightened and not always high quality
paint over gray hair.
- What hair dye best of all?
– There are different types of hair. Best painted porous and
curly hair, worst of all – “glass”. That is – gray and
Asian type. “Glass” hair characterizes their thickness and
rigidity. They are difficult to lay but resistant to
With the right choice of paint, following the instructions for
hair dyeing and proper care (shampoo for dyed
hair regenerating and protective equipment) problems not be
The main rule in hair care: strictly adhere to
individual care for your hair type, while respecting
the only diet is a complete balanced diet.