June 14, 2014 By Lane Nielson
June 14, 2014 By Lane Nielson
June 05, 2014 By Lane Nielson
Proper Use of Beauty Supply Shampoo
If you want the same results you get at the salon then you are going to have to use the same products in the same way as the stylists do. Buying the right shampoo is only half the battle, you have to use it correctly or else the results will be different. Stores that specialize in beauty supply in Santa Monica will have the products you have always wanted at prices you can afford. Once you get it home, follow these simple steps to ensure you are using it properly.
Most men and women enjoy getting their hair washed. It feels so good to have your scalp scrubbed and all the oil, dirt and dead skin washed away. This deep cleansing is the most important part of any shampooing. If you’re washing your hair at home then you should apply the same vigor as your stylist. Use your finger pads, not the tips or nails to massage. This will encourage the follicles to open up and allow hair to grow. The next most important step to a good shampooing is completely rinsing away all of the suds and shampoo. Leaving even a little bit behind can affect the way your hair reacts to a flat iron or blow dryer. It can also lead to unsightly flakes as the shampoo dries and falls away from the hair.
Read the label on the shampoo to determine how much you should be using on your hair. Most bottles tell you to use a quarter-sized amount for medium length hair. If you have shorter hair, you’ll want to reduce that to a dime-sized amount and if you have much longer hair, you may want to increase it. You’ll have to judge for yourself. If you notice that you’ve got buildup and your hair lays limp then you should decrease the amount of shampoo you are using. Or, you can decrease the number of times you shampoo your hair in a week. It is generally recommended that you shampoo your hair once every other day. There’s no need to repeat once you lather and rinse. Too much shampoo can create a lather that is harder to work into the scalp and decrease the shampoo’s effectiveness.
There are some myths about shampoo that should be corrected. Your hair doesn’t get used to a shampoo and accommodate or change for it. You hair does change with the change of the seasons. It can become dryer in the winter cold and retain more moisture in the summer heat. This can account for the changes in your styling routine or look. Instead of tossing the shampoo bottle, save it for when Old Man Winter comes around again. Also, shampoo won’t permanently change your hair. You hair will remain long and strong for the duration of your shampoo usage but don’t expect the results to stay if you change brands. You can ask the clerk at the beauty supply in Santa Monica if they have special shampoo for blondes who tend to yellow. Because blonde hair becomes porous when it’s bleached it can absorb yellowing agents in the air like cigarette smoke and pollution. A good shampoo will be able to clean these out and help blonde hair stay brighter, longer.