Winter need not mean dry and dull hair

Among the seasons, winter offers the best health, thanks to the strength one gains. But then, the same cannot be said of hair. It needs a lot of attention and care, as during the cold season, hair tends to turn dry and dull. Let’s look at some of the common problems during winter, and the remedies to tackle them.


During winter, people tend to wash hair less frequently than usual, or use hot water to wash hair. This releases more oil on the scalp, resulting in dandruff.


Wash hair regularly, and condition too.

Apply oil and use hot towel around hair. Avoid coconut oil, as it tends to stick to the scalp.

Use anti-dandruff shampoo twice a week, and stop using once dandruff disappears

Dry and dull hair

As oil glands get inactive, hair becomes dry and dull.


Apply hair spray to hair brush before using it to set hair.

Before leaving home, always apply hair serum

Use cold water for last rinse, after shampooing

Split ends and hairfall

Cold waves and inactive oil glands can cause hair break and fall.


Go in for hot towel treatment after applying oil to ensure oil percolation into the roots.

Avoid frequent use of hair dryer and chemicals.

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