It is no secret that chic healthy curls are the pride of any woman, and this standard of beauty has become entrenched in our minds many hundreds of years ago (remember the saying "Russian braid to the waist"?). Only now, not everyone can boast of naturally thick hair, saturated with strength and shine, and with a modern lifestyle, bad ecology and eternal stresses, even the most gorgeous "braids" risk becoming something unintelligible.
That is why our hair needs constant care. And who, as not always ideal (with rare exceptions that do not elude the paparazzi's watchful eye) celebrities, become an object of imitation for many? After all, their hairstyles are always perfectly styled, and their hair shines with health and beauty. One question: is this really so, or is it just a visual effect, obtained thanks to the efforts of highly paid stylists? This should be sorted out, at the same time understanding the benefits and harms of the procedures recommended by the stars.
Jennifer Aniston: Don't Brush Wet Hair
Long settled on the Hollywood Olympus, Jennifer Aniston has always attracted the eye with her hair. Of course, her curls are not insanely long, but how thick! As Jen herself admits, she prefers to care for her hair, while not letting insane money down the drain. The first and foremost rule for an actress is not to comb wet hair!
When hair is wet, it is more elastic and vulnerable. When exposed to the teeth of the brush, the hair is pulled out, broken, and becomes thinner. Therefore, it is worth waiting for the curls to dry completely and only then comb them carefully, starting the procedure from the ends.
Aniston also reminds that you should not forget about the timely care of the tips. From time to time, the actress cuts them using the hot scissors technique. By the way, there is a lot of controversy about this technique. Someone claims that with constant use, this procedure gives the curls their "original" ideal look, while others, with foam at the mouth, convince that the procedure is completely useless and does not differ in any way from a regular haircut.
Rihanna: get into the habit of aroma combing
The popular singer has rather coarse hair from birth, however, her hair always looks perfect on carpets and sparkles like a diamond (well, you get the idea, right?). The secret of the pop diva is constant hydration. Spa treatments for hair are not only useful, but also pleasant. And if you don't have enough time for full-fledged care, you should devote only a few minutes to aroma combing. A little nutritious oil is applied to an ordinary wooden comb (burdock is most often used), and then the hair is simply combed. Such a simple ritual gives them additional softness and shine, and at the same time nourishes them well.
By the way, if there is no burdock or other cosmetic oil at hand, ordinary olive oil is perfect. No wonder it is considered a beauty tool for all time! It seems that olive oil was used to moisturize the skin of the face, hands and body, was used internally for a better complexion and, of course, was applied to the hair back in the Stone Age.
Nina Dobrev: say no to hair dryer and curling iron
The idol of very young girls, the leading role in the youth TV series "The Vampire Diaries" and, most importantly for us, the owner of amazing hair. At one glance at the photos of the actress and the model, love at first sight happens. True, not always to their heroine in general, periodically - to this perfect hair.
Nina Dobrev, a native of Bulgaria, had a luxurious head of hair since childhood, but, due to her chosen profession, her curls were at considerable risk. As the actress herself admits, hair care is very important for her. She practically does not use a hairdryer, straightener, forceps, in general, anything that causes terrible harm. Of course, on the set, sometimes you have to resort to similar procedures, which is why Nina is not limited to one simple rule. She prefers to wash her hair no more than 3 times a week, because this procedure is also stressful for the hair, she always uses a keratin rinse and uses a Moroccan oil mask every time.
Indeed, skipping the fast drying method for every day is a great idea. Of course, in the living conditions of a metropolis, it is not always possible to follow this rule, especially in winter, but in this case it is worth at least using thermal protective oils and sprays that protect the hair structure from hot temperatures. For example, L'Oreal Professionnel Liss Unlimited, Urban Tribe Iron Shield or more budgetary versions - Syoss Heat Protect and L'Oreal Elseve extraordinary oil.
Blake Lai Vli: perfect styling can be harmless
The beauty and star of the series "Gossip Girl" also tries to do without a hairdryer and other "tools", but her hair is always perfectly styled in slightly disheveled curls, which have already become the iconic hairstyle of Blake Lively. It turns out that this image is created without much harm to the hair. The actress dries her hair naturally, then wraps thin strands in flagella and fixes it with hairpins at the roots. It remains only to wait until the hair is completely dry. By dissolving them, you get natural curls that hold their shape perfectly, which does not even need hairspray.
The most convenient thing is that the degree of toughness of the curls can be adjusted, thickening the volume of the strands twisted into the flagella. The thicker the strands, the lighter the waves. Plus, you can come up with many styling options for wavy hair, it's just your imagination!
Jennifer Lopez: don't neglect home masks
Perhaps, many would argue that the real property of J. Lo is a gorgeous figure or hair. Ever since the days of our favorite films, we tirelessly admired the thick head of hair of a Latin American beauty, envied and wanted the same. The secret of the singer and actress turned out to be quite simple. She uses her own masks. Simply mixes banana, avocado and egg yolks to a puree consistency and applies it on the head before washing, holds for 20 minutes and rinses off. Avocado contains many vitamins necessary for hair, and the yolk strengthens and restores the hair structure. Also with a tempting banana aroma … However, if avocado is difficult to find in the nearest store, you can replace it with olive oil or burdock oil. The effect, believe me, will not be worse.
Despite the fact that the mask is natural, the main thing to remember is that you should not be zealous with this matter. Several times a week will be enough, otherwise you run the risk of upsetting the balance of nutrients and achieving only a greasy, not a kick-ass shine.
Madonna: eat right
This advice, perhaps, is always relevant and for any reason. At the age of 60, the singer looks just great, and this applies not only to her figure, but also to her hair, which is constantly exposed to dyeing and other "torture" - nevertheless Madge loves to experiment with her style, especially on the eve of new albums. Everyone knows perfectly well that Madonna is fond of yoga and eats only healthy foods. From this, not only her body is in excellent shape, but her skin also ages more slowly, and her hair only becomes stronger and stronger.
Hair needs protein, unsaturated fats and carbohydrates, so if you want to see the lion's mane reflected, be sure to include meat, fish, nuts, legumes and soy in your diet. It is also worth consuming more vitamins such as fruits and vegetables.
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