10 False myths that we should stop believing and that are destroying our hair

Around the world of beauty there is a huge amount of myths and popular beliefs that have been passed from generation to generation. Some of them are true, such as the fact that you should not rub your hair with the towel, however, there are many others that are completely false.

 10 False myths that we should stop believing and that are destroying our hair
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These are the 10 Myths about hair care that you should not believe

1- The more you cut your hair, the faster it grows

The hair grows from the roots, never from the ends, therefore cutting them will not influence the speed with which they grow. However, when you cut them, they will look healthier and your hair prettier.

2- Dry your hair in the air is better than drying it with a dryer

If you have short hair, you probably do not need a hairdryer, however, if you have a lot or you have it very long, it is important that you dry it well so that moisture does not penetrate the hair fibers. If you leave your hair wet for a long time, it will become more brittle and brittle.

 10 False myths that we should stop believing and that are destroying our hair
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3- Hair "gets used" to shampoos

This is false. In fact, it is not good to change shampoo frequently since it alters the pH of the scalp.

4- If you have dry scalp you are more likely to have dandruff

It is completely the opposite. Dandruff usually appears when the scalp is oily.

5- Taking good care of the hair you can "close" the split ends

Using oils and products that regenerate the hair fibers can be used to hydrate the hair, but the tips will continue to be damaged until the courts.

 10 False myths that we should stop believing and that are destroying our hair
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6- Hair combing frequently will help to smooth it

The only thing you will do by doing this is to eliminate its essential oils and weaken it. Comb your hair only when it is necessary.

7- If you hydrate your hair you will increase its thickness

The thickness of the hair is given by genetics, therefore you can not alter it in any way.

8- If you take off a hair you will get 3 more

Since the amount of hair a person has does not depend on the care, it is impossible that if you pull a hair you will grow 3. However, it is better that you do not do it since you can damage the hair follicle.

 10 False myths that we should stop believing and that are destroying our hair
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9- Cold water closes the hair cuticle

Hair is formed by dead tissue, neither cold nor hot water can affect the condition of the cuticle.

10- If you use more shampoo the hair will be cleaner

The amount of shampoo can vary with the length and density of the hair. In general, a spoonful is enough, but keep in mind that too much foam can dry out the scalp.

All these myths are completely false, so you should not believe in them.

Do you know any other false myths? about the hair? Tell us in the comments!

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