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Black Men's Short Hair Care

Short hair care is much easier than long hair care. It doesn't take a lot of time to wash and make a hair do. It also requires much less hair care products such as shampoo, conditioner, hair mousse and hair spray than long hair.

However, there are short hair problems. Short hair can look plain, untidy and messy. It can be lifeless, unhealthy, depleted from perms, color, highlights and other chemical treatments. It can grow very slow and fall out. Good short hair care can solve these problems.

Short hair care starts with choosing the right hair style. It should suit you and harmonize with your career and your lifestyle. It should also match you body shape, complexion, eye color, and hair type. Good hair style always makes you look superb and feel younger. To get your own perfect hair style you need to take the following steps:

- Consult a well trained stylist.

- Glance over special hair style catalogues and magazines, browse websites related to hair styles.

- Use special software for creating virtual hair styles and experiment with it.

- Make you own decision concerning your future hair style and clearly explain it to your stylist, or your hairdresser. Use pictures rather than verbal descriptions. The stylist can tell you whether this hair style will be good for your hair.

- Make sure your hairdresser or stylist uses sharp scissors, blunt scissors can make your hair ends split.

Short hair care depends a great deal on short hair products such as shampoo, conditioner, hair vitamins that will make you hair healthy, shiny and stylish. You should choose the right short hair product taking into account your hair type.

If you have oily hair you should choose a shampoo suitable for daily use and containing sodium laureth sulfate. At the same time, this shampoo must produce a rich lather. The cause of oily hair is excess production of sebum (natural scalp oil). Sodium laureth sulfate helps to remove surplus oil from the scalp. Take care that your hair cut allows you to wash your hair daily.

If your hair is dry use a shampoo designed for dry hair.

If your hair splits at the ends avoid exposure to direct sunlight. Have your hair cut every six weeks. Wash it with mild shampoo and use a hair conditioner once a week.

Thin hair requires a protein shampoo and a light conditioner that will make you hair thicker and healthier. If your hair is falling out more than is normal consult your doctor. Your doctor can do a simple lab test of your hair sample to find out the cause of the problem.

If you hair has been dyed use a shampoo that is color safe.

To get your dandruff under control use a dandruff shampoo. If your hair has been dyed pick out the mildest formulation that works, otherwise the shampoo will influence your hair color.

You hair can be damaged due to perms, hair dryers, hot rollers, curling irons and other factors. Your hair becomes dull, and loses its shine. Fortunately, it's not a permanent condition. Your hair can be treated and repaired. Try to avoid all chemical treatments, ask your stylist what shampoo, hair conditioner and moisturizer it is best to use.

Conditions like itchy scalp, psoriasis, allergy requires a doctor's advice. There are plenty of medicated hair care products that will help you to eliminate these conditions.

Some people like to curl their hair. To avoid hair damage it is advisable to use the right hair care product.

If your hair curls naturally use hair care products with added moisture designed to eliminate frizz and make hair glossy and easier to manage. If you want to straighten your hair there are varieties of tools to help you do it.

Finally, to facilitate your short hair care you need a good brush or a comb. Choose a brush made of non-synthetic material. For thin, fine hair it's better to use a long natural bristle, for thick hair a shorter bristle is more suitable.