Elizabeth Siegel, Allure magazine
You already know that flat-ironing your hair every day isn't so great. And ok, maybe you do it anyway; I'm not judging. But other hair-dulling, frizz-causing mistakes are less obvious-and cutting them out of your routine can go a long way toward preventing new damage.
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Mistake #1: Lathering your shampoo too thoroughly. I know, I know. It sounds inoffensive. But when you start massaging the lengths of your hair and piling them on top of your head shampoo-commercial style, you're creating lots of little tangles, explains hairstylist Nathaniel Hawkins. Since hair is most fragile when it's wet, combing that nest of wet hair is likely to cause breakage. And that (as we all know) results in the scourge known as flyways. Speaking of...
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Mistake #2: Manhandling wet hair. Don't brush your hair when it's wet. Pat, don't rub, with a towel.Read More »from The Biggest (and Most Surprising) Hair Mistakes