10 Ways to get rid of the static in your hair
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Static hair (static electricity) is really annoying, It occurs when negatively-charged electrons fly off your hair, leaving your strands filled with positive charges that resist each other, resulting in flyaway, unpredictable hair that can sometimes be so difficult to style.
Therefore, how to get rid of static hair?
1 – Avoid Using Plastic Combs
Using plastic combs is just feeding static to your hair.
it’s better to use wooden, metallic, or ceramic combs.
The metallic combs actually reduce the amount of static present in your hair. it is preferred to use a metal comb, as they cause the electric charges building in your hair to discharge.
2 – Use A Leave-In Hair Conditioner
Natural conditioners impart moisture to your locks and eliminate existing static by spreading the Conditioner across your hair using a comb.
3 – Braid Your Hair
Slick your hair back into a bun or simply braid it before going to sleep. This will prevent the possibility of static build-up.
4 – Discharge of static to the ground
There are many ways to discharge this static electricity in the hair and body, which negatively affects them together. The most common method is the discharge of static electricity from the body to the ground, where you get rid of its presence in your body. This method is to stand or walk for five minutes on the soil, or the floor of the house made of concrete tiles. Knowing that soil is better and faster.
5 – Use Moisturizing Hair Products
Using natural moisturizing hair products containing ingredients like coconut milk, avocado, banana, and shea butter, will work especially well in winter.
As winters rip your hair off its moisture, these moisturizing hair products soften dry and brittle hair and clear static.
6 – Use A Ionic Hair Dryer
Ionic hair dryers emit negative ions that separate water molecules into smaller particles, enabling faster evaporation. These negative ions cling to their positively charged counterparts, giving a neutralizing effect.
7 – Avoid Wearing Synthetic And Nylon Clothes
Avoid wearing synthetic materials and those made from nylon and polyester as they carry a static charge and transfer it to your hair.
8 – Oil Your Hair
Dry and brittle hair is prone to static as it lacks moisture. Moisturizing oils like natural coconut oil, jojoba oil, olive oil, almond oil, and argan oil can solve the problem.
9 – Do Not Shampoo Your Hair Every Day
Daily shampooing can strip your scalp of natural oils, dry your hair up and turn it brittle. Shampoo on alternate days and use an intense moisturizing shampoo to avoid built-up static.
10 – Use Dryer Sheets For Your Pillow
You can prevent hair strands that you find sticking to the pillows and sheets by rubbing the dryer sheet on your pillow and the comforter. you can even swipe these sheets onto your hairbrush before combing your hair.