Shampoo, conditioner ... Our treatments for oily hair!
We all have different types and natures of hair, making us uneven when it comes to the number of shampoos to be done in our week. Some have straight hair, others wavy, curly or even frizzy but it is especially the type of scalp that will interest us in this article ... And in particular, oily hair .
So we are going to see together what an oily hair is and what care to use!
Some information about the hair ...
Did you know that we have close to 100,000 to 150,000 hairs implanted on our skulls? Each hair is built by a root also called hair bulb and a hair shaft, the latter being the hair itself. Our hair is mainly formed by keratin and some melanin, pigment providing color. Our hair grows according to three phases : anagen, catagen and telogen. This process allows the multiplication of cells present in the bulb allowing the growth of the stem.
For most people, the hair is an asset: clean, shiny and voluminous! It can change everything to the perception of our face. This is why, when you have oily hair, you quickly feel "dirty" and uncomfortable. However, the secretion of sebum giving rise to oily hair is a natural process. Indeed, sebum helps protect the scalp, moisturizes and nourishes it . This has a direct impact on the frequency of our washing which therefore differs according to our type of hair, our environment ...
What exactly is sebum?
Sebum is produced by sebaceous glands. These glands are found all over the body at the base of the body hair and hair, except the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, Together with sweat they create the hydrolipidic film. This film protects the skin and scalp from external aggressions.
Produced excessively, it coats the pilosebaceous follicles, suffocates the roots and thus makes the hair greasy. This gives that shiny, shiny, sticky and therefore flat appearance ...
The causes that can accelerate this process are our environment, our lifestyle, too frequent shampooing, too irritating and inappropriate care ...
Our treatments and recommendations!
First of all, you should avoid washing your hair every day. This weekly gesture can be irritating and aggressive for the scalp. If shampoos are too frequent, you risk stimulating your sebaceous glands and therefore secreting more sebum: it's a vicious circle! If until now you washed your hair every day, space it out little by little and accompany this change of care and natural solutions . You can, for example, use dry powder shampoos such as orange powder or talc allowing the absorption of sebum.
You can also create your own homemade shampoo adapted to your hair type by adding the ingredients you need. Our recipes shampoo and D'conditioner are ideal for creating the right treatments yourself.
We recommend that you make a green clay mask once a week. Indeed, it includes many purifying and rebalancing properties , ideal for oily scalps. You can find our recipe just here.