We have to admit we have a number of celebrity hair crushes. From Olivia Palermo’s shiny center-parted waves to Lily Aldridge’s flowing ombré locks, Hollywood puts out some great hair. And even though summer’s over, we’re still lusting after celebrity-worthy long locks. Even after styling and coloring, the it-girls of Hollywood seem to have damage-free and thick hair. We know there are often hair extensions involved but there has to be something they’re doing right. Want to know the secrets of dream hair? Click through to style notes to find out. –Michelle Rotbart
Be Kind To Your Scalp
Healthy hair starts at the scalp. Often people place their focus on the ends of their hair, but hair is healthiest at the top. To promote growth use gentle shampoo ( it’s sulfate and sodium-chloride free) and massage through your head, using the tips of your fingers. Gently massaging the scalp will boost blood flow and stimulate your follicles to produce hair.
No, regular trims won’t magically make your hair grow faster. But it will look more healthy, since your getting rid of damaged dry ends. Hair will have the appearance of being thicker and healthier. Regular trims will eliminate the need for major cuts as well.
UV rays ( you know the one your dermatologist keeps lecturing you about) are just as damming on your hair as your skin. If you’re going to be outside for a long period of time make sure to spray hair with protective thickening lotion and wrap it up under a scarf or hat.
Eat A Well Balance Meal
Just like your body, your hair will reflect on your nutritional intake. Make sure to get healthy meals consisting of protein, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B to help support your scalp and hair. Avocados, eggs, salmon, and leafy greens are are essential fabulous hair.
Special Thanks to Michelle Rotbart for this post. Michelle is a professional trend forecaster for the NYC-based fashion and retail forecaster, Doneger Group