There are many who find it hard to take good care of their hair. Caring for your hair is your responsibility. The tips in this article will provide you with some new ideas on caring for and styling your hair.

If you like to style your hair in a ponytail, avoid placing the ponytail in the same spot on your head every time. You can use fabric scrunchies to minimize stress caused to the hair in that area; however, you can still experience breakage. If your job requires you to wear hair back, when you aren’t working, wear it down as much as possible.

Don’t use heavy conditioners if you have thin or fine hair. Your hair will look weighted down, which is the opposite of what you want! If you’d like to add a little volume without weighing down your hair, try using a light leave-in conditioner or a conditioning mousse.

TIP! If you frequently wear a ponytail, then adjust its height or length often. Even using soft, fabric-covered scrunchies, can cause repeated stress to that area, which will result in eventual breakage.

Ease up on the small appliances you use on your hair, to restore its condition and strengthen it. Blow dryers, flat irons and curling irons all do damage to your hair. Try giving your hair a little break from the heat here and there.

If you feel as if your hair is dry, here is something that you can try. Once your hair has been washed and also wrung out, use your conditioner. Afterwards throw your shower cap on for a couple of minutes. The heat will enable your conditioner to penetrate your hair.

It’s not true that cutting your hair more makes it grow faster. Human hair grows approximately half an inch a month, no matter how much you cut it. Your hair may grow a little faster during the summer months or if you use biotin supplements. The main driver of hair growth is hormones; your stylist has nothing to do with it. Frequent trims, however, can be advisable if you have a problem with split ends.

TIP! Heavy conditioners should never be used on hair that is fine or thinning. Heavy conditioners are just that, heavy; they will weigh your hair down making it appear flat and lifeless.

You will now get a second look from people as you pass them by. That’s because you now know what it takes to get the kind of hair that makes folks stop and stare. When you have beautiful hair, people will stop and stare. Apply the advice given to you, and you will discover that people will give you second glances very often.