10 hair mistakes you might be making and how to fix them

We all love our hair but as we get older, we can begin noticing thinness, dullness and dryness. This may
  1. medication will also affect the hair, especially if you have a thyroid problem, lanolin is great in your hair, it is a natural by-product, and rain water

    • My hair has never been as good as when I lived on the farm and had rain water to wash it in….it’s awful now days :/

    • anything that has chemicals in it will affect your hair, and lets face it, nearly everything you either put in your body or on your body has a chemical in it

  2. Anonymous  

    I stopped colouring my hair three years ago. At first, I wasn’t sure I liked the salt-n-pepper look. It took a while to get used to it…now, I love it…so liberating and low maintenance! Try it and surprise yourself.

    • Well done Chari. My hair dressers always try to encourage me to colour but too much work to keep up.

    • Chari Prats  

      Gloria, it was my hairdresser who suggested that I go “au naturel”. 😄

    • Me too Chari…about 10 years ago. I did it mainly because colour went a ghastly metallic yellow after a week but, like you, I am so happy with the low maintenance and also the extra $100 in my pocket every 6 weeks! 🌸

    • No way Chari Prats. Have been colouring my hair for 60 years.and get many a compliment on the colour and style. My mother was 93 when she died and always loved having her hair coloured. To each his own i say but sorry, hate grey hair 🙂 🙂 🙂

    • I’m 63 wash and condition every day and colour every couple of months and my hair is still thick, always get complimented on my hair

    • I got rid of the colour this year and am finally fully grey and white. Fantastic…….love it…………..I get so many compliments on how great it looks. I keep it styled with a good cut every 4 weeks. Happy Happy Happy.

  3. I put coconut oil through n leave in for a while before I shampoo my hair leaves it
    Lovely n soft

  4. Use Argon oil before washing and leave in for 30 mins. You can also buy conditioner with Argon oil.

    • Diana greynomads Ross  

      I use a tiny bit of Argan oil and rub firmly between my hands to warm it and then gently through my hair after shampooing. I have thyroid trouble, and it makes my dry locks look fabulous. I wash my hair second daily, and use a good quality conditioner. My hairdresser was really impressed last visit

  5. My hair has always been very thick and continues to be at almost 70. I sometimes wish it was thinner lol.

    • Mine too, it takes forever to dry naturally. I have to do some towel drying or I would be waiting for a long time.

  6. It’s usually too hot not to wash your hair every day through a Perth summer, but if I try to make it every other day if I can. I brush my hair after shampooing and just wrap a towel around my head, no rubbing hair, then as it dries I finger comb it a little to get a little height and direction. I keep the hairdryer just for days when I’m going out somewhere.

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