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How to condition your hair
Know the step by step procedure of conditioning hair and its benefits. Learn to use natural conditioners and chemical conditioners for hair the right way.

Beautiful skin with dry hair can spoil the look of the prettiest face. Hair too needs love and care. Beautiful hair is one of the important symbols of beauty. Taking care of your hair is essential for having shiny and strong hair. Hair care is not a difficult task. Oiling, shampooing and conditioning are three vital essentials of hair care regime. All you need to do is follow this regime using the right hair products.
As your body needs food for getting energy similarly your hair needs conditioning. It is the vital food for your hair to look beautiful. Conditioning is the best way to cope with damaged hair. As increasing pollution makes your hair coarse and dry, conditioning protects hair from it. You may be conditioning your hair but are you doing it the right way. Read on, to find out.

Steps for conditioning hair

Here is a basic step by step procedure of conditioning hair which will make your hair beautiful. Just find out the type (dry, normal, oily) of your hair and pick the conditioner accordingly before you begin conditioning. You want silky not hair that limps.
    1. Find out your hair type and accordingly select a good conditioner and shampoo
    2. Talk to the beautician or hair expert to suggest products suitable for your hair. You can select products according to your hair problems like dandruff, hair fall etc.
    3. Shampoo your hair properly before conditioning
    4. Rinse off the shampoo completely from your hair
    5. Dry your hair using a towel
    6. Apply conditioner to the lengths and ends of your hair and smoothen it out
    7. Use a comb to spread conditioner evenly on your hair.
    8. Wrap a warm towel around your hair or steam your hair with a steamer. Let conditioner stay on your hair for 15 to 20 minutes.
    9. Wash it completely form hair and towel dry your hair
Use conditioner according to the length and thickness of your hair. Avoid using conditioner on scalp if you are not using natural conditioners.

How to use natural conditioners

Natural conditioners are better as they do not cause any harm to your hair. They are easily available at an affordable price and do not have any side-effects. If you want to learn to love your natural hair, you can opt for some natural conditioners mentioned below.
  • Take a little coconut or almond oil on your palm. Rub it all over your hair after hair wash. Do not wash your hair after this
  • Take an egg yolk and beat it well. Add few drops of olive oil and mix it properly. Apply this mixture all over your hair. Wash it off after 10 to 15 minutes
  • Boil an apple and take out the pulp. Apply the apple pulp to your hair strands and rinse it after some time
  • Make a paste using Amla powder, Ritha powder, Bhringaraj powder, Shikakai powder and Henna powder using lukewarm water. Apply this paste and let it stay for 20 to 25 minutes before rinsing it off. Wash you hair without using shampoo for best results
  • Apply curd to your hair and wear a shower cap for sometime. Wash hair after 30 minutes
  • Make a paste using banana pulp and curd. Apply this paste and wash it off after 15 to 20 minutes. Use this paste if you want deep conditioning
  • Take a palm full of Aloe Vera gel rub it on your hair. Wash your hair after some time

Benefits of conditioning hair

If you condition your hair using suitable methods and ingredients your hair will love you for it.
  • Helps get rid of fizzy hair
  • Makes hair soft and shiny
  • Provides adequate moisture to hair
  • Helps repair damaged hair
  • Helps to give good volume to the hair
  • Helps to protect hair from pollution
  • Keeps hair nourished for a longer time
  • Replaces lost natural oils as a result of excessive use of shampoos
There are different conditioners available in the market to suit the specific needs of your hair. There is also a need to switch conditioners. Check if you require any variation in your conditioner brand or type every six moths. Take an expert's guidance to use any chemical based products. Continuous use of chemical based conditioners can be harsh for your hair. It may even result in hair loss.
Ensure you use the best available conditioner for your hair. Going natural can be the safest and best. Following the three vital essentials will keep your hair healthy and beautiful for a long, long time. So, while you oil and shampoo, do not forget to condition your hair!

How do you condition your hair? Do you use natural conditioners for your hair? Have you faced any problems while conditioning your hair? To share your experiences, views, and tips, click here.

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Name: Shivani
City:   Mumbai
Comments:   Natural conditioners like curd and banana really worked well on my hair. There is good list of natural conditioners in this article, now I can use these conditioners. It is good for preventing hair damage from other chemical based conditioners. Using chemical based conditioners as well as shampoos is not good for the health of the hair. It is better to protect hair using natural ingredients. Conditioning with natural ingredients does not involve wastage of money. Chemical based commercial products are nothing but money eating bugs.
Name: Rajeshri
City:   Jaipur
Comments:   I use home made natural conditioners. These types of conditioners are the best for the health of the hair. It is also essential to find correct ingredients for your hair. If you use correct natural ingredients which will suit your hair it is beneficial for your hair. I prefer to use almond oil for my hair conditioning. Almond oil conditioning is good for dry and frizzy hair. I condition my hair with almond oil 2 to 3 hours before washing my hair. It is helpful to get smooth and soft hair after hair wash. Though it is good for deep conditioning hair, it is difficult to remove almond oil form hair.
Name: Fionaa
City:   Goa
Comments:   Pantene is a best hair conditioner. I use it twice a week after washing my hair. It gives a nice volume to hair. I love the bouncy hair which I get after using Pantene hair conditioner. I use the procedure mentioned in the article to condition my hair always. This is the best method of conditioning hair. I make sure that the conditioner is rinse of completely from hair and I do not apply it to my scalp. It can cause harm to the hair if there is a left over conditioner in on scalp or hair. It is safer to use good and branded product on your hair to avoid hair fall and damage.
Name: sukanta
City:   bhubaneswar
Comments:   how can i find procedure of what type of hair is my.can tell me how to care of my hair?
Name: poonam
City:   delhi
Comments:   i use colour to hide my white hair almost every week . As a result my hair remain very dry . I have used many conditioners but no positive result. please suggest.
Name: priyanka
City:   bangalore
Comments:   a hair recipe too good for dry hair & hair fall: (all ingrediants shld b mixed according to ur hair length) 1) eggs with yolk 2)oil any oil preferably castor oil 3)malai 1 cup or more 4)any powder i.e mehendi or amla or hibiscus powder. mix well apply only for 2hrs exactly n wash result: smooth shiny & silky hair with strength.
City:   malaysia
Comments:   hair dropping till scalp can be seen. what to do
Name: lalitha
City:   singapore
Comments:   which conditioner is good for kids. Can someone suggests please?
Name: Munmun B.
City:   Kolkata
Comments:   Due to coloring my hair has become very rough, dull, fizzy & unmanageable. Please advice me a remedy.
Name: Amreen.N. Ansari
City:   Mumbai
Comments:   My Hairs are very dry &rough,since childhood m experiencing the problem of dandruff, I have also started exp hairfall, plssuggest some remedies. Do permanent straightening of hair cause any damage to hairs
Name: simran kaur
City:   N DELHI
Name: sharr
City:   Country: Canada
Comments:   Hi, I use amla powder a couple of times already and I love how it makes my curly mixed race hair strong and soft.The problem I have with it is that it leaves the bathtop messy and it doesn´t wash out easily of my hair easily.I want to make my own alma oil and do hot treatments with it,so does anyone know if amla oil gives the same benefits to the hair as amla powder(make this into a paste with water)?
Name: Tejal Shah
City:   Surat
Comments:   my hair is verry curly,dry,fizzy and damazed so give me tips for streight,silki,smoodh and shiny hair and give me oil, shampoo and conditioner´s name
Name: nazhath
City:   bangalore
Comments:   oily hair full of dandruff.Iuse dandruff shampoo then only timely relief for one week then again start.
Name: jenifer
City:   canada
Comments:   he sharr amla pdr is more usefull then amla solution. For home made amla oil,cook amla pdr at low flame in olive oil for 15 2 20 min
Name: sharr
City:   canada
Comments:   hi thanks for the help jenifer.sorry for late reply, i didnt know that i got a response and i forgot that i ask a question here lol
Name: gunn
City:   delhi
Comments:   hi. I am 24 years old n i have thin hair...but some time before i had rebonding......but my new hair texture is again thin...i want thick hair.. I use badam rogan oil and use curd from some time. Will it be benefical for thick hair?
Name: Bonu
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