There are many unhealthy habits that you might be following daily, without knowing the fact that they can damage your hairs. Many people unknowingly follow various unhealthy habits which in the long term can damage the health of their hairs. These unhealthy habits will not only damage your hair in the long term, but they will also prevent the growth of your hair. In this article, we will be discussing various unhealthy habits that can destroy your hair over the long term.

Brushing Your Hairs While They Are Still Wet

One of the most common mistakes that everyone does is brushing their hair while they are still wet. It is one of the mistakes which I did. However, I realized that this was my biggest mistake that I have ever done. As per hair science, our hairs are fragile when they are wet and can easily break even with a little pressure applied. Brushing your hair can damage them. You should neither rub your hair harshly with the towel to dry it. Be gentle when drying your hair with a towel.

Using Hair Products

You should limit your use of hair products like wax, gels, or dyes. They might make your hairs look shiny for a short period, but over the long term, what they do is damage your hairs. You should limit your use of hair products. Also, when you apply these hair products for the party or other stuff, you should wash them off with a mild shampoo. Over the long term, these products made out of chemicals will leave permanent damage to your hair.

Over Washing Too Much

DO THESE UNHEALTHY HABITS DESTROY YOUR HAIR? STOP DOING THEM NOW
DO THESE UNHEALTHY HABITS DESTROY YOUR HAIR? STOP DOING THEM NOW

Overwashing your hair is one of those unhealthy habits which can damage your hairs over the long term. You should not overwash your hair, either with shampoo or with water. Washing your hairs will wash off all the oils which keep your hairs shiny all day long. Along with the dirt, necessary oils also get removed. You should wash your hairs with shampoo twice or thrice a week, and not excessively wash them with water. 

Stressing Too Much

Stressing too much not only damages your hair, but it can lead to other health issues as well. As per a study, people who stress out too much suffer from hair fall. To avoid stress you must follow a healthy lifestyle, do exercise, and meditate. Following a healthy lifestyle will help you overcome stress. 

Not Following A Proper Diet

Not following a proper diet can also result in hair fall and other permanent hair damages. Make sure to follow a diet that has all the nutrients. Avoid sugary and oily food as much as possible. You should stop yourself from consuming junk food. 

DO THESE UNHEALTHY HABITS DESTROY YOUR HAIR? STOP DOING THEM NOW
DO THESE UNHEALTHY HABITS DESTROY YOUR HAIR? STOP DOING THEM NOW

Final Words

These were some unhealthy habits which you must avoid to maintain the health of your hairs. Try doing exercise, keep yourself happy, give yourself some time to be relaxed and happy. Take a proper diet, wash the dirt off your hairs, follow a proper hair care routine to keep your hair healthy and shiny.