After I obtained my hair completed final night time (gotta dye these grey hairs!), the lady shampooing my strands went by means of the entire pretty shebang of a scalp therapeutic massage and full, salon-level cleanse. After which she requested: “Would you want me to now rinse with chilly water?”
Chilly water is one thing I keep away from in any respect prices when showering, however I went with it as a result of, properly, she’s the skilled. It seems, there’s a severe perk to altering up the temperature in your faucet. “Rinsing your hair with chilly water seals the hair cuticle, and acts as an ‘anti-inflammatory’ in a way,” says Edward Tricomi, co-founder and grasp stylist at Warren Tricomi salon. And okay, okay, a strand of hair can’t be infected the identical approach that pores and skin can, however sealing the cuticle can add max shine by serving to the shingle-like layer lay flat.
It will possibly simply be kinda onerous to execute within the bathe for those who’re not into chilly showers (regardless of their advantages)—it’s a must to be a contortionist, arching your again like loopy to simply get your hair with out freezing your physique, or I assume you possibly can kneel the wrong way up and use the tub faucet. The excellent news is that you may reap the profit out of your blow dryer too. “When utilizing chilly air from a blow dryer, the chilly air not solely freezes down the hair, however helps it keep in place,” says Tricomi. “Each strategies end in a wholesome, lovely shine.”
When my freshly rinsed hair was then blow dried, I did discover an impeccable gloss—a lot in order that I couldn’t cease working my fingers by means of my hair and swiveling my head to be able to present it off as I strutted about city. Fairly cool trick.
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