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5 Things to Avoid if You Have Thinning Hair

When it comes to curling and straitening thin hair, it’s important to be careful.

When it comes to curling and straightening thin hair, it’s important to be careful.

Whether your hair is starting to thin or you’ve lived with thin hair for years, there are certain habits and styling techniques that may do more harm than good. Thin or thinning hair is not an obstacle to overcome. Rather, women with thinning hair should employ small lifestyle changes and hairstyles to complement their natural head of hair. Flatter your natural hair, and avoid the following habits and hair products. 

Cotton Pillowcases 

According to skincare experts and dermatologists, cotton pillowcases can increase the appearance of wrinkles and damage your natural hair. Women with thinning hair should opt for silk pillowcases instead because silk doesn’t pull and tug at the hair fibers as cotton does. 

Curling Irons and Straighteners 

When it comes to curling and straightening thin hair, it’s important to be careful. Avoid using hot styling tools as much as possible. If you do curl or straighten your hair, use a heat protector and turn the tool to the warm setting. 

Shampoo Containing Sulfates 

Shampoos and conditioner that contain sulfates can weigh the hair down and cause breakage. Pay close attention to the labels on your favorite shampoo, and ensure that it’s sulfate-free before your next purchase. 

Washing Your Hair Every Day

Washing your hair strips it of the healthy oils that protect your hair and scalp. It’s best to limit your shampooing to every three days. Washing your hair less means that you won’t have to curl or straighten it as much either! 

Drying Your Hair with a Towel

Drying your hair with a t-shirt or microfiber towel is much kinder to your hair than the standard cotton towel. Rather than rubbing your hair dry, gently blot the wet hair and allow the damp strands to air dry. 

Call Wigs and Hair Solutions

Whether your hair loss is minor or severe, talking to a local wig and hair replacement specialist can help. At Wigs and Hair Solutions, you can choose the wig, hair topper, or hairpiece that fits you best. If you’re not ready to wear a wig just yet, schedule a consultation regardless. There are always options for women with hair loss.

At Wigs and Hair Solutions, we help our clients with their hair loss. We specialize in human hair wigs, partial pieces, and toppers to cover any level of hair loss. Whether your hair loss is only temporary or a permanent occurrence, or is medically-related, Bonnie will be able to create the look you want with a high-quality wig, topper, or partial piece.

To schedule a private initial consultation with Wigs and Hair Solutions in Columbia, call us today at 410-720-8588. You can visit us online or send us an email at with any questions or concerns.

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