Best Ways To Deal With Static Hair

Abbie Gunn

Posted on October 24 2019

Static hair always ruining your hair vibe? Don't worry we got you with some top tips on how to avoid that static look. But first we need to understand what is static? 
Static hair happens when hair becomes charged with electricity. All hair is made up of atoms, and atoms are composed of protons, neutrons and electrons. When two objects rub together, one of them loses its electrons and becomes positively charged, while the other gains electrons and becomes negatively charged. This causes static electricity in hair.
All we need to know static makes your hair get stuck in your lashes, ruins your lipgloss and always manages to ruin the hairstyle you woke up super early for.
How to get rid of static hair
1. ANTI-STATIC DRYER SHEETS
Those white sheets that we use when we do the laundry? YES not only do they make your bedsheets smell amazing, they also work like magic reducing the static in your hair. It will neutralize the charge and rid you of your static hair
2. HAIRSPRAY, LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER, OR HAIR OIL
Carry a travel size hairspray, leave-in serum, or hair oil to fight static hair. But don’t go overboard with application, a small amount will go a long way.
3. SKIP THE PLASTIC
If you have a plastic comb or a hair brush, ditch them.This is because plastic is non-conductive which means your hair will become much more staticky. Instead, opt for a wooden or a metal brush/comb as those are conductive and will get rid of static hair
4. IONIC HAIR DRYERS
If you're really struggling with the static in your hair it may be time to invest in a ionic hair dryer. This styling tool is so useful and will not only dry your hair faster and cause less damage, but the negative ions from the dryer will neutralize the positive ions which is how to get rid of static hair.

 

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