By (Bella Naija) Rose Umane | Oct 10, 2018
So let’s all agree here, our hair is our strength. We like for it to edge us on rather than frizz us down. Giving it its due should never have to be an excuse to opt out of a workout ritual. We get that frizzy hair and an itchy scalp can often stand as an obstacle in your race to stay fit. Tackle every slight urge to skip with gym-ready hairstyles. You’ve got us cheering you all the way on to the finish line. We’ll start with some hacks to preserve your curls without neglecting that sacred body!
Time is bound to play a major role in hair and health compatibility. Now we know there’s a strong chance that you may not be working out strenuously every day. So resonating your workout time with that of your hair wash routine can alone solve a lot of problems.
So there’s a catch here! You go in only for protective hairstyles, like ones parted with twists and braids, that allow scalp access and let it breathe. This also prevents itchiness and reduces the frequency of washing or co-washing your hair regularly.
Rejuvenation is the key. Sweat can intoxicate your scalp with salt buildup resulting in itchiness. Gently spray your hair with distilled water mixed with your preferred essential oil to release the toxins. Almost like a mini spa treat for your hair, eh?
Get an edge over the rest by keeping ‘em edges protected, girl! A scarf worn on the forehead doubles up as a sweatband to absorb the sweat, keeping your edges from becoming brittle and breaking out.
Befriend a dry shampoo for scalp cleansing especially for a pre-workout regime. Spray it directly onto your roots to soak up any natural oil build up. On days, where your hair feels drier than normal and you do not have to wash out the sweat and grime, spritz it on to your roots to save on shower time and leave your hair feeling refreshed! We think a product like this ought to be in every woman’s gym bag.
Now that we’ve left you with no excuses to delay that workout, get hair ready and get pumping. But speaking of health, maybe back that exercise by reading up on some Best Foods for Stronger Hair.
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