Lets first answer the question at hand what is a hair serum? The answer is a lightweight durable product that has an oil or cream-like feel. This will be used to protect your hair from environmental damage such as dust and pollution as well as a great protector from the sun.
Serum has the ability to speed up your drying time as most serums are oil-based this repeals water off the hair shaft in return speeding up your drying time. The three Fs fluffiness Frizzyness and flyaways. So after drying before any styling products apply 2 pumps of your desired serum to your hand massage in your hands like a hand cream then apply to hair, this will polish your style and get rid of the above. Remember less is more.
Hair Serum so what do we no about them. well after 2 weeks researching and reading the types of benefits you can get from hair serum, I got so confused.
Marketing these days have you hooked on every single word but then when you start to scratch the surface of these products they all look and sound the same but which one do I bye ?????
So when you are buying a serum you need to know what hair type you are and of course what type of serum you want for example.
If you have Fine Hair and you are looking to Get a serum for Dry Damaged Hair then you need to think about a nourishing, hydrating, repairing serum. Top tip if you have fine hair and wash every day you properly need a hair cream rather than a hair serum which will properly be oil-based and if not applied correctly this will make your hair greasy and unmanageable.
Tip / When applying a serum it is so important to work from the ends of the hair up to mid-lengths and then if you feel that you need it on the roots. An easy way to remember is the tip to roots not root to tips.
The ingredients / Well as you can imagine serums are full of vitamins as well as glycerin and words you probably can't pronounce, unfortunately, some serums have good and bad elements just like your shampoo and conditioners look out for ingredients such as DEA (diethanolamine) MEA (monoethanolamine) Aluminum, PEG (Polyethylene glycol) basically plastic.
Yes look out for Parabens and sulphates but normally these are water-soluble and as soon as you have washed the product out there is no longer a build-up.
So remember the following.
1. A serum can illuminate the three fs Fluffness frizziness & flyaways.
2. A serum can polish and add shine to your finished style.
3. A serum can speed up your drying time.
4. Protect your hair from the environment.
5. Helps to replenish and repair damaged hair.
So this Autumn when looking for a new hair serum remember what I have told you and remember if you have any question just email me or message me on Instagram @knowyourhair