Away from your head, frizzy hair is hair that sticks out or curls and looks fuzzy or puffy. Those men with dry hair deal with frizz is a common issue. To drying out and becoming frizzy curly or kinky hair types are particularly prone. To have frizzy hair men are just as likely as women. You’ll likely deal with frizz at some point unless you keep your hair extremely short or buzzed. Dry hair absorbs moisture from the air and hot and humid weather usually makes it worse.
Changing your hair care habits can go a long way toward taming your mane even if you’re prone to frizz. Regular heating, excessive washing and using products that dry your hair all contribute to frizziness.
What causes frizzy hair?
Everyone hair is made up of three layers. These layers are the medulla, cortex, and cuticle from most-inner to the outer. Overlapping cells that resemble shingles on a roof the outer cuticle is made up of flat. From environmental damage and help lock in moisture, its job is to protect the inner parts of your hair.
The cuticle raises up instead of lying flat when your hair is dry or damaged. Your hair becomes weaker and more susceptible to damage that may contribute to frizz when this happens.
To frizziness, the following may contribute:
- Sun exposure: Ultraviolet rays from the sun can cause brittleness, frizz and discoloration.
Chlorinated water: In swimming pools, chlorinated water can dry out your hair.
- Friction: friction from towel drying roughly or from wearing tight hats can damage the cuticle and inner layers of your hair.
- Weather: the moisture in the air causes your hair to absorb moisture and swell when it’s hot and humid. This swelling cause hair to becomes frizzy and bend irregularly.
- Excessive shampooing: Its natural oil and cause your hair to be dry, frizzy, and prone to tangling shampooing your hair too often can strip your hair.
- Blow-drying or straightening: Heating your hair regularly can contribute to frizz and can damage your hair.
Health conditions: anorexia nervosa can lead to malnutrition that makes your hair dry and brittle. a variety of medical conditions or thyroid disorders can also lead to dryness.
Treating frizzy hair on men at home.
To manage your frizzy hair at home the following treatment options may help you.
Finding the right shampoo and conditioner.
In your hair care routine shampoo and conditioner both play important roles. The conditioner helps moisturize and detangle it while the shampoo helps cleans your hair.
Look for a product that says it’s “moisturizing,” “for frizzy/dry hair,” or that includes oils like argan oil or coconut oil when shopping for a shampoo or conditioner. Since they may further dry out your hair you may also want to avoid shampoos that contain sulfates.
Shampoo less frequently.
If they’re overused even shampoos that are designed to be moisturizing can strip your hair of essential oils. You may only need to use shampoo every third day or less often if your hair tends to be dry.
Try only shampooing when your hair feels oily to reduce dryness and frizz.
By keeping your hair moist hair oils help keep frizz and fly-away hairs under control. To reduce frizz many types of oils can help you. For dry hair, some of the most commonly used oils include:
- Coconut Oil
- Almond Oil
- Castor Oil
- Olive Oil
- Avocado Oil
- Jojoba Oil