Bad Hair Days

Bad hair days - we've all heard of them and most of us have been the victim of one, but what do they really mean?

Women always complain about having bad hair days. A recent survey by Proctor and Gamble has found that men are just as likely to have bad hair. But bad hair days affect people differently; 71% feel self-conscious, 65% feel irritable and 27% feel depressed.

Yale University found that bad hair days affect self-esteem, increasing self-doubt, intensifying social insecurities and self-criticism. Even thinking about bad hair can lead to low self-esteem. Men and women also feel not as smart as others when they have a bad hair day. Results also found that bad hair days lead individuals to find more personal character flaws that go beyond their appearance.

How To Avoid A Bad Hair Day - Hairdresser's Tips

  • Wash your hair in the morning to avoid sleep-time hair disasters.
  • Go easy with styling products such as mousse, gels and sprays. Using too much of these can cause your hair to look greasy and sticky.
  • Always use the correct shampoo for your hair type, particularly if it's permed or colour treated.
  • Get a haircut every four-six weeks and choose your stylist carefully.
  • Have the right tools. Professional brushes and dryers are available from most hairdressers or hairdressing supply stores.
  • If all else fails tie your hair back - a ponytail can be a godsend.

 

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