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Static Hair: Causes and How to Get Rid of Static in Hair

Static Hair Causes and How to Get Rid of Static in Hair

It's a never-ending challenge to figure out how to eliminate static hair, frizz, and flyaways.

But a few things could worsen the situation. To attain luscious and smooth locks you need to choose the right products and follow a well-thought-out haircare regimen.

But before you decide on a haircare routine, here’s everything you need to know about static hair

What is Static Hair? 

Do you recall that similar charges repel each other and opposite charges stick together? Static hair is the result of an imbalance of too many positive or negative charges in your strands.

What Causes Hair Static?

Static hair is caused when your hair develops an electric charge, meaning it has gained some additional electrons as a result of friction or humidity. Your hair becomes challenging to style because the strands of your hair start to repel each other and become frizzy. Additionally, a lack of moisture can make static hair worse.

How to Get Rid of Static Hair?

Bogged down by static hair? Fret not, we have listed down the solutions.

Here are some effective ways to get rid of static hair and make way for gorgeous strands. 

Use a Nourishing Hair Oil

Give your scalp a hot oil massage at least twice a week to reduce static hair. Gently massage your hair with a nourishing oil for 5-10 minutes and don’t forget to apply the oil to your strands as well. Wait for at least a few hours to let the oil set in and work its magic before washing your hair. 

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St.Botanica Coconut & Wheat Germ Oil is a nutrient-rich blend of Coconut Oil, Wheatgerm Oil, Almond Oil, and Avocado Oil. This cold-pressed coconut oil softens your hair and supports healthy hair growth. It also reduces the occurrence of static hair, frizz, tangles, and split ends. Regular application helps repair damaged hair too. 

Opt For a Mild Shampoo

A few hours after oiling your hair, cleanse your strands with a sulphate-free shampoo. This will thoroughly cleanse your scalp without making it dry and dehydrated, therefore,  getting rid of static hair. Choose a shampoo that is suitable for your hair type and caters to your concerns. 

St.Botanica Recommends Best Shampoo To Get Rid Of Static Hair: Coconut Oil & Bamboo Hair Strengthening Shampoo, 300ml

St.Botanica Coconut Oil & Bamboo Hair Strengthening Shampoo is enriched with the goodness of Coconut Oil, Bamboo Extracts, Shea Butter, Honey, and Aloe Vera. The gentle combination cleanses away dirt and grime while infusing strength and hydration into the strands. This Bamboo & Coconut Shampoo has everything that your hair needs for nourishment. It strengthens the strands, adds a natural sheen, and gets rid of static hair. 

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St.Botanica’s Australian Tea Tree Shampoo is formulated with ingredients like Tea Tree Oil, Jojoba Oil, Aloe Vera, Rosemary Essential Oil, and Lemon Extract. This anti-dandruff shampoo helps rejuvenate your hair while keeping it hydrated and moisturised. It also helps cleanse dirt and excess oil off your scalp. The nourishing ingredients of this shampoo will strengthen your strands and combat static hair visibly.

St.Botanica Recommends Best Shampoo To Get Rid Of Static Hair: Pro Keratin & Argan Oil Smooth Therapy Shampoo, 300ml

St.Botanica Pro Keratin & Argan Oil Smooth Therapy Shampoo is the best way to cleanse your scalp and nourish your strands. Powered by the goodness of Pro-Keratin, Moroccan Argan Oil, Pro-Vitamin B5, and Shikakai it helps hydrate hair, leaving it smooth and sleek. This nourishing pro-keratin shampoo helps protect and transform your tresses. This wonderful hydrating shampoo helps get rid of static hair.

Condition Like a Pro

Detangle your strands with a moisturising conditioner right after washing your hair. Leave it on for a few minutes before rinsing it out. Using a nourishing conditioner will hydrate your hair and get rid of static hair. 

St.Botanica Recommends Best Conditioner To Get Rid Of Static Hair: Coconut & Bamboo Hair Conditioner, 300ml

St.Botanica Coconut & Bamboo Hair Conditioner is enriched with the goodness of hero ingredients like Coconut Oil, Bamboo Extracts, Shea Butter, Soy Protein, Honey, Vitamin E, and Glycerin. It intensely moisturises and conditions the hair, keeping static hair at bay. It protects the hair against damage and helps to restore the texture of  damaged hair. This bamboo and coconut conditioner not only nourishes fragile hair, but also reinforces hair strength, and promotes hair growth. 

Mask Time!

Last but not the least, don’t forget to shower your mane with some TLC. Pamper your hair with a hair mask once a week. This will provide your strands with all the hydration it needs to keep static hair away. 

St.Botanica Recommends Best Hair Mask To Get Rid Of Static Hair: Moroccan Argan Hair Mask, 200ml

St.Botanica Moroccan Argan Hair Mask is a rich and moisturising hair mask loaded with the goodness of Moroccan Argan Oil, Oat Protein, Vitamin E, Rose Essential Oil, and Lavender Essential Oil. This hydrating dry & frizzy hair mask will leave your strands smooth and manageable. This product is free of harmful chemicals and it also deep conditions your hair.

How to Prevent Static Hair

Prevention is always better than cure and you can always follow simple tips to prevent the occurrence of static hair. Here are a few simple tips to prevent static hair. 

  • Always use conditioners to seal in moisture.

  • Opt for a metal comb. 

  • Let your hair air-dry.

  • Choose hairbands, hats, and scarves made of natural fibres.

  • Go for a deep-conditioning treatment at least once a week.

Conclusion

Static hair can be a nuisance and a source of frustration. But there are ways to control flyaways and get rid of static electricity in your hair. Numerous moisturising haircare products can protect your hair and lessen breakage while assisting in the reduction of static hair.

FAQs on Static Hair, Causes, and Prevention

Is static hair caused due to hair dehydration?

Yes, a lack of moisture can cause static hair

Does using coconut oil help with static hair?

Yes, massaging your scalp with coconut oil does help you get rid of static hair.

Does static hair mean the hair is healthy?

Static hair simply means that your hair isn’t getting enough moisture. It isn’t indicative of healthy or unhealthy hair.

What hair products are good for static hair?

Nourishing products like hair oils, conditioners, and mild shampoos are great for static hair.

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