The spreading of the Corona Virus to various parts of the world has many people feeling anxious and in constant panic mode. This respiratory disease attacks your immune system meaning weaker immune systems are more susceptible to catch the virus than stronger immune systems. Stress is one of the things that affect your immune system and many other parts of your body, such as your hair.Here are a 3 ways you and your coils can survive this pandemic and the stress it has brought into your life.
1.USE DIY PRODUCTS
Most countries are on lock down because of this pandemic resulting in the closing down of borders and shops that usually provide us with our favourite natural hair products. Don’t let this discourage you and make you neglect taking care of your hair. If you’ve run out of products and you don’t know what to do with your hair, you can simply make your own products in the comfort of your home.
You can make different hair treatments like deep conditioning treatments using avocados or eggs. You can even use apple cider vinegar to cleanse your scalp should you run out of your cleansing shampoo.
2.DISINFECT YOUR NATURAL HAIR TOOLS
The Corona virus has definitely made me question if i’m cleaning and disinfecting my tools and everything around properly. I know I am not the only one anxious about this.
Corona virus does does not live on porous surfaces like hair that grows on the scalp. However, it can live on hair strands that have fallen off your head like those found on your combs. For a detailed step by step guide to disinfecting your tools please be sure to download this pdf down below
3.USE ESSENTIAL OILS
Essential oils have various benefits for you and your hair as well. Peppermint oil, for example, is great for stimulating hair growth and decreasing dandruff. The aroma produced by these essentials oils have calming effects that could be extremely useful if the pandemic is making you anxious. Add a few drops of an essential oil inside your carrier oil or spray the essential oil in your room to help you and your hair relax.
There are various ways you can survive this pandemic, as well as the national lock down as a natural. These ways include eating healthy food to boost your immune system and stimulate hair growth and practicing good hygiene all together. To find out more about these ways, be sure to subscribe to Intent to be part of our email list. Don’t forget to be safe and wash your hands!