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    Hair Serum Dos And Don'ts You Should Know

    Using a hair serum can magically transform your tresses. However, for best results, you need to keep these dos and don'ts in mind. 
    Updated at - 2021-06-29,08:00 IST
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    Not everyone is blessed with soft and manageable hair. A lot of us have rough, frizzy, and tangled hair which are tricky to manage. That's when we turn to the most dependable hair care product, hair serum. 

    Any of you who has issues managing your tresses would agree when I say that hair serums are real saviours. I have fine and frizzy hair and can't really do without using a hair serum. 

    For those who don't know, hair serum is a clear liquid that usually has a silicone base. It works as a protective layer for your hair and keeps them in place for a long time. Let's quickly take you through some benefits of using a hair serum. 

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    • Hair serums act as a coat on your hair and protect them from getting rough, frizzy, or tangled (tips to detangle hair).
    • Using a hair serum before using any hair styling tool reduces the damage caused and keeps your hair healthy. 
    • Applying a hair serum helps you give a healthy shine to your hair. 
    • Hair serums are highly beneficial for women with dry hair because they take away the dryness and make dull, lifeless hair look beautiful, shiny. 
    • Using some hair serum can help set those flyaways in a jiffy. 

    Yes, there are multiple benefits of using this hair product but to make the most of it, you should follow some set of dos and don'ts. Read on. 

    Don't Apply Hair Serum On The Roots

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    This one is a big no-no. Never apply a hair serum to the roots. Always use your hair serum on the length and ends of your hair. Applying a hair serum on the roots will end up making your scalp oily which will further make your hair look dull. Some hair serums, however, are specially designed to be applied at the roots of your hair. Only such hair serums should be applied directly to the hair roots. 

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    Do Apply Hair Serum On Damp Hair

    For best results, you should always use hair serum on freshly washed, towel-dried hair. Make sure you don't use it on dripping wet hair because then the product won't stay and give no results. Also, if applied to dirty hair, it can make your hair look sticky. 

    Do Use Hair Serum Before Styling Your Hair

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    Hair serums form a protective layer over your tresses. This means that they protect your hair from the damage caused by heat styling tools. Always apply hair serum before straightening or curling your hair to prevent damage and keep your hair soft and smooth. 

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    Don't Use Too Much Hair Serum

    No matter how frizzy or dull is your hair, you shouldn't apply too much serum to your hair. Applying too much of the product will make your hair look more dirty and sticky. Depending on the length of your hair, squeeze out some product on your palm and apply through the length and ends. 

    Do Choose The Hair Serum As Per Your Hair Type

    Always choose your hair serum carefully to enjoy the maximum benefits of the product. Hair serums are available in a wide variety and it can get a little difficult to pick the right one but depending on your hair type - normal, dry, oily, or frizzy, pick the right one for you. If you have coloured, chemically treated hair, pick a hair serum that works for such hair. 

    Tell us what do you like the most about using a hair serum and why? For more such beauty-related stories, stay tuned! 

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