Hair Dysmorphia: It’s Real

Hair DysmorphiaHair dysmorphia is a condition where the patient only sees flaws in their hair. If the spring/summer catwalk taught us anything, it’s the fact that you can wear your hair in absolutely any way you want.

Take a look at the examples of models, Frederikke Sofie and Lineisy Montero and how they flaunt their natural hair without any doubt.

In this blog, we deconstruct the most common hair misconception which will help improve self image and help understand the grass-is-always-greener-on-the-other-side complex.

Problem #1: The Texture

The Symptoms

It seems like majority of us are not happy with hair textures we were born with. People with straight hair spend hundreds and thousands of dollars on changing their texture to wavy or curly. Those with thick hair think the ones with thin hair have it easy, while the finer hair lot is trying hard to voluminize their locks.

 The Treatment

The best thing to do is to embrace your hair texture, regardless of its form and feel. Remember that while you are stressing over your dead straight strands, there is someone out there wishing to tame their curls and going in for a permanent straightening treatment.

If you have wavy hair, you can basically get up and go about your life with your bed hair and actually rock it. Learn to love your texture for it is, and find your strengths to play it up.

 

Problem #2: The Condition

The Symptoms

Many people are confused about whether their hair needs moisture or repair treatment.

It is a common sight in salons; women with a few split ends tend to go in heavy on moisture treatments, which results in greasy and flat hair. Diagnosing hair problem is similar to diagnosing a skin condition, which means wrong diagnosis can lead to new problems.

The Treatment

Fortunately, your hair may not be in as bad a condition as you think it is. Put your hair on a diet by starting with a detoxifying shampoo to remove any product build up. Next, make it a habit to wash your hair with a clarifying shampoo. This is a litmus test for analysing the actual state of your hair. Also, trim your hair every three months to ensure healthy ends.

Most of these problems find its roots in self confidence and self image issues. We are here to empower women. The Nora is home to a complete range of Italian dresses for women, where you can purchase a stunning range of outfits and accessories to enhance your fashion look!

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